MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

Western Governors U Launches Online Master's Program for English Teacher Prep

Western Governors University has launched a new online master's degree program for students who want to become English teachers in middle schools or high schools.

Berkeley Launches Big Data MOOCs

Berkeley has teamed with a private partner to launch two new MOOCs focused on big data analysis using Apache Spark, an open-source big data processing engine.

Chief Digital Officer

Does Higher Ed Need a Chief Digital Officer?

Digital technology is fundamentally changing the nature of higher education — and its strategic leadership.

Online Courses in High School Could Help with College Prep

A recent study suggested that taking online classes especially benefits students' "self-regulatory behaviors," which are important for success in higher education. Time management and the coordination of "distributed" or study groups surfaced as being particularly important.

U Texas, Austin Debuts Course App To Complement MOOC

The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first course app in an attempt to meet the needs of students, who prefer to access digital content via apps instead of Web sites.

EdX Launching MOOCs with Free Certificates for Teacher Training and AP Prep

MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.

Brandman U Offers Program in Using Social Media to Recruit Employees

A partnership with The Sourcing Institute will give employment recruiters tips on how to use social media to find quality employees.

Using Video Grading to Help Students Succeed

Using Video Grading To Help Students Succeed

Creating videos to supplement the grading process can personalize the instructor-student relationship, clarify expectations and help keep learners on track.


U Oklahoma's Janux Flips the MOOC

The University of Oklahoma's Janux learning platform makes the university's online courses available to students all over the world for free.

MIT Prof Uses MOOC To Flip Classroom

A professor at MIT has used the videos for the massive open online course version of his Visualizing Japan course to flip the classroom-based version of the same course.