November 2016

1 Day in the Life: The Simon Initiative and Carnegie Mellon’s Digital Education Revolution

2019-02-15T17:13:50-05:00November 4th, 2016|All posts, Uncategorized|

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

October 2016

OLI Community Webinar: November 11, 1:00 PM EST

2019-02-15T17:13:50-05:00October 31st, 2016|All posts, Uncategorized|

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,

Adaptive Learning Systems: Surviving the Storm

2019-02-15T17:13:50-05:00October 25th, 2016|All posts, Uncategorized|

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

2019-02-15T17:13:50-05:00October 24th, 2016|All posts, Uncategorized|

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

August 2016

Pittsburgh’s Universities Go to Summer School

2019-02-15T17:13:50-05:00August 11th, 2016|All posts, Uncategorized|

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.

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.

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