Mastering Online…What’s That Look Like?

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Dr. Bettyjo Bouchey, Associate Professor of Business and Management and Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies and Advancement at National Louis University

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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 >

Online Leadership, Equity, & Access in the Wake of COVID-19

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Melissa Vito, Ph.D., Interim Vice Provost of Academic Innovation, University of Texas at San Antonio

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This is the fourth and final post in a short series focused on topics addressing key issues for transitioning from emergency remote teaching to continuing to respond to the COVID-19 crisis while providing high-quality online learning. There are many challenges – Read More >

What It Means to be an OLC Fellow and How to Nominate

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Kadriye O. Lewis, Ed.D, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Evaluation and Program Development, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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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 >

OLC Taps Madeline Shellgren as Director, Online Engagement

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Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Announcement

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Known for her love of storytelling, play and all things gameful, Madeline (Maddie) Shellgren thrives on facilitating and designing meaningful ways for people to connect, learn, and grow together. This makes her an inspired choice as OLC’s new Director, Online Read More >

Pivots, Pirouettes, and Piqués: Gracefully Managing the Anxieties of Remote Teaching and Learning

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Rajiv Jhangiani, Associate Vice Provost, Open Education at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia

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This is the third post in a short series focused on topics addressing key issues for transitioning from emergency remote teaching to continuing to respond to the COVID-19 crisis while providing high-quality online learning. There are many challenges – and Read More >

Instructional designers + teaching faculty = powerful partnership

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Kenyada McLeod, Assistant Professor of Web Design at John Tyler Community College

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The classroom experience as we know it has changed. With the onset of social distancing and sudden transitions to remote instruction, the faculty workload may be quite overwhelming for some teaching faculty. These days it is not uncommon to hear Read More >

Simultaneously Supporting Faculty for Remote Instruction and (Actual) Online Teaching During COVID-19

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Kelvin Thompson, Executive Director, UCF Center for Distributed Learning, University of Central Florida and Patsy Moskal, Director, Digital Learning Impact Evaluation, University of Central Florida

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This is the second post in a short series focused on topics addressing key issues for transitioning from emergency remote teaching to continuing to respond to the COVID-19 crisis while providing high-quality online learning. There are many challenges – and Read More >

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Era of the 2-minute Tip: Reflections on Being Legit

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Cheryl Fulghum, Instructional Design and Online Learning, Haywood Community College

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Instructional design is about relating and empowering faculty in brief, encouraging and even humorous segments. There was a lot of chatter on higher education social media groups, secondary education blogs, and e-learning administrator listervs on how to best help faculty Read More >