MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


U Arizona Girds for Online Undergrads

Now that the University of Arizona has launched an online campus, UA Online, the institution is ready to start up its first "General Education Academy" to help students prepare for their virtual education.

NYU School of Engineering Launches 3 Online Certificate Programs for Big Data Skills

In response to the growing demand for big data expertise, New York University's Polytechnic School of Engineering is launching online certificate courses in data science, power engineering, and data center and cloud technologies.

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Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going

While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.

Online Degrees Show 'Net Positive' Campus Impact

Online education is good for the planet and good for the student, according to a new study by sustainability scientists at Arizona State University and Dell.

Michigan Virtual U Revamps Professional Development Courses

Knowledge Delivery Systems will relaunch 60 courses for MVU’s LearnPort, intended to help Michigan K-12 educators meet their continuing education requirements.



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5 Lecture Capture Hacks for More Engaging Videos

The best flipped courses provide students with compelling, interactive learning content to hold their attention outside of class. Here are five ways to take lecture videos to the next level. 

Arizona State U Teams with Private Partners on Adaptive Learning

Arizona State University has partnered with Cengage Learning and Knewton to develop new active learning systems for introductory courses.

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The Tools of Change

Technology is fundamentally changing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education.

UC Riverside Expands Online Engineering Degree Programs

Through a partnership with Pearson, the University of California at Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering is growing its online engineering degree programs, adding specializations in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering (Power Systems), Environmental Engineering Systems (Water), Materials at the Nanoscale, and Mechanical Engineering.

edX MOOC Research Gives Clearer Picture, Challenges Assumptions

If massive open online courses are goldmines of data, surely, edX must be the mother lode. MIT and Harvard University have just published a 37-page draft report that summarizes a multitude of findings from two years of hosting 68 courses on the popular MOOC platform.