MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

U Texas at Austin Adds Online Hands-On Learning

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 U Adopts Online Teacher Prep Program

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 Launches Online Innovation and Entrepreneurship Course

Stanford has launched Financing Innovation: Valuing Projects and Firms, the eighth course in its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Certificate Program.

EdX Expands Course Lineup for Fall 2013

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.

Carnegie Foundation, NovoEd Partner on Developmental Math MOOC

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 Community College Expands Online Opportunities To Boost Enrollment

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.

ETS Expands Online Assessment Options

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.

E-Learning: Tips for Student Success

Two schools share what tools they use to improve student engagement and commitment in their distance learning programs.

MITx Launches MOOC Sequences with Certification

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.

New Adult Charter School Picks Pearson for Online and Hybrid Instruction

A charter school for adults opens in Washington, D.C. this week to serve people who have faced chronic under-education and unemployment, and it intends to rely heavily on technology for delivering instruction.