Telefonica and Banco Santander have partnered on the worldwide launch of what is being billed as the world's first Spanish-language massive open online course platform, MiriadaX.
New York’s Binghamton University is working with an online education site to make its more than 200 online certificate courses available to students and state residents.
Northwestern University's Family Institute in Illinois is taking its counseling master's program completely online.
The University of Oklahoma's One University Digital Initiative is a technology strategy for a broad, sweeping campaign to ensure the university will take its place in the digital realm.
The formerly named Sloan Consortium (rebranded earlier this month) has named Kathleen Ives CEO and executive director, following an interim stint in those roles. OLC is a non-profit organization focused on helping colleges and universities "launch and sustain high-quality online learning initiatives."
According to a report from TechNavio, MOOCs ongoing expansion is owing in part to the rising costs of higher education and universities' turning to MOOCs for their big data tools.
While college presidents are skeptical about massive open online courses (MOOCs), they see plenty of potential "positive impact" with hybrid courses that blend face-to-face and online learning as well as adaptive learning that uses technology to modify lessons based on the progress shown by students.
EdX has partnered with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor to create an open-platform massive open online course portal powered by edX's open-source platform, with the goal of expanding educational opportunities for people in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Arab world.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is returning to Coursera for seconds next year when it undertakes delivery of six new massive open online courses on the MOOC platform during 2015-2016.
To better reflect its mission of advancing the quality of online learning worldwide, the Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) has changed its name to the Online Learning Consortium (OLC).