Professional Development


Desire2Learn Adds Atomic Learning Tech Training

Desire2Learn will integrate Atomic Learning's technology training resources into its learning management system.

U Southern California Ed School Packages Teacher Training

The University of Southern California's education school has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.

U Florida To Build Teacher Network To Support Middle School Math

A "design and build" shop for education at the University of Florida just received a $250,000 grant to build a teacher network to go along with a new tool introduced in 2013 to help students with algebra.

Brief: HP Intros Printer for Wireless Printing in the Classroom

HP's new printer offers secure wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Carnegie Mellon Group Looks To Extend Educator Resource Through PD Platform

Working Examples (WEx), a research community based out of Carnegie Mellon University, has partnered with BloomBoard to expand the number of professional development resources available to educators through BloomBoard.

What's on Your IT Agenda for 2014?

Here's what's on the IT table for three different institutions during the coming year.

5 Colleges and Universities Awarded NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund

Faculty and staff at five colleges and universities have received top awards in the National Center for Women & Information Technology's Academic Alliance Seed Fund — a program that financially supports efforts to recruit and retain women in technology disciplines.

UTeach STEM Teacher Prep Program Expands with $22.5 Million Grant

The National Math and Science Initiative has expanded the UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher preparation program to five more universities and will expand again to another five universities in the fall of 2015, bringing the total number of universities implementing the program to 45.

Western Governors U Joins National Network To Grow STEM Teaching Force

Western Governors University has been selected as a partner in 100Kin10, a national network that aims to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers over 10 years.

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Accepting Applications for Mentor Program

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, a program designed to foster startups focused on education technology, is accepting applications through May 5.