A new report is encouraging California's institutions of higher education to reconsider how they structure online courses for optimal impact.
Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.5, a major update to the widely distributed open source learning management system.
More than 100 teachers from Catholic schools run by the Diocese of San Jose will participate in a year of professional development to earn a certificate in blended learning in an effort to improve educational outcomes for students.
A discussion of eText and how higher education institutions can prepare for a shift from print to digital course materials and textbooks.
Georgia Institute of Technology's College of Computing will offer a Master of Science degree that can be completed entirely online through the massive open online course (MOOC) format.
A new initiative to encourage development of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) applications for education will reward developers with "bounty" money. The program is sponsored by a group of education technology vendors and the IMS Global Learning Consortium.
The Campus Technology MOOC Community is a place to share ideas about massive open online courses.
A university study comparing learning management systems has concluded that the latest crop of learning management systems evaluated have made "significant progress" since the assessments started in 2005. However, one of the report's authors noted, "We believe much more needs to be done."
Online learning program provider Edmentum is making it easier to search its 100 units in reading, writing, and math to prepare adult learners for college or career. The update to Edmentum Higher Ed courseware, which includes content modularization, is available now.
Moodle HQ has released an all-new HTML5-based mobile app for both Android and iOS.