Archives - July, 2019

What is learner presence?

Exploring Virtual Science Labs

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Dr. Julia VanderMolen, Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University, and instructor for OLC’s Online Science Labs Mastery Series

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Higher education facilities are offering students more online courses for many reasons (Allen & Seaman, 2014). Chandler, Park, Levin, and Morse (2013) suggest that a single form of learning is not enough and combining hands-on activities with online learning would Read More >

GAMING AND VIRTUAL REALITY

#WeAreOLC: Narratives and Storytelling in Gaming

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Madeline Shellgren and Adam Davi (Co-Chairs, 2019 TechnologyTest Kitchen)

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With the idea of stories being a connecting element throughout all of our conference activities, we are creating a variety of opportunities for you to share your story and to hear the stories of others. We’re calling this initiative #WeAreOLC. As Read More >

Engaging the Reluctant Online Learner

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OLC Director of Research and Innovation, Lynette O’Keefe and OLC sponsor TechSmith

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This blog post is brought to you by the Online Learning Consortium on behalf of our OLC Accelerate 2019 sponsor, TechSmith. After ten years of teaching online and face-to-face classes, Boise State University faculty member Tracie Lee hit multiple hurdles teaching Introductory Business Read More >

People Networking at EdTech Conference

#WeAreOLC: Equity and Identity in Storytelling

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Angela Gunder (Co-Chair, OLC Live at OLC Accelerate 2019) and Madeline Shellgren (Co-Chair, 2019 Technology Test Kitchen at OLC Accelerate 2019)

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With the idea of stories being a connecting element throughout all of our conference activities, we are creating a variety of opportunities for you to share your story and to hear the stories of others. We’re calling this initiative #WeAreOLC. As Read More >

What We Share

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OLC Collaborate South Carolina Presenter Dr. Jonathan Lashley, Senior Instructional Technologist, Boise State University

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I think a lot about how people share. As a student, the willingness of some faculty to share their time and projects with me helped shape my career in education. What generally attracts me to the open education movement is Read More >

Insights from the Field: Online Nursing Education in Higher Ed

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OLC Institute for Professional Development

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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, Joanne Serembus, OLC Institute faculty for Read More >