Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.
With schools and students now able to secure high-quality online courses from beyond the ivy-covered walls, faculty--and institutions themselves--are weighing whether their stock is rising or falling.
Varsity Tutors, a provider of in-person and online tutoring services, will now accept Bitcoin as payment in an effort to reduce credit card and bank transfer fees for international customers.
Researchers at libraries subscribing to both Credo and EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS) will now see Credo topic pages and full-text reference entries within their EDS searches, via new integration technology deployed by Credo.
Gale, a provider research and reference tools for libraries, has entered into an agreement with Associated Press to digitize the nonprofit news agency's corporate archives.
Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.
Educational publisher Gale will make all of its digital humanities collections available through one platform "over the coming years," according to a news release from the Michigan-based company.
As part of their effort to be among the top universities in applied sciences in the Netherlands, HAN University has recently implemented a new platform to simplify access to institutional resources and increase user access to research content and repositories.
Purdue University has partnered with Pearson to make the school’s popular Online Writing Lab available in one of the company’s mobile-based writing resources.
John Wiley and Sons and the American Graphics Institute have partnered to launch a new subscription Web site, digitalclassroom.com, designed to serve as an online education and training resource for learning about software apps, operating systems, Web design and development, and graphic design techniques.