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A MOOC Platform Based on Engagement

Eschewing the talking-head approach of mainstream MOOCs, NovoEd stakes its claim on MOOCs that emphasize student-centered learning and collaboration.

Going Full Throttle with Webinars at Embry-Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University introduced webinars to put a spotlight on faculty expertise and give students "out of classroom" training opportunities. But, really, they're actually becoming a key part of campus recruitment.

The Online State

Florida: The Online State

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.

When Students Cannot Compute

When Students Can't Compute

Online education promises learning opportunities for all, but too many community college students lack the tech skills--and the access--to take advantage of these resources. CT takes a closer look at the problem.

Faculty Review Windows 8 Tablet PCs

Faculty Review: Windows 8 Tablet PCs

A professor at SMU puts three Windows 8 tablet PCs through their paces in the classroom.



iOS 7 Release Caused Huge Traffic Spike on Campus Networks

As thousands of students updated their Apple devices to iOS 7 last month, some wireless networks struggled to handle the traffic surge, while others were smooth sailing.

Who Owns College Courses

Who Owns College Courses?

Flexible and open models are changing the way colleges and universities approach content ownership.

How to Teach Entrepreneurship

Universities are creating entrepreneurship programs to prepare their students for a changing economy and workplace. CT looks at 4 keys to a successful initiative.

50+ Percent Off! The Walmart of Education

No, it's not about forcing the little guys out of business! Calvin College Senior Instructional Designer Daniel Christian explains a strategy that, with the use of technology, he hopes would result in a 50 percent or more savings to students on a higher education.

A Collaboratory for Classics

This ambitious Duke University library project is attempting to build digital connections among classical texts no matter where or in what form they exist online. Along the way it also expects to change how students study the classics and "open a window on real life."