The application of competency-based education in U.S. higher education is uneven: Some programs are just starting up; others are firmly rooted and flourishing as they serve today's non-traditional students. Will we soon see the kind of innovation in CBE that will ultimately contribute to widespread, mainstream implementations?
The world's largest vendor of learning management systems has expanded its software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings.
Cengage Learning has launched the Make it Count instructor video contest in an effort to recognize teachers who improve student engagement through use of technology.
Turnitin has launched Revision Assistant, a new tool designed to give students immediate and actionable feedback on their writing.
Flat World Education today announced a partnership with Knewton that will bring the company's adaptive learning technology to Flat World's digital course content.
When San Antonio's Trinity University built a new Center for Sciences and Innovation, it included at its heart a 10,000-square foot area that lends itself to interdisciplinary collaboration.
Four in 10 admissions officers hit up the social media pages of college applicants. Most (89 percent) do so rarely, but more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) do so "often." At the same time, the practice of "Googling" has remained steady at 29 percent. Those findings come from a survey of almost 400 admissions officers by Kaplan Test Prep.
Four technology and innovation experts discuss the hottest trends in higher ed tech this year.
Three new Web-based reference products that cover science topics are now available with optional interactive 3D models.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened a new high-tech gathering place where students can study and collaborate 24 hours a day.