Digital Advantages

A US$2.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to speed adoption of digital courseware solutions among higher education institutions and faculty to advance student success.
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) of Newburyport, Massachusetts, has received a US$2.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to speed adoption of digital courseware solutions among higher education institutions and faculty to advance student success, particularly among those from disadvantaged backgrounds. The grant will support the OLC Digital Learning Innovation Prize, a competition that recognizes institutions and faculty for effective use of digital tools to serve underserved student populations, as well as the expansion of its OLC Quality Scorecard suite, which helps institutions evaluate the effectiveness of their online programs and their adoption of digital courseware. Visit onlinelearningconsortium.org.