21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Making Waves of Innovation — A Model from Pepperdine University

Many higher education institutions are working on initiatives to maintain a culture of creativity and innovation even in difficult economic times. CT spoke with Vice Provost for Research and Strategic Initiatives Lee Kats, to learn about Pepperdine University's Waves of Innovation model.

U Missouri Program Connects Students to Digital Course Materials

The University of Missouri System is partnering with Pearson on a digital delivery program aimed at giving students easier access to course content and better preparing them for the first day of class.

Lumen Learning Intros Personalized Learning Courseware

A new offering from open education company Lumen Learning offers students and faculty insights and tools to make their own decisions about how to learn most effectively.

Texas A&M To Use Visualization Space To Archive Protest

A group of students and faculty at Texas A&M University livestreamed Rise Up!, a protest against mass incarceration taking place in New York City on Saturday, October 24.

U Florida Turns Distance Learning Into Searchable Video on Demand

The University of Florida is rolling out technology from Sonic Foundry to record, store and manage distance learning courses, collaborative meetings and special events that occur via videoconference.

Flipping Lifts Learning Outcomes in Science Course

A five-year experiment among students taking an upper-level undergraduate science course found that the flipped and active model improved student outcomes, particularly among females and students with lower grade point averages.

Central Michigan University Opens MakerBot Center

Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI has just opened the first MakerBot Innovation Center in Michigan.

BbookX: a tool that lets teachers creat open textbooks using free OER

Penn State Technology Allows Faculty and Students to Build Their Own Textbooks from OER

Penn State researchers have been piloting a technology that allows faculty (and students) to build e-textbooks algorithmically using keywords to gather together materials from open resources.

Mississippi State Virtual CC Hands off Proctoring Work

Mississippi Virtual Community College has gone public with its use of an automated proctoring system.

Money Motivates Millennials to Pursue Master's Degrees; Passion for Learning Draws Gen Xers

Most people pursue advanced degrees primarily for the higher earnings they expect as a result, according to new research from LinkedIn.