21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Assistive Listening System for Lecture Halls Taps Smartphone Usage

The product works over existing wireless infrastructure and allows the user a choice of smart device and headphones to listen to audio via a free app.

Ellucian Drops Support for Competency-Based Education Platform

Citing insufficient market demand for full competency-based education solutions, Ellucian has decided to stop supporting the Brainstorm CBE platform.

Cloud Service Offers Transcriptions for Video and Audio Recordings

A British company is hoping to woo higher ed to its software to provide transcriptions of class lectures for students who have hearing challenges.

Casio Releases New Projectors

Casio America, Inc. is releasing three new projectors: the new 4K, ultra HD, 5,000-lumen, lamp-free XJ-L8300HN, due in June, and the XJ-UT351W and the XJ-UT351WN ultra-short-throw projectors, available this month.

Top Hat Secures $22.5 Million to Challenge College Textbook Industry

The Canadian education technology startup is looking to go head-to-head with Pearson, McGraw-Hill and other American textbook publishers with its own cloud-based platform.

Report: Reforming STEM Ed at Research Universities

As the research on how people learn evolves, so should instructional methods for STEM undergraduate programs within colleges and universities. That's the premise of a set of case studies published by the Association of American Universities and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

4 Questions to Ask Before a Digital Signage Rollout

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign shares lessons learned from installing more than 350 digital signs across campus.

2U Issues Research Grants; Builds Online Degree Programs for Vanderbilt, Pepperdine, Dayton

2U said the one-year awards, totaling almost $200,000, are meant to support the work of full-time faculty members and other academic leaders at the firm's partner universities.

Ivy League Students Give Advice to High School Kids on YouTube Channel

A new video series features Ivy League students talking to America’s best and brightest high school students to give them a realistic idea of what lies ahead. The interviews can be found on the National Leadership Academies’ YouTube channel.

Penn State Opens First Online Bachelor's in Engineering

The online classes will be taught by the faculty from the university's school of engineering, which also offers a face-to-face version at the campus in Erie and is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

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