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May 2019

OLI and Simon Initiative’s OpenSimon Toolkit in the news

2019-05-16T15:47:21-04:00May 16th, 2019|All posts, Events, New tools and features|

OLI and Simon Initiative's OpenSimon Toolkit in the news Photo by Jeffrey R. Young, EdSurge Last week The Simon Initiative announced its OpenSimon Toolkit, an effort to make Carnegie Mellon University's learning engineering techniques, tools, and materials openly available. Here's some of the press OpenSimon

OpenSimon Toolkit to make every classroom a learning laboratory

2019-05-16T15:37:50-04:00May 7th, 2019|All posts, Events, New tools and features|

OpenSimon Toolkit to make every classroom a learning laboratory Carnegie Mellon University has launched OpenSimon — a learning engineering community that will catalyze a revolution in learning and teaching for the world’s educational institutions. Central to this effort is the release of the OpenSimon Toolkit. This suite of

February 2019

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

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

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

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

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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.