MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


U Southern California's Rossier School of Ed Launches Equity Teacher Ceritificate Program

University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has teamed with a private partner to launch an online course focused on strategies to differentiate instruction for English language learning students in an effort to prepare them for Common Core assessments. The course is one of four that, taken together, comprise the "Equity Educator Certificate Program."

Penn State Expands Online Master of Ed Program

Pennsylvania State University has expanded its online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to include five areas of emphasis for students to choose from.

Research: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom

An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University.

Embry-Riddle Expands Dual Enrollment to Online Courses

A university with 150 campuses around the world and online offerings has just opened up dual enrollment specifically for high schoolers.

Edvance360 Adds Videoconferencing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.



Ball State U Deploys Desktop Video Tools for Flipped, Distance Learning

Ball State University has gone public with its use of a desktop video creation and publishing tool to support the growth of distance and flipped learning.

Robotic Telepresence Platform Now Features Teleportation

Revolve Robotics has announced KUBI Video 2.0, the latest version of its video collaboration app for its flagship KUBI robotic telepresence platform.

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Michigan State Tests Telepresence Robots for Online Students

Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, has been experimenting with telepresence robots that let online students participate in face-to-face classes.

Northwestern Launches Content Strategy Specialization MOOCs

Northwestern University now offers a specialization certificate in Content Strategy for Professionals in Organizations through the Coursera platform.

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Video Collaboration Broadens Learning at Birmingham-Southern College

With an average class size of 16 students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, Birmingham-Southern College offers a focused learning environment that lets each student get the most from his or her time on campus. But in line with the emerging trend of blended learning in education, we have also enhanced that environment with video conferencing — bringing a broader learning experience to our students.