Given the crisis in education, more universities should be willing to undertake innovative experiments--even if they ultimately fail.
The University of Texas at Austin is trying scenarios to teach its students how to apply specific skills in the real world, but the practice will be online and supplied by an outside company.
Gardner-Webb University's School of Education this fall began using a new Web-based program to augment in-class instruction and help student educators fine tune their teaching practices.
Stanford has launched Financing Innovation: Valuing Projects and Firms, the eighth course in its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Certificate Program.
EdX, a nonprofit massive open online course provider launched by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, has expanded its course lineup for fall 2013.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has partnered with NovoEd to offer a massive online open course designed to help students in developmental math courses.
Ivy Tech Corporate College has launched a program designed to boost enrollment and provide students with access to an enhanced body of online not-for credit courses.
To accommodate the growing number of students who take advantage of online learning, educational assessment provider ETS is expanding its online, off-campus testing options.
Two schools share what tools they use to improve student engagement and commitment in their distance learning programs.
MITx, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's massive open online course program, will begin offering certificates for completing sequences of related modules through the edX platform.