MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Study: Online Students Want Interaction, Community

Online students crave interaction with classmates and instructors, according to a new report from Learning House and Aslanian Market Research.

Facebook’s Developer Circles Draws Social and Online Learning Community Worldwide

Facebook last week at its F8 developer conference unveiled a program that aims to connect developers around the world and foster collaboration in computer science.

New Analytics Tool Tracks Cheating Patterns for Online Testing

Online proctoring and identity verification company Examity today launched examiDATA, a data platform designed to "aggregate and analyze information on test performance and academic integrity."

Flipping the Risk and Reward Model of Higher Education

A one-year college alternative promises to prepare students for the workplace, with no tuition due until they land a paying job.

New MIT Lab Intends to Deliver Education Innovation to the World

To expand its mission of delivering education worldwide, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched a research, policy, pedagogy and practice lab that intends to uncover new ways of delivering education to learners in developing countries. The new "J-WEL" lab will emphasize reaching underserved populations such as women and girls, and displaced persons.



Most Experts Predict a "Mix of Models" for Future of Ed

Experts in higher education, technology, government and research expect the future of workplace training to include new kinds of educational offerings that can train large numbers of workers in the skills they'll need. That overall conclusion came out of a query on the topic posed by the Pew Research Center and Elon University, generating some 1,400 responses.

Udacity Boosts Projects in Intro to Programming Nanodegree Program

Amid news that coding bootcamp graduates are finding work, Udacity has tweaked the formula for its popular introductory course in programming by adding three new projects.

Asynch Delivery and the LMS Still Dominate for Online Programs

While a recent research project examined enrollment patterns for online courses, a new survey is looking at broader questions related to online programs, this one based on responses from "chief online officers." Produced by Quality Matters and Eduventures, the "Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE)" offers a "baseline" examination of program development, quality measures and other structural issues.

Coding Dojo Names Top Coding Languages by City

Java, JavaScript/MEAN stack and Python are in high demand across the United States, according to new research from Coding Dojo.

Harvard HMX Offers Dose of Medical School Training in Online Format

Harvard University is issuing certificates for anybody who passes one or more of the same online courses that are also taken by incoming students prior to starting their Harvard Medical School curriculum and used by the institution's faculty to "flip" their classrooms.

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