Blackboard and IBM have entered a partnership that will see the latter managing the ed tech company's datacenters and cloud infrastructure.
A research project at Pennsylvania State University looked at how to improve the completion rate for people who undertake massive open online courses — a rate that currently stands at a dismal 10 percent.
Adaptive learning company Smart Sparrow has launched the Learning Design Studio, a team of learning designers, engineers and user experience and graphic designers who will work with faculty to turn traditional courses into dynamic learning experiences.
An application that helps colleges identify and catalog online resources has added analytics functionality designed to help instructors understand how much students are "engaging" with the digital materials.
According to a new survey, educators typically take advantage of online professional learning (PL) opportunities because they are personally interested in finding out more about subjects; they're most interested in learning about software and digital resources and classroom management; and they're more likely to take advantage if they've been teaching for less than 20 years.
STEM teachers will receive a dose of work outside of the classroom as part of a New York University program intended to help them understand how to inject real-world projects into their lessons.
Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has concluded the first year of its Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) and is preparing to launch the second year.
The company bills its course creation tool as the world’s largest database of teaching materials available to instructors in higher education.
The same study to report this statistic also found that millennial students prefer badging and certificates to traditional degrees.