MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


U Southern California, Syracuse Expand Masters Programs with Private Partner

Just days after announcing it was working with the University of North Carolina to deliver four new certificate programs in its business school, 2U has also gone public with news that it is extending its contract with the University of Southern California (USC) school of education for an additional 12 years and teaming up with Syracuse University to help launch a new online master of public administration.

U North Carolina Business School Teams with 2U for Online Graduate Certificates

The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School is expanding its graduate certificate program with the launch of four new online certificates, including one in data analytics and decision-making.

Half of MOOC Users in Developing Countries Get Certificates

A new study by researchers at the University of Washington has found that the use of massive open online courses is much different in emerging countries than in the United States and, in some ways, more in line with what MOOC's original proponents had in mind.

Stanford Unveils New, Updated Online Courses in Computer Security

Stanford University has enhanced its online certificate program in advanced computer security, adding a new course in network security and updating its course in emerging threats and defenses.

New Engineering MOOC Uses Adaptive Tech to Improve Outcomes

The University of New South Wales Australia is launching an engineering MOOC that will use adaptive learning technology to personalize course materials for students and boost completion rates for those new to the field.



U California Grants A-G Approval for 30 Edmentum Courses

The University of California has granted a-g approval for an additional 30 online and blended learning courses offered by Edmentum.

How Students Try To Bamboozle Online Proctors

The use of "cheat sheets" is the most common way students try to cheat on their online tests, according to online proctor Examity. The second most common tactic is to use Google Search and Translate, followed by copying test questions for distribution, hiding flashcards underneath the keyboard and hanging answers on walls.

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.

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