MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


New MOOC Explores Role of Badges for Professional Credentials

The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), Mozilla, Blackboard, and Sage Road Solutions have joined forces to offer a new MOOC that will delve into the subject of badges for academic and professional credentials.

Creativity MOOC Draws 120,000 Students

More than 120,000 people from around the world have signed up for an upcoming massive online open course (MOOC) designed to help students of all disciplines tap into their innate creative potential.

New Virtual World Woos Business Students with $50,000 Contest

A 3D immersive environment to deliver business education and connect business students from around the world will launch during the month of October in a global business simulation competition for MBA students.

Cambridge University Press, Knewton Partner To Improve Adaptive Digital Resources

Cambridge University Press and Knewton have partnered with the stated goal of improving the publishing company's next generation of digital English language teaching products.

University System of Georgia To Launch For-Credit MOOC Program

The University System of Georgia is launching a massive open online course program that will allow students to earn credit toward USG degrees.



Assessment Tools for MOOCs

Assessment Tools for MOOCs

As MOOCs are made available for credit, credible--scalable--assessment options are essential. CT looks at the options.

Reclaiming the Original Vision of MOOCs

Massive open online courses were never meant to be dull and lonely. But how can the courses encourage more student-to-student and student-to-faculty interaction?

UC Irvine MOOC To Feed Braaaiiins with Zombies

The University of California, Irvine will launch a massive open online course based on AMC's popular zombie drama "The Walking Dead."

The Rise of MOOCs

What do massive open online courses mean for the future of higher education?

MOOC Shake

MOOCs will change higher education radically, but not in the way we expect right now.