MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Indiana U Implements Software-Based Videoconferencing for Virtual Classrooms

Indiana University has implemented a software-based video conferencing solution to enable interactions between teachers and students in virtual classrooms using existing IT infrastructure.

Research: Online Students Take 5 Forms, Each Calling for Unique Offerings

Online instruction needs to become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.

Oregon State U Offers MOOC for K-12 Educators

Oregon State University will offer its first massive open online course this fall in partnership with Stanford University and the Oregon Department of Education.

Harrison College To Distribute KnowU Online Learning Environment

Harrison College has teamed up with a private partner to make its KnowU learning environment available to other career schools and higher education institutions.

Sharing Instruction

Videoconferencing technology is allowing three institutions to pool instructional resources and make specialized courses available to more students



Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to Train K-12 Teachers for Online Instruction

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) will now train educators in designing and teaching courses for the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Report: Students Expect Future Universities To Be Flexible, Accessible, Career-Oriented

Students expect universities to be more accessible, flexible and focused on jobs, according to a new survey commissioned by Laureate International Universities and compiled by Zogby Analytics.

1 in 10 Students Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses

A little more than 12 percent of all post-secondary students are enrolled exclusively in online courses or online degree programs. According to the latest figures released by the National Center for Education Statistics, another 13 percent are taking at least some courses online.

Coursera to Reach Learners in Turkey Through Turkcell Academy Partnership

Turkcell Academy, a free digital learning platform in Turkey launched last January by Turkish telecommunications and technology company Turkcell, has partnered with Coursera to expand its mobile education offerings.

Stanford Report Shares Snapshot of Online Learning

A new report from Stanford University examining the use of online technologies and methods for delivering education says that 1.9 million people around the world have registered for one or more of the public courses taught by the California university's faculty.