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

July 1, 2020

Driven by this crucial moment in our history, this blog takes a turn to focus not just on "best practice" but "just practice."

July 1, 2020

Why Google/Apple/Microsoft/Facebook matter less to higher ed than we imagine.

July 1, 2020

In the weeks of COVID-19 isolation, the disparity of access to the internet has become more obvious as school-age children and adult learners have been deprived access to education and livelihoods.

June 24, 2020

Jenae Cohn envisions how the term may unfold for a faculty member who remains off campus in September.

June 24, 2020

Beth Seltzer envisions how the term may unfold for a student who remains off campus in September.

June 18, 2020

The University of Maryland Global Campus’s answer to the increasingly complex question of how to provide learners with the information they need when they need it and in a form that is useful.

June 17, 2020

In recent weeks America has come to a reckoning over long-unmet societal values on racial justice, equity and commitment to diversity. Why now? What has changed?

June 17, 2020

In the push for active and learner-oriented instruction, let’s not abandon classic methods of reading, writing and lecturing, Matt Ayars argues.

June 10, 2020

Why think about the future in this most difficult of times?

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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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