5 Reasons to Attend the OLC Instructional Design Summit

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Jennifer Paloma Rafferty, MA MEd, Director of the OLC Institute for Professional Development
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Instructional designers have no shortage of opportunities for professional development, both at their institutions and through organizations and conferences. At OLC Accelerate this year, we’ll be offering an Instructional Design Summit, developed especially to provide professional development that addresses a Read More >

The Evolving Nature of Online Organizational Structures in Higher Education Institutions

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Bettyjo Bouchey, MBA, Ed.D., Associate Dean & Associate Professor, College of Professional Studies and Advancement; Director of Online Academics, National Louis University & Erin Gratz, Ed.D., Instruction and Outreach Librarian, Orange Coast College

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Does structure matter? In a word: yes, and it matters A LOT .     The structure of, and around an online unit within a college or university matters.  It matters so much that everyone we talk to that works in online Read More >

Community College Completion Paradox Webinar

Community College Conversations at OLC Accelerate

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Kate Jordahl, Director of Academic Affairs and Consortia, CCC California Virtual Campus-Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI)

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Calling all Community College Colleagues! The Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference (November 19-22, 2019, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Lake Buena Vista, Florida) has so much to offer practitioners from our segment of higher education. Our particular concerns for Read More >

The Journey of this Fellow

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Tanya Joosten, Ph.D.

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As the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Fellows Class of 2019 are announced, it is a time when we can reflect back and look forward within the field of online learning.  I was humbled to receive my designation as a Fellow Read More >

International Report: Neuromyths and Evidence-Based Practices in Higher Education

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Kristen Betts, Ed.D.,Clinical Professor, Drexel University

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The Online Learning Consortium partnered with 10 researchers from higher education institutions across three countries in 2018-19 to conduct an international study with instructors, instructional designers, and professional development administrators on neuromyths and evidence-based practices in higher education. While the Read More >