21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


New Model Lets Students Rent Textbooks on Pay-as-You-Go Basis

College students can rent digital textbooks from iFlipd for as little as a week at a time.

Half of MOOC Users in Developing Countries Get Certificates

A new study by researchers at the University of Washington has found that the use of massive open online courses is much different in emerging countries than in the United States and, in some ways, more in line with what MOOC's original proponents had in mind.

New Engineering MOOC Uses Adaptive Tech to Improve Outcomes

The University of New South Wales Australia is launching an engineering MOOC that will use adaptive learning technology to personalize course materials for students and boost completion rates for those new to the field.

NVBots Debuts 3D Printer with Automated Part Remover

3D printer maker NVBots has launched what it says is the first 3D printer with an automated print remover that can be controlled remotely.

Redefining Student Success in a Digital Ecosystem

Retention and graduation rates may be good indicators of a college or university's success, but they have little to do with students' personal development as connected learners and contributors to the digital commons.

U California Grants A-G Approval for 30 Edmentum Courses

The University of California has granted a-g approval for an additional 30 online and blended learning courses offered by Edmentum.

NEC Unveils 2 New Budget-Friendly Projector Models

The two new 3,000-lumen projectors will retail for less than $425.

Capella U Issues Digital Badges to Students in NSA Focus Area Programs

Capella University now offers digital badges for students in its National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security designated master's degree programs.

How Students Try To Bamboozle Online Proctors

The use of "cheat sheets" is the most common way students try to cheat on their online tests, according to online proctor Examity. The second most common tactic is to use Google Search and Translate, followed by copying test questions for distribution, hiding flashcards underneath the keyboard and hanging answers on walls.

What Counts as Learning While Making?

As the maker movement makes strides in education, it's important to identify its learning benefits -- and find more robust ways to define and document success.

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