21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Robotics Enter Hybrid Instruction

A doctoral program at Michigan State University has begun experimenting with the use of robots to pull on-campus and off-campus students closer together in class.

New NEC Projectors Designed To Enhance Collaboration

NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced two new short-throw projectors designed to allow more collaboration among users.

Survey: Most Students Prefer Traditional Texts over E-Books

Nearly three quarters — 72 percent — of college students prefer traditional textbooks to electronic versions, according to a new survey from Direct Textbook.

Online Dual Enrollment Program Allows High School Students to Earn College Credit

A new partnership between the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) allows high school students to experience college-level courses and earn college credits.

McGill U, EdX Partner on MOOC for Groups

McGill University is partnering with edX to launch what they institutions are calling a "GROOC," or a massive open online course (MOOC) for groups.

Survey: Parents Favor Adaptive Digital Learning

The vast majority of parents welcome adaptive digital learning as part of their children's classroom learning experience, according to a survey from McGraw-Hill Education.

Sierra College Maker Space Fosters Student Innovation

The community college in suburban Sacramento has partnered with Hacker Lab to give students an opportunity to put to work the academic concepts they learn in their classes.

Western U To Create Virtual Reality Learning Center

A health sciences university will be opening a new virtual reality learning center in its main library jammed with new technologies.

Knewton Launches Free Learning Content Platform

The service, which is officially in beta, has invited teachers, parents and students to set up accounts. Any of those users may add learning content — instructional text, video lessons, quizzes and assessments — and make it available to everybody else.

Research Uncovers MOOC Cheating Strategy

Researchers from MIT and Harvard University have uncovered a new cheating scheme specific to MOOCs.