MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Game-Based Simulations Teach Environmental Science at ASU Online

To better engage its online learners, Arizona State University is piloting game-based simulations from Toolwire in its ASU Online environmental science courses.

Sonic Foundry Launches Cloud-Based Videoconference Capture

Sonic Foundry today introduced Mediasite Join, a cloud service for recording videoconference sessions and turning them into searchable, on-demand video content.

Linn-Benton CC Launches Online Campus

Linn-Benton Community College is formally launching LB iLearn, an online campus that began teaching classes in January 2014.

MIT Scales Up Homework Reviews

MIT researchers have developed a new system to help instructors review computer science homework assignments in courses with hundreds or thousands of students.

Northwestern Debuts 2 New MOOCs, First MOOC Specialization

Northwestern University will launch two new massive open online courses (MOOCs), one in healthcare and one in business, this spring, as well as its first MOOC specialization.



Support for flipping faculty

3 Ways to Support Flipping Faculty

Reinventing classes in a flipped format takes a lot of time and effort. Here's how three institutions have created a support structure for faculty making the switch.

U Arizona Launches Online Campus with 21 Undergrad Programs

The University of Arizona has opened registration for 21 undergraduate programs in its new online campus, UA Online.

New England College Doubles Online Degree Options

New England College is beefing up its online degree offerings with the addition of a half-dozen new associates and bachelors degrees.

Cybrary Launches Online Platform for IT Education

Cybrary has launched an online platform designed to help higher ed and K-12 teachers plan manage and monitor IT and cybersecurity curricula.

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

The push for "student success" is all around us. But what about the notion of "faculty success"? CT talked recently with Michael Cottam, who believes that supporting his institution's online faculty is the most important element of creating student success at Webster University.