NEWBURYPORT, Mass., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) today announced recipients of its 2018 OLC Effective Practice Awards, recognizing effective techniques, strategies and practices that are shared by members of the OLC community to advance quality and access to digital learning programs. The awards will be presented during the upcoming OLC Innovate (#OLCInnovate) conference, which takes place April 18-20, in Nashville, Tennessee.
"We are delighted to recognize the outstanding commitment and accomplishments of this year's Effective Practice honorees, each of whom has demonstrated a dedication to advancing digital education," said Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., chief executive officer and executive director for the Online Learning Consortium.
Through the OLC Effective Practices program, the OLC community shares techniques, strategies and practices that have worked effectively in their institution or program. Effective practices are peer reviewed and evaluated against OLC's five pillars of quality in digital education: access, learning effectiveness, faculty satisfaction, student satisfaction and scalability.
"We congratulate and thank the 2018 OLC Effective Practice honorees for sharing their innovative approaches to some of digital learning's most important challenges," said Jill Buban, PhD, senior director of research & innovation for OLC. "Their solutions and lessons learned offer valuable guidance for those creating and managing digital learning programs and initiatives throughout the OLC community."
The 2018 Effective Practice Awards recipients who will be recognized at OLC Innovate are:
More information about the OLC Effective Practice Awards can be found online at https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/about/olc-awards/effective-practices/.
Complete information about OLC Innovate is available online at https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/attend-2018/innovate/.
About Online Learning Consortium
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner – anyone, anywhere, anytime. OLC inspires innovation and quality through an extensive set of resources, including, best-practice publications, quality benchmarking, leading-edge instruction, community-driven conferences, practitioner-based and empirical research and expert guidance. The growing OLC community includes faculty members, administrators, trainers, instructional designers, and other learning professionals, as well as educational institutions, professional societies and corporate enterprises. Visit http://onlinelearningconsortium.org for more information.
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