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MOOC Uses Comic Books To Teach Social Issues

A Ball State University doctoral candidate in education studies is preparing to teach her second comic book-based MOOC.

U Florida Targets 24,000 Online Enrollments Through Pearson Partnership

The University of Florida has launched UF Online to offer undergraduate degree programs online for new and transfer students.

Western Governors U Joins National Network To Grow STEM Teaching Force

Western Governors University has been selected as a partner in 100Kin10, a national network that aims to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers over 10 years.

What Will Drive Technology Adoption in Colleges and Universities This Decade

The latest Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative has identified the top six trends that will drive changes in higher education for the remainder of this decade.

Udemy Reaches 2 Million Students

Online course provider Udemy has reached the 2 million-student milestone, only five months after it reached the 1 million-student mark.



Stanford PERTS Seeks Research Proposals for Mindset Challenge

Stanford PERTS is seeking research proposals for a new initiative, called the Mindset Challenge, which aims to find ways to boost student motivation and outcomes in online learning environments. Deadline for proposals is April 1.

The Secret of Southern New Hampshire University's Success

SNHU went from a small, relatively unremarkable New England institution to one of the biggest nonprofit online educators in the country.

Brandman U To Offer Online, Competency-Based Business Administration Degree

Brandman University, a private nonprofit institution part of the Chapman University System, is working with Flat World Education to offer an online, competency-based bachelor's degree in business administration.

Inside the First-Year Data from MITx and HarvardX

Harvard researcher Andrew Ho on what we can learn from the first set of edX MOOC data.

Minerva Hybrid Pilot Bringing Students Together Physically for Classes Online

The Roman goddess of wisdom has lent her name to a new university in which students will meet much of the time online but live together in the same physical location.