MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Kansas U Flips Engineering Learning in New Active Classrooms

The School of Engineering at the University of Kansas has introduced several new active learning classrooms this fall, the largest of which can accommodate up to 160 students.

Robotics Enter Hybrid Instruction

A doctoral program at Michigan State University has begun experimenting with the use of robots to pull on-campus and off-campus students closer together in class.

Online Dual Enrollment Program Allows High School Students to Earn College Credit

A new partnership between the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) allows high school students to experience college-level courses and earn college credits.

McGill U, EdX Partner on MOOC for Groups

McGill University is partnering with edX to launch what they institutions are calling a "GROOC," or a massive open online course (MOOC) for groups.

Research Uncovers MOOC Cheating Strategy

Researchers from MIT and Harvard University have uncovered a new cheating scheme specific to MOOCs.



HBX Intros HBX Live Virtual Classroom

Harvard Business School's HBX digital learning initiative today launched a virtual classroom designed to reproduce the intimacy and synchronous interaction of the case method in a digital environment.

Capella Works With SAS on Online Data Analytics Degree

Capella University has introduced a new master of science degree focused on data analytics, developed with curriculum input from analytics software company SAS Institute.

Stanford Offers New Online Course in Genomics

The Stanford Center for Professional Development has launched a new online course dealing with genomics and genetics.

New Stanford Cyber Security Certificate To Study Crypto-Currencies

A Stanford University cryptography expert will be kicking off a new online graduate certificate program by examining the future of bitcoin and cyber security during a free webinar open to the public.

Australian University Eyes Use of Badging for Credit

An Australian university with an international online student body expects to begin accepting digital badging in 2016 that could reduce the amount of time required for people to obtain their master's degrees in IT.