BOOKS FOR TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND POLICYMAKERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

The Business of Innovating Online

Practical Tips and Advice From Industry Leaders

Edited by Kathryn E. Linder
Foreword by Nina Huntemann
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May 2019
9781620368435
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    Stylus Publishing
  • ISBN 9781620368435
  • Language English
  • Pages 156 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
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May 2019
9781620368428
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  • Pages 156 pp.
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May 2019
9781620368442
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May 2019
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The Business of Innovating Online responds to a critical need for concrete narratives of innovation success that can serve as a foundation for administrators and leaders who are in need of practical guidance as they scale and grow their online learning organizations.

Through specific examples and practical suggestions from experienced e-learning leaders, readers will be introduced to concrete strategies for how to create a climate of creativity and innovation that can lead to more successful and scalable online programs and initiatives. The Business of Innovating Online demystifies the relationship between business, creativity, and innovation by describing the logistics required to create an agile online education enterprise. Topics discussed will include:

- Defining innovation and creativity for online education and e-learning
- Knowing when and how to innovate
- Creating a culture of innovation
- Effectively leading innovation
- Collaborative innovation
- Making innovation stick and transitioning innovative strategies into day-to-day practice
- Assuring quality in the midst of innovation
- Staffing structures/administrative stability to support creativity and innovation

The Business of Innovating Online provides both novice and experienced online education administrators with a comprehensive overview of a range of online innovations, how they came to be created, the components that led to their success, and concrete steps that they can take to create a more innovative culture for their own e-learning organization.

Foreword
Figures and Boxes
Acknowledgements
Introduction

1) Strategies to Advance Innovation in Online Education: Eight Lessons Learned at Penn State World Campus—Craig Weidemann
2) Establishing an Innovation Vision—Shannon Riggs, Lisa Templeton, Alfonso Bradoch, Jessica DuPont, Dianna Fisher, and Kathryn E. Linder
3) Innovative Financial Models—Rovy Branon, Lisa Templeton, Nelson C. Baker, and Kathryn E. Linder
4) Innovation Via Consortium—Brad Wheeler, James Hilton, Lois Brooks, and Dave King
5) Effectively Leading Innovation—Tom Cavanagh and Luke Dowden
6) Making Innovation Stick—Phil Regier and Kathryn Scheckel
7) Assuring Quality While Creating and Innovating— Deborah Adair and Kay Shattuck 
8) Supporting Creativity and Innovation through Professional Development and Community Building—Jill Buban, Cali M.K. Morrison, Karen L. Pedersen, Amy Claire Heitzman, and Julie Uranis

Conclusion: Creating Your Innovation Action Plan—Kathryn E. Linder and Rolin Moe
About the Contributors
Index

Kathryn E. Linder

Kathryn E. Linder is an avid writer and researcher with a passion for process and peeking behind the scenes at what it takes to be a successful academic. Currently, she is the creator of the Radical Self-Trust Podcast Channel and a weekly interview-based podcast (Research in Action).

Katie is also the director of the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit and an associate editor for the International Journal for Academic Development. For the past several years, Katie’s work has focused on blended course design best practices, institutional supports for accessible online learning, and research literacy for scholarship of teaching and learning practitioners and distance education stakeholders. She speaks on topics related to writing and publication; creativity and productivity; self-promotion and personal branding, and teaching and learning with technology.

Currently, Katie is under contract for her fourth book Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (co-authored with Kevin Kelly and Tom Tobin). She is also the editor of the Thrive Online series.