These changemakers in our field foster critical dialog and ask critical questions around the practices and structures at the center of not only teaching and learning but the institution of academia.
Archives - January, 2021
Wait. Did we say “celebrate?” Yes, we did. And we mean it.
Strategies for instructors to begin building digital communities in their higher ed courses from D2L.
Through feedback from the experiences we’ve had together in 2020, we at OLC have a pretty clear roadmap for the experiences our members and community would like to have in 2021.
While COVID-19 took over the headlines for 2020, the EdTech industry saw a growing concern over student privacy and data security. In an effort to address some of those concerns, ProctorU sought input from faculty and academic leaders which led to the draft and release of a Student Bill of Rights for Remote and Digital Work.
If you have the chance to curl up with some cocoa and have an hour or so of rest in the coming weeks, which we sincerely hope that you do, consider giving this a listen.
Several students said they had hoped for freeing, friend-filled college years but were now resigned to hours of monitored video exams in their childhood bedrooms, with no clear end in sight.
We are all leaders, whether we have official leadership titles or not. In fact, most of us reading this blog may find that we are the key leaders focused on online education at our institutions, though we often do not Read More >
This year, OLC invited some of our Accelerate 2020 sponsors to share stories with our membership, as a way to contextualize their services and invite conversation with and within our membership. This blog post is one of those stories. This Read More >
Applying an Equity and Inclusion Lens to Adult Literacy and Education While much of the conversation about the impact of COVID-19 on education has centered around PK-12 and higher education, the pandemic has also had a profound impact on the Read More >