Category: Resources

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HigherEd Adaptive Learning Comes to the US with Smart Sparrow

Learn about how Australian company Smart Sparrow is bringing adaptive learning to the United States. Getting Smart interviews CEO and founder Dror Ben-Naim.

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Spring Cleaning: 4 Free EdTech Tools to Help Simplify Your Life

Spring is upon us, and that means it’s time to declutter your life and do some spring cleaning. Check out these four edtech tools that will help you get organized.

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Software PhD Provides Peer Review of Higher Education Software

Associate registrar at Whitworth University Mark Baker has become the go-to higher education software reviewer on his Software PhD site. Learn about the site’s history and future.

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LinkedIn In Class For Career Advancement

How can LinkedIn help your students make connections on campus and at work? See what Getting Smart has to say about LinkedIn’s University Pages.

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons Give Students a More Active Role in the Research Process

Host a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at your university and get students more involved with the research process. See how Brown University did it, and get extra planning tips to ensure a successful event.

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50 Hashtags for Connected Educators

What’s the best way to stay connected in education? Getting Smart reports their top 50 hashtags to keep educators up-to-date on social media.

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Increasing Student Engagement Through Mobile Apps and Software

With the new wave of apps and digital course materials, including CourseSmart’s learning technology, educators can measure student engagement and easily track progress for more productive learning.

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Tired of Broken Links in Your Research? Perma.cc May Be the Solution

The Harvard Law School Library has released Perma.cc, an online resource that creates a permanent archive of important links used in research. Hear about their innovative new project.

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edX to power CLOMs through FUN

France is the first country whose national education ministry decided to take part in the global MOOC race. How will the country’s initiatives effect the education practices of the country, and the world at large?

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5 Tips to Make Your University YouTube Page Stand Out

Universities are using YouTube to reach current and prospective students in many ways. Step one for success? Think beyond the obvious.

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