Former US Under Secretary of Education Martha J. Kanter to Present the 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Awards

Former US Under Secretary of Education Martha J. Kanter, Ed.D., will present the 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Awards (DLIAwards) during a special awards luncheon, on Nov. 17, at the OLC Accelerate conference, in Orlando. This is the first year of the DLIAwards competition, which recognizes faculty-led teams and institutions for advancing student success through … Continue reading Former US Under Secretary of Education Martha J. Kanter to Present the 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Awards

Online Learning Consortium Announces 2016 Class of OLC Fellows

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) recently announced Jennifer Richardson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Learning Design and Technology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University, and Robbie Melton, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor of eLearning, Mobilization and Emerging Technologies for the Tennessee Board of Regents, have been named to the 2016 class of OLC Fellows. They will be … Continue reading Online Learning Consortium Announces 2016 Class of OLC Fellows

OLC’s Online Learning Journal Celebrates 20 Years in Publication

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its scholarly journal, Online Learning (OLJ), which has been publishing important research in online learning for scholars, practitioners, administrators, and policy makers around the world, since 1996. "For two decades, Online Learning has remained committed to our mission to promote the development and dissemination of … Continue reading OLC’s Online Learning Journal Celebrates 20 Years in Publication

Online Learning Consortium Announces Recipients of 2016 OLC Awards and Effective Practice Awards

The Online Learning Consortium recently announced the recipients of the 2016 OLC Awards and the 2016 Effective Practice Awards, which will be presented at OLC Accelerate 2016 (#OLCAccelerate), in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 16-18. "Members of the OLC community continually strive to develop and deliver quality online learning experiences," said Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., CEO and executive … Continue reading Online Learning Consortium Announces Recipients of 2016 OLC Awards and Effective Practice Awards

Sloan-C Announces ‘Best-in-Track’ Sessions for Upcoming ‘Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium’

The Sloan Consortium today announced “Best-in-Track” sessions, recognizing exceptional speaker submissions for the 6th Annual Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, which takes place April 9-11, at the Planet Hollywood Resort, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Best-in-Track Awards are given to the proposal in each track that has achieved distinction in the review process. The selection … Continue reading Sloan-C Announces ‘Best-in-Track’ Sessions for Upcoming ‘Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium’

New Study: Over 6.7 Million Students Learning Online

The 2012 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group reveals the number of students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 6.7 million.  Higher education adoption of Massive Open Online Courses remains low, with most institutions still on the sidelines. “The rate of growth in online enrollments remains extremely … Continue reading New Study: Over 6.7 Million Students Learning Online

Learner Feedback Helping Develop New Online Education Services, According to Latest Issue of Sloan Consortium’s ‘Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks’

The latest issue of the Sloan Consortium’s (Sloan-C’s) Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN Volume 17, Issue 1) looks at how feedback from online learners is helping evolve and improve online education services. Contributors to the issue represent research initiatives at 20 higher education institutions across the U.S. and Canada. Read more here