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Cool Tool | Istation

More than 4 million students on more than 8,600 campuses worldwide use Istation, a computer-adaptive learning program that has academic tracking down to a science. Istation was founded in 1998. The original engineers spent years developing software that has since been proven … Continue reading

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Going Pro

Students benefit from exposure to professional technology. GUEST COLUMN | by David Eisenberg One of my biggest challenges and biggest rewards as an educator, is ensuring that the lessons I’m teaching might be remembered long after class is over. Every … Continue reading

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The Textbook’s Crumbling Monopoly

Disassembling a staid tradition to acquire dynamic knowledge in real-time. GUEST COLUMN | by Shaunak Roy Not long ago, at the university level, the textbook was king. It facilitated the educational experience both in and out of the classroom. It … Continue reading

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Students, Phones and Apps They Will Really Use

The chief product officer at Cengage Learning discusses an effective new learning app. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Jim Donohue oversees the development, ideation and creation of all Cengage Learning products. He also is responsible for establishing and maintaining an open … Continue reading

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CueThink is an innovative peer-to-peer iPad application designed to improve students’ critical thinking skills, math language and communication. At the heart of the platform are “thinklets” — video vignettes of solution strategies created by students with the help of scaffolds and rubrics. Learners in … Continue reading

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