21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Research Project Explores Impact of Higher Ed Podcasts

The Higher Ed Podcast Project is calling on the higher education community to add to its open list of higher ed audio and video podcasts. Researchers are interested in finding out how podcast consumption has impacted or influenced various aspects of higher ed, including professional learning and development.

Netherlands College Fixes Empty Classroom Problem with IoT Platform

The solution? Drenthe College installed hundreds of Bluetooth-enabled sensors around campus connected to an Azure IoT Hub, which lets administrators measure classroom capacity as well as update the campus’s scheduling system to allow more on-the-fly-meetings.

California History-Social Science Project at UC Davis Partners with Teachers on Open Online Curriculum

Historians and teachers in California are working together to develop free, open, online instructional materials for teaching history and social sciences in K-12.

College Program Promotes 'Freshman Year for Free'

The Modern States Education Alliance, a group of public colleges and universities, has posted a set of on-demand college classes that wannabe-students can take for no cost, including digital textbooks used in the courses.

As Rural Participation in AP Courses Climbs, Average Passing Scores Hold Steady

A new assessment has found that students in rural areas are rapidly catching up on Advanced Placement (AP) testing compared to their urban and suburban peers.

New Quizlet Feature Lets Students Customize Study Materials with Pictures

Diagrams allows students to annotate images, maps and other graphics with information, helping them to study efficiently and interactively.

Pay-as-You-Go Textbook Service Adds McGraw-Hill Education Titles

Students looking to save money on textbooks can now rent select McGraw-Hill Education titles through a pay-as-you-go service from iFlipd.

Macmillan Learning and Chegg Partner for Textbook Rentals

Macmillan Learning textbooks will now be available through a rental-only model, thanks to a partnership with Chegg.

Teaching Robots to Learn Teaches the Students Too

Typically, students work with robots that have been pre-programmed or program robots to undertake simple tasks for which the outcome is known. But a research project in Israel came up with a way for high schoolers and first-year engineering students to learn robot intelligence technologies by engaging them in teaching robots to learn.

Kent State U to Combat Cheating with Proctorio

Kent State University is teaming up with Proctorio to protect the academic integrity of online exams in its undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

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