Archives - March, 2020

Moving Learning Online: Teaching in a Time of Crisis

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Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D., Interim Chief Executive Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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As a parent, I have the opportunity to observe how educators at both the K-12 and university level handle this rapid move to remote learning. As someone whose work centers on the field of online learning, I confess I’ve had Read More >

Special Announcement: OLC Innovate 2020 Moves to Virtual Conference

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OLC and MERLOT

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Special Announcement: As previously shared with our community, OLC and MERLOT continue to monitor the evolving factors related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, particularly with regard to our OLC Innovate 2020 conference (presented in partnership with MERLOT). Among recent developments, gatherings exceeding Read More >

How to Prepare an Effective Proposal

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OLC Accelerate 2019 Workshops Co-Chair Tawnya Means

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OLC Accelerate 2019 Workshops Co-Chair Tawnya Means shares how to prepare your proposal to present at the OLC Accelerate event this fall. You have a great idea or rock star practice that you would like to share with others, and as Read More >

Important OLC Innovate 2020 Update

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Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D., Interim Chief Executive Officer, OLC

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Due to circumstances related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have made the difficult decision to postpone OLC Innovate 2020, originally scheduled for March 31 – April 3, in Chicago. We have been working with the Sheraton Grand Chicago to finalize Read More >

Are We Having Fun Yet?

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Karen Costa and Clea Mahoney

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If we know that fun is a powerful, evidence-based pedagogical tool, shouldn’t fun also be part of the instructional design (ID) process? How can we create a fun learning experience if we aren’t having some fun ourselves? We believe fun Read More >