MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


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. Campustechnology.com 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.

California: Do MOOCs Deserve Credit?

In February, California Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg introduced a bill that would open the door for massive open online courses, such as Coursera and Udacity, to offer courses for credit to public college and university students in the state. Since its introduction, Senate Bill 520 (SB 520) has generated significant controversy, and a petition by the Berkeley Faculty Association opposing the bill has collected more than 1,500 signatures.

Schools of Education To Offer Free Teacher Professional Development on Coursera

Seven schools of education have banded together to work with massive open online course provider Coursera to offer free online professional development courses for teachers and others.

Outsourcing Education

Outsourcing Education

With schools and students now able to secure high-quality online courses from beyond the ivy-covered walls, faculty--and institutions themselves--are weighing whether their stock is rising or falling.