Archives - March, 2016

Insights from the Field: The Inspiration Behind the Solution

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Jennifer Rafferty, Director of the Institute, Online Learning Consortium

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Insights from the Field: The Inspiration behind the Solution The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is reaching out to our global community of thought leaders, faculty, innovators and practitioners to bring you insights from the field of online, blended and digital Read More >

Capturing Innovation: Why a Photo Safari at the #OLCInnovate #PlugIN

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Laura Gogia, MD PhD, Research Fellow in Connected Learning for the Office of Learning Innovation and Student Success at Virginia Commonwealth University

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Several weeks ago I wrote a blog post describing some features of the digital participatory, or #PlugIN,  experience that we will explore at the OLC Innovate conference in New Orleans, April 20-22, 2016 .  So far, I’ve gotten fairly positive feedback – people seem to be Read More >

ImagiCon: Imagine the Possibilities with OLC’s DLIAward

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Nori Barajas-Murphy, Grant Project Director, Online Learning Consortium

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OLC joins NMC at SXSWedu for ImagiConOLC’s Chief Knowledge Officer Karen Pedersen and Business Development Representative Matt Norsworthy joined me in Austin last week for the SXSWedu Conference & Festival where we met other grantees and partners of the Bill & Read More >

Insights from the Field: The Fun in Course Redesign

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Dr. Jill Buban, Sr. Director Research & Innovation, Online Learning Consortium

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The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is reaching out to our global community of thought leaders, faculty, innovators and practitioners to bring you insights from the field of online, blended and digital learning.  This week, Dr. Laurie Hillstock, instructor for the Read More >

Create an Epic Win with Gameful Design

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Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D; Online Learning Consortium

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Games are fun! Most people seem to agree with this sentiment.  So why not use games to make education a fun and engaging experience? This isn’t a new concept and there are plenty of buzz words people use to talk Read More >

Student Learning Outcomes: A Primer

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Jill Buban, Ph.D; Online Learning Consortium

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Last week, I read Dr. Fowler’s blog post, Student Learning Outcomes: A Primer,  and was immediately drawn to the ease in which he describes different types of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs).  Dr. Fowler’s post provides an excellent primer on the Read More >