21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Blackboard To Integrate X-Ray Analytics with Moodle

Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics tool for education, and plans to integrate it with its Moodlerooms and Moodle Enterprise learning management systems, among other products.

MIT Gives Users Cloud-Based Access to Work

MIT has implemented Office 365 for its user community.

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Minecraft Competition Challenges Students to Build Immersive Learning Environments

"When you have a platform that kids absolutely love — parents can't peel them away from it — and when it's one that can also be used to provide bona fide educational experiences, it would have been criminal of us not to use it," according to Aaron E. Walsh, founding director of the Immersive Education Initiative.

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Telepresence Robots Attend Campus Tours, Classes and More at Oral Roberts U

Oral Roberts University is exploring the potential of real-time, streaming, mobile telepresence tech.

MIT Researchers Develop Model To Predict MOOC Dropouts

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a model that aims to predict when students will drop out of a MOOC.

Columbia College Chicago Rolls Out Live, Interactive Virtual Tours

Prospective students at Columbia College Chicago can now view live-streamed, interactive virtual tours in HD.

New Makerspace to Support Innovation at Florida International U

A new 3,000-square-foot MakerBot Innovation Lab at Florida International University's College of Architecture + The Arts will soon support innovation and entrepreneurship both for students and the local community.

Bretford Expands EDU 2.0 Line of Flexible, Powered Classroom Furniture

Bretford, a provider of technology-enabled furniture for classrooms, has expanded its line of EDU 2.0 smart furniture with the addition of eight new tables in five shapes.

New Portable Projector Weighs a Half Pound

The Touchjet Pond Projector, which will fit in the palm of your hand, can project an 80-inch image on any surface.

Australian University Expands Mediasite Lecture Capture Campuswide

As part of a major AV expansion project, Southern Cross University in Australia has expanded its Sonic Foundry Mediasite lecture capture deployment to all classrooms across its three campuses.