MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


College Presidents: Hybrid Will Have Bigger Impact than MOOCs

While college presidents are skeptical about massive open online courses (MOOCs), they see plenty of potential "positive impact" with hybrid courses that blend face-to-face and online learning as well as adaptive learning that uses technology to modify lessons based on the progress shown by students.

EdX Partners with Saudi Arabia on MOOC Portal Women, Youth, Disabled and Rural Citizens

EdX has partnered with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor to create an open-platform massive open online course portal powered by edX's open-source platform, with the goal of expanding educational opportunities for people in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Arab world.

UW-Madison Using MOOCs To Draw New Students

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is returning to Coursera for seconds next year when it undertakes delivery of six new massive open online courses on the MOOC platform during 2015-2016.

Sloan Consortium Renames Itself the Online Learning Consortium

To better reflect its mission of advancing the quality of online learning worldwide, the Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) has changed its name to the Online Learning Consortium (OLC).

McNeese State U Expands Online College Course Options

McNeese State University, part of the University of Louisiana System, has added a new online degree pathway intended to make education more affordable and accessible to adult learners.



Indiana U Implements Software-Based Videoconferencing for Virtual Classrooms

Indiana University has implemented a software-based video conferencing solution to enable interactions between teachers and students in virtual classrooms using existing IT infrastructure.

Research: Online Students Take 5 Forms, Each Calling for Unique Offerings

Online instruction needs to become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.

Oregon State U Offers MOOC for K-12 Educators

Oregon State University will offer its first massive open online course this fall in partnership with Stanford University and the Oregon Department of Education.

Harrison College To Distribute KnowU Online Learning Environment

Harrison College has teamed up with a private partner to make its KnowU learning environment available to other career schools and higher education institutions.

Sharing Instruction

Videoconferencing technology is allowing three institutions to pool instructional resources and make specialized courses available to more students