21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Penn State Opens Invention Studio

Pennsylvania State University is opening a new exploration lab designed to foster student creativity and inventiveness.

U of Arizona Experiments With Multiple Classroom Configurations

A classroom at the University of Arizona is part of a study to find the best way to leverage physical classroom space to implement active learning initiatives.

Aruba Expands Mobility Academy

Aruba Networks has expanded the coursework available through its Aruba Mobility Academy, a mobile-specific higher education program designed to teach the fundamentals of building and maintaining a wireless local area network.

Coursera Survey Pins Down MOOC Benefits

More than seven in 10 learners report career benefits and more than six in 10 report educational benefits from completing massive open online courses (MOOCs). Participants from developing countries and particularly those with lower socioeconomic status and less education appear to be more likely to report benefits from pursuing MOOCs. Those results and others come out of the first major research survey done among Coursera learners and reported in the Harvard Business Review.

Tales From the Front Lines of Adaptive Learning

Implementing adaptive learning technology in college courses can be an uphill struggle but well worth it, according to pioneering faculty members.

Versal Brings Mobile Functionality to Course Creation Software

Ed tech company Versal has added mobile functionality to its online course authoring tool, allowing users of Android and iOS devices to access courses and via a new mobile player.

Muzzy Lane To Launch Game Authoring Tools for Educators

Muzzy Lane Software is introducing its new set of tools that will let educators create their own games for their students in beta release and eventually wider distribution.

WebAssign To Offer Resources for 4 Mathematical Association Texts

WebAssign has partnered with the Mathematical Association of America to release online materials for four of the organizations titles.

Fine Tuning the Focus — 25 Years of Campus Computing

Kenneth Green draws on 25 years with The Campus Computing Project to reflect on higher ed's IT priorities.

Learning Objects Acquired by Cengage

Cengage Learning has bought out ed tech company Learning Objects, which provides a learning platform and instructional design services for colleges and education.