MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Research: Flipped Learning for ESL Students Shows Potential

The use of the "flipped" model of instruction for English-as-a-second-language (ESL) college students can improve their autonomous learning skills, according to the results of a small research project that took place in Tomsk, Russia.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in March

From digital textbooks to napping pods, here's what was trending on our Web site last month.

U Illinois Launches MOOC-Based Master's in Data Science

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering an online Master of Computer Science in Data Science degree through the Coursera massive open online course platform.

California Districts To Beef up CTE with Grant Money

California's Central Region Agriculture Education Career Pathway Consortium has received $15 million in grant funds from the California Career Pathways Trust to expand and improve career and technical education programs in 36 high schools and three community colleges in the region.

2 Universities Recognized for Tech in Online Teacher Prep

Two universities, California State University, Fullerton and Lehigh University, have earned certification from a nonprofit organization for their emphasis on the use of technology in learning in their teacher preparation programs.



Ball State U Earns Learner Support Program Certification

Quality Matters (QM) today announced that Ball State University is the first higher education institution in the country to earn the standards organization's Learner Support Program Certification for an online program.

New Penn State Course Tackles Teaching with Call of Duty, World of Warcraft

Forget about hunting down just the right educational game for your students. Let them use the games they already love — Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Call of Duty — and then untangle how those can be fit into the learning goals you have for them. Figuring out how to do that as a teacher is the focus of a new course at Penn State.

Bethel U Taps Online Course Provider To Ease Degree Completion

Bethel University in McKenzie, TN has added new online course options to help students in the College of Professional Studies complete their degree programs.

U Massachusetts Launches its First Online Badge Program

The University of Massachusetts' online consortium, UMassOnline, has launched its first non-credit badge program.

Vanderbilt U Hosts Conference on Distance Learning for Less Common Languages

Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN is hosting a workshop on distance learning for rarely taught languages.

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