MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

Penn State Expands Online Master of Ed Program

Pennsylvania State University has expanded its online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to include five areas of emphasis for students to choose from.

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.

Research: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom

An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University.

Edvance360 Adds Videoconferencing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with 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.