MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College Selects Preferred LMS for HBCU

The Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College, leader of the alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, has selected a learning management system for its online courses.

U California Approves Fuel Education Online Courses as Prerequisites for Entry

A University of California review board has said 95 online or blended courses provided by Fuel Education satisfy requirements necessary for entry to the university system.

Washington State Community Colleges Piloting a Faster, Cheaper Degree Program

Community colleges in Washington State are lowering the time to and cost of a degree with a new online program that combines a competency-based model with open educational resources.

MIT Division of Student Life Launches Online Ed Initiative

MIT's Division of Student Life is planning to develop an online experiential learning curriculum to teach skills such as project management, team dynamics, civic engagement, diversity, collaboration and leadership.

Academic Partnerships Opens Latest Round of Online Learning and Teaching Grants

Educators in institutions that work with Academic Partnerships programs have about two weeks to apply for grants related to online learning research. The company expects to issue about $50,000 in grants up to $3,000 for individual proposals and up to $5,000 for collaborative research.



Online Learning Consortium Selects Award Recipients

The association committed to excellence in online learning will present awards at its international conference in Orlando.

34 Edgenuity Courses Win A-G Approval from U California

The University of California Office of the President has granted A-G approval for 34 Edgenuity online courses.

NYU Targets Fortune 500 Company Employees in New Emerging Technology Course

Technology issues that challenge large corporations will be the focus of a new online graduate-level course offered by NYU's engineering school.

2-Term Master's Core Class on Climate Change Offered as MOOC

The "Global Master's in Development Practice" is hosting a two-term online course on "Climate Change Science and Negotiations," starting in October 2014. That class will be part of the core requirements for the master's program and, simultaneously, offered as a massive open online course.

U Michigan Adds Office of Digital Ed and Innovation To Improve Tech Use

The University of Michigan has added an Office of Digital Education and Innovation in an effort to help faculty use technology and digital programs more creatively.