Archives - February, 2015

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 >

Community Shares Online – #olcchat

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Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Institute

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Scroll down below to learn more about what people are sharing online.  Join the community and share what you are learning and working on!   [View the story “Tracking Online Trends & Upcoming OLC Conferences” on Storify]

Living the Unconference Life – a Form of Praxis?

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Maha Bali, Associate Professor of Practice, American University in Cairo

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When I think about what’s special about conferences, it’s the opportunity to focus for a few days on my learning and not worry about everyday routine work; and it’s the opportunity to meet others and network, talking about our learning, Read More >

How Can We Meet the Unique Challenges of Community Colleges in the Online Environment?

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Dena Coots, Director of Distance Education/Instructional Design, Alvin Community College, Texas

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How Can We Meet the Unique Challenges of Community Colleges in the Online Environment? Find Out In Our New Workshop, DEVELOPING ONLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAMS, Starting February 27!   Online education is rapidly expanding as a preferred delivery mode for Read More >

Learning from the #OLCCHAT community online

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Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Institute

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Read below to learn from others in the online community.  Share with us what you are learning and reading through social networks.   [View the story “What the #OLCCHAT community is talking about…..” on Storify]

Contextualizing “Grade Level” To Advance YOUR Agenda

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Karen L. Pedersen, Ph.D., Chief Knowledge Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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Just last week, I started in a new role with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) as their Chief Knowledge Officer. I’m excited to work across the online community to advance our shared agenda.   It was very fortuitous that the Read More >

Competency Based Education Models

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Come See Why Competency Based Education Models Are Challenging Traditional Notions of Seat-Time In Our New Workshop, EXPLORING COMPETENCY BASED INSTRUCTION, Starting on February 6! As student demographics have shifted, the cost of higher education has risen, and technology has Read More >