GROOC–add to your vocabulary

MOOCs, and now GROOCs…

According to the article: “McGill University is partnering with edX to launch what they institutions are calling a “GROOC,” or a massive open online course (MOOC) for groups. The new course, “Social Learning for Social Impact,” launches next month and “aims to inspire social change through global collaboration of like-minded people working to create positive, sustainable impact,” according to a news release.”

Flipping in ALS

The School of Engineering at the University of Kansas has introduced several new active learning classrooms this fall, the largest of which can accommodate up to 160 students. We are working on something similar for the new library extension and NU SEng. More details are in the article.