Pennsylvania State University is launching a new online graduate certificate program designed to help HR professionals understand the laws, policies and best practices related to companies with international employees.
New "micro" online certification programs are changing the educational pathways to success in certain industries.
Few institutions of higher education perform academic advising online or have specially trained or equipped counselors ready to help distance learning students with their advising needs. Those are some of the findings in an extensive report from Primary Research Group, which recently published the "Survey of Best Practices in Academic Advising."
FutureLearn has attracted five new institutions to join its MOOC platform with massive, open, online courses.
Two new master's degree programs at Hofstra University Law School are intended to meet the need for more information about health law and policy.
Pennsylvania State University has adapted its master's in electrical engineering program to offer an online version through Penn State World Campus.
Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc said he sees technology as central to the next evolutionary step in higher education, and he challenged colleges and universities to embrace and expand efforts around distance learning.
Linfield College Online and Continuing Education in Oregon has introduced two new online certificate programs: Wine Marketing and Wine Management.
A California university is experimenting with student engagement in a science class using a special writing surface, a studio audience and a streaming media site. Now, the institution is considering adding a second set-up just like it and others in the California State University system may follow.
Instructure Canvas has a new lecture capture and video solution in its Open LTI App Collection.