MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Report: Online Completion Rates Only Trail On-Campus Rates Slightly

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.

Villanova U Launches Business Process Management Online Program

Villanova University has launched a new Master Certificate in Business Process Management, a three-course program that can be completed entirely online.

What Will Happen to MOOCs Now that Udacity Is Leaving Higher Ed?

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?

NYU-Poly Training Booz Allen Hamilton Employees on Cyber Security

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.

Learning in 'the Living [Class] Room'

Convergent technologies have the ability to support streams of low-cost, personalized content, both at home and in college.



German University Implements Lecture Capture for Asynchronous Learning

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.

Can MOOCs Replace Traditional Textbooks?

MOOC content can be a valuable addition to course materials, but more experimentation is needed.

3 Keys to Fostering Community Online

3 Keys to Fostering Community Online

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.

Technology: Change is How You Use It

Sally M. Johnstone, a true pioneer in the use of technology in higher education, joined a 25-year retrospective session at the recent WCET annual conference in Colorado, with panelists particularly reflecting on changes online learning. Below, CT asked Johnstone to share some of her own perspectives.

Report: Half of University Faculty Have Flipped their Classroom or Will in the Next Year

Half of university faculty members have deployed the flipped classroom model or plan to within the next 12 months, according to a new survey from the Center for Digital Education and Sonic Foundry.