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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Luke Dowden, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Receives OLC Award

Congratulations to Dr. Luke Dowden of University of Louisiana at Lafayette for receiving the Online Learning Consortium’s Bruce N. Chaloux Award for Early Career Excellence in Online Education ! The OLC Awards recognize the ...

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Updated Academic Partnerships Course Quality Review Rubric

Two of our affiliate organizations, Quality Matters and Online Learning Consortium (formerly The Sloan Consortium), have updated their Higher Education Rubric and Quality Scorecard. In light of these changes, we have updated our quality rubric ...

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New Ed Tech du Jour Video: Ensuring Deep Learning in Online Courses

Dr. Melissa Kaulbach, Vice President, Academic Services, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Andrew Rice of Queens’ College at The University of Cambridge on his experience teaching computer programming courses online. “Many people think that certain ...

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Hendrikus van Bulck, USC Palmetto College

How long have you been teaching online? I have been teaching online courses since the Spring of 2009. I have added online courses every year. I now have online sections of almost all my courses. What was ...

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edSurge: Michael Horn on ‘Failing Fast’ and Why Companies Should Understand Competency-Based Learning

edSurge recently interviewed Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute, on the power and importance of competency-based learning. We found that the interview closely aligns with what we practice (and preach). You can find ...

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Microlectures & Multimedia: Helpful Tips & Strategies

We have updated our Multimedia Tips & Strategies tip sheet! See below for the updated information. You can also click here for a printable version of the tip sheet. Helpful Tips & Strategies The modern student is ...

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Technology Tools for Teaching Online

We have created a handout that highlights technology tools for teaching online. It is separated into category of technology, tool name, website, price, compatibility, and use. Click here for a printer-friendly version. Category Tool Website Price Compatibility Use Content Hosting You ...

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3 Active Learning Strategies That Push Students Beyond Memorization

Those who teach in the health disciplines expect their students to retain and apply every iota of learned material. However, many students come to us having achieved academic success by memorizing the content, regurgitating that ...

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Academic Partnerships Now Accepting Proposals for Round Two of 2014 Faculty Research Grant Program

  $50,000 in Grants Now Available to Support Faculty Research on the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it is currently ...

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Cay Evans, LSU Shreveport

How long have you been teaching online? In the early 1990s, a call for training in distance education was sent out to our campus. I was curious about online classes and teaching and did not know ...

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