Through feedback from the experiences we’ve had together in 2020, we at OLC have a pretty clear roadmap for the experiences our members and community would like to have in 2021.
While COVID-19 took over the headlines for 2020, the EdTech industry saw a growing concern over student privacy and data security. In an effort to address some of those concerns, ProctorU sought input from faculty and academic leaders which led to the draft and release of a Student Bill of Rights for Remote and Digital Work.
If you have the chance to curl up with some cocoa and have an hour or so of rest in the coming weeks, which we sincerely hope that you do, consider giving this a listen.
Several students said they had hoped for freeing, friend-filled college years but were now resigned to hours of monitored video exams in their childhood bedrooms, with no clear end in sight.
We are all leaders, whether we have official leadership titles or not. In fact, most of us reading this blog may find that we are the key leaders focused on online education at our institutions, though we often do not Read More >
This year, OLC invited some of our Accelerate 2020 sponsors to share stories with our membership, as a way to contextualize their services and invite conversation with and within our membership. This blog post is one of those stories. This Read More >
Applying an Equity and Inclusion Lens to Adult Literacy and Education While much of the conversation about the impact of COVID-19 on education has centered around PK-12 and higher education, the pandemic has also had a profound impact on the Read More >
With the rapid transitions in how students are learning, I have been musing about the effects and impacts on how students learn and what supports they need. It is well-established that online education, with asynchronous discussions and means to participate, Read More >
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is reaching out to our global community of thought leaders, faculty, innovators and practitioners to bring you insights from the field of online, blended and digital learning. This week, Dr. Amanda Kraus, OLC Institute faculty Read More >
This ongoing COVID-19 shift has raised a flurry of questions about teaching and learning as well as some pressing concerns from students. Beyond the specific technical issues, students have questions about the quality of online programs and the perceptions of Read More >