The Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College, leader of the alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, has selected a learning management system for its online courses.
Exams for two kinds of Microsoft certification can now be taken online from remote locations.
A finance professor has found Google Glass to be an effective way to improve feedback to students.
A University of California review board has said 95 online or blended courses provided by Fuel Education satisfy requirements necessary for entry to the university system.
Community colleges in Washington State are lowering the time to and cost of a degree with a new online program that combines a competency-based model with open educational resources.
For GRU, developing mobile technology that both entertains and instructs is not just a theoretical goal — it's a whole new approach to education.
Brockenhurst College in the United Kingdom is hoping to achieve a 15 percent increase in growth and a 15 percent reduction in students who are at risk of dropping out over the next five years. To get there, the institution is rolling out IBM's Exceptional Student Experience (ESE), which uses a mixture of cloud, analytics, mobile and social technologies to help personalize the experience a student gets from enrollment all the way through to entering the workforce and lifelong learning.
Four out of 10 devices worn on the wrist will be smartwatches by 2016, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner. That prediction follows a swell in the smartwatches available to consumers as the number of companies offering the devices has increased from just two a year ago to seven with a device either currently on the market or about to ship.
MIT's Division of Student Life is planning to develop an online experiential learning curriculum to teach skills such as project management, team dynamics, civic engagement, diversity, collaboration and leadership.
CT talked with Argosy University System's vice chancellor for academic affairs to learn how that institution tackled competency-based education — creating the first WASC-accredited MBA in its region based on a direct assessment, competency model. Now, Argosy is developing hybrid approaches that combine direct assessment with traditional seat time-based courses.