MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


It's Accessible and Affordable: Immersive Media in Higher Education

CT talks with Penn State University Director of Education Technology Kyle Bowen about the directions immersive media has been taking in higher education and the practices that are making 3D, VR, AR, and 360 video technologies accessible for faculty and students.

2U Issues Research Grants; Builds Online Degree Programs for Vanderbilt, Pepperdine, Dayton

2U said the one-year awards, totaling almost $200,000, are meant to support the work of full-time faculty members and other academic leaders at the firm's partner universities.

Penn State Opens First Online Bachelor's in Engineering

The online classes will be taught by the faculty from the university's school of engineering, which also offers a face-to-face version at the campus in Erie and is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

European MOOC Platform Expands to 5 U.S. Universities

FutureLearn, the largest MOOC provider in Europe, today announced its first United States university partners.

NYU Creates Pathway to Tandon for Non Computer Science Students

New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering has launched a new online program that gives students lacking a background in CS the opportunity to switch fields and pursue a master’s in computer science.



7 Tips for Listing MOOCs on Your Résumé

Here's how to put your massive open online course experience to best advantage when documenting your skills.

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.

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