Instructional technology / distance education

Blended master's program proves ideal fit for indigenous student population

Residents of First Nations communities can earn a master's degree in school psychology thanks to a blended program that accounts for their needs.

Tips and resources for instructional designers entering the field

Tips, links, resources and words of wisdom for early-career instructional designers.

The risks of treating 'academic innovation' as a discipline (opinion)

Calls to create a discipline around the term risk reinforcing existing problems with how it is used -- and misused -- in higher education, Rolin Moe writes.

Rice University and 2U Reteam for Online Short Courses

Rice University will add master's-level online short courses in business and management with the help of its online program management provider 2U. The first short course, Project Management, will launch this fall. Students will receive a certificate at the end of each short course.

The institution established last year its partnership with 2U for MBA@Rice.

Crime scene simulation uses virtual reality to unite disparate police courses

Police officers in the making at George Washington University can tap into a virtual crime scene as the foundation for learning across multiple courses.

2018 AECT International Convention

Tue, 10/23/2018 to Sat, 10/27/2018


Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Kansas City , Missouri
United States

International Conference on Theory and Practice of Multidisciplinary Academic Research

Thu, 07/26/2018 to Fri, 07/27/2018



Education Department sets timeline for $5 million OER pilot

The U.S. Department of Education is moving forward this summer on a $5 million program for the creation and development of OER.

Ontario Students Gain Access to Courses

The Ontario government has forged a partnership with LinkedIn that will allow students at all 44 of the Canadian province's colleges and universities to access more than 10,000 courses on the LyndaCampus platform.

The full-access partnership, which will affect more than one million students, aims to enable more opportunities for flipped classrooms and prepare students for the workplace.


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