MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Embry-Riddle Expands Dual Enrollment to Online Courses

A university with 150 campuses around the world and online offerings has just opened up dual enrollment specifically for high schoolers.

Edvance360 Adds Videoconferencing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.

Ball State U Deploys Desktop Video Tools for Flipped, Distance Learning

Ball State University has gone public with its use of a desktop video creation and publishing tool to support the growth of distance and flipped learning.

Robotic Telepresence Platform Now Features Teleportation

Revolve Robotics has announced KUBI Video 2.0, the latest version of its video collaboration app for its flagship KUBI robotic telepresence platform.

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Michigan State Tests Telepresence Robots for Online Students

Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, has been experimenting with telepresence robots that let online students participate in face-to-face classes.



Northwestern Launches Content Strategy Specialization MOOCs

Northwestern University now offers a specialization certificate in Content Strategy for Professionals in Organizations through the Coursera platform.

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Video Collaboration Broadens Learning at Birmingham-Southern College

With an average class size of 16 students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, Birmingham-Southern College offers a focused learning environment that lets each student get the most from his or her time on campus. But in line with the emerging trend of blended learning in education, we have also enhanced that environment with video conferencing — bringing a broader learning experience to our students.

Vista Higher Learning Launches Platform for Online Spanish Ed

Vista Higher Learning has launched Portales, an interactive online program for learning and teaching college-level Spanish.

Northern Arizona U Students Satisfied with Personalized Learning Program

A recent survey of students at Northern Arizona University has found that students in a new Personalized Learning program are largely happy with the new competency-based initiative.

Harvard and MIT Face Lawsuit for Lack of Online Captioning

On the same day that MIT issued an extensive strategic plan for fostering greater campus inclusiveness, the Massachusetts school has been sued for the non-inclusive nature of its massive open online courses and other publicly available online content. Along with Harvard University, MIT now faces a lawsuit from the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) as well as four deaf and hard of hearing individuals accusing the institutions of failing to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.