Online education is quickly becoming a normal part of the student experience at The Ohio State University. In autumn 2017, more than a quarter of Ohio State students took at least one online course. Here are four big improvements online learning brings to the student experience:Read more
Imagine you’re teaching a high-enrollment course, full of valuable conceptual information. The logical way to get students to connect the dots between theory and practice would be to introduce compelling case studies—but how do you keep up with new and interesting cases to satisfy the learning...Read more
For many students, when they log into their courses at The Ohio State University, it will be their first time experiencing online learning. It can be overwhelming taking those first few steps in their educational journey, transitioning into a college student mindset. To help students prepare for their Ohio State experience, the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) developed the Online Readiness Tool.Read more
Online education opportunities around the country are expanding and come with their own distinct advantages and challenges. To help students everywhere gauge if they are prepared for the unique features of online courses, the Office of Distance Education and eLearning created the...Read more
Ohio State Online is growing rapidly and adding programs to give all students, no matter their location, the opportunity to earn a degree from Ohio State. Jerry Bean, a lecturer in the College of Social Work, worked with Marcia Ham, one of ODEE's instructional designers, to develop a course for...Read more
Can problem-based learning actually be done well in an online classroom?
That depends on our understanding of problem-based learning (PBL), how much time we put into planning and implementing PBL with our students, and the support network we have as we are preparing and facilitating PBL....Read more