Online Learning

Originally Held: March 29, 2017

The meteoric rise of online learning in the past 20 years has left an indelible impression on all dimensions of higher education, on campus, near campus and at a distance! How we design, develop, and deliver an educational experience has been fundamentally impacted by the application of online learning technologies, and perhaps more importantly, pedagogical practices…. Read more »

WHEN: March 29, 2017 from 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
WHERE: Foster Auditorium (First Floor) in the Paterno Library, University Park, PA and online at

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The meteoric rise of online learning in the past 20 years has left an indelible impression on all dimensions… Read more »

Originally Held: August 12, 2016

One of the critical factors to student success in any learning format is the skill and faculty of the instructor. Regardless of the title, the leader of the educational experience plays a key role in guiding, managing, and directing student learning. Meeting the continual and life long professional development needs of faculty requires attention to the… Read more »

In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Amin Qazi, Executive Director of Unizin.

Perspectives is a video interview series developed by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University exploring emerging trends and forces in higher education with thought leaders from the world of online innovations.

Each year we ask our participants a set of three… Read more »

Originally Held: October 19, 2015

Higher education is facing a crisis of access, quality, and outcomes. Across the country, universities have invested in similar initiatives to reform their models of course design, delivery, measurement, and improvement. Penn State, a Founding Investor of Unizin, has been active in exploring solutions to these issues as well. Unizin, a University-owned consortium focused on improving… Read more »