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 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.
Digital technology is fundamentally changing the nature of higher education — and its strategic leadership.
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.
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.
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.
A partnership with The Sourcing Institute will give employment recruiters tips on how to use social media to find quality employees.
Creating videos to supplement the grading process can personalize the instructor-student relationship, clarify expectations and help keep learners on track.
The University of Oklahoma's Janux learning platform makes the university's online courses available to students all over the world for free.
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.