OLI and Simon Initiative’s OpenSimon Toolkit in the news

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

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

OpenSimon Toolkit to make every classroom a learning laboratory

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

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

CMU working to close the “opportunity gap” for students

CMU working to close the "opportunity gap" for students 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

2019-05-16T10:47:05-04:00April 12th, 2019|All posts, CMU news, Research focus|

OLI and CMU METALS program are at SXSW EDU 2019!

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!

2019-03-04T16:40:34-04:00March 4th, 2019|All posts, Events|

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

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

2019-03-04T16:47:28-04:00February 27th, 2019|All posts, New tools and features|
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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.