MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Inside the First-Year Data from MITx and HarvardX

Harvard researcher Andrew Ho on what we can learn from the first set of edX MOOC data.

Minerva Hybrid Pilot Bringing Students Together Physically for Classes Online

The Roman goddess of wisdom has lent her name to a new university in which students will meet much of the time online but live together in the same physical location.

Open SUNY Unites Online Ed Offerings Across 64 Institutions

The State University of New York has formally introduced a new online program that allows students to access courses, degrees, professors and academic resources from any of SUNY's 64 campuses.

Georgia Tech MOOC-Based Degree Program Turns Away Nearly 2,000 Applicants

A totally MOOC-based master's degree in computer science announced last spring has opened for business with about 375 students.

Ed4Online Offers Free Online Tutoring for Medical Courses

Students get up to two hours of free tutoring through new program.



Will Net Neutrality Ruling Doom Education to Second-Class Status?

The ruling this week by a federal court on the Open Internet (Net Neutrality) Order may turn out to be, as one commenter called it, "a terrible idea," or, as another observer put it, a source of "a lot of overheated rhetoric." Education, for its part, could well see major changes to how it's able to deliver learning content to students online.

Udemy Intros Android Mobile App

New Android app enables students to access course materials and information, view on-demand video and more.

Report: Online Enrollment Growth Slows

More than 7.1 million students took at least one online course at a higher education institution in fall of 2012, according to a new report, Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States, 2013.

George Siemens: A New Lab for Research on Technology and Digital Networks

This spring, George Siemens will make the move stateside to the University of Texas-Arlington, where he will base his research on how technology and digital networks influence the knowledge development process within society, and related implications for the future of higher education institutions.

Free Versal Lets Multiple Authors Collaborate on Curriculum

A technology startup with free software that allows people to do collaborative authoring has released a new version of its online program.