What's the best way to keep students on track in an online course?
The Massachusetts Instute of Technology, a school renowned for its intrepid experimental nature — MIT Media Lab, D-Lab, MITx and OpenCourseware, to name a few experiments — wants to accelerate education innovation and "reimagine" its own future.
Online instructional tool provider WebAssign has launched Course Packs, assignments designed for specific textbooks.
Seven new higher ed leaders have joined the ranks of the Fellows of the Online Learning Consortium (formerly the Sloan Consortium).
To help meet a growing demand, Dallas’ Southern Methodist University will launch a new Master of Science degree in data science in 2015, with courses drawn across its schools of humanities and sciences, engineering, and the arts.
Anant Agarwal, CEO of the nonprofit MOOC platform provider edX, had some harsh words for traditional education, saying it's "pathetic" that classrooms today still look like the did decades ago. And, undaunted by MOOC critics, Agarwal highlighted the potential he sees for MOOCs in a keynote address at the Campus Technology conference yesterday.
A new online leadership certificate program at University of California Irvine's Extension will use direct assessment rather than classroom hours to measure student success.
These 10 strategies can help keep learners on track to successfully finish your online course.
California Southern University, a private institution that offers online degree programs, will be accepting transfer credits from a private company that provides online classes.
Telefonica and Banco Santander have partnered on the worldwide launch of what is being billed as the world's first Spanish-language massive open online course platform, MiriadaX.