MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


MIT Prof Uses MOOC To Flip Classroom

A professor at MIT has used the videos for the massive open online course version of his Visualizing Japan course to flip the classroom-based version of the same course.

OSU Course Helps Teachers with Online Lab Science Classes

Oregon State University is collaborating with a private partenr on a graduate-level course designed to help the students teach their own online laboratory science classes.

Pearson Updates Tutoring Service with Dashboard iPad App

Pearson has updated its Smarthinking on-demand tutoring service in an effort to improve online learning outcomes for individuals and institutions.

Columbia Launches Hybrid Learning Initiative

Columbia University has asked faculty members for proposals to incorporate hybrid learning into their classrooms.

Ontario Online Will Expand Access to Courses for Province's Students

Plans are moving ahead for Ontario Online to become available to almost all of the province's college students in fall 2015.



Stanford Takes New Executive Innovation Training Program Online

Stanford University, which has long been in the business of training industry leaders, is offering a new online model for its executive learning programs.

Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

Can Libraries Save the MOOC?

As massive open online courses move toward version 2.0, libraries are in a unique position to guide and support the future of blended learning.

Online Learning Consortium To Host Distance Learning Discussions

The Online Learning Consortium will host a series of Google Hangouts next week, November 10-14, in honor of National Distance Learning Week.

Oregon State U Launches Online Certificate for Higher Ed Professionals

Oregon State University has launched a new online certificate program designed to help higher education professionals improve their teaching abilities.

Indiana U Launches Master's Degree for Big Data Specialists

To keep pace with projected job growth in fields related to big data analysis and management, the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing is introducing a new master's degree program in data science.