Offering high-quality digital and online learning is vital to the success of higher education institutions in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Whether digital learning experiences are developed for use within fully online courses or used to enhance traditional, in-person learning, effectively combining technology and pedagogy can give your institution a leg up on the competition.
A Chief Digital Learning Officer (CDLO) sits at the intersection of academics and technology, unting the institution’s educational mission, technological capabilities, and student support initiatives to develop and execute digital learning experiences designed to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff. Working collaboratively with stakeholders across the institution, the CDLO builds the strategy, budget, and team your institution needs to thrive in the future of higher education.
An Edge CDLO (vCDLO) works at the intersection of academics and technology to build your institution’s plan to succeed in digital learning. Bringing cross-disciplinary skills and experience to the table, an Edge vCDLO will:
- Collaborate with executive leadership and advance the commitment to digital learning across the institution
- Identify challenges and opportunities, and build a strategic plan for enhanced digital learning
- Set budget priorities to achieve a strategic plan with CFO, Provost, and other members of the institution’s cabinet
- Build and resource new digital learning programs and/or divisions to facilitate faculty and student success
- Build change and project management capabilities to facilitate ongoing improvements to digital learning
- Deliver a student-focused experience that leverages digital learning technologies and pedagogy to increase engagement and retention.