MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

Coursera, Chegg Partner To Provide Free Textbooks

Massive open online course provider Coursera has partnered with Chegg to launch a pilot program that will provide Coursera students free electronic versions of textbooks from Cengage Learning, Macmillan Higher Education, Oxford University Press, Sage, and Wiley.

The 'Dos and Don'ts' of Synchronous Online Learning

Heed these top tips for setting up a new, or tweaking an existing, online synchronous learning initiative.

The Right Blend for Learning

For hybrid courses, finding the right blend of online and face-to-face instruction can be achieved only through experimentation--and will differ from class to class.

4 Keys to a Better Hybrid

Blended learning can improve student performance and help schools meet strategic goals, but success depends on laying a solid foundation first.

My Life as a MOOC Dropout

Lost in a class of thousands, a MOOC enrollee yearns for a sense of community and shared learning.

Digital Badges for Today's Students

As changing student demographics make it harder for today's learners to earn a four-year degree, educators are experimenting with smaller credentialing steps, such as digital badges.

Massive: What Good is the M in MOOC?

In the wake of the refusal of tiny liberal arts school Amherst College to join edX last week, it's time to ask who benefits from the massive nature of MOOCs. spoke with experts on both sides of the issue to find out.

World Campus Kicks Off Campaign To Triple Online Enrollment

Penn State World Campus will invest $20 million over the next five years in an effort to boost online enrollment to 45,000 -- about triple the current head count.

Flipping Student Services

Southeast Missouri State University aims to provide the same level of student services to online students as it does for its on-campus community.

Babson Launches Online Entrepreneurship Simulation

Basbson Executive and Enterprise Education has launched an online simulation designed to test users' entrepreneurial skills.