The application of competency-based education in U.S. higher education is uneven: Some programs are just starting up; others are firmly rooted and flourishing as they serve today's non-traditional students. Will we soon see the kind of innovation in CBE that will ultimately contribute to widespread, mainstream implementations?
Most teachers in the United States are more worried about the potential for technology in the classroom to distract students than they are about privacy and security, according to a new survey from Instructure. Respondents also said, however, that they are optimistic about technology's potential to improve learning outcomes, increase access to education and boost the efficiency with which it's delivered.
The world's largest vendor of learning management systems has expanded its software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings.
A recent "technology integration showcase" gave in-service and experienced teachers at an Arizona school the chance to share what they'd learned from their experiences of learning how to integrate technology into their classrooms. The event was the culmination of a grant-funded program focused on teacher candidates attending Arizona State University's Teachers College.
The University of California, Berkeley has chosen a new discovery service in an attempt to provide library users with better results.
The George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, is holding its ninth annual Reading Discovery Program this week.
NEC Display Solutions has released the first projector in the 8,000-lumen laser category.
Two schools at the University of Southern California have joined forces to introduce a new master's degree in communication informatics.
A new portal houses state-level research linking higher education to labor market demands.
Neyda M. Abreu, an associate professor of earth sciences at Penn State DuBois, is incorporating imaging technology and electron microscopy into her hybrid course, giving students an opportunity to interact virtually with geologic specimens and formations.