MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Brandman U Launches Competency-Based IT Degree

Brandman University is expanding its MyPath competency-based education program with a new Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (B.S.IT).

ASU's Global Freshman Academy Taps Adaptive Software for Math Students

Arizona State University's online Global Freshman Academy is rolling out adaptive software to help tens of thousands of students work through its College Algebra & Problem Solving course. The GFA program, delivered via massive open online course provider edX, will be the first to utilize McGraw-Hill Education's ALEKS adaptive learning product in a MOOC format.

U Nevada Reno Taps Private Partner To Provide Services for Online Master's of Social Work

The University of Nevada, Reno's School of Social Work is teaming with a private partner to expand access to its online Master of Social Work program, which is launching foundational and concentration tracks in the fall.

U Southern California, Syracuse Expand Masters Programs with Private Partner

Just days after announcing it was working with the University of North Carolina to deliver four new certificate programs in its business school, 2U has also gone public with news that it is extending its contract with the University of Southern California (USC) school of education for an additional 12 years and teaming up with Syracuse University to help launch a new online master of public administration.

U North Carolina Business School Teams with 2U for Online Graduate Certificates

The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is expanding its graduate certificate program with the launch of four new online certificates, including one in data analytics and decision-making.



Half of MOOC Users in Developing Countries Get Certificates

A new study by researchers at the University of Washington has found that the use of massive open online courses is much different in emerging countries than in the United States and, in some ways, more in line with what MOOC's original proponents had in mind.

Stanford Unveils New, Updated Online Courses in Computer Security

Stanford University has enhanced its online certificate program in advanced computer security, adding a new course in network security and updating its course in emerging threats and defenses.

New Engineering MOOC Uses Adaptive Tech to Improve Outcomes

The University of New South Wales Australia is launching an engineering MOOC that will use adaptive learning technology to personalize course materials for students and boost completion rates for those new to the field.

U California Grants A-G Approval for 30 Edmentum Courses

The University of California has granted a-g approval for an additional 30 online and blended learning courses offered by Edmentum.

How Students Try To Bamboozle Online Proctors

The use of "cheat sheets" is the most common way students try to cheat on their online tests, according to online proctor Examity. The second most common tactic is to use Google Search and Translate, followed by copying test questions for distribution, hiding flashcards underneath the keyboard and hanging answers on walls.

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