Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, has been experimenting with telepresence robots that let online students participate in face-to-face classes.
Northwestern University now offers a specialization certificate in Content Strategy for Professionals in Organizations through the Coursera platform.
With an average class size of 16 students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, Birmingham-Southern College offers a focused learning environment that lets each student get the most from his or her time on campus. But in line with the emerging trend of blended learning in education, we have also enhanced that environment with video conferencing — bringing a broader learning experience to our students.
Vista Higher Learning has launched Portales, an interactive online program for learning and teaching college-level Spanish.
A recent survey of students at Northern Arizona University has found that students in a new Personalized Learning program are largely happy with the new competency-based initiative.
On the same day that MIT issued an extensive strategic plan for fostering greater campus inclusiveness, the Massachusetts school has been sued for the non-inclusive nature of its massive open online courses and other publicly available online content. Along with Harvard University, MIT now faces a lawsuit from the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) as well as four deaf and hard of hearing individuals accusing the institutions of failing to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.
The burden is on universities to advance the culture of innovation, "to foster environments that accelerate learning and creativity" and "to create the conditions for innovation to happen," according to a new report released Wednesday by the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative.
While a lot of schools are teaming up with third-party companies to launch online versions of long-standing degree programs, USC's business school is doing the work in-house. Here's how.
Students and professors at the University of San Diego have a new way to share photographs, videos, interactive conversations and comments in real time.
The D.C. university has added more than 1,000 online students to graduate programs in the last five years.