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February 2019

OLI’s latest authoring features: citations, surveys, hotspots and more

By |2019-03-04T16:47:28-04:00February 27th, 2019|All posts, New tools and features|

OLI's authoring tool, Echo, received several new features in February. Survey / My Response Hotspot activities Citations / bibliography "My Response" assessments have always been a traditional option for adding metacognitive, reflective questions in an OLI course. Echo now

January 2019

New OLI features: delivery options and authoring tools

By |2019-02-18T16:13:06-04:00January 14th, 2019|All posts, New tools and features|

Happy New Year OLI Community! We are happy to announce a number of improvements and updates to the OLI platform in the last month - just in time for your next semester! In our December releases, we tackled the latest update to OLI's authoring platform, Echo: version 0.18.0. in OLI's course-delivery platform, instructors

November 2018

With OLI’s new website comes a new student workflow

By |2019-02-18T16:39:26-04:00November 9th, 2018|All posts, New tools and features, Video|

Living our mantra of "iterative improvement" Many of you have been part of the Open Learning Initiative family for a decade or more. In our shared goal of bringing better outcomes to students, we've worked together for years to continuously improve the content, the tools, the pedagogy, and the relationships. Today we've made

May 2018

OLI Author 0.7.0 is live

By |2019-02-19T17:28:24-04:00May 2nd, 2018|All posts, New tools and features|

Recent features and fixes OLI Author 0.7.0 has been released with several new and updated features, as well as a few improvements to the user interface and back-end technologies. New features Skill map ingestion: add your skill maps, which currently exist as tabs in a spreadsheet outside the OLI environment, to the appropriate directory

OLI Website:
New look and
New student registration process

OLI’s website has undergone a refresh, and so has the student registration process. Watch the video to see how easily students can register with a Course Key.