Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 12:23am
The California State University, the nation’s largest four-year university system, has selected Pearson to launch Cal State Online, a fully online program designed to increase access to higher education. Cal State Online will launch in January 2013 with a selection of undergraduate degree completion and professional master’s programs, leveraging the multitude of programs currently available across the CSU.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 08/21/2012 - 7:11pm
A group of online-learning ventures is collaborating on a new kind of free class to be offered this fall, known as a mechanical MOOC (for “massive open online course”), that will teach a computer-programming language by patching together existing resources from open-learning sites.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 08/15/2012 - 7:34pm
College courses have been offered online for more than a decade, but the past two years have seen the concept gain more attention as major colleges have signed up, creating paid and free coursework that some say could upend higher education.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 08/08/2012 - 11:52pm
When the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offered its first free online course this spring, Ashwith Rego jumped at the chance to learn from some of the world’s leading researchers — without leaving his home in India.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 11:24pm
Sonic Foundry, Inc., the trusted market leader for video management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting, today announced the company’s Mediasite platform will be used to live webcast the 28th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, held this week at the Monona Terrace and Convention Center in Madison, Wis.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:47pm
When the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offered its first free online course this spring, Ashwith Rego jumped at the chance to learn from some of the world's leading researchers – without leaving his home in India.