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 Learning has launched TeamUp portal, a new on-demand service designed to provide professional development resources for higher education and career training professionals.
Engaging faculty with instructional technology is a big hurdle, but it can be done. Four institutions share their strategies.
College IT professionals and administrators reveal their top 5 techniques for working with, rather than against, faculty members in implementing technology-enhanced learning environments.
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 has selected ASCD to provide professional development content for the university's new Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership program.
A school of education in Florida recently opened its first digital classroom to help prepare students for what they'll find in the 21st century classes where they'll be teaching one day.
Epson has unveiled two portable, entry-level LCD projectors, the PowerLite 1221 and the PowerLite 1261W. The company also launched, in partnership with Discovery Education and Atomic Learning, a new training program to help education users get up to speed on using interactive projection technologies in the classroom.
For some, the jury is still out on the potential of Apple's popular iPad tablet device as a learning tool. Not for Jenna Linskens, Kristi Shaw, Robert Wagner, and Marian University, the small Catholic and Franciscan school in Fond du Lac, WI where they all teach.
Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Southern Oregon University, Mt. Hood Community College, and Rogue Community College are all moving to What-Do-You-Think? Web-based evaluations.