MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


University of San Diego Launches Platform for Location-Based, Social Learning

Students and professors at the University of San Diego have a new way to share photographs, videos, interactive conversations and comments in real time.

George Washington U Aims To Improve Enrollment with Distance Ed

The D.C. university has added more than 1,000 online students to graduate programs in the last five years.

U Arizona Expands to Coursera from Udemy with Astronomy Course

A professor with a popular Udemy-hosted MOOC is trying out his astronomy course on Coursera next, with the hope of increasing completion rates. It'll be the first massive open online course offering on that platform from the University of Arizona.

Online Enrollment Growth Slows, But Still Outpaces Brick-and-Mortar

The number of higher education students taking at least one online course in 2014 is up 3.7 percent over the previous year — the slowest rate of increase in over a decade, according to a new survey from the Babson Survey Research Group.

Penn State World Campus Taps Tutor.com for Personalized Learning

Penn State World Campus is rolling out Tutor.com's personalized learning services for the institution's 12,000 students and faculty worldwide. Students will gain 24/7 access to more then 3,000 tutors in 40-plus subjects, from math and economics to science and nursing.



French School Building Education Cloud for On-Demand Campuses

A business school based in France but with a campus in China as well is working with IBM to create a "smart business school" environment. Emlyon, with sites in Lyon, Saint-Etienne and Shanghai, hopes to deliver personalized education to its students through the cloud.

Syracuse Launches Online Master's in Communication

Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has launched a new online master's degree focused on digital trends and communications industry innovations.

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4 Lessons for Serving Adult Learners Online

At a school where the average age of students is 38, delivering online education requires a unique combination of tactics.

U Central Florida Launches Blended Learning MOOC for Educators

The University of Central Florida has teamed with two partners to reboot a massive open online course for educators focused on blended learning in higher ed and K-12.

U Michigan Launches Residential MOOC on Healthcare Policy

The University of Michigan has launched its first residential MOOC with more than 800 undergraduate, graduate and professional students signing up in its first week.