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WebAssign Adds New Homework Tools for University Science Books

WebAssign is expanding its online homework options with solutions for University Science Books, a publisher of astronomy, biology, chemistry and environmental science textbooks.

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

The push for "student success" is all around us. But what about the notion of "faculty success"? CT talked recently with Michael Cottam, who believes that supporting his institution's online faculty is the most important element of creating student success at Webster University.

Follett, XanEdu Partner on Custom Course Materials

Follett Higher Education Group and XanEdu have partnered to make XanEdu's course material customization platform available through Follett Discover.

Feds Hint at Launching OER-Powered Online Skills Academy

Open Education Week is almost over, and the federal government has stepped in to put its support behind the development and use of open educational resources

UC Irvine Opens Chemistry Lectures Online

The University of California, Irvine has kicked off an "Open Chemistry" project that makes lectures from 16 separate undergraduate and graduate courses freely available online.

Survey: Half of Faculty Have Used Digital Coursware, but Cost and Time Remain Obstacles

More than half, 54 percent, of faculty used digital courseware in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new survey, "Faculty Perspectives on Courseware," from Tyton Partners.

University of Toledo Launches Campuswide E-Portfolios

Students at the University of Toledo in Ohio now can create online identities that capture their educational experience, thanks to a campuswide e-portfolio rollout.

Why You Now Need a Team to Create and Deliver Learning

Institutions that use a team-based approach to creating and delivering education content and learning experiences will differentiate themselves and succeed, even as the pace of change — both in technology and in the disciplines — accelerates, says Daniel Christian, a senior instructional designer at Calvin College.

Cengage Learning Unveils Digital Study and Assessment Tool

Cengage Learning's 4LTR Press has launched 4LTR Press Online, a digital learning tool featuring personalized study and assessment resources.

What To Change About Teaching and Learning in 2015

As we head into a new year, we naturally consider opportunities for change. Here, CT asks Penn State's Kyle Bowen where educators might place their development efforts for 2015.