MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


What a Microsoft-Owned LinkedIn Means for Education

The planned acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft could either sound the death knell for colleges and universities put out of business by the coming "competency marketplace," or it could help schools raise their retention and graduation rates, thereby ensuring their long-term success.

USC Keck School of Medicine Taps Wirecast for Lectures on Demand

Instructors at USC's Keck School now have a new resource for flipping the classroom.

ALEX Wants to Fill Classrooms Like Airbnb Fills Beds

In a world where we can place people in empty seats in cars and empty beds in houses, why not place people in empty chairs in college classrooms?

Cornell U, U Queensland Partner on Shark MOOC

Cornell University and the University of Queensland have partnered to offer, via edX, a new massive open online course about sharks.

eCornell Introduces Live Online Events with Cornell Faculty

WebSeries, the new subscription portal on eCornell, hosts one-hour online events for working professionals and lifelong learners.



10 Best Online Schools and Resources for Students with Disabilities

A new guide from OnlineSchoolsCenter ranks the top 10 disability-friendly schools and offers guidance to students with disabilities.

Peirce College Debuts Competency-Based IT Degree

This fall, Philadelphia's Peirce College will launch its first competency-based degree program: a bachelor's degree in information technology with a concentration in networking, administration and information security.

Junction Teams with MBS to Distribute OER-Based Course Materials

Courseware developer Junction Education has partnered with course material fulfillment firm MBS Direct to bring its OER-based courses and authoring platform to a wider range of campuses.

U Wisconsin Prof Seeks To Bring Data Science to Life with Virtual Reality

Students in an online data science program offered by the University of Wisconsin may soon get an opportunity to use virtual reality headsets to interact with mountains of data.

Strayer U Deploys Data Analytics To Improve On line Student Engagement

Strayer University has recently gone public with a partnership designed to help identify factors that contribute to success for student in online courses.

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