Archives - July, 2020

Mastering Online…What’s That Look Like?

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Dr. Bettyjo Bouchey, Associate Professor of Business and Management and Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies and Advancement at National Louis University

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Right before Accelerate 2019, I sent an email to one of my favorite OLC leaders and asked about the possibility of serving on the OLC Institute faculty. Honestly, I did it from the place of “it never hurts to ask,” Read More >

What It Means to be an OLC Fellow and How to Nominate

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Kadriye O. Lewis, Ed.D, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Evaluation and Program Development, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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As a recently appointed Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Fellow, it is a huge privilege for me to write this blog to connect with you as my OLC family, network of colleagues, and fellow readers. I am deeply honored to be Read More >

OLC Taps Madeline Shellgren as Director, Online Engagement

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Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Announcement

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Known for her love of storytelling, play and all things gameful, Madeline (Maddie) Shellgren thrives on facilitating and designing meaningful ways for people to connect, learn, and grow together. This makes her an inspired choice as OLC’s new Director, Online Read More >

2-minute tip playlist sample

Era of the 2-minute Tip: Reflections on Being Legit

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Cheryl Fulghum, Instructional Design and Online Learning, Haywood Community College

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Instructional design is about relating and empowering faculty in brief, encouraging and even humorous segments. There was a lot of chatter on higher education social media groups, secondary education blogs, and e-learning administrator listervs on how to best help faculty Read More >

Supporting a Firehose of Innovation

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Sarah Frick, Learning Designer at Wiley Educational Service

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Early in my design career I was introduced to the idea of how innovation, namely in technology, is adopted through Everett Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation model. This model shows how new ideas travel through individuals and society based on communication Read More >

The Digital Imperative: Planning for the Fall Term and Beyond

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

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For many primary, secondary and higher ed institutions across the country and around the world, an unpredictable and turbulent semester is coming to an end in the next few weeks. After cobbling together a variety of resources and methods to Read More >

Radical Openness #OLCIdeate – and radical uncertainty

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Maren Deepwell, chief executive of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and Learning Technologist and Anthropologist.

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Re-posted from Maren Deepwell’s blog. Recently I contributed to a conversation around radical openness as part of the OLC’s Ideate online events, together with Robin DeRosa, Gerry Hanley, Leigh Graves Wolf and Rajiv Jhangiani. I was very glad to be invited Read More >