Liberty U's Dissertation Portal provides Ph.D. candidates with an individual secure site to post their progress and collaborate with peers.
Cost is the main reason why colleges and universities are shifting from paper to electronic textbooks, according to a new report from the Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR). Other motivating factors behind e-textbook adoption include availability, portability, functionality, and innovation.
San Jose State University (SJSU) is taking "a short breather" from its ground-breaking experiment with for-credit massive open online courses, better known as MOOCs, the school disclosed this week. But university representatives insisted that this break is part of the plan and not a reaction to preliminary findings indicating that some students didn't do as well in the unsupervised online courses as they might have done in traditional courses.
The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts has opened its new Interactive Media Building, featuring 4K digital projection, game testing rooms, and research and development laboratories.
A distance learning network program is providing busy professionals the opportunity to earn dual executive MBAs from Cornell University's Johnson School of Business in Ithaca, NY and Queen's University's School of Business in Kingston, Ontario.
Bank Street College of Education will launch a fully online fieldwork and advisement pilot for its graduate math education program.
Temple University's Fox School of Business will launch the institution's first massive open online course this September.
i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.
Access to technology is not enough to eliminate the digital divide, according to a new study from the University of Southern California. Specialized programs that provide low-income households with access to computers and the Internet must also provide ongoing and progressive training to increase participants' computer skills.
Blackboard's CourseSites is wooing additional institutions to its free learning management offering to run their massive open online courses.