MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

5 Classroom Design Strategies for Lecture Capture

Ready or not, schools are being forced to offer online or hybrid classes. AV Specialist Michael David Leiboff shares five tips to help colleges and universities prepare their classrooms for the lecture capture needs of today and tomorrow.

Tackling Plagiarism

Faculty members at Brevard Community College fight plagiarism on the same battlefield that has spawned a proliferation of copying, borrowing, and improperly citing information sources.

Columbia University Focuses on Big Data Analysis with Two Online Graduate Programs

In an effort to address anticipated needs in big data analysis, Columbia University will launch online versions of its Master of Arts in Statistics and Master of Science in Actuarial Science programs.

Ottawa U Signs 'Game Changer' Deal To Expand Online Program

Ottawa University, a 7,000-student institution, has just signed a first-of-its-kind agreement to help it deliver on a major program expansion.

Coursera Boosts MOOC Partnership Roster with 29 Universities in 13 Countries

Educational technology startup Coursera has signed agreements with an additional 29 American and international academic institutions to provide free online courses.

Thinking Beyond Project Completion: Analytics, Online Course Guides, and Quality Assurance

At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality assurance that will sustain the program into the future.

WizIQ Virtual Classroom Plugin Updated for Moodle 2.4

WizIQ has released an update to its virtual classroom plugin for the open source learning management system Moodle 2.4.

Mississippi Virtual Community College Moves LMS to the Cloud

Mississippi Virtual Community College will this summer begin offering its e-learning classes through a new cloud-based learning management system.

Eastern New Mexico University Turns to Lecture Capture for Distance Learning Programs

Eastern New Mexico University students—in particular non-traditional students and those living in rural areas—have a better way to take online courses, thanks to the school's new lecture capture tool.

Brandman University, Capistrano USD Partner To Enhance Online Learning and Teacher Development

Brandman University and the Capistrano Unified School District have partnered to improve the online and virtual learning of California Preparatory Academy and Capistrano Virtual School students.