Instructional technology / distance education

Tech giant unveils iBooks 2, iBook Author, and upgraded iTunes U

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LIVE UPDATES: Officials announce 100 new courses produced with colleges, and plans to make textbooks far more versatile.

What does the LMS of the future look like?

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Two young companies try to elbow their way into the learning-management market, while another looks to subvert it from the outside.

U.S. News & World Report releases first ever online college program rankings

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Despite data collection bugs, U.S. News & World Report publishes the first online iteration of its controversial college rankings.

Daytona State reins in its push toward e-textbooks

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Daytona State reins in a plan to push students and faculty toward electronic textbooks.

How universities might use MOOCs to encourage online teaching (essay)

In the second part of a series on the influence of MOOCs on faculty behavior, Marie Norman offers suggestions for how administrators can use the courses to encourage professors to teach online.

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How MOOCs can develop good (and bad) teaching habits (essay)

Teaching massive open online courses can encourage instructors’ good (and bad) habits. Marie Norman explores how we can use what we learn to improve teaching.

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Pulse podcast features interview with Bryan Alexander on higher ed's future

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The Pulse podcast features an interview with Bryan Alexander.

21st Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference

Wed, 10/14/2015 to Fri, 10/16/2015


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, 1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
32830 Lake Buena Vista , Florida
United States

Coursera adds corporate partners to massive open online course sequences

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Massive open online course provider Coursera adds corporate partners to its course sequences and says it has found a business model.


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