Professional Development

New OLC Program to Support Digital Learning Research

The Online Learning Consortium is launching a new program that provides hands-on research and networking opportunities for current and recently graduated doctoral students in the field of digital learning. Participants in the O.L.C. Emerging Scholars program can contribute to projects in the O.L.C. Research Center, collaborate with researchers at institutions and organizations around the world, and network with peers and mentors.

New Project to Launch Global Standards for Flipped Training

The Flipped Learning Global Initiative has introduced a new effort to establish international standards for flipped training. The standards are meant to ensure that educators are trained using the most current global research and best practices in flipped learning, according to a news announcement.

U St Thomas to Launch Online STEM Engineering Ed Certificates

The University of St Thomas will begin offering graduate certificates in STEM engineering education online this year.

3D Printing Conference for Educators Heading to Atlanta in October

Educators interested in 3D printing will have a venue this fall to learn more about how to use it in K-12 and higher education.

Online Degrees Primed to Help Early Ed Teachers Meet New Credential Reqs

A report recently published by New America posed a set of questions related to how those policies affect the early education teachers who need to attain bachelor's degrees, especially in areas of quality and access — and whether online education could provide a leg up.

Hoonuit Buys Ed Training Company, Offers PD Credit Through U North Dakota

By completing a Pathway set, educators can earn a graduate credit through U North Dakota by working with an instructor of record at the university, receiving feedback on assignments and creating a "final reflection" paper that ties together the learning.

CBE Program to Train More Teachers in North Carolina

North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have teamed up to launch a competency-based teacher education program they hope will help address a widening teacher shortage in the state.

Southern New Hampshire U to launch Competency-Based Master's in Online Ed

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is teaming with a private partner to launch a competency-based master's of education in online teaching program.

MIT Launches Digital Plus Courses for Professional Learning

MIT Professional Learning is launching a new program designed to offer organizations courses for their employees that feature project-based challenges designed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty.

Survey: Faculty Getting More Confident in Tech Skills, but Students' Skills Are Slipping

Eight-four percent of faculty in our 2017 Teaching with Technology Survey believe their tech skills are more than adequate for the job, but only 34 percent said their students' skills are "excellent" or "above average."

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