Webinar | How is the Pandemic Affecting the Future of OER?

Multiple surveys of students, faculty, and administrators have all shown that the pandemic is producing fundamental changes in teaching and learning across all higher education. All groups report more optimistic views of online and hybrid learning, as well as a greater desire for technology integration in all courses. Resistance to the use of digital materials…

Get to know OSCQR—The Course Evaluation Rubric

Created by a team of educators from SUNY (The State University of New York), the OSCQR rubric is used as a customizable tool for online quality course review. From the SUNY website, the OSCQR rubric is described as “unique and differs from other online course quality rubrics in several ways. It is not restricted to mature…

Webinar – Digital Literacy & AI Webinar Series #5: Bringing it all Together (OLC Webinar)

What are institutions around the world doing to close their regions’ digital skills gaps, and what innovations are poised to lead the way in the next normal? OLC researchers will share insights and results from their global case study, and a panel of experts will discuss calls to action and communities of practice driving systemic…

Partner Webinar: Exemplary Experience: A Contemporary Case Study of Approach with Baker College

Designing and delivering quality online programs can seem like a herculean task as exemplary administration requires strategy, collaboration, and coordination across the institution. Join us for this webinar with Dr. Lesa Louch of Baker College, driving force of their recent exemplary designation for online program administration and Dr. Nicole Weber, OLC’s Assistant Vice President of…

Partner Webinar: New School Year, New You: Strategies for Managing Stress, Exhaustion, and Burnout for Pandemic Fatigued and Weary Online Instructors

This webinar is part of our OLC Innovate 2021 Best-in-Track (Leadership and Advocacy) summer webinar series! For some instructors, the pandemic events of 2020 and 2021 brought new challenges to teaching and learning, alongside an imbalance in routines, priorities, and self-care habits. Many Instructors found themselves buried under grading and content creation, all while managing…

OLC Conference Quick Fire

This quick-fire showcase will recap the most significant takeaways from the 2021 OLC Innovate conference.  With the theme of Education Reimagined, the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and Merlot hosted a thought provoking conference in which CETL?s Instructional Design (ID) Team was fortunate to attend. After attending the all-day, week-long conference the ID Team has prepared a…