A law school located in St. Paul, MN that has produced at least three Minnesota governors, various members of Congress, and multiple state and federal court justices, expects to offer a hybrid variety of education starting in 2015, which it claims is the first of its kind. The William Mitchell College of Law will offer an online and on-campus juris doctor program that has been approved by the American Bar Association.
A Stanford professor has unveiled a prototype of a scalable virtual lab for use in massive open online courses, at schools with limited lab equipment or even by members of the public.
Completion rates for on-campus courses are only slightly higher than those for online courses, according to a new report from the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies.
Adobe Connect users have a new way to build games into their online sessions and foster discussion and interaction among meeting attendees.
Villanova University has launched a new Master Certificate in Business Process Management, a three-course program that can be completed entirely online.
Sebastian Thrun threw a wrench in the MOOC model by declaring that massive open online courses don't work for higher education. What's next for the online learning trend?
Booz Allen Hamilton is sending its employees to Polytechnic Institute of New York University to earn master's degrees and certificates in high tech fields.
Ruhr University Bochum in Germany has implemented a lecture capture solution that records course visuals and video of the instructor, so students can attend lectures virtually on their own schedule.
Convergent technologies have the ability to support streams of low-cost, personalized content, both at home and in college.
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.