MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

Colorado State U Launches Online Teacher Licensure in Math, Science

Colorado State University-Global Campus will launch new online teacher licensure programs in science and math this spring.

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Building for a Generation We'll Never See: Technology Change is Not Deja Vu

Our institutional missions can be extended into the future and supported by the same vision and community values that originated them. But technology change, often spurred on by external markets, may come in waves of extreme and dramatic change.

American Council on Ed Offers Alternative Credits for Non-Traditional Students

The American Council on Education has selected several non-accredited education providers to offer courses for its Alternative Credit Project, an initiative designed to help nontraditional students earn college degrees.

Academic Partnerships Awards Grants for Distance Ed Research

Academic Partnerships has selected 16 faculty members from five universities as the recipients of its latest round of Academic Research Grants.

Udacity and Google Unveil Co-Developed Nanodegree

For-profit online education provider Udacity and Google today unveiled a new micro-credential program, the Senior Web Developer Nanodegree.

Northern Virginia Community College Shares OER Degree Programs

Through a partnership with open courseware provider Lumen Learning, Northern Virginia Community College's Extended Learning Institute is publishing 24 online college courses designed with 100 percent open educational resources.

Survey: Not Enough Training, Instructional Support for Online Adjunct Faculty

Colleges and universities are increasingly relying on adjuncts and part-time faculty members to teach their online courses. A quarter of schools have increased the use of online adjunct instructors by five percent or more; 31 percent have increased their use by up to five percent. Yet often, these instructors don't receive training on how to teach online; the schools lack formal policies for faculty expectations; and faculty are expected to create their own online courses with or without institutional help.

Texas A&M U Launches Online Master's of Public Service

Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service is launching an online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration.

Western Kentucky U Launches Competency-Based Advanced Manufacturing Degree

In an effort to provide more flexible degree options for adult learners, Western Kentucky University is launching AMS On Demand, a competency-based bachelor of science degree program in advanced manufacturing.

Saint Mary's U Debuts Accelerated Online MBA

Minnesota's Saint Mary's University is launching an accelerated online MBA program in an expansion of its fully online offerings.