A sense of isolation is a leading cause of dropout among online students. CT looks at proven strategies for building an inclusive, collegial atmosphere in online classes.
MOOC content can be a valuable addition to course materials, but more experimentation is needed.
Sally M. Johnstone, a true pioneer in the use of technology in higher education, joined a 25-year retrospective session at the recent WCET annual conference in Colorado, with panelists particularly reflecting on changes online learning. Below, CT asked Johnstone to share some of her own perspectives.
Half of university faculty members have deployed the flipped classroom model or plan to within the next 12 months, according to a new survey from the Center for Digital Education and Sonic Foundry.
Cloudera, a provider of Hadoop-based software and services, and online course prvider Udacity have partnered to offer Hadoop and data science courses.
With the help of a smartphone or tablet, graduate engineering students at USC can access live streaming lectures, and interact with their lecturer and fellow students.
Through a partnership with Khan Academy, the J. Paul Getty Museum is expanding its open educational content program.
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning has released a new report examining collaborations between educator preparation programs and online schools, Partnering for Success: A 21st Century Model for Teacher Preparation.
Eschewing the talking-head approach of mainstream MOOCs, NovoEd stakes its claim on MOOCs that emphasize student-centered learning and collaboration.
A company that works with colleges and universities to place their courses online and grant credit to students from other institutions has added its first international offerings.