MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Researchers Receive Grant for Study of Virtual Schools

Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.

West Georgia Tech Turns to Private Partner for Online Career Prep

West Georgia Technical College has selected a private partner to provide online career training for student in its Community Education department.

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space Debuts Online Essay Coaching

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.

Study: Online Ed Execs Need More Accurate Measures of Students' Career Success

According to a recent survey, executives of online and professional higher education programs want to change the way they evaluate the career success of their graduates.

EdX, Arizona State U Add Online Proctoring Service for Global Freshman Academy

EdX has tapped a private partner to provide remote proctoring services for its Global Freshman Academy.



edX Taps Partner To Build Out Mobile Learning Capacity

MOOC provider edX is working with a division of wireless technology company Qualcomm to sort out the educator's "mobile first" strategy.

4 Lessons Learned from Virtual Application Management Rollouts

In a session at the Citrix Synergy conference in Orlando, FL, IT leaders from the universities of Central Florida, South Florida and Florida shared their experiences rolling out and maintaining virtual application management technology.

UC Irvine Vampire MOOC Will Analyze Biological and Cyber Hacks

First zombies, now vampires: After creating a popular MOOC in 2013 on the science, math and health concepts behind the TV series "The Walking Dead," the University of California, Irvine has partnered with Instructure and cable channel FX to launch "Fight or Die: The Science Behind FX's 'The Strain,'" a massive open online course inspired by themes from the TV vampire drama.

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When Actors Replace Instructors as On-Camera Talent

If your school has been producing course videos the same way for years, it may be time to update your technique to make sure students are still watching. Purdue shares lessons learned from an unconventional approach.

Stanford Video Discussion Group Tool Leads to Improved Outcomes

Stanford University is testing out the use of small group video discussions to see what impact it has on learning outcomes for people in massive open, online courses. So far it looks like scores on exams and assignments go up for participants.