In an effort to support personalized learning, the University of Scranton and Canisius College, two schools in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, are migrating their LMS to Desire2Learn Learning Suite.
Nearly half of all state colleges in the United States offer at least five undergraduate degrees online, but only 15 percent of private colleges do the same, according to two new surveys from Learning House.
Northern Arizona University is now accepting financial aid for its Personalized Learning program.
BenQ 's new projectors, designed for small- to medium-size venues and classrooms, come with 3,000 lumens and a lamp life of up to 10,000 hours.
The Curry School of Education and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia have launched a new lab school that puts digital fabrication technologies in the hands of middle schoolers.
The University of Oklahoma has launched its own online interactive learning community called Janux.
Western Nevada College has implemented a video content management and webcasting system to serve its 4,800 students, approximately half of whom take courses entirely online.
Florida is leading the nation with its online education initiatives. A new online-only public university program now promises to shake up higher education beyond the state's borders.
With the end of the latest Google "Summer of Code," the open source learning management system Moodle has added several new plugins and feature enhancements thanks to student coders.
While online instruction — including MOOCs — is frequently peddled as a way to expand access and deliver learning without barriers to students, the format is ill-suited to help those who could most benefit from a college education. Those are the parting thoughts from the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, a coalition of faculty groups, in its last of three reports examining the potential fallout from higher ed's seemingly unstoppable rush to adopt online forms of education.