A University of California, San Diego team is launching a massive open online course, "Bioinformatics Algorithms — Part 1," with a substantial research component.
Semester Online, an online learning program that offers for-credit courses through a consortium of universities and colleges, has opened enrollment for its spring semester with a wider offering of courses.
The French Ministry of Higher Education and Research will launch a national portal for massive open online courses and blended learning using the open source platform from edX.
Cornell University will launch four massive open online courses next semester. The classes will be the first MOOCs offered by the university, which joined edX in May.
Mexico City's Universidad Anahuac will begin offering several degree programs online this month to meet higher demand for enrollment.
Given the crisis in education, more universities should be willing to undertake innovative experiments--even if they ultimately fail.
In a joint report, the Big Ten universities analyze the potential of MOOC platforms to improve instruction across members schools and extend the reach of a powerful brand.
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.