Resource Center: 21st Century Teaching & Learning

  • C-Level View | Feature

    An Agile Team for Teaching Agile Development

    Agile development has been established as a useful and productive methodology in professional IT circles. Is it important for agile development concepts to be included in college-level computer information systems curricula? CT taps Bentley University for insight. Read More

  • C-Level View | Feature

    Transforming the Postsecondary Professional Education Experience

    Many postsecondary professional schools are recognizing that they must develop innovative programs to address the changing environment that surrounds them as well as the new requirements their graduates currently face. Here, CT talks with Dean and Professor of Information Thomas A. Finholt at the University of Michigan School of Information to find out what changes UMSI is anticipating. Read More

  • AV Smarts

    How a Video Boom Led to Better Campus Collaboration

    When MOOCs generated a huge demand for video production at Princeton University, the institution responded with organizational change, an AV upgrade and a new commitment to sharing campus resources. Read More

Focus on Educational Software

  • Southern New Hampshire U Issues Blockchain Credentials to College for America Grads blockchain technology with abstract background

    This spring, graduates of Southern New Hampshire University's College for America are receiving their bachelor's and associate degrees as both paper diplomas and Blockcerts, digital credentials based on blockchain technology. Continue reading

  • Competition Explores Creative Potential of AI with Minecraft

    A competition hosted by the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is challenging humans to create algorithms for producing adaptive settlements in Minecraft. (These are the villages and cities and other environments that players create at will in the online game.) The competition addresses a fairly new area of inquiry for machine learning in games: how to develop algorithms that can design rather than play. Continue reading

  • Making Progress on Course Content Accessibility

    New tools are helping colleges and universities tackle the accessibility of instructor-created content, student coursework, note-taking and more. Continue reading

  • Columbia College Uses Ed Map to Roll Fees, Book Costs into Tuition

    A Missouri college has signed with Ed Map to embed digital curriculum into its courses to make the expense invisible to students as part of a new tuition approach. Columbia College, a private nonprofit college in Columbia, announced the partnership for its adult education and online education divisions. All course materials will be part of the tuition students pay in those programs. Continue reading

  • Blackboard Intros Web Accessibility Checker

    Blackboard today introduced Blackboard Ally for Web, a solution for assessing and improving the accessibility of institutions' websites. The tool expands on Blackboard's Ally product (launched last year), which focuses on the accessibility of course materials in learning management systems. Continue reading

  • Texas A&M PE Courses Go Digital

    The Physical Education Activity Program at Texas A&M University is incorporating digital textbooks to help engage students and prepare them for class activities. The course materials were created by Skyepack, a digital publishing company specializing in custom learning content that can be updated and adjusted on the fly. Continue reading

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