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.
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An update from Theresa Schlafly, Writer/Editor and Project Manager at the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS)
Schlafly describes how she and her colleague, Yong Lee, helped professor Parina Patel create more consistency between lab sections … Read the rest
This Fall, I’ll be leading a pilot evaluation on the effectiveness of several OLI online courses in community colleges across the United States. Unlike the free online courses that institutions of higher education are rushing to produce right now, the … Read the rest
Integrating user experience (UX) into software development is something technology organizations face all of the time. (More on how we do this at a later date). At OLI, we also integrate the practice into the development of our courses. Although … Read the rest
If you’ve attended a presentation or seen a talk given by an OLI team member, you have no doubt seen this quote:
“Improvement in post secondary education will require converting teaching from a solo sport to a community based research … Read the rest