MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


EdX Launching MOOCs with Free Certificates for Teacher Training and AP Prep

MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.

Brandman U Offers Program in Using Social Media to Recruit Employees

A partnership with The Sourcing Institute will give employment recruiters tips on how to use social media to find quality employees.

Using Video Grading to Help Students Succeed

Using Video Grading To Help Students Succeed

Creating videos to supplement the grading process can personalize the instructor-student relationship, clarify expectations and help keep learners on track.

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U Oklahoma's Janux Flips the MOOC

The University of Oklahoma's Janux learning platform makes the university's online courses available to students all over the world for free.

MIT Prof Uses MOOC To Flip Classroom

A professor at MIT has used the videos for the massive open online course version of his Visualizing Japan course to flip the classroom-based version of the same course.



OSU Course Helps Teachers with Online Lab Science Classes

Oregon State University is collaborating with a private partenr on a graduate-level course designed to help the students teach their own online laboratory science classes.

Columbia Launches Hybrid Learning Initiative

Columbia University has asked faculty members for proposals to incorporate hybrid learning into their classrooms.

Pearson Updates Tutoring Service with Dashboard iPad App

Pearson has updated its Smarthinking on-demand tutoring service in an effort to improve online learning outcomes for individuals and institutions.

Ontario Online Will Expand Access to Courses for Province's Students

Plans are moving ahead for Ontario Online to become available to almost all of the province's college students in fall 2015.

Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

As massive open online courses move toward version 2.0, libraries are in a unique position to guide and support the future of blended learning.