Classroom Tools and Products

Classroom Tools and Products
Jun 11, 2020
Cybercriminals successfully targeted three colleges and universities using ransom tactics new to higher ed. Experts say more institutions are likely to be affected.
Dec 12, 2019
Many universities and colleges are needlessly duplicating accessibility evaluations for learning tools. Why can’t they share them?

Opinion

October 29, 2020

An instructor wonders: Which leaders from history will my students see as weak and strong?

October 28, 2020

A series of events has converged to put new impetus behind sharing courses online. The COVID-19 pandemic, rapid deployment of remote learning, growth of MOOCs and mounting financial pressure on colleges and universities have combined to open minds on this topic.

October 14, 2020

We are planning for AI to help universities recruit, oversee adaptive learning and drive intelligent chat boxes, but there is much more ahead in the near future. Are we are underestimating the future of AI connected through a brain-computer interface in education?

October 1, 2020

Worldwide, lives are stressed and strained by COVID-19. Nowhere is that more evident than in the lives of students, staff and faculty members engaged in the transformed role of online learning.

September 30, 2020

Detaching quality from inputs while also unbundling the notion that there is only one definition of quality.

September 23, 2020

Responding to Susan Resneck Pierce's excellent Views piece, "Beyond Incrementalism."

September 23, 2020

It's more than an attitude -- it's displayed in our practices and services.

September 18, 2020

The pressure is on to provide a mechanism to enable students to control their own record of lifelong learning that recognizes both in-class and real-world experiences.

September 9, 2020

The rush to remote learning this year has prompted concern and a flurry of work-arounds to meet the needs of hands-on classes and curricula.

September 2, 2020

Three ideas for how the online program management industry might think about a different sort of Education Department.

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June 11, 2020

Cybercriminals successfully targeted three colleges and universities using ransom tactics new to higher ed. Experts say more institutions are likely to be affected.

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December 12, 2019

Many universities and colleges are needlessly duplicating accessibility evaluations for learning tools. Why can’t they share them?

August 7, 2019

Digital transcribing tools just might free students up to do more beneficial things with their time in class, write Perry Samson and Fred Singer.

July 5, 2019

Study finds students are modestly less likely to come to class when lectures are recorded, but the videos bolster their learning.

April 26, 2019

When an Arizona State professor accused the university of an unethical partnership with Cengage, the university denied it received grants from the company. But there was a financial relationship that wasn't revealed at the time. Students seek more details.

April 3, 2019

Carnegie Mellon spent millions of dollars developing tools to help instructors improve their teaching. Now other institutions are invited to use them, too.

September 19, 2018

Professors share what they're doing differently in the classroom this fall -- and how they'll measure the success of their experiments.

March 1, 2017

At Cornell, student government wants professors in most courses to stay away from bans.

 

February 22, 2017

The initiative, set to launch in fall 2017, will provide students and faculty and staff members with Apple devices to enhance their work in and out of the classroom -- while also trying to make sure people are sometimes off the grid.

February 13, 2017

Authors discuss new book on how colleges and students can gain the most from an increasingly popular tool.

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