The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY has transformed two introductory courses into active learning classes in an effort to boost student engagement.
A Carnegie Mellon project is experimenting with inexpensive sensors and facial recognition technology to help improve instruction.
ProQuest is adding almost 30 million pages of digitized materials to its Historical Collections program this year.
Classrooms at Syracuse University are undergoing renovation as part of the institution's efforts to create "21st century academic and research environments."
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Three universities will be working with corporate partners to open and run a center dedicated to additive manufacturing and functional printing.
A research project at Pennsylvania State University looked at how to improve the completion rate for people who undertake massive open online courses — a rate that currently stands at a dismal 10 percent.
Adaptive learning company Smart Sparrow has launched the Learning Design Studio, a team of learning designers, engineers and user experience and graphic designers who will work with faculty to turn traditional courses into dynamic learning experiences.
An application that helps colleges identify and catalog online resources has added analytics functionality designed to help instructors understand how much students are "engaging" with the digital materials.
Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system.