MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


New Coalition Created to Advocate for Adult Learners

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, Online Learning Consortium, Presidents' Forum and University Professional and Continuing Education Association have joined forces to create the National Adult Learner Coalition, an organization devoted to advancing the adult learner agenda and expanding post-secondary education and credentialing opportunities.

Online Courses Marketplace Launches Live, Affordable Tutoring Service

TakeLessons, an online marketplace for finding and vetting instructors, earlier this week introduced an affordable way for learners of all ages to receive live instruction from real teachers over the internet.

Harvard Tailoring the MOOC Experience With Adaptive Learning

Harvard University has begun experimenting with the use of adaptive functionality in one of its massive open online courses.

Pepperdine Taps 2U for Two New Online Degree Programs

Pepperdine University is expanding its online education efforts with two new degree programs, to be launched this fall through a partnership with 2U.

U Alaska System Consolidation Plans Anger Faculty

A multi-year initiative at the University of Alaska System to streamline individual campus degree offerings to cut expenses shows signs of heading off the rails.



Data Map Shows Computer Science, Business are the Most Popular Online Courses in the U.S.

Coursera has analyzed data from 5 million students in the United States who have enrolled in the company’s massive open online courses (MOOCs), uncovering that computer science and business are the most popular topics overall in the majority of states and more MOOC learning trends,

11 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2017

Five higher ed leaders analyze the hottest trends in education technology this year.

Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data

Two of the brains behind the institutions' edX programs have released results of a joint research project that mined the data generated through four years of MOOC activity.

George Mason U to Boost Online Graduate Programs Through Wiley Partnership

In an effort to expand the scope of its online graduate programs and offer "transformative educational opportunities for working adults and non-traditional students," George Mason University has signed a 10-year agreement with knowledge and learning services provider John Wiley and Sons.

Texas School Issues Scholarships to Vets for Online Courses

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is working with ed2go to fulfill a Joining Forces commitment. Joining Forces is a White House initiative launched five years ago, calling on Americans to rally around service members and their families in the areas of wellness, education and employment.

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