Archives - March, 2019

IELOL and a Leadership Journey: Reflections from OLC CEO Kathleen Ives

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Kathleen Ives,D.M, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Online Learning Consortium

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In today’s fast-paced academic environment, challenges can occur at any time and, to be an effective leader, you need to be able to respond to those challenges with astuteness, strategic wherewithal, expertise, emotional intelligence, and yes, a certain amount of humor.

Strategies for Procurement - Digging Out of the Hole

The Role of Procurement in Digital Accessibility

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Cyndi Rowland, Ph.D.

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For institutions working to create a culture of digital equity or legal protection, institutional accessibility can start as a hole from which you must climb out. One of the many factors that work to deepen the accessibility hole is the procurement of goods or services that are not themselves accessible. However, accessible procurement can offer a ladder, helping you get out of that hole more quickly.

Rubrics and Assessing Student Learning Outcomes

Raising the Floor

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Oliver Dreon, Ph.D

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While rubrics sound like a critical tool for teaching and learning, I find that few educators enjoy making them or using them. I attribute this to several reasons. First, good rubrics are hard to make. It can be difficult to capture the essence of an assignment in objective and observable terms.