MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


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Opening Doors to Accessibility

It shouldn't take a lawsuit for universities to pay attention to accessibility for all students.

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Innovative MOOCs Take Learning in New Directions

Recent efforts are tweaking the formula for massive open online courses and expanding their reach to new audiences.

Gartner: Student Success Driving Education IT More than Anything Else

Student success and the reinvention of academic credits top the list of business trends that are currently influencing education, according to a recent report from Gartner.

EdX and Microsoft Launch IT Development MOOCs

In a first for both companies, edX and Microsoft have partnered to launch IT development courses on the edX online learning platform.

Yale Aims To Offer Physician Associate Degree Online

Yale University's School of Medicine is attempting to take its Physician Associate Program into the online realm with the help of a private partner



Rutgers Offers Online Course on Video Sharing

The Rutgers Business School Executive Education program will offer an online course, dubbed a "mini-MBA," in viral video marketing.

Trident Tries Shorter Online Courses

Can shorter courses lead to better outcomes? A for-profit online university will soon find out when it adds an option for eight-week terms to its program offerings.

Penn State Expands Online Master of Ed Program

Pennsylvania State University has expanded its online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to include five areas of emphasis for students to choose from.

U Southern California's Rossier School of Ed Launches Equity Teacher Ceritificate Program

University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has teamed with a private partner to launch an online course focused on strategies to differentiate instruction for English language learning students in an effort to prepare them for Common Core assessments. The course is one of four that, taken together, comprise the "Equity Educator Certificate Program."

Research: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom

An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University.