Online Learning Insights (OLI) founded in 2012 by Debbie Morrison, began as a blog about open and online education and has evolved into a valued and credible source for hundreds of education professionals from over 90 countries. Morrison’s instructional design expertise, passion for education and commitment to life-long learning are central to Online Learning Insight’s relevance and applicability. OLI’s followers and readers are at the core of the blog’s focus and reason for being. Comments are always welcomed and valued—discussions viewed as a learning and professional growth opportunity.
Faculty, teachers and instructors of higher education and K-12 institutions and associations look to OLI as a reference and source for education news, trends and skill development. Some of the institutions using OLI as a resource include:
- Online Learning Consortium (formerly The Sloan Consortium) Instructional series, “New to Online: The Essentials”
- Rasmussen College, Faculty Teaching Series, “Fostering Presence: The Human Element and The Community of Inquiry Framework”
- University of Nebraska Medical Center, Faculty Resources for Teaching Online
- Macquarie University, Resources for Faculty
- Idaho Digital Learning Initiative, Resource for Educators
- Oregon State University, Resources for Faculty
- College of Hawaii, Morrison featured in Webinar, Developing Critical Thinking in Online Learning
Selection of articles in which Online Learning Insights is referenced:
- “Using the LMS a Social Network in a Supersized Course”, EDUCAUSE, Sidneyeve Matrix, (para. 7)
- “Integration of Online, Hybrid, and Collaborative Learning” in the The New Horizon Report 2014, New Media Consortium, (p. 10)
- “Putting the U in MOOCs: The Importance of Usability in MOOC Design” by Heather Noel Young, chapter featured in The Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promise and Perils of Massive Open Online Course, (p. 167)
About Debbie Morrison
For further information about Debbie you can visit debbiemorrison.net.