MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms


Bringing Location-Based Learning to Life

The University of San Diego built a Web-based collaboration tool that connects classroom concepts with real-world locations and discoveries.

Survey: MOOCs Supplement Traditional Higher Ed

A new survey of students enrolled in massive open online courses (MOOCs) suggests that the courses are supplementing traditional higher education forms and "democratizing learning."

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Telepresence Robots Attend Campus Tours, Classes and More at Oral Roberts U

Oral Roberts University is exploring the potential of real-time, streaming, mobile telepresence tech.

MIT Researchers Develop Model To Predict MOOC Dropouts

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a model that aims to predict when students will drop out of a MOOC.

Columbia College Chicago Rolls Out Live, Interactive Virtual Tours

Prospective students at Columbia College Chicago can now view live-streamed, interactive virtual tours in HD.

Penn State Funds Projects To Enhance Online Learning

Pennsylvania State University's Center for Online Innovation in Learning will fund seven new projects designed to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.

Open EdX Now Available From Amazon Web Services Marketplace

The MOOC provider founded by Harvard and MIT, EdX, announced that its open source platform, Open edX, is now available through Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

U California, Irvine Extension Launches Online Courses in Student-Centered Learning

The University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a pair of online courses designed to help teachers develop their skills in cognitive and student-centered learning.

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Designing Learning Spaces for Both Online and On-Campus Delivery

Purdue University found a way to create a flexible and inviting learning space for on-campus learners while also delivering high-quality audio and video recording for distance students.

Carnegie Mellon To Experiment with Blended Learning in Computer Science Course

The Pittsburgh-based university will look for "that sweet spot" between all-in-person and all-online instruction.