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.
eScience Labs has introduced the second edition of its introductory biology lab kit, an online platform featuring 28 labs designed for non-majors in first and second semester online or hybrid courses.
A faculty member at the University of Illinois has found the use of a technology that immerses her physical presence into her course presentations so effective, it has become "essential" to how she teaches now.
The University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education is launching its first online doctorate degree.
The University of Utah's Division of Continuing Education is turning to online training and e-learning company StormWind to provide courses specifically for Cisco, Microsoft and CompTIA training.
Virtual school provider K12 Inc. this month received notice that the NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 of its schools for initial eligibility review for prospective student athletes. The NCAA stipulates the coursework does not fulfill its course requirements for nontraditional high schools.
The course, Programming for Everybody, taught by Charles Severance (on the Coursera platform and at Dr. Chuck Online), introduces participants to Python programming and provides them with the tools to turn around and teach those concepts themselves — or simply to continue their own training in programming.
edX has teamed up with CourseTalk to provide a platform for course reviews that includes star ratings and in-depth comments.
Not even a month after Wichita State University said it was teaming up with Blackboard to create a new approach for delivering student services, the University of Arkansas announced that it would be working with the education technology company to analyze the marketability of its online degree programs.
In this debate, the question might not be so much about whether online education is effective, but whether it could be any worse than the existing model.