Professional Development


ISTE and HP Expand Free Teacher Training in Catalyst Academy Mini-Courses

Intercultural understanding through digital exchanges, a crash course on games for learning, and using mobile apps to convert students into "citizen scientists" are three of the topics that will make up the latest round of "mini courses" offered through HP's free Catalyst Academy.

Non-Profit Launches MOOC on Digital Badges

The WICHE Cooperative for Education Technologies has partnered with Blackboard, Mozilla, and Sage Road Solutions to host a massive open online course examining the use of badges in professional credentialing.

Anderson U To Establish Center for Excellence for Mobile Learning

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) has awarded $143,000 to Anderson University (AU) to establish a Center for Excellence for Mobile Learning (CEML).

Critics Slam NCTQ Teacher Prep Review

A recent report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) rating teacher education programs has been widely criticized by the education community.

Teacher Prep Review Finds Most Teacher Education Dismal

A new extensive report out by the National Council on Teacher Quality says that only four institutions of higher education in the United States out of 1,130 deserve the highest rating in its evaluation of teacher education programs.

Faculty Training? Head to Bee School

Faculty take the fall for too many failed IT initiatives. It's time to focus on what IT departments are doing to drive faculty away.

5 Keys to Engaging Faculty With IT

5 Keys to Engaging Faculty With IT

Faculty development remains one of the biggest impediments to the wider use of technology in education. CT looks at five strategies that schools have implemented successfully to increase faculty engagement.

Adobe Connect Mobile 2.1 Expands Virtual Classroom Support

Adobe has released Connect Mobile 2.1, an update to the conferencing and collaboration tool for iOS and Android.

Santa Clara U To Train 100 Educators in Blended Learning

More than 100 teachers from Catholic schools run by the Diocese of San Jose will participate in a year of professional development to earn a certificate in blended learning in an effort to improve educational outcomes for students.

Schools of Education To Offer Free Teacher Professional Development on Coursera

Seven schools of education have banded together to work with massive open online course provider Coursera to offer free online professional development courses for teachers and others.