A study by researchers at Western Michigan University and the University of Colorado - Boulder found that although physics teachers are willing to try innovative teaching techniques in introductory physics courses, many revert to traditional teaching approaches in short order.
With the demand for STEM skills growing, community colleges play a key role in preparing students for local industry needs. CT looks at three ways schools are training the next generation of tech employees.
As automakers continue working on the best approach for adding communications technology to their cars, a project involving researchers from MIT, Georgetown University, and the National University of Singapore will help ensure that WiFi has a fighting chance against other pricier offerings.
A consortium led by the University of Oxford has just taken a new supercomputer online that has greater graphical processing power than any other machine in the United Kingdom.
MIT Professor of Physics David Pritchard is running a free online physics course this summer to help teachers and students brush up on their knowledge.
IBM and Syracuse University are partnering to provide students with hands-on opportunities to learn about deployments of large-scale global enterprise information systems.
Children and adults get to test drive the latest innovations in robotics, multiplayer gaming, and education technology at this year's World Science Festival.
The United States Department of Education has awarded grants to "predominantly minority" colleges and universities looking to effect "long-range improvement in science and engineering education."
Microsoft and Internet2 have struck an agreement to open up the Windows Azure cloud computing platform to Internet2 member universities.
PerkinElmer has launched the new Ensemble for Biology informatics platform and made it available to members of the academic and commercial biological research community.