Carnegie Mellon University recently hosted an event on March 1, in Washington D.C. on the topic of OLI. There, CMU President Jared L. Cohon discussed OLI and CMU’s leadership in the science of learning. In addition to OLI Director Candace Thille, he was joined by Ken Koedinger, CMU professor of Human-Computer Interaction; Martha Kanter, under secretary, U.S. Department of Education; and William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland.
Prior to the event in DC, Cohon was one of ten university presidents invited to the White House to meet with President Obama to discuss OLI, and how it can help reduce costs and improve productivity of U.S. higher education. Read more and watch a video of the presentation.