According to Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States, a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group, more than 6.7 million students are now taking at least one course online.
Six universities have received grants under an expanded program aimed at researching teaching practices involving the use of technology, including flipped classrooms and blended learning.
The University of Wisconsin System is experimenting with a new "flex" program that allows non-traditional students to obtain course credits through massive open online courses , online classes, and assessment.
Not-for-profit online learning initiative edX has opened registration for spring classes, adding several courses in the humanities and social sciences for the first time.
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Utah State University is launching a new distance learning program for students pursuing a Master of Science in Human Resources.
Georgetown University has joined edX, bringing the number of institutions participating in the not-for-profit online learning initiative to six.
New Jersey's Rutgers University will expand its online offerings to include undergraduate and graduate degrees available completely online.
One member of the Texas state university system is partnering with an educational publisher to provide access to online courses and materials to its 15,000 undergraduate students in an effort to improve student performance.
Beginning next May, American University’s School of International Service will offer an online version of its master's degree in international relations that it expects will draw students from around the world.