REMOTE Summit Spotlight: Angela Gunder, Online Learning Consortium (OLC)

By Elliot Markowitz Fierce Education Editor-in-Chief and Head of Content Elliot Markowitz recently spoke with Angela Gunder, Vice President of Learning at the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), a professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of digital learning worldwide. Read the full article here.... Read More>

Online Learning Consortium selects Panopto to expand video training

By Emily Bamforth The nonprofit Online Learning Consortium, which offers training to thousands of education professionals around the globe each year, on Thursday announced a partnership with the video software company Panopto to bolster its asynchronous sessions. Read the full article here.... Read More>

73 Percent of Students Prefer Some Courses Be Fully Online Post-Pandemic

By Rhea Kelly In a recent survey, nearly three-quarters of students — 73 percent — said they would prefer to take some of their courses fully online post-pandemic. However, only half of faculty (53 percent) felt the same about teaching online. Read the full article here.... Read More>

The Online Learning Consortium and Panopto Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Video-Based Learning

PRNewswire | BOSTON and SEATTLE -- The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), a nonprofit community of education leaders and innovators dedicated to advancing digital teaching and learning, and Panopto, the leading video management system provider for higher education and large enterprises, announced today a multi-year strategic partnership bringing together Panopto's industry... Read More>

5 Ways to Address Inequities in Higher Education

By Rhea Kelly When colleges switched to emergency remote instruction last year, some online learning advocates feared the hasty transition would leave students with a negative impression of online learning. While more pre-pandemic online courses resulted from months of careful planning and significant financial investment, few instructors enjoyed these luxuries last... Read More>

Online Learning Consortium Identifies Key Actions to Address Inequities in Higher Education

Improvements Needed in Student Support, Funding, and Operations, Based on Insights from Historically Black Colleges and Universities... Read More>

Students Want Online Learning Options Post-Pandemic

By Lindsay McKenzie When colleges switched to emergency remote instruction last year, some online learning advocates feared the hasty transition would leave students with a negative impression of online learning. While more pre-pandemic online courses resulted from months of careful planning and significant financial investment, few instructors enjoyed these luxuries last... Read More>

Nearly Half of Faculty Say Pandemic Changes to Teaching Are Here to Stay

By Rhea Kelly In a recent survey, the majority of faculty (71 percent) reported that their teaching in Fall 2020 was "very different" or included a "number of changes" compared to pre-pandemic times. And almost half (47 percent) felt those changes would remain in place post-pandemic. Read the full article here.... Read More>

OLC Partnership Releases Teaching Online: STEM Education in the Time of COVID with Bay View Analytics

PRNewswire | BOSTON -- The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and Bay View Analytics, in partnership with Every Learner Everywhere, Carolina Distance Learning, DigitalEd, and support from HHMI BioInteractive has released a new report exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on STEM faculty who underwent a hurried transition to online... Read More>

Cautious Optimism About Teaching STEM Online

By Lindsay McKenzie Faculty members in science, technology, engineering and mathematics conduct some of the most technologically groundbreaking research in all of academe, but when it comes to teaching online, STEM has historically lagged behind. Read the full article here.... Read More>