Professional Development


Certiport Debuts Updated Digital Literacy Certification

The latest release of Certiport's digital literacy certification touches on social media, collaboration, digital devices, research fluency, and cloud computing, to name a few.

4 Challenges for OER in Higher Education

Key challenges are emerging with the growing use of open educational resources in higher education. To find out just what those challenges are and how colleges and universities are overcoming them, Campus Technology spoke with two experts on the subject.

6 Keys to Engaging Students Online

While some instructors think online teaching will be a breeze, the truth is that the best teachers work really hard to connect with students. CT shares tips from an insider.

San Antonio College Trains Faculty, Staff with Webcasts

San Antonio College uses webcasting technology to certify its faculty members in counseling and to train call center agents.

The Connected College: Digital Artifacts and Tools to Support Learning Outcomes

Bristol Community College, an urban college in southeastern Massachusetts, has redesigned many of its courses around common learning outcomes. With the help of a Title III grant from the Department of Education, BCC has supported faculty by developing Course Design Toolkits and identifying an array of digital instructional artifacts relevant to course content and supportive of learning outcomes.

Cengage Launches On-Demand Professional Development for Higher Ed

Cengage Learning has launched TeamUp portal, a new on-demand service designed to provide professional development resources for higher education and career training professionals.

Bringing Faculty Into the Fold

Engaging faculty with instructional technology is a big hurdle, but it can be done. Four institutions share their strategies.

Tactics for the Smart Classroom: Getting Smarter About Faculty Involvement

College IT professionals and administrators reveal their top 5 techniques for working with, rather than against, faculty members in implementing technology-enhanced learning environments.

Report: State Data Systems Progress, Though Key Challenges Remain

A new report from education data coalition Data Quality Campaign is calling on policymakers to strengthen links between K-12, workforce, and post-secondary institutions.

Central Michigan University Adds ASCD Material to Teacher Leadership Program

Central Michigan University has selected ASCD to provide professional development content for the university's new Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership program.