Archives - March, 2015

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 >