21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


University of Alberta Taps IBM Streaming Analytics Software for Climate Change Research

Advanced analytics software from IBM is providing researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada a real-time view of carbon's impact on the environment.

EdX Launching MOOCs with Free Certificates for Teacher Training and AP Prep

MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.

Brandman U Offers Program in Using Social Media to Recruit Employees

A partnership with The Sourcing Institute will give employment recruiters tips on how to use social media to find quality employees.

Rafter Launches Books in Tuition Service

Rafter, a company that specializes in course materials management, has launched Rafter360, a new service that promises to deliver all class materials to a student upon registration for a course.

Using Video Grading to Help Students Succeed

Using Video Grading To Help Students Succeed

Creating videos to supplement the grading process can personalize the instructor-student relationship, clarify expectations and help keep learners on track.

Southern U Beefs up Tech for Career Services

Baton Rouge's Southern University is building a new multi-purpose technology center to beef up the abilities of its Career Services Center.

Meeting Students Where They Are — A New Cloud-Based Service Framework

Does your institution provide access to campus services using the modern functionality students have come to expect? CT talks with Raúl Rodríguez, chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District in Orange County, California — RSCCD is rSmart's first customer for OneCampus, a new cloud-based service framework.

Lumen Learning Announces Open Course Design Guidelines and Certification

Open courseware provider Lumen Learning is publishing a set of guidelines and best practices for developing courses using open educational resources (OER).

Janux

U Oklahoma's Janux Flips the MOOC

The University of Oklahoma's Janux learning platform makes the university's online courses available to students all over the world for free.

Rasmussen College Expands Competency-Based 'Flex Choice' Program

Rasmussen College will expand its offerings of self-paced and competency-based programs with the addition of four new associate's degrees.