Massive open online course provider edX has added 15 universities, more than doubling the number of participating universities for a total of 27.
A new report is encouraging California's institutions of higher education to reconsider how they structure online courses for optimal impact.
More than 100 teachers from Catholic schools run by the Diocese of San Jose will participate in a year of professional development to earn a certificate in blended learning in an effort to improve educational outcomes for students.
Georgia Institute of Technology's College of Computing will offer a Master of Science degree that can be completed entirely online through the massive open online course (MOOC) format.
The Campus Technology MOOC Community is a place to share ideas about massive open online courses.
Massive open online course provider Coursera has partnered with Chegg to launch a pilot program that will provide Coursera students free electronic versions of textbooks from Cengage Learning, Macmillan Higher Education, Oxford University Press, Sage, and Wiley.
Heed these top tips for setting up a new, or tweaking an existing, online synchronous learning initiative.
Blended learning can improve student performance and help schools meet strategic goals, but success depends on laying a solid foundation first.
For hybrid courses, finding the right blend of online and face-to-face instruction can be achieved only through experimentation--and will differ from class to class.
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.