A pair of separate, but complementary, research projects led by Carnegie Mellon University will use cutting-edge research in motivation, thinking, culturally affirming teaching and human-computer interaction to galvanize a community of teachers, mentors and parents around improving math achievement. These projects aim to support schools that serve black, Latinx and low-income students, and
OLI and CMU's METALS program (Masters in Educational Technologies and Applied Learning Science) are in booth 639 at SXSW EDU 2019 this week. Come by and see us, and we can talk about OLI's open courses, authoring your own module or course, discussing the METALS program, or even hiring some of our outgoing students!
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
2019 Applications Now Open Simon Initiative LearnLab Summer School The LearnLab Summer School is an intensive one-week course focused on creating technology-enhanced learning (TEL) experiments and building intelligent tutoring systems. The Summer School will provide you with a conceptual background and considerable hands-on experience in designing, setting up, and running technology-enhanced learning
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