21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Video Response App Updated with More Faculty Control

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 Debuts Tutor Marketplace

Tutor the People has launched a new web application, Tutor App, designed to connect students with tutors.

Curating Tech Developments in Online Learning

The new "Virtually Inspired" website will bring together the latest deployments of cutting-edge online learning technologies.

Stony Brook U Project to Extend Functions of Virtual Science Labs with Gaming Controls

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.

Making Virtual Classrooms More Interactive

Harvard and UC Berkeley share two different approaches to helping online business school students feel like they're attending class in person.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and BenchPrep Release CliffsNotes TestPrep

A new, subscription-based digital learning solution from HMH and BenchPrep provides interactive instruction, customized curriculum and progress management tools for select subjects.

Why Today's MOOCs Are Not Innovative

At the Campus Technology conference in Boston, Stephen Downes explained the difference between innovation and transformation.

Higher Ed CBE Platform Adds Company 'Friending' to Feature Set

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.

HTC Vive Unveils New Catalog of VR Content

The Viveport platform expands HTC Vive’s application inventory and will include virtual reality content related to education.

Pearson Writer Offered as Microsoft Word Add-in

A free writing app from Pearson now plugs into Microsoft Word to make its feature set available to students as they're working on assignments.

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