Earlier this academic year, Virginia Commonwealth University was faced with a huge logistical challenge — an international, world-class bike race would disrupt local traffic patterns and supply lines. But the university saw the event as an opportunity to offer students a week of mini-courses, using the race environment as a giant learning lab and tapping a range of technologies to support student work.
Students using Cengage Learning's digital learning platform, MindTap, will now be able to access Microsoft Office while working on their courses in the platform.
SoftChalk has updated its digital curriculum authoring platform, SoftChalk Cloud, with a new e-book creation tool and publishing options, among other improvements.
Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.
Ed Map, an education technology company offering bookstore software and services, has added a new business model and expanded its content curation services for higher education institutions.
Knewton has signed a deal with open educational resource provider OpenStax that enables the education technology company to use the organization's open educational resources as part of a new digital product line.
Colorado State University is teaming up with a private partner in an effort to develop new learning and assessment tools.
These four uses for social media in STEM courses focus on deepening student learning through better communication.
Gale has launched Gale Researcher, a platform designed to enhance collaboration between librarians and classroom faculty.
Gale has added a new archive, American Fiction, 1774-1920, to its Primary Sources program.