BOSTON, MA (Sep 21, 2017) – An update to the Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework was released today. The CWiC Framework is an open, field-owned suite of resources designed to help postsecondary decision-makers make informed selections of digital courseware products, and support effective adoption and implementation of these solutions. It was developed and initially released in 2016 through a collaboration between the Online Learning Consortium (“OLC”) and Tyton Partners, and with contributions from SRI International.
The 2017 updates to the Framework and CWiC resources include:
The CWiC Framework is governed by an Executive Committee of courseware and digital learning experts. The CWiC Framework Executive Committee members for the 2017-2018 term launching this month are:
“The CWiC Executive Committee brings a range of expertise, institutional perspectives and professional backgrounds to help achieve the CWiC mission of advancing the adoption of quality courseware in higher education. We look forward to building on our work over the past year and the 2017-18 Executive Committee will retain the knowledge of six members returning from the 2016-2017 term. As CWiC Executive Committee Chair, I am excited by the prospect of working with this group of distinguished digital learning experts to improve digital learning and outcomes for postsecondary students.” said Emma Zone, CWiC Executive Committee Chair and Vice Provost at Colorado Technical University.
You can learn more about the CWiC Framework through this brief video explaining the CWiC Framework. Information on the CWiC Framework and how it can be used at an institution will also be presented at the following conferences this fall:
The updated CWiC Framework reflects the continued evolution of the digital courseware market, and is shaped by feedback provided from its community of users. Those interested are invited to share their thoughts on the updated CWiC Framework by emailing CWiC@tytonpartners.wpengine.com, or by joining the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #CWinContext.
Online Learning Consortium
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of online learning worldwide. The member-sustained organization offers an extensive set of resources for professional development and institutional advancement of online learning, including, original research, leading-edge instruction, best-practice publications, community-driven conferences and expert guidance. OLC members include educators, administrators, trainers and other online learning professionals, as well as educational institutions, professional societies and corporate enterprises. Visit http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/ for more information.
Tyton Partners is the leading provider of investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector. With offices in Boston and Stamford, CT, the firm has an experienced team of advisors who deliver a unique spectrum of services from strategy and market development decision-support to mergers and acquisitions and capital markets access that helps institutions, companies, organizations, and investors navigate the complexities of the education, media, and information markets. Tyton Partners leverages a deep foundation oftransactional and advisory experience and unparalleled level ofglobal relationships to make itsclients’ aspirations a reality and catalyze innovation in the sector. For more information, visit www.tytonpartners.wpengine.com or follow us @tytonpartners.