MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Penn State Develops Virtual Reality for Distance Education

Engineering students at Penn State have developed an immersive virtual reality system with the potential to provide distance education students with an immersive, tactile classroom experience.

FlipCon Conference to Offer Wide-Ranging Sessions on the Flipped Classroom

Hosted by the Flipped Learning Network, the conference will take place online and in person at Michigan State University, and will includes sessions for those who are new to flipped learning, as well as those who are more experienced, doing research on the practice and seeking tools and skills.

EdX To Host Linux Systems Certification Course

The Linux Foundation and edX are partnering to offer an online course designed to help people become Linux systems administrators.

6 Telltale Signs of Disruptive Innovation

6 Telltale Signs of Disruptive Innovation

Disruption is easy to define but hard to recognize — which is why it's important to experiment and find ways to break free of traditional approaches to teaching and learning.

Mount Holyoke College Kicks Off Hybrid Teacher-Leader Development Program

Massachusetts' Mount Holyoke College is introducing online and face-to-face educator programs intended to train teachers how to be more effective in their own schools.



Jive, iTalent Partner on Higher Ed distance Learning Initiative

Communication and collaboration tool provider Jive Software has partnered with iTalent, a provider of IT consulting services, in an effort to make online learning more consistent with traditional classrooms for teachers and students.

Researchers Receive Grant for Study of Virtual Schools

Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.

West Georgia Tech Turns to Private Partner for Online Career Prep

West Georgia Technical College has selected a private partner to provide online career training for student in its Community Education department.

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space Debuts Online Essay Coaching

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.

Study: Online Ed Execs Need More Accurate Measures of Students' Career Success

According to a recent survey, executives of online and professional higher education programs want to change the way they evaluate the career success of their graduates.