The chief digital officer (CDO) is a title that is still trying to get a foothold in higher education, and one of the highest profile CDOs just announced she is leaving her position.
Forget about hunting down just the right educational game for your students. Let them use the games they already love — Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Call of Duty — and then untangle how those can be fit into the learning goals you have for them. Figuring out how to do that as a teacher is the focus of a new course at Penn State.
The Office of Digital Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has selected eight projects to receive funding through the Spring 2016 MITx Grant Program.
People who argue that too much emphasis is placed on teacher preparation as holding the key to improving student learning could be right, according to a new study released this week. A team of researchers affiliated with the National Education Policy Center housed at the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Education undertook a study of four national initiatives set up to improve teacher quality, each with some form of accountability.
Bethel University in McKenzie, TN has added new online course options to help students in the College of Professional Studies complete their degree programs.
The University of Massachusetts' online consortium, UMassOnline, has launched its first non-credit badge program.
The Vernier Dynamics Cart and Track System aims to bring concepts like kinematics and dynamics to life.
Engineers at UC Berkeley have demonstrated that magnetic chips can "operate at the lowest fundamental energy dissipation theoretically possible under the laws of thermodynamics," according to a news story on the university's site.
Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN is hosting a workshop on distance learning for rarely taught languages.
Canvas and Moodle are currently two of the most popular learning management systems, and both offer the ability to make adjustments to quiz functions within the course without compromising the overall structure of the course. In this article, we will examine how to do so and offer some tips on situations where they are relevant.