Is the distinction between online learning and campus-based instruction disappearing? Asking faculty to move their courses online may be deceptively simple. That's why co-authors Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad have refined a list of 14 best practices based on core learning principles to help faculty succeed in creating effective online courses.
Turnitin, the writing feedback and plagiarism checking service, has released a new iPad app. Feedback Studio for iPad gives students full access through a mobile device to Turnitin’s Feedback Studio program.
The math assessment platform includes learning tools that help students "relearn" material already covered before re-taking the assessment.
California Community Colleges will now have access to a new tool for offering online diagnostic assessments.
The work of the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, while perhaps not as highly visible as that of some other organizations, is continuing as it has for the past 40-plus years, helping colleges and universities translate data into usable information for decision makers. Here, CT speaks with Sally Johnstone, who recently began her role as the nonprofit organization's new president.
Blackboard has partnered with Examity in an effort to improve the efficiency, security and convenience of online assessments.
SmarterServices is updating its content-agnostic assessment platform, SmarterMeasure, to include a competency-based education readiness indicator.
WebAssign has launched PlaceU, a new tool designed to help institutions place students based on their own online assessments or those of other universities, such as Purdue or Texas A&M.
The ED’s new online portal enables federal student aid recipients to submit complaints and feedback, among other features.
Trent Batson explores how a reframing of the notion of 'ePortfolio adoption' may help promote the technology.