Supporting a Firehose of Innovation

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Sarah Frick, Learning Designer at Wiley Educational Service

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Early in my design career I was introduced to the idea of how innovation, namely in technology, is adopted through Everett Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation model. This model shows how new ideas travel through individuals and society based on communication Read More >

The Digital Imperative: Planning for the Fall Term and Beyond

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Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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For many primary, secondary and higher ed institutions across the country and around the world, an unpredictable and turbulent semester is coming to an end in the next few weeks. After cobbling together a variety of resources and methods to Read More >

Radical Openness #OLCIdeate – and radical uncertainty

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Maren Deepwell, chief executive of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and Learning Technologist and Anthropologist.

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Re-posted from Maren Deepwell’s blog. Recently I contributed to a conversation around radical openness as part of the OLC’s Ideate online events, together with Robin DeRosa, Gerry Hanley, Leigh Graves Wolf and Rajiv Jhangiani. I was very glad to be invited Read More >

Online Learning in a Hurry: Guest episode 9 – Angela Gunder

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Angela Gunder, VP of Learning, Online Learning Consortium

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“Dave Cormier’s project is about helping faculty with big concepts in online teaching but giving them short, actionable bites,” says Angela Gunder, OLC’s VP of Learning. “It’s one of several responses that online experts have taken to embrace a community Read More >

A Defining Moment for Online Learning

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Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a defining moment for online learning. With physical campus shutdowns, many faculty have had to rapidly pivot to offer their courses remotely. This is, of course, not a true online experience. Instead, what we are Read More >

Moving Learning Online: Teaching in a Time of Crisis

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Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D., Interim Chief Executive Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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As a parent, I have the opportunity to observe how educators at both the K-12 and university level handle this rapid move to remote learning. As someone whose work centers on the field of online learning, I confess I’ve had Read More >