MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


DeMillo on MOOCs and College Affordability

Technology has the potential to solve the affordability and access problem in higher education, according to the author of Revolution in Higher Education.

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Fall More Than 12 Percent in Second Quarter

Worldwide tablet shipments, including detachables and slates, reached 38.7 million in the second quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. That’s 12.3 percent less when compared to Q2 2015, as vendors begin to refocus their product lines and consumers hold off on purchases.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in July

From online learning to facial recognition, here's what was trending on our website last month.

How to Design Standards-Based Online Courses

Two universities share how the Quality Matters rubric informs their online course design and improves the learning experience for students.

Federal Government Seeks to Regulate Online Education Programs

The Education Department’s latest proposal sets forth several federal requirements for colleges and universities that offer distance education programs.



Blackboard Partners with Examity To Improve Online Proctoring

Blackboard has partnered with Examity in an effort to improve the efficiency, security and convenience of online assessments.

Half of Online Students Would Not Opt for Live Courses

New research into the demographics of online college students found 50 percent of them would probably not choose to attend classes on a physical campus.

Stanford Debuts Online Communication Course for Teachers

Stanford University's Graduate School of Education has launched a new online course, Effective Conversation in the Classroom, designed to help educators learn to create rich and meaningful conversations in their classrooms.

D2L Adds Virtual Classrooms to Brightspace

D2L has updated its learning management system, Brightspace, with integrated virtual classroom capabilities.

Rural Areas Get Federal Financial Lift for Distance Learning

A United States Department of Agriculture grant program will fund 45 projects intended to connect rural communities in 32 states with educational experts via videoconferencing.

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