In light of the current situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), OLC has received numerous requests from institutions in the US and abroad on how they might create emergency preparedness plans in the event of a temporary campus shutdown. OLC has gathered these tools and resources to aid in your planning and preparation for the fall semester – and beyond.

Communities of Practice in Higher Education

This playbook provides the higher education community with guidance on how to envision, design, facilitate, evaluate, and sustain communities of practice


Supporting Online Adjunct Faculty Across Institutional Roles

This playbook provides context and actionable strategies to challenges experienced in institutions of higher education.


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The Blended Institution of Higher Education

This guide presents a vision for an innovative institutional model informed by research and analyses, positioning students and their success at the center.


Online Adjunct Faculty: A Survey of Institutional Policies and Practices

Understanding the role that adjunct instructors play in online education is critical as the amount of online education continues to rise.


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Caring for Students Playbook: Six Recommendations

This playbook has been designed to provide instructors with examples to support putting student care into action.


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Optimizing High-Quality Digital Learning Experiences: A Playbook for Faculty

This playbook aims to guide faculty in thinking and designing strategically to amplify the opportunities the online environment provides in both their digital spaces and physical classrooms.


Planning for a Blended Future: A Research-Driven Guide for Educators

This guide moves beyond getting started with blended learning to help educators realize the best of online and onsite instruction and implement research-driven techniques to positively influence student outcomes.