MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Kaplan Online Students To Hit Online Bookshelf for Texts

Kaplan University's online program will be using digital content supplied by Ingram Content Group.

A High-Tech Prescription for Training Doctors

Progressive new approaches to medical education aim to give doctors-in-training more practical, hands-on experience.

European MOOC Platform Nearing 500,000 Enrollments

Launched last October, European MOOC platform iversity.org has now reached nearly 500,000 enrollments in its 28 massive open online courses.

Report: Cuts to Prison Education May Lead to Higher Prison Costs

Every year, more than 2 million adults are released from prisons and jails in the United States. Of those, some 40 percent find themselves incarcerated within three years of their release. But prison education programs can curb the three-year rate of recidivism by as much as 13 full percentage points. Unfortunately, according to a new report commissioned by the U.S. Department of Justice, those education programs saw some drastic cuts in the four years immediately following the start of the recession, especially in states with higher prison populations.

16 Institutions Sign On to Offer Courses Through NovoEd

NovoEd, the online learning platform launched last April by Stanford professor Amin Saberi, today announced agreements with 16 institutions spanning the higher education, research and technology sectors.



Community of Practice Goes the Way of the Dinosaurs

Researchers at the University of Florida have received a four-year, $1.97 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a national network that brings together professional and amateur paleontologists.

Fidelis Debuts Personalized Learning Platform

A new online learning platform aims to put the student in the driver's seat of his or her own education.

High Intensity Camp Boots Students Ahead in Math

A community college in central Pennsylvania has seen great success with a blended model boot camp for developmental math.

Coastline Community College Partners with Penn State World Campus for Online Psychology Degrees

California's Coastline Community College is giving its students the option of completing a bachelor's degree in psychology through Penn State's online campus, World Campus, thanks to a new partnership between the two institutions.

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MOOC Uses Comic Books To Teach Social Issues

A Ball State University doctoral candidate in education studies is preparing to teach her second comic book-based MOOC.