MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Video on Its Way to Becoming Education Norm

Video has become as ubiquitous in higher education classrooms as big screens in the fitness center and Hulu in residential halls, according to the latest results of Kaltura's "The State of Video in Education" report.

Nursing Ed Using More Virtual Simulation, Other New Tech

A recent survey of thought leaders in the nursing field revealed that nursing education programs are accelerating adoption of virtual simulation and other cutting-edge technologies.

Link between Low Broadband Access and Lower Degree Achievement Noted in Florida

A lack of widely available broadband is correlated to a smaller percentage of residents with college degrees or certificates. That's the suggestion of a presentation made recently in Florida to the Higher Education Coordinating Council.

RIT Intros edX Professional Certificate Program for Soft Skills

A new online program from Rochester Institute of Technology launching on edX will help learners hone their "soft skills" — the interpersonal, communication and social intelligence skills that help build relationships, improve productivity and foster collaboration in the workplace.

ProctorU Intros AI-Based Online Proctoring

Online proctoring and identity management company ProctorU today launched ProctorU Auto, an automated online proctoring solution that uses artificial intelligence to flag suspicious test-taking behavior in real time.



College Program Promotes 'Freshman Year for Free'

The Modern States Education Alliance, a group of public colleges and universities, has posted a set of on-demand college classes that wannabe-students can take for no cost, including digital textbooks used in the courses.

Kent State U to Combat Cheating with Proctorio

Kent State University is teaming up with Proctorio to protect the academic integrity of online exams in its undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

Purdue U to Train 10,000 IT Workers for Infosys

Purdue and Infosys will work together to develop course materials in digital agriculture, cybersecurity, biopharma analytics, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence and data analytics.

Georgia Tech Launches Facility for Remote Users to Control Robot Swarms

The Georgia Institute of Technology is opening the "Robotarium" this month to allow users from around the world to test out their code on a rotating pair of robot swarms.

Tulane U to Expand, Improve Online Offerings

Tulane University has tapped a private partner in an effort to expand and improve its online offerings.

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