MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


U Southern California Launches Online Doctorate of Ed Program

The University of California's Rossier School of Education is launching an online Doctorate of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership this week.

Coursera Expands Presence in China

Coursera's massive open online courses will now reach millions more learners in China, thanks to a new partnership with the country's Hujiang online education platform.

Stanford Debuts Online Writing Course for College, High School Students

Stanford writing instructors have partnered with undergraduates to create a non-credit course open to the public via Stanford Online.

Brandman U Adds Digital Badges for Competency Ed Students

Brandman University has teamed with a private partner to provide digital badges for students in its online competency-based degree programs.

2015 Predictions: Competency-Based Ed To Grow, Debt Could Topple Some Schools

Online learning will grow this year, but only modestly; more colleges and universities will test out competency-based assessment; and education technology will continue expanding as an industry, driven by investment capital. Those are three of the predictions for the coming year from higher education research and advisory firm Eduventures.



Cornell Experiments With the Flipped Classroom

Nearly 3,000 students at the Ithaca, NY, university participated in a new way of taking physics and biology courses this past semester.

New Hampshire Signs Up for Ed Reciprocity Program

New Hampshire has become the 18th state to sign on for a program intended to make it easier for students to take online courses from schools in other states.

Online University Adopts Business Simulator for MBA Students

Northcentral University, a fully online graduate school, has adopted a new business simulation tool for the capstone courses of all its MBA programs and specializations.

Nicolet College Adopts Telepresence Tech for Distance Learners

Wisconsin's Nicolet College has adopted telepresence at three of its campuses in an effort to better support distance learning students.

U Texas El Paso Expands Distance Programs for Underserved Students

The University of Texas at El Paso is launching UTEP Connect, an online education initiative designed to provide access to education for approximately 5,000 underserved students.