Making Space for Values and Vision to Drive Innovation in Design; the Story of OLC’s New Approach to Conference Engagement

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Madeline R. Shellgren (she/her/hers), Director of Community Strategy and Engagement, Online Learning Consortium

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Forewarning: This blogpost is a story because I like to tell stories. Most of all, though, it is a thought piece anchored around a call to action to get involved and an invitation to play / re-imagine as we continue Read More >

Remixing Digital Learning Environments Through Intentionally Designed Asynchronicity: Part Two

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Madeline R. Shellgren (she/her/hers), Director of Community Strategy and Engagement, Online Learning Consortium, Katie Fife Schuster (she/her/hers), Director of Global Events, Online Learning Consortium, Bill Krasner (he/him/his), Partnerships, PlayPosit

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At the beginning of 2021, the Online Learning Consortium and PlayPosit entered into a new partnership for the purposes of collaboratively reimagining engagement. You can read more about our partnership here.

UNESCO Publishes OLC Report on Advancing Universal Access to Quality Digital Learning

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Madeline Shellgren (Director of Community Strategy and Engagement & IELOL Global Program Director, Online Learning Consortium), Dr. Angela Gunder (Chief Academic Officer, Online Learning Consortium)

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OLC’s Framework on Storying Digital Change Work is Recognized in United Nations Education Scientific And Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) International Database The OLC report, “Advancing Universal Access to Quality Digital Learning Through Global Coalitions and Narrative Practices”, is now featured in Read More >

Designing With a ‘Why’ in Mind: The Story of OLC’s Regional Colloquies

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Madeline Shellgren (Director of Community Strategy and Engagement & IELOL Global Program Director, Online Learning Consortium)

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So what can we do now to advance universal access to quality digital learning? And how might the greater project of global coalition building support a collective intent to collaboratively design a more diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just future of online, blended, digital, and flexible learning?

A Sea Change for Online Academic Leaders

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Abby McGuire, Director of Research, OLC

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New Book from the OLC Press Highlights Voices, Stories, and Experiences of Online Academic Leaders Navigating Higher Education’s Evolving Landscape. The only constant in higher education is change, especially recently.  Since the onset of the pandemic, online academic leaders have Read More >

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Advancing Local Digital Transformation Through Global Partnerships

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Madeline Shellgren (Director of Community Strategy and Engagement & IELOL Global Program Director, Online Learning Consortium) with contributions from Dr. Angela Gunder (Chief Academic Officer, Online Learning Consortium), Dr. Heather Farmakis (Chief Programs & Operations Officer, Texas International Education Consortium), Dr. Robert Abaidoo (Professor, Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)Dr. John Serbe (Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology), Prof. Eric Appau Asante (Department of Educational Innovations & Director E-Learning Centre, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)

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Excitingly, leaders from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have come together to bring the field the first of many IELOL Global Regional Colloquies.

Remixing Digital Learning Environments Through Intentionally Designed Asynchronicity: Part One

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Madeline R. Shellgren (she/her/hers), Director of Community Strategy and Engagement, OLC; Katie Fife Schuster (she/her/hers), Director of Global Events, OLC; Laura Siebers (she/her/hers), Account Director, PlayPosit

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At the beginning of 2021, the Online Learning Consortium and PlayPosit entered into a new partnership for the purposes of collaboratively reimagining engagement. You can read more about our partnership here.