Monthly Archives: August 2013

PRESIDENT OBAMA ON COLLEGE EDUCATION REFORM

By Lillian Williams What are innovative ways to educate students in the 21st century? President Obama jumped into the education reform debate today during a speech at State University of New York in Buffalo, N.Y. Citing specific examples,  the President’s … Continue reading

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YES, A MOOC FOR MOODLE! STARTING SEPT. 1

By Lillian Williams A brand-new MOOC (massive open online course) will show teachers how to use Moodle for their courses or employee training programs. Ida Brandao, senior officer of Portugal’s Ministry of Education, already has enrolled, as mentioned in her … Continue reading

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Howard University Ramps Up Online Learning Programs

By Lillian Williams As previously reported on this website, a research study concludes that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) should increase offerings of online courses and programs. Four researchers at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC., conducted the study. … Continue reading

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