For learning experiences to be meaningful, so much happens behind the scenes. Dedicated leadership, learner-centered design, and the ability to adapt. The people in the trenches – sparking significant changes in online learning – deserve to be recognized for Read More >
Years ago when I was a faculty member at a community college in Illinois, I taught in a blended learning format. I don’t recall if we had a name for the modality, but I do know that I learned a Read More >
Pulling Back the Curtains: How the Pandemic Helped Instructional Designers Set the Stage for Today and the Future As part of our Accelerate conference, OLC recognizes presentations that emerge as outstanding with a Best-in-Track designation. Last year, for Accelerate 2021, Read More >
Design inspiration can come from a lot of places. For me, I get inspired by the things around me and life in general. As I sat with the design challenge of reimagining conference engagement, an important consideration was how space, Read More >
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 >
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 >
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?
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 >