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In celebration of National Distance Learning Week, November 7-11, 2016, OLC invites you to explore these resources that will help sharpen your skills and knowledge, as well as give you some great tools to help enhance online programs.
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Monday: Focus on Learning Analytics

  • Learning Analytics On-Demand Webinar Series
    • Pocket Data Analytics: Practical Uses of Course Analytics to Improve Student Performance | Watch Now
    • Using Data-Driven Instructional Design to Optimize Student Outcomes | Watch Now
    • Online Courses and Student Success | Watch Now
    • Online Learning Analytics: An Improvement Cycle | Watch Now
  • Online Learning Journal Special Edition: Learning Analytics | Read Online Learning Now
  • OLC Institute for Professional Development 2016-2017 Offering:
    • Exploring Learning Analytics Workshop | November 7, 2016 | Register Now!
    • Exploring Learning Analytics Workshop | February 27, 2017 | Learn More

Tuesday: Focus on Digital Learning

  • Digital Scholarship Webinar Series 
    Join OLC as we host prestigious scholar-experts in the field of digital scholarship who will share insights from the field, as well as theory and practitioner-based skills in this series of four webinars. With each webinar focusing on a specific area of digital scholarship, the series will provide you with the knowledge and skills to propel your personal brand forward, as well as increase the visibility of your scholarship in the field. Whether you’re a doctoral student or junior faculty member who is embarking on your academic career, or a senior faculty member who would like to build your online presence, this webinar series will provide you with the information to do so.

    • Ready to Submit? | Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 12:00–1:00 pm ET | Register Now
    • MKB and Other Academic Taglines: Building Your Digital Scholarship Brand | Watch Now
    • How We Got Here! The Evolution of Research and Models of Online & Blended Education | Watch Now
    • From Data to Information in Online and Blended Learning Research | Watch Now
    • Research in Action Podcast Watch Now

Wednesday: Focus on OLC Conferences

  • Online Learning Journal: Special Issue: Best Papers Presented at the OLC 21st International Conference on Online Learning and Innovate 2016 | Read Online Learning Now
  • Attend OLC Accelerate 2016 Virtually! | Register Now
  • OLC Innovate – now open for registration! | Register Now
  • Call for Proposals: Graduate Student Emerging Ideas Session at OLC Innovate | Submit Now

Thursday: Focus on Community Colleges 

  • Community College Completion Paradox Panel Discussion 

Join panelists Dr. Shanna Smith Jaggars, Dr. Hans Johnson, and Dr. Peter Shea in a discussion about community college completion. Moderated by Jeff Young, Editor-in-Chief of Inside Higher Ed, panelists will provide an overview of the  area of research they are currently most involved in, and how their work may help translate knowledge into practice.  The panel concludes with a question and answer session.  | Watch Now

  • Online Learning Journal Article

A National Study of Differences between Online and Classroom-Only Community College Students in Time to First Associate Degree Attainment, Transfer, and Dropout | Peter Shea, University at Albany, SUNY and Temi Bidjerano, Furman University  | Read Online Learning Now

  • Upcoming Conference Event

Community College Summit at OLC Innovate | April 5-7, New Orleans  | Learn More

    Friday: Focus on Open Educational Resources (OER)

    • OER Resources:
      • Diving In: The Open Waters of Digital Resources and Open Educational Resources (OER) | Read Now
      • Open Educational Resources: Where and How to Get Started  | Read Now
      • Open Educational Resources (OER) to be a Game Changer in Higher Education | Read Now
      • TopCast Podcast: Getting to the Goal of Going Textbook Free | Watch Now
    • OLC Institute for Professional Development Offering:
      • Exploring Open Educational Resources Workshop | December 7-9, 2016 | Learn More

    Beyond NDLW: Focus on Instructional Design & Digital Learning and Leadership Research

    • Instructional Design On-Demand Webinar Series:
      • Instructional Designers in Higher Education: The Role, Responsibilities and Experiences of Instructional Designers | Watch Now
      • From Classroom to Campus-wide: Leveraging Instructional Designers at Different Scales | Watch Now
      • Moving the Innovative Institution Forward: Tools & Strategies for Instructional Designers | Watch Now
    • Coming soon: Instructional Designer Certificate Program!  Please check for updates on November 17th

    OLC Research for Digital Learning and Leadership

    Visit the OLC Research Center to find original evidence-based and theoretical–based research created in collaboration with our vast network of professional and Institutional members.

    Learn more. 

    Join OLC!

    Ensure excellence for your institution with OLC Membership.

    Serving hundreds of institutions around the globe, OLC partners with members by providing best practice guidance, training, and support to supplement or help jump start their online learning initiatives. In addition to deep discounts on OLC workshops, conferences and events, members stay current by participating in free webinars, networking with peers, and receiving early access to proprietary OLC research. Learn more. 


    OLC Membership – Special Offers

    In celebration of National Distance Learning Week, OLC is offering a great price on OLC Membership!

    Contact Sales at Offers expire November 30, 2016. *Does not apply to previous registrations.  
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