MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

Australian University Eyes Use of Badging for Credit

An Australian university with an international online student body expects to begin accepting digital badging in 2016 that could reduce the amount of time required for people to obtain their master's degrees in IT.

Manhattan College Launches Online Master's Degree for Business Leaders

Manhattan College has unveiled a new online master's degree focused on organizational leadership.

ASU Taps Personalized Learning Tech for Global Freshman Academy Courses

This fall, students at Arizona State University's Global Freshman Academy will experience a personalized learning environment designed to boost engagement and knowledge retention.

Arkansas State U Expands Online Degree Offerings

Arkansas State University has launched four new bachelor's degree programs that are entirely online.

NYU's Steinhardt School To Launch Online Graduate Programs

The unit of New York University will begin its first-ever online degree programs in late 2016 and early 2017.

Penn State Launches Certificate in International Human Relations

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.

Nanodegrees in higher ed

How Nanodegrees Are Disrupting Higher Education

New "micro" online certification programs are changing the educational pathways to success in certain industries.

Online Advising Still a Rarity in Higher Ed

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 MOOC Platform Adds 5 New Universities

FutureLearn has attracted five new institutions to join its MOOC platform with massive, open, online courses.

Hofstra To Offer Graduate Online Degrees in Health Law

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.