From gamification to makerspaces, here's what was trending on our website last month.
A research project at Pennsylvania State University looked at how to improve the completion rate for people who undertake massive open online courses — a rate that currently stands at a dismal 10 percent.
Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system.
Union College has teamed with a private partner in an effort to make affordable online courses more easily available to students.
Excelsior College has teamed with a private partner to create a low-cost alternative pathway to college credit.
The planned acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft could either sound the death knell for colleges and universities put out of business by the coming "competency marketplace," or it could help schools raise their retention and graduation rates, thereby ensuring their long-term success.
Instructors at USC's Keck School now have a new resource for flipping the classroom.
In a world where we can place people in empty seats in cars and empty beds in houses, why not place people in empty chairs in college classrooms?
Cornell University and the University of Queensland have partnered to offer, via edX, a new massive open online course about sharks.
WebSeries, the new subscription portal on eCornell, hosts one-hour online events for working professionals and lifelong learners.