Leadership

Campus leaders are faced with many decisions and often require resources they can quickly reference. Digital learning leaders face a unique set of decisions which necessitate unique tools and resources. The Leadership collection provides resources for the digital learning leader, as well as the opportunity to attend a private event: the Leadership Network is a bi-annual assembling of senior leaders in the field.

Research Studies, Reports, and White Papers

Access and Accessibility in Digital and Online Learning - Issues in Higher Education and K-12 Contexts
Access and Accessibility in Online Learning This white paper provides an overview of critical terms, legal precedents, and other considerations to improve the educational experiences of learners with disabilities. Read more
Counting U.S. Secondary and Postsecondary Credentials
Counting U.S. Secondary and Postsecondary Credentials
Millions of students, workers, educators, and employers who make decisions in the U.S. credentials marketplace are greatly hindered by the lack of information… Read more
Making Digital Learning Work
Making Digital Learning Work
This study provides actionable data, rich case studies and best practice recommendations for institutions looking to scale digital learning. Read more
The State of Innovation in Higher Education
The State of Innovation in Higher Education: A Survey of Academic Administrators This survey reveals a disconnect at higher education institutions…read more
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A National Study of Online Learning Leaders in US Higher Education
A National Study of Online Learning Leaders in US Higher Education Online learning in US higher education continues to grow dramatically. The most recent estimates indicate that about 30% of all…read more
Preparing for the Digital University: a review of the history and current state of online, blended, and online learnin
Preparing for the Digital University: a review of the history and current state of online, blended, and online learning Explores the importance of the human factors: social…read more
EdTech Decision-Making in Higher Education
EdTech Decision-Making in Higher Education  This study investigates the decision-making inputs, processes, and practices around the acquisition of technology to facilitate teaching and learning at…read more

 

Searchable Research Collections

Online Learning - Journal
OLC Online Learning Journal Online Learning is OLC’s peer-reviewed journal. Explore this collection containing manuscripts spanning more than 20 years.
Coursewear In Context
Courseware In Context This Research Collection database provides information regarding digital courseware and allows users to suggest articles for the collection.

Webinars & Podcasts

Community College Completion Paradox Webinar
Community College Completion Paradox Panel Discussion Join panelists Dr. Shanna Smith Jaggars, Dr. Hans Johnson, and Dr. Peter Shea in a discussion about the completion rates of online students vs. on-campus students.
Engaging-the-Instructional-Designer
Research Training and Engagement of Instructional Designers in U.S. Higher Education  In this webinar, researchers from the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit will…read more
OLC Podcasts
OLC Podcasts

Publications

 

Conducting Research in Online and Blended Learning Environments - New Pedagogical Frontiers
Conducting Research in Online and Blended Learning Environments  This book examines various perspectives, issues, and methods for conducting research in online and blended…read more
Going Online-Perspectives on Digital Learning
Going Online: Prespectives on Digital Learning One of our most respected online learning leaders offers insights into virtual education—what it is, how it works, where it came from, and where…read more
Leading the eLearning Transformation of Higher Education-Meeting the Challenges of Technology and Distance Education
Leading the eLearning Transformation of Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges of Technology and Distance Education Written by pioneers in the field of online learning, this book…read more
Online-Education-Policy-and-Practice
Online Education Policy and Practice This book examines the past, present, and future of networked learning environments and the changing role of faculty within them.