The success of OLI methods of integrating learning science into the educational experience is explored in this One Day in the Life article, which includes a video interview with OLI Director Norman Bier and two students who used the OLI platform when taking a computer science class for non-majors. The article tracks the experience of students who
It has been an eventful year for the Open Learning Initiative, with record enrollments, expanded technical affordances, and extensive course development to create new courses and improve existing materials. Next year is shaping up to be even more exciting. At 1pm EST on Friday, November 11, we’re hosting the first of what will an ongoing,
Continuing their mission to advance higher education through the use of information technology, Educause has published "Adaptive Learning Systems: Surviving the Storm," written by Lou Pugliese, Senior Innovation Fellow and Managing Director at the Arizona State University (ASU) Action Lab. This essay explores, in extensive detail, the need for educational institutions, vendors of edtech, and other stakeholders to
OpenEd16 — The Open Learning Initiative at 15: Successes, Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead for OLI
At OpenEd16, the13th Annual Open Education Conference, OLI Director Norman Bier will present “The Open Learning Initiative at 15: Successes, Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead for OLI.” This seminar will begin with a retrospective overview of the fifteen years of OLI’s history, with a high-level look at OLI’s approach, results, and key successes. The
Educators from nine Pittsburgh universities came together this summer with one shared goal: to improve education. Carnegie Mellon University’s Simon Initiative collaborated with the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education (PCHE) to hold the first-of-its-kind PCHE Simon Summer School to support educators in incorporating Simon technologies and approach into their instruction at their home institutions.