MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


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.

Average Tuition for an Online Bachelor's Program: $43,477

$43,477 is the average cost for an online bachelor's degree in the United States, according to data released by Hanover Research. An online master's degree cost about half as much.

California Community Colleges Joining Forces for Online Success

California's statewide Online Education Initiative hopes to dramatically improve student success rates online.



New Global Online Education Report To Study Impact of Online Learning Worldwide

The Sloan Consortium is partnering with a group of higher education and inter-governmental organizations to launch a new research initiative focused on the global impact of online learning.

U Houston System Intros Free AP Exam Prep and Teacher Training MOOCs

The University of Houston System is launching its first three massive open online courses, two of them targeted to high school seniors preparing for advanced placements tests and one for K-12 teachers.

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering To Launch Online Continuing Ed Program

The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering is collaborating with a private partner to launch an online continuing education program in March.

Kaplan Online Students To Hit Online Bookshelf for Texts

Kaplan University's online program will be using digital content supplied by Ingram Content Group.

A High-Tech Prescription for Training Doctors

Progressive new approaches to medical education aim to give doctors-in-training more practical, hands-on experience.