Archives - January, 2017

An Hour with Six Thought Leaders

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Kathleen Ives, D.M., OLC, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Karen Pedersen, Ph.D., OLC, Chief Knowledge Officer

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What do you think would happen when you bring six thought leaders from the field together for an hour long conversation?   Let us tell you, it’s an enlightening, engaging, and informative experience!  Last week, that very experience happened for both Read More >

OLC Board Vice President’s Research Study Featured in First Edition of Inside Digital Learning

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

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Yesterday, Inside Higher Ed launched Inside Digital Learning, a weekly newsletter providing in depth coverage of technology and the learning experience.  Featured in the first newsletter was a study conducted by Dr. Eric Fredericksen, Vice President of the Online Learning Read More >

OLC Board Members’ Online Programs Recognized for Excellence

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

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Last week U.S. News & World Report released the annual ranking of Best Online Colleges of 2017. The Online Learning Consortium is pleased to announce that three OLC board members are associated with programs listed in the annual rankings. Dr. Peter Read More >

Why Faculty Still Don’t Want to Teach Online

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Robert Ubell, Vice Dean for Online Learning at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering

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This essay is republished with permission from Inside Higher Ed.  It is adapted from Robert Ubell’s book, Going Online: Reflections on Digital Education, now available for purchase through OLC. Robert Ubell is vice dean for online learning at New York University’s Tandon School Read More >