MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

Report: The 4 Pillars of the Flipped Classroom

Though all classrooms are different, there are four critical elements that successful flipped classrooms have in common, according to a new report developed by the Flipped Learning Network, George Mason University, and Pearson's Center for Educator Effectiveness.

Low-Cost MOOC To Grant 3 Credits at Tiffin U

A school-vendor partnership will be testing out a new twist on the MOOC: offering a three-credit course in social sciences for $50, considerably less than the course costs through the university.

U London Becomes First English University on Coursera

The University of London International Programmes will launch four massive open online courses on Coursera, becoming the first English university to offer classes on the platform.

Partnership Lets Some NY College Students Begin Online

Students who enroll in Paul Smith's College will be able to take certain freshman-level courses through an online course provider at a lower rate.

When Does Telepresence Make Sense

When Does Telepresence Make Sense?

With the growing success of asynchronous online classes, why are some schools adopting room-based telepresence systems for distance learning?

California Bill Allowing Credit for MOOCs Passes Senate

California state senators voted unanimously last Thursday to pass Senate Bill 520, despite opposition from faculty at California Community Colleges, California State University, and University of California.

Upper Iowa U To Offer Flexible Distance Learning Courses

From working and adult students to veterans and active duty military, a diversity of students at Upper Iowa University will have the opportunity to take advantage of flexible, online courses, independent study, and degree programs.

Coursera Gets Access to 1.25 Million New Users Across 10 State Universities

In what is becoming a MOOCs arms race, Coursera has just released the latest salvo with the news that 10 additional universities and university systems will be tapping its massive open online courses and its instruction platform. The news comes in the same month when edX announced the addition of 15 universities to its MOOC program.

Upper Iowa U To Offer Flexible Distance Learning College Credit Courses

In a partnership with higher education course provider StraighterLine, Upper Iowa University students will be able to access and complete online, self-paced or professor-led accredited courses at their own pace. The program is aimed at working adults, veterans, and active military personnel.

Northern Arizona U Launches Online Competency Based Degree Programs

Northern Arizona University has launched a competency-based online degree program using a subscription model for tuition.