Resource Center: 21st Century Teaching & Learning

  • C-Level View | Feature

    Research: What Value Does a Degree or Certificate Hold for the Adult Learner?

    The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and Hobsons completed a pilot study during AY 2013-2014 of adult learners at eight participating higher education institutions. The investigators have just released "Measuring Impact: Findings From a Study of Adult Student Gains and Satisfaction." CT asked Jim Fong, Director of the UPCEA Center for Research & Consulting and Todd Bloom, Chief Academic Officer at Hobsons for their comments. Read More

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    Widespread 3D Printing in Classrooms Still a Decade Out 3d printing in education

    While colleges and universities have slowly begun adopting 3D printing technologies, mainstream adoption in education and among consumers is still a long way off, according to a new analysis. Read More

  • STEM | News

    This Flipped Class Is Studying Biology with a $10 Microscope and a Smart Phone

    Take a smartphone, add $10 worth of plywood and Plexiglas, a bit of hardware, laser pointer lenses and LED click lights from a keychain flashlight and you have a DIY microscope worthy of use in college classes. At least, that's the idea of an instructor at the Missouri University of Science and Technology who is adding the do-it-yourself technology in her biology lab courses. Read More

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