MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Columbia College Chicago Rolls Out Live, Interactive Virtual Tours

Prospective students at Columbia College Chicago can now view live-streamed, interactive virtual tours in HD.

Penn State Funds Projects To Enhance Online Learning

Pennsylvania State University's Center for Online Innovation in Learning will fund seven new projects designed to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.

U California, Irvine Extension Launches Online Courses in Student-Centered Learning

The University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a pair of online courses designed to help teachers develop their skills in cognitive and student-centered learning.

Open EdX Now Available From Amazon Web Services Marketplace

The MOOC provider founded by Harvard and MIT, EdX, announced that its open source platform, Open edX, is now available through Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

Purdue distance learning classroom

Designing Learning Spaces for Both Online and On-Campus Delivery

Purdue University found a way to create a flexible and inviting learning space for on-campus learners while also delivering high-quality audio and video recording for distance students.



Carnegie Mellon To Experiment with Blended Learning in Computer Science Course

The Pittsburgh-based university will look for "that sweet spot" between all-in-person and all-online instruction.

Report: Clear Objectives and Ease of Use Key to Successful Online Courses

Online courses should state the course objectives clearly and provide easy-to-use technology to maximize the chances of student success, according to a recent survey conducted by Eduventures.

California Community Colleges to Roll Out On-Demand Faculty Training

Faculty and staff in the California Community Colleges will soon have access to online training on digital skills and tech tools.

Penn State Debuts Online Master's in Special Ed

Penn State has launched an online master's in education program aimed at working teachers.

e-portfolios

E-Portfolios Link Academic Achievements to Career Success

Portland State University's new online business degree program is using e-portfolios to document students' academic and professional growth.