Archives - October, 2015

Rewarding Innovation for Improving Student Success

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

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In the last 35 years, the number of wealthy students obtaining bachelor’s degrees has grown dramatically (from 44% to 77%), but for low-income students it has only inched up three percentage points (from 6% to 9%), according to a 2015 Pell Read More >

Big News for OLC and the Online Learning Community

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Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., CEO and Executive Director, Online Learning Consortium

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The OLC team has landed in Orlando for the 21st Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference – if you’re joining us, whether in person or virtually, welcome! I’m thrilled to be able to jumpstart things this week with some very Read More >

Happenings on the Hill – Part II

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Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., CEO and Executive Director, Online Learning Consortium

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

 

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It’s amazing what a few days can bring!  Just last week, we posted a blog about our work (with Cooley LLP and UPCEA) to be in the conversation about the “Happenings on the Hill”.  Today, two different Quick Takes were Read More >