MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


University of Maryland

University of Maryland Launching Online Master's Degree in Technology Entrepreneurship

This fall, the University of Maryland will offer a new online master's degree program in technology entrepreneurship.

Seton Hill U, Blended Schools Launch Dual Credit Foreign Language Courses

A new online foreign language program offered through Blended Schools Network will let high school students earn college credit from Seton Hall University.

Technology and the Future(s) of the University

Georgetown University is calling on its entire campus community to explore what the institution of 2030 will look like and to experiment with new ways of educating students. The impact of its discoveries may ultimately end up being felt throughout American higher ed.

6 Ways to Be a Better Online Teacher

With more and more faculty being asked to teach blended or online courses, the need for faculty training has never been higher. CT looks at tried-and-tested strategies for molding better online instructors.

New Leadership at EdX and Coursera

Two of the major MOOC providers in the U.S. announced new executives yesterday.



U North Carolina Greensboro Enters MOOC Arena with Soulful Course

The University of North Carolina, Greensboro has entered the massive open online course arena with it's first offering, "The Soul and the Search for Meaning: From the Greeks to the Present."

HBX platform

Harvard Business School Launching First Courses on HBX Online Platform

Harvard Business School is ready to dive into the waters of online learning. The institution will soon begin enrollment in the first set of courses to be offered on HBX, a new e-learning platform the school has been quietly developing over the past year and a half.

UNC Rolling Out Online Ed.D. Program

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is launching an online doctoral program in kinesiology.

edX Opens Up Membership Structure, Adds 12 Organizations

edX is opening up its membership beyond its initial 32 charter institutions. With its new membership structure, the online course provider will bring colleges, universities and other organizations into the fold as regular members, including 12 new institutions announced today.

Cornell Report Notes Promise of Distance Learning but Cautions Against Overtaxing Faculty

A new report from Cornell argued that, despite the promise of online learning, caution should be exercised in implementing policies that might overburden faculty. The report also recommended against awarding credit for MOOCs at Cornell.