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Archives - September, 2021
Professional development frequently suffers when institutional budgets tighten. There is often a temptation, and sometimes even a mandate, to cut professional growth opportunities. I argue that now is not the time to cut back on professional development, but rather it is the perfect time for institutions and online learning units to invest in their most important assets, our people.
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is reaching out to our global community of thought leaders, faculty, innovators and practitioners to bring you insights from the field of online, blended and digital learning. This week, Dr. Amanda Kraus, OLC Institute faculty Read More >
One of the most important parts of my job at Benedictine University is to assist faculty in the design of engaging and academically rigorous online course content. Typically, those courses are offered to students who have entered a blended or Read More >
Are you experiencing elevated anxiety? Do you feel unfocused, and are you easily distracted? Are you overwhelmed with the constant updates about the coronavirus pandemic? Or maybe, you’re experiencing reoccurring tension headaches from racing thoughts and constant worry about the Read More >
I lead the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas (DigiTex), which assists Texas public community colleges in providing learners an education without barriers through high quality digital educational opportunities, resources, and services. Founded in 1998 by the Texas Association of Read More >
Many of us are finding renewed joy in our hobbies during these challenging times that we’re living in! For Sreyoshi, cooking has been her unwinding tool. With all the volatility that surrounds us, there’s a quote from the movie Julie Read More >
Educators all over the world, from elementary to higher education faculty, are now shifting from face-to-face facilitation to teaching remotely, as a way to deliver courses in the current global pandemic situation. Presented here are recommendations and strategies to support Read More >
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 >
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 >