One of the first universities to offer a degree in data science, Columbia University, in partnership with non-profit education provider edX, is now branching online with a new series, Data Science and Analytics in Context.
On October 2-3, 2015, educators, technologists, researchers, learning scientists, entrepreneurs, and funders of MOOCs gathered at the LEARNING WITH MOOCS II Conference at Columbia University to share their innovations, discuss their impact on education, and look at the future of online learning.
Columbia University has launched a new Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). The CTL partners with faculty, students, and colleagues across the University to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.
A new online learning platform is developed to enhance training and education for nursing students in Africa.
On Thursday, November 6, 2014, Shigeru Miyagawa presented at Conversations on Online Learning, a series of talks sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL). One of the leaders in the movement to open university courses to the world, Miyagawa addresses what lessons online learning and MOOC producers can draw from the Open CourseWare movement and shows video from his own team-taught MOOC on edX.
The Provost Faculty Advisory Committee on Online Learning issued its first report.
Eric Foner, Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian and Columbia University’s DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, will launch a new MOOC (massive open online course) that investigates the most pivotal era in American History: The Civil War and Reconstruction.
Indiana University, Colorado State University, University of Florida and University of Michigan form Unizin to leverage new technologies for sharing digital content and improving student outcomes.
A Teachers College study finds that a primary goal for institutions offering MOOCs is to extend institutional reach and access to education.
On Thursday, May 8, 2014, Brian Greene, a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, was joined by Claudia Dreifus, a journalist and adjunct professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Maurice Matiz, acting executive director of the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL), moderated the discussion.