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.
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.
Following a site analysis and evaluation of user feedback, Adobe has re-launched Education Exchange, its free online community for educators with new features, including social media capabilities, and a new design. is available now, after the company evaluated user feedback and conducted a site analysis.
A consortium of education organizations will be developing an online repository of classroom videos to help new teachers learn from master instructors how to teach math and science topics in third through sixth grades.
Here are four professional development hurdles that come up during OER rollouts on campus and a few good strategies for overcoming these issues.
Kenexa is adding social learning capabilities to its flagship digital learning suite. The company this week released Kenexa Learning Suite 3.0, which includes an enterprise social learning management system that lets users network and collaborate online.
Get faculty members in the digital literacy "groove" with these five simple professional development moves.
At the Campus Technology 2012 conference taking place this week in Boston, Laurie Burruss, professor at Pasadena City College and education consultant for lynda.com, will offer up tips for faculty members looking to move their teaching "beyond the classroom walls."
The University of San Diego is offering educators and administrators the first accredited certificate in mobile technology tools, teaching, and metrics.
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.