Higher Education

WHEN: December 1, 2016 from 9:30am – 10:30am EST
WHERE: Outreach Building Lobby, University Park, PA and online at https://meeting.psu.edu/coil

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Since Google began in January 1996 as a research project by two students at Stanford, the company has changed the way information is curated, discovered, and analyzed. Quickly expanding… Read more »

Originally Held: September 8, 2016

The steady drumbeat of critiques against higher education’s value as both a public and private good have led many university leaders to ask—where must we do a better job articulating the value of what we offer to students, employers, and our communities, and where must we innovate to meet the needs of a changing world? This… Read more »

Originally Held: August 19, 2015

In 2012, Penn State created the Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) with the mission to engage the University’s extensive research enterprise to improve learning at and beyond Penn State through the pursuit of online innovations. Over the following three years, COIL developed and refined a model to engage diverse constituent groups including faculty, staff… Read more »

As part of our COIL Perspectives series Barbara Bichelmeyer, Senior Director, Indiana University Office of Online Education, sat down with host Larry Ragan.

Each year we ask our participants a set of three questions intended to explore their thoughts related to online innovations and their impacts on learning. The 2015 questions are:

Can you describe a barrier to student learning?… Read more »

Originally Held: April 28, 2015

When Stanford President John Hennessey declared in 2013 that “a tsunami is coming,” he was referring to the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on higher education. Now that MOOC-hysteria has died down, increasing rhetoric indicates that competency-based education (CBE) is seen by many as the new silver bullet. Still, there are many opinions… Read more »