Beginning this fall, Kentucky State University will provide all of its students with free e-textbooks for their courses in an effort to boost student success rates by providing equitable access to course materials.
A company that flips the flipped model has updated its software. Flipgrid, created by a professor at the University of Minnesota and produced by Minneapolis-based Vidku, allows instructors to set up queries for students who respond by posting videos they've made of themselves.
Tutor the People has launched a new web application, Tutor App, designed to connect students with tutors.
The new "Virtually Inspired" website will bring together the latest deployments of cutting-edge online learning technologies.
Virtual labs have done a decent job of introducing students to scientific work and allowing them to simulate experiments in the absence of a physical lab. However, a faculty member at Stony Brook University said she believes virtual labs could do more, and she intends to apply gamification to find out whether its use could expand how science is practiced online.
Harvard and UC Berkeley share two different approaches to helping online business school students feel like they're attending class in person.
A new, subscription-based digital learning solution from HMH and BenchPrep provides interactive instruction, customized curriculum and progress management tools for select subjects.
At the Campus Technology conference in Boston, Stephen Downes explained the difference between innovation and transformation.
An online learning platform used in 50 colleges and universities has introduced a new feature that lets those institutions "friend" companies that are potential landing pads for their graduates.
The Viveport platform expands HTC Vive’s application inventory and will include virtual reality content related to education.