WSU Pullman hosts online education leadership institute this week

WSU Insider | August 6, 2018 -  More than 50 online educators from across the United States are in Pullman this week for a leadership development program.  Washington State University was selected by the Online Learning Consortium to host the 10th annual Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning, which features a blended-learning format. The... Read More>

DETA Featured in Special Edition of the OLJ

WCET Frontiers | July 26, 2018 - The DETA Subgrant Award, a competitive proposal process, resulted in a special edition of the Online Learning Journal (OLJ) released last month. The OLJ issue included four articles focused on a broad range of phenomena relating to distance education, such as blended and online learning, and... Read More>

3 Lessons on the State of Innovation in Higher Ed

EdTech | July 25, 2018 - Higher ed experts reveal how their institutions approach digital transformation and what it takes to lead a successful project. Universities are focusing resources and manpower on improving outdated practices and technologies on campus with the latest innovations. But how many have a grasp of the state of innovation in... Read More>

New Report Highlights Instructional Designers

Inside Higher Ed | July 25, 2018 - A white paper published yesterday by the Online Learning Consortium offers a look at the increasingly complex field of instructional design in higher education. The report, entitled "Instructional Design in Higher Education: Defining an Evolving Field," is the second in the consortium's Outlook... Read More>

Does Online Education Help Low-income Students Succeed?

EdSurge | July 17, 2018 - From the start, access has been the defining achievement of online learning. Or so I thought. For a couple of decades, I championed online learning for its ability to uproot entrenched ideas in education, especially by engaging students in active learning, a pedagogical style rarely practiced on campus.... Read More>

Report: Accessibility in Digital Learning Increasingly Complex

Campus Technology | July 18, 2018 - The Online Learning Consortium (OLC)has introduced a series of original reports to keep people in education up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of digital learning. The first report covers accessibility and addresses both K-12 and higher education. The series is being produced by OLC's Research Center... Read More>

Accessibility in Digital Learning Increasingly Complex

T|H|E Journal | July 18, 2018 - The Online Learning Consortium (OLC)has introduced a series of reports to keep people in education up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of digital learning. The first report covers accessibility and addresses both K-12 and higher education. The series is being produced by OLC's Research Center... Read More>

Students increasingly accessing online courses via mobile devices

Education Dive | June 21, 2018 -  Dive Brief: A recent survey from Learning House and Aslanian Market Research that was reported on by Campus Technology found 67% of students enrolled in online courses complete some of their coursework via mobile devices. Of the students surveyed, just more than 50% use mobile devices to... Read More>

How Do You Make MOOCs More Inclusive?

eLearningInside News | June 24, 2018 - By definition, MOOCs are massive. It’s not atypical for a given course to bring in tens of thousands+ of students looking to re-skill, study, learn a language, or feed their curiosity. With any population that size, there will be a great deal of diversity.... Read More>

How Do Diverse Classes Fare with Video-Based Active Learning?

eLearningInside News | June 21, 2018 - Classroom environments that use digital tools and active learning get a lot of attention these days. But discussion tends to lack nuance. An educator might implement a new pedagogy and measure learning outcomes, grades, engagement, or some other ‘across-the-board’ metric. But how does video-based active... Read More>