21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Brown Wins $1.5 Million To Improve Math Curriculum

Brown University has landed a $1.5-million three-year grant to improve a curriculum designed to help students in middle and high school learn algebra concepts by creating video games.

U Michigan Scales up MOOC Missions

The University of Michigan is expanding its MOOC presence

Virtual Reality Space Lets Students Experience Big Data

A new facility at Virginia Tech uses large-scale visuals and sound to immerse users in vast amounts of data.

Tech Trends: Rise of the Robots

Gartner has released its top 10 strategic predictions for 2016 and the near future. This year's list highlights "smart" technologies, such as artificial intelligence, and the relationships of humans to machines.

Academic Partnerships Taps AspirEDU To Improve Student Retention

Academic Partnerships, a company that helps colleges and universities convert courses to digital formats, is teaming up with AspirEDU in an effort to improve student retention.

Cal State San Bernardino Students Test Free Movie and Music Download

Cal State San Bernardino's library will be the first academic library to pilot a streaming content service that lets students stream or download movies, music and audiobooks using their student IDs.

Carnegie Mellon Students To Develop Embodied Learning Scenarios

Students at the Pittsburgh university will work with developer tools provided by SMALLab Learning.

Brandman U Launches New Online Learning Platform With No Textbooks Required

Through a new app called MyPath, students at Brandman University can earn a bachelor's degree at their own pace without purchasing a single textbook.

English on the Go Adds Social Features for English Learners

A new app, English on the Go, aims to leverage social features to help students learn English more easily.

Nexenta Partners with Universities for Higher Education Program

Nexenta, a provider of open source-driven software-defined storage (OpenSDS), has launched a program to partner with higher education institutions on developing technical curricula designed to link theory with practice and prepare students for the workforce.