Online Learning Consortium Announces 2016 Class of OLC Fellows

Drs. Jennifer Richardson and Robbie Melton will be recognized for exceptional contributions to the field of online learning during a ceremony at next month’s OLC Accelerate conference in Orlando. NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (Oct. 19, 2016) – The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) today announced Jennifer Richardson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Learning Design and Technology,... Read More>

Finding Courseware that Fits Your Goals

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 11, 2016) - Today marks the official launch of the Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework, a research-based resource to help postsecondary decision-makers navigate the digital courseware market and effectively adopt and implement courseware solutions. The Framework, developed through a collaboration between the Online Learning Consortium ("OLC")... Read More>

OLC’s Online Learning Journal Celebrates 20 Years in Publication

OLJ’s international reach and influence will be demonstrated during sessions at this week’s EDEN RW9 Conference in Germany, and at OLC Accelerate, Nov. 16-18, in Orlando. NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (Oct. 5, 2016) — The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its scholarly journal, Online Learning (OLJ), which... Read More>

Online Learning Consortium Announces Recipients of 2016 OLC Awards and Effective Practice Awards

Awardees will be recognized at the OLC Accelerate Conference, Nov. 16-18, in Orlando; OLC also announces four recipients of the 2016 Bruce Chaloux Memorial Conference Scholarship. NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) today announced the recipients of the 2016 OLC Awards and the 2016 Effective... Read More>

Online Learning Consortium Announces Best-in-Strand Sessions for #OLCAccelerate, Taking Place Nov. 16-18, in Orlando

OLC Accelerate 2016 will gather thousands of online learning researchers, practitioners and EdTech innovators from around the world to share and discover effective practices and evaluate technologies for teaching and learning online. NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (Sept. 28, 2016) — The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is gathering online learning leaders from around... Read More>

Part 2: What’s Next for Digital Learning in Higher Ed?

EdSurge | September 13, 2016 - TWEET TAKE TWO: Digital learning enthusiasts came together on Tuesday for the second higher-ed #DLNchat, part of a series of Twitter chats run through the Digital Learning Network in partnership with the Online Learning Consortium and Tyton Partners. Last month the inaugural chat dived into how digital learning can improve outcomes for... Read More>

A Kitchen for Tech

EdTechDigest | September 6, 2016 - Cooking up a makerspace for some delectable Professional Development. GUEST COLUMN | by Ann Musgrove, Frank Tomsic, Jessica Knott, David Goodrich, and Angela Gunder Education conferences are full of wonderful ideas, presentations, and demonstrations about pedagogy and the newest technology tools. What is often missing is a... Read More>

Keypath Education, Baker College partner to serve nontraditional students

eCampusNews | August 30, 2016 - Keypath Education and Baker College, the largest independent, not-for-profit college in Michigan and one of the 10 largest private colleges in the U.S., are teaming up to better serve on-ground and online students. One of the first colleges to pursue online education, Baker College Online recently... Read More>

Scoring the Scorecards

Inside Higher Ed | August 30, 2016 - After spending, in the words of educational technology manager Gus Roque, “a lot of work and … a lot of money” to redesign hundreds of courses according to Quality Matters’s standards for high-quality online education, Florida International University this spring decided to take... Read More>

Above the Noise: The Higher Education Highway (Part 1)

The EvoLLLution | July 27, 2016 - By: Kenneth Hartman, Past President of Drexel University Online, Drexel University, OLC Board of Directors “At any given moment there is a sort of all-prevailing orthodoxy, a general tacit agreement not to discuss some large and uncomfortable fact.” George Orwell In previous edition of Above the Noise, published... Read More>