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

2019-05-16T10:47:05-05:00April 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!

2019-03-04T16:40:34-05:00March 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

2019-03-04T16:47:28-05:00February 27th, 2019|All posts, New tools and features|

Training on OLI and other learning technologies

2019 Applications Now Open Simon Initiative LearnLab Summer School The LearnLab Summer School is an intensive one-week course focused on creating technology-enhanced learning (TEL) experiments and building intelligent tutoring systems. The Summer School will provide you with a conceptual background and considerable hands-on experience in designing, setting up, and running technology-enhanced learning

2019-02-18T15:54:58-05:00February 13th, 2019|All posts, Events, Research focus|

New OLI features: delivery options and authoring tools

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

2019-02-18T16:13:06-05:00January 14th, 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.