MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


1 in 10 Students Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses

A little more than 12 percent of all post-secondary students are enrolled exclusively in online courses or online degree programs. According to the latest figures released by the National Center for Education Statistics, another 13 percent are taking at least some courses online.

Coursera to Reach Learners in Turkey Through Turkcell Academy Partnership

Turkcell Academy, a free digital learning platform in Turkey launched last January by Turkish telecommunications and technology company Turkcell, has partnered with Coursera to expand its mobile education offerings.

Stanford Report Shares Snapshot of Online Learning

A new report from Stanford University examining the use of online technologies and methods for delivering education says that 1.9 million people around the world have registered for one or more of the public courses taught by the California university's faculty.

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Instructure Launches White-Label Distance Learning Platform

Instructure has launched a new service for schools, colleges and universities that lets them host their own branded distance courses and course catalogs online — Canvas Catalog.

Syracuse U Shifts Online MBA to New Learning Platform

Syracuse University will be revamping how it delivers its online MBA program.



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2U's Next Chapter Following the Demise of Semester Online

The experiment called Semester Online will shortly close operations. Naysayers and competitors may claim that the closure dents 2U's reputation. The company sees the outcome differently.

Florida Virtual Campus Launches State-Wide Online Course Catalog

The Florida Virtual Campus has launched the Distance Learning Course and Degree Program Catalog in an effort to improve student access and success.

Carvechi Debuts Online Collaboration Platform

Carvechi Technology has released a cloud-based collaboration platform, Collaboratory, featuring content sharing, digital whiteboards and voice over Internet protocol.

Are MOOCs Just Moneymaking Scams? Providers Challenged To Substantiate Grandiose Claims

Are online education providers serving the masses or just amassing wealth for themselves? That's the question the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education wants answered. The group today challenged the leaders of edX, Udacity and Coursera to a public debate "about the claims and promises being made by the online education industry about the quality of its higher education programs."

U Southern California Ed School Packages Teacher Training

The University of Southern California's education school has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.