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November 3, 2019

Celebrate National Distance Learning Week With OLC

Unlike the other organizations, the Online Learning Consortium isn’t doing any special for National Distance Learning Week.  They’ve simply compiled a list of their existing resources and already planned events.

OLC has put together resources related to neuroscience in celebration of National Distance Learning Week 2019.
OLC has put together a list of articles, workshops, and OLC Accelerate 2019 conference sessions related to Neuroscience in celebration of National Distance Learning Week 2019, November 4-8.

Neuroscience as related to education overall, and distance learning, in particular, is a growing area of interest and research among both scholars and practitioners. We invite you to explore the resources below, and join in the conversation through any of the opportunities as well as through your own networks, using #OLCNDLW. Learn more.

OLC Digital Learning Resources
Neuroscience-related Blog Articles
Learn from experts in the field in the blog posts we’ve collected related to the topic of neuroscience in education. Learn more.
Neuromyths Whitepaper
This study includes not only answers to important research questions, but practice-oriented information that is useful for pedagogy, course design, and leadership, as well as for further research on this topic. Learn more.
Neuroscience-related Conference Sessions
We’ve gathered the OLC Accelerate 2019 conference sessions related to Neuroscience and listed them all in one place for your convenience. Can’t travel to Orlando? Virtual attendee options are available. Learn more.
OLC Workshops Focused on Neuroscience
From 7-day to 4-week long courses, explore the variety of OLC workshops focused on neuroscience and register to attend today! Learn more.
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Creating Effective Assessments
Fundamentals: Increasing Interaction & Engagement
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Fundamentals: Engaging Learners In Online Discussions
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