MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


U St. Thomas Takes Masters in Public Safety Online

A private university in Minnesota is about to launch a version of its decades-old public safety master's program fully online.

The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence

How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.

San jose State U To Offer Online Course for Students, Non-Students

San Jose State University will develop a pilot program, dubbed San Jose State University Plus, to offer online credit-bearing courses to students and non-students.

California Community College Receives $1 Million Donation for Distance Learning Programs

A Los Angeles couple's $1 million gift will be used to grow and support online learning programs at Santa Monica College.

Report: 32 Percent of Higher Ed Students Take Courses Online

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.



Grants Support Research into Blended, Distance Learning

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.

U Wisconsin Pilots Online Flex Option, 100 Students Could Earn Free Credits

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.

EdX Expands Course Offerings for Spring

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.

Overcoming Blended Learning Obstacles

Five key challenges institutions run into with blended learning programs and sage advice on how to work around these issues.

Utah State University to Launch New Master of Science in Human Resources Program Online

Utah State University is launching a new distance learning program for students pursuing a Master of Science in Human Resources.