21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Field Placement Gets Attention in Latest Version of Assessment Service

An online assessment system has been enhanced to expand reporting and customization options related to experiential learning.

Ball State Achievements team

Achieving Student Success Through Gamification

To improve retention and outcomes for Pell grant students, Ball State University developed a mobile app that uses gamification to incentivize positive activity outside the classroom.

Australian University Eyes Use of Badging for Credit

An Australian university with an international online student body expects to begin accepting digital badging in 2016 that could reduce the amount of time required for people to obtain their master's degrees in IT.

Report Checks out Library Trends

Research and academic libraries are moving quickly in many directions in response to expectations of patrons who are growing accustomed to the consumer technology experience and digitization of content. Among the trends that are redefining institutional libraries: a push for mobile content delivery, more focus on managing research data and rethinking the use of library spaces. These and other trends were highlighted in a new, freely available report published by the NMC, a community of experts in educational technology.

The Move from Course Management to Course Networking

Pioneer-developer Ali Jafari's foundational work on LMS platforms has, for nearly two decades, found its place among the world's most successful learning management systems. But Jafari's more recent designs have taken a distinct turn towards more social, networked, and engaging learning environments.

Going Back to School: Pearson's Redoubled Focus on Education

With the sale of its interests in the Financial Times and The Economist, Pearson is doubling down in its primary business: education. In this interview, North America President Don Kilburn lays out just what the company is focused on right now.

Pearson Extends Knowledge Factor Partnership

Knowledge Factor has extended its partnership with Pearson to provide the software underlying the Dynamic Study Modules for the MyLab & Mastering tools.

Manhattan College Launches Online Master's Degree for Business Leaders

Manhattan College has unveiled a new online master's degree focused on organizational leadership.

ASU Taps Personalized Learning Tech for Global Freshman Academy Courses

This fall, students at Arizona State University's Global Freshman Academy will experience a personalized learning environment designed to boost engagement and knowledge retention.

ProQuest Adds Indexing by Google Scholar

All scholarly content from ProQuest, including journal articles and working papers, is now indexed by Google Scholar in an effort to improve efficiency and ease of use.