Demystifying Online Program Management

Online program management is perhaps one of the hottest topics in higher education technology today, but it’s also somewhat poorly understood. The term Online Program Management, OPM, can be used to describe the process, technology and providers associated with web-based higher education delivery.    This analysis uses industry analyst Phil Hill’s definition: “organizations (mostly for-profit companies, but…

6 Benefits of Centralized Program Management for Online Learning

As eLearning solutions experience growth, more efficient online course development practices are necessary. Online learning is dynamic, so new courses and changes to existing ones are frequent. One surefire way to speed things up is to centralize program management. This allows course changes as needed and quicker deployment to students. There are some definitive benefits…

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6 Ways to Drive Best Practices and Standardize Online Course Development

Standardized curriculums get a bad rap from those who value the spontaneity and flexibility of an impromptu teaching style, but standardization benefits online students. The high level of organization and thoughtful production of course material can make the classroom experience more enjoyable and remove barriers to online learning. Here are a few best practices to…