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The Evolving Conversation About Quality in Online Learning
During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, online learning rose to prominence in a way that may have otherwise taken years (if not decades) to transpire. Digital forms of postsecondary education were suddenly thrust into the national conversation, as almost all educators and students moved to what became known as emergency remote instruction for at least several months.

In this webinar, you'll hear from special report author Kristi DePaul and Inside Higher Ed Editor Doug Lederman as they discuss the newly-released special report, “The Evolving Conversation About Quality in Online Learning,” which examines how the pandemic has reshaped both the practice and perceptions of online, hybrid and blended learning in postsecondary education.

You'll walk away better informed about:
• Changing student demands and expectations regarding online quality
• Growing institutional support and training for faculty members
• How quality is judged in virtual learning, and who does the judging
• Best practices for high-quality instruction, however it is delivered

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Speakers

Kristi DePaul
Founder and CEO @Founders
Kristi DePaul is an entrepreneur whose work has centered on enabling others' economic and social mobility. She is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, and her writing has appeared in the Horizon Report and research reports sponsored by the Barbara Bush Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Digital Promise and Microsoft for Education, among others. DePaul leads Founders, a remote content agency that serves K-20 education, training and professional development organizations. She previously oversaw the teaching and learning column for EDUCAUSE Review. Earlier in her career, DePaul led marketing communications efforts for global edtech firms, educational consulting startups and for schools within both public and private higher ed institutions. She is a graduate of Penn State University’s Bellisario College of Communications and the H. John Heinz III College of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University.
Doug Lederman
Co-founder and Editor @Inside Higher Ed
Doug Lederman is editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed. He helps lead the news organization's editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, including on C-Span and National Public Radio and at meetings and on campuses around the country, and his work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Doug was managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education from 1999 to 2003. Before that, Doug had worked at The Chronicle since 1986 in a variety of roles, first as an athletics reporter and editor. He has won three National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, including one in 2009 for a series of Inside Higher Ed articles he co-wrote on college rankings. He began his career as a news clerk at The New York Times. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and graduated in 1984 from Princeton University.