Tag Archives: #OLsuccess

Online learners: key findings and upcoming events

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

We are pleased to publish the final report from our study into the expectations and experiences of online learners: What makes a successful online learner? You can catch up with the study team at ALT-C 2016, where we will be presenting some of our findings on Wednesday 8th September (10.25 in the Ensemble Room). A … Read more

#OLsuccess day 4: round up

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Today we asked people how they feel about different kinds of online learning. We wanted to ask this question to find out about some of the emotions experienced as online learners – both positive and negative. We had some great contributions to the discussion forum today with people identifying what they like: “researching topics for end of course … Read more

#OLsuccess day 4: How do you feel…?

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

One of the key findings of our review of research into online learning is the importance of how learners feel about engaging online. Our key question today is How do you feel about different kinds of online learning? Do you feel inspired, supported, frustrated, empowered, isolated…?  Some questions we will be exploring include: How do … Read more

#OLsuccess day 2: round-up

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Twitter traffic has continued to build today, and there has been a lot of activity around the #uogapt conference as well as our dedicated hashtag #OLsuccess. You can get the full picture from storify, as usual. Much of today’s discussion picked up themes and thoughts from yesterday (lesson one: online conversations can’t be coralled into … Read more

#OL success day 2: why do you learn online and how do you measure your success?

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

We know from the research literature that motivation is key to success in online learning. But motivation isn’t easily measured. We all have different reasons for engaging with online learning, and the rewards we expect or hope for will help us to decide whether we have been successful or not. Motivations can also change. Through … Read more

#OLsuccess day 1: what do you like about learning online?

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Welcome to #OLsuccess day one! If you’ve landed here and are wondering what it’s all about, you might like to read the our introduction to #OLsuccess week. Today we’re asking online learners to tell us: What do you like about online learning? It might be the convenience of studying at a time and place and … Read more