MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Cloudera, Udacity Partner on Big Data Courses

Cloudera, a provider of Hadoop-based software and services, and online course prvider Udacity have partnered to offer Hadoop and data science courses.

How to Earn a Graduate Degree on a Smartphone

With the help of a smartphone or tablet, graduate engineering students at USC can access live streaming lectures, and interact with their lecturer and fellow students.

Khan Academy Gains J. Paul Getty Museum Education Resources

Through a partnership with Khan Academy, the J. Paul Getty Museum is expanding its open educational content program.

Report: Teacher Candidates Need Better Prep for Online, Blended Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning has released a new report examining collaborations between educator preparation programs and online schools, Partnering for Success: A 21st Century Model for Teacher Preparation.

Semester Online Goes International in For-Credit Course Program

A company that works with colleges and universities to place their courses online and grant credit to students from other institutions has added its first international offerings.



A MOOC Platform Based on Engagement

Eschewing the talking-head approach of mainstream MOOCs, NovoEd stakes its claim on MOOCs that emphasize student-centered learning and collaboration.

Report: Public Institutions Lead Private in Adoption of Online Courses

Nearly half of all state colleges in the United States offer at least five undergraduate degrees online, but only 15 percent of private colleges do the same, according to two new surveys from Learning House.

University of Oklahoma Launches Online Learning Platform

The University of Oklahoma has launched its own online interactive learning community called Janux.

Western Nevada College Supports Distance Learners with Webcasts

Western Nevada College has implemented a video content management and webcasting system to serve its 4,800 students, approximately half of whom take courses entirely online.

The Online State

Florida: The Online State

Florida is leading the nation with its online education initiatives. A new online-only public university program now promises to shake up higher education beyond the state's borders.