MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

As massive open online courses move toward version 2.0, libraries are in a unique position to guide and support the future of blended learning.

Online Learning Consortium To Host Distance Learning Discussions

The Online Learning Consortium will host a series of Google Hangouts next week, November 10-14, in honor of National Distance Learning Week.

Oregon State U Launches Online Certificate for Higher Ed Professionals

Oregon State University has launched a new online certificate program designed to help higher education professionals improve their teaching abilities.

Indiana U Launches Master's Degree for Big Data Specialists

To keep pace with projected job growth in fields related to big data analysis and management, the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing is introducing a new master's degree program in data science.

SUNY Expands Open SUNY+ Online Programs

The State University of New York has expanded its enhanced online degree program, Open SUNY+, adding 56 degree and certificate programs from 17 campuses across the state.



Bradley U Meets Student Demand with 5 New Online Grad Programs

Bradley University has teamed with a private partner to launch five new online graduate degree programs in an effort to meet growing student demand.

U West Florida Grad Course Turns Distance Learners into Data Crunchers

A class of 11 graduate students, most of whom attend online, at the University of West Florida have spent the fall mining databases to create a quality of life index for all 3,108 counties in the contiguous United States.

Flipping the Lecture Hall

Flipping the Traditional Lecture Hall

Columbia University is experimenting with the flipped classroom model in large lecture courses.

Northern Arizona U Expands Competency-Based Degree Options

Northern Arizona University has added bachelor of science options to its online, competency-based personalized learning degree offerings.

Stanford Offers Online Program in Design Thinking

The Stanford Center for Professional Development will now offer its program on design thinking and team-building via a series of interactive online videos.