MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

Report: Clear Objectives and Ease of Use Key to Successful Online Courses

Online courses should state the course objectives clearly and provide easy-to-use technology to maximize the chances of student success, according to a recent survey conducted by Eduventures.

California Community Colleges to Roll Out On-Demand Faculty Training

Faculty and staff in the California Community Colleges will soon have access to online training on digital skills and tech tools.

Penn State Debuts Online Master's in Special Ed

Penn State has launched an online master's in education program aimed at working teachers.


E-Portfolios Link Academic Achievements to Career Success

Portland State University's new online business degree program is using e-portfolios to document students' academic and professional growth.

Army Leadership Instructors to Earn Penn State Online Degrees in Education

The United States Army wants to transform the teaching capabilities of faculty who instruct noncommissioned officers at its U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. So it's sending 20 sergeants major back to school in an online program to obtain master's degrees in education from Penn State.

New Online Learning Platform Designed for Creative Arts Education

Open to learners anywhere in the world, Kadenze was created in partnership with creative arts departments at Princeton, Stanford, California Institute of the Arts, UCLA, Otis College of Art and Design, California College of the Arts, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Goldsmiths University of London, Cornish College of the Arts and more.

EdX Course Collection Aims To Combat Summer Slide

EdX has partnered with the National Summer Learning Association to launch a collection of free courses designed to help combat summer slide.

Community Colleges and Employers Develop Online Course Content To Address High-Need Skills Gap

CorpU, a social learning platform, and Jobs for the Future, a national nonprofit that focuses on addressing workforce demands, have assembled the College Employer Collaborative (CEC), a group of community colleges and employers that will work with CorpU to develop college curricula and credentials intended to meet the needs of high-growth industries.

Penn State Develops Virtual Reality for Distance Education

Engineering students at Penn State have developed an immersive virtual reality system with the potential to provide distance education students with an immersive, tactile classroom experience.

FlipCon Conference to Offer Wide-Ranging Sessions on the Flipped Classroom

Hosted by the Flipped Learning Network, the conference will take place online and in person at Michigan State University, and will includes sessions for those who are new to flipped learning, as well as those who are more experienced, doing research on the practice and seeking tools and skills.