The popular Penn State massive open online course "Creativity, Innovation and Change" will be available in Chinese when it is launched July 14. The course, which explores the science of creativity, is the first dual-language MOOC for Penn State.
One of the great ironies of online learning is that a tool created to foster personalized learning is actually quite impersonal, in practice. It doesn’t have to be that way. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) are based on a simple premise: deliver free content from the world’s greatest professors to the masses, and a global…
As more schools look to implement blended learning, positions like “Blended Learning Manager” and “Personalized Learning Director” have popped up in larger numbers on jobs boards. I just wrapped up my first year in such a role as the Director of Technology for KIPP Chicago Schools. As I reflect on t
Combining distance learning and in-class teaching into one course for graduate-level engineering management students has some distinct advantages and challenges. The course is not presented in an online teaching arrangement conducted via the internet while sitting at computers. Rather, it is a combination of in-class teaching and internet contact. For in-class students, it is a normal lecture course. For distance learning (DLN) students, lectures are recorded and posted the next day and are accessible online.