Adult Education: Oh, Yeah! Oh, Yeah!

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Melanie Shaw

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Adult learning is an important topic for anyone engaged in the delivery of online higher education. Adults have unique learning needs and to be effective, instructors must take these needs into consideration. Adult learners have incredible resilience, zeal, and incentive Read More >

Keeping Pace with the Changing Face of Higher Ed.

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Dr. Karen Pedersen, Chief Knowledge Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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Whether we engage a retrospective and look back 20 years or fast forward 20 years, either direction the higher education landscape changes. What will the higher education institution of the future look like? How will the learning experience morph? What Read More >

It’s The Little Things

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Kathy Achen, Assistant Professor, Doña Ana Community College

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The summer schedules have come out at the Community College where I teach and students are starting to deliberate how bad they want their summer off. Their thought pattern is simple, as many of us had it when we were Read More >

Reflections on the first OLC Collaborate – Kansas City

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Devon Cancilla, Vice Provost for Online and Distance Learning, University of Missouri 

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Some may not realize that the first OLC Collaborate in Kansas City actually started with a potential disaster. Marshall Hill, the Executive Director of NC-SARA and the first keynote speaker of the day was stuck in Denver! As it turned Read More >

Literature Review Examines Evolving Military Learner Population

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Kate Ford, Director of Information & Research Analysis, University of Maryland and Karen Vignare, Vice Provost, Maryland University College

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Literature Review Examines Evolving Military Learner Population Is your institution prepared to meet the needs of current generation military learners? Each year an average of 300,000 degree-seeking active-duty service members attend college courses through the Department of Defense’s Voluntary Education Read More >

Guest Bloggers Wanted

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Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Institute 

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In 2015, OLC is looking for guest bloggers to help share and further the knowledge and discussions of our community. The OLC Community blog is looking for quality original content. The general content themes should focus around online learners, tools, Read More >