MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


The Hidden Costs of Active Learning

Flipped and active learning truly are a better way for students to learn, but they also may be a fast track to instructor burnout.

UMUC to Offer Free Online Coding Program for Students and Grads

University of Maryland University College students and graduates can sharpen their coding skills at no cost thanks to a new partnership with technology talent development company Revature.

Excelsior College to Expand Online Writing Lab

Thanks to a two-year, $300,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation, Excelsior College is expanding the reach of its Online Writing Lab, a publicly available interactive website designed to help students improve their writing skills.

University of Michigan Launches 'Teach-Out' Series on edX

A new "teach-out" series from the University of Michigan focuses on creating discourse in today's shifting political climate.

New Alliance Works to Bring College into High School

Thirty-five organizations, from ACT to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, have banded together to promote the idea of bringing college into high school.



Examity Intros Mobile ID Verification

Online proctoring company Examity is introducing a mobile authentication product that will allow test-takers to use their smartphones for identity verification.

Intellify and Learning House Partnership Focuses on Data and Retention

Intellify Learning and The Learning House are collaborating to expand data analytics for online learning programs.

edX Retiring Original MIT Circuits and Electronics Course

Starting this week the original course that thrust MIT into the annals of MOOC history will exist no longer — although an updated version will continue being available.

Report: Alternative Credentials Still Mostly a Hit-and-Miss Process

A new report explores how colleges and universities define alternative credentials and work with their incoming students to issue credit for their prior learning.

American Public U Adds CBE to Online Mix

The new "Momentum" offerings allow students to master competencies and move through course materials at their own pace without being held back by limitations on how much they can accomplish in a term.

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