MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

CC Students Face Uphill Climb in Succeeding with Online Courses

A recently presented study from the University of California Davis questions the effectiveness of allowing first-time students in community colleges to take online classes.

Stanford Takes Biology Experimentation to Cloud

A project going on at Stanford University offers the promise of allowing online students and others with an interest to perform live biology experiments over the Internet.

CMU's Tepper Online Hybrid MBA: Equivalent to Onsite

Can an institution's new online offerings match the quality it has established over the years in its onsite programs? At CMU's Tepper School of Business, the Online Hybrid MBA is designed to be equivalent to its on-campus MBA programs.

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California's Online Education Initiative Pushes Forward on PD, Student Readiness

The California Community College Online Education Initiative (OEI), the state-sponsored project that aims to dramatically increase the number of students who earn associate degrees and transfer to four-year colleges, has come a long way since it was announced in the fall of 2013, according to the OEI's executive director, Patricia James.

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6 Tips for Creating a 'Mini' MOOC

There are ways to allow your institution to experiment with online courses, even if they're not intended to be "massive." An online program manager shares advice.

Online Degree Company Dukes It Out with Naysayers

2U wants to nail the coffin shut on certain beliefs that persist in the realm of online degrees in its latest impact report.

U Arizona Girds for Online Undergrads

Now that the University of Arizona has launched an online campus, UA Online, the institution is ready to start up its first "General Education Academy" to help students prepare for their virtual education.

NYU School of Engineering Launches 3 Online Certificate Programs for Big Data Skills

In response to the growing demand for big data expertise, New York University's Polytechnic School of Engineering is launching online certificate courses in data science, power engineering, and data center and cloud technologies.

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Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going

While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.

Online Degrees Show 'Net Positive' Campus Impact

Online education is good for the planet and good for the student, according to a new study by sustainability scientists at Arizona State University and Dell.