The Role Culture Plays In MOOC Success

The Horizons Tracker blog recently featured a post regarding the efforts to improve the quality of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), with a focus on the potential importance of cultural differences among learner populations. Using iterative improvement to tailor course content to specific cultural contexts is strongly encouraged by OLI methods of integrating learning science into

2019-02-15T17:13:49-05:00May 28th, 2017|All posts, Uncategorized|

LearnLab Corporate Partners Meeting

LearnLab's 7th annual LearnLab Corporate Partners Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19, 2017 at Carnegie Mellon University. This year’s theme is “Carnegie Mellon University’s Learning Engineering Ecosystem” with the underlying goal to accelerate technology transfer from our university into industry. At the corporate partners meeting, you will learn about the

2019-02-15T17:13:49-05:00May 1st, 2017|All posts, Uncategorized|

Helping Community College Math Instructors Teach Statistics Effectively

In the fall newsletter of The Statistics Teacher Network, published by the American Statistical Association, Matt Teachout writes about attempting to solve the challenges faced by community colleges as they transition their curricula for STEM students from calculus preparation to statistics classes. Teachout, a math teacher and statistics coordinator at College of the Canyons, advocates

2019-02-15T17:13:49-05:00November 12th, 2016|All posts, Uncategorized|

FutuOER – The Future of Open Education

OLI Director Norman Bier and Brandon Muramatsu, Associate Director of Strategic Education Initiatives at MIT, have collected the essays written for the discussion panel “FutoOER: Designing the Next Generation of Open Education,” held at the 13th Annual Open Education Conference. These essays have been made available on the newly-launched FutuOER website. This series of broadly

2019-02-15T17:13:50-05:00November 5th, 2016|All posts, Uncategorized|

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

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

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