Georgetown University is calling on its entire campus community to explore what the institution of 2030 will look like and to experiment with new ways of educating students. The impact of its discoveries may ultimately end up being felt throughout American higher ed.
With more and more faculty being asked to teach blended or online courses, the need for faculty training has never been higher. CT looks at tried-and-tested strategies for molding better online instructors.
Two of the major MOOC providers in the U.S. announced new executives yesterday.
The University of North Carolina, Greensboro has entered the massive open online course arena with it's first offering, "The Soul and the Search for Meaning: From the Greeks to the Present."
Harvard Business School is ready to dive into the waters of online learning. The institution will soon begin enrollment in the first set of courses to be offered on HBX, a new e-learning platform the school has been quietly developing over the past year and a half.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is launching an online doctoral program in kinesiology.
edX is opening up its membership beyond its initial 32 charter institutions. With its new membership structure, the online course provider will bring colleges, universities and other organizations into the fold as regular members, including 12 new institutions announced today.
A new report from Cornell argued that, despite the promise of online learning, caution should be exercised in implementing policies that might overburden faculty. The report also recommended against awarding credit for MOOCs at Cornell.
$43,477 is the average cost for an online bachelor's degree in the United States, according to data released by Hanover Research. An online master's degree cost about half as much.
California's statewide Online Education Initiative hopes to dramatically improve student success rates online.