How online learning may be more than a stopgap in the US

The Christian Science Monitor | April 3, 2020 - What changes to the way children are educated might come after the current pandemic? While there are still shortcomings to address, some see innovation happening in online learning – and in how people think about the goal of education.  Jessica Calarco has been... Read More>

Online Education Advocacy Group Launches as Dept. of Ed Proposes Loosening Regulations

EdSurge | April 2, 2020 - To advocate for and on behalf of effective online teaching and learning practices, four organizations are joining forces to establish the National Council for Online Education. The partnership linking the Online Learning Consortium, Quality Matters, University Professional and Continuing Education Association and WICHE Cooperative for Educational... Read More>

How the Coronavirus Is Prompting Higher-Ed Grant Makers to Change Course

The Chronicle of Higher Education | April 1, 2020 -  You’re reading the latest issue of The Edge, a weekly newsletter by Goldie Blumenstyk. Sign up here to get her insights on the people, trends, and ideas that are reshaping higher education. I’m Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education, covering... Read More>

Gettin' Air with Terry Greene: Open Pedagogy Podcast

In the first episode since the world went into isolation, Jonathan Lashley (@lashleyed) and Angela Gunder (@angelagunder) join Terry Greene (@greeneterry) to discuss how things have changed for them, especially in the context of the postponed OLC Innovate conference. “At a time where we’re collectively sheltering in place, we’ve seen so... Read More>

Leading Digital Learning Organizations Partner to Establish National Council for Online Education

OLC, QM, UPCEA, WCET join forces to advance online and digital postsecondary education             WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 - Four leading organizations in higher education and digital learning today announced a partnership to establish the National Council for Online Education (NCOE), creating a formidable voice for online and... Read More>