Be a more effective online educator. Certified.
Online Teaching Certificates are proof of a strong foundation in the principles, best practices and implementation of effective online education programs.
Learn Anytime. Anywhere.
The Online Learning Consortium is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.
Online Learning is Who
We Are and What We Do.
Since our founding in 1992, we’ve become the go-to source for everything related to online learning. And now, it is reflected in our name. The Sloan Consortium is now The Online Learning Consortium.
Our well-attended events provide premium opportunities to network, discover and share views on online learning, emerging technologies, and best practices for blended learning. Join over 3,000 faculty, system administrators, course designers and interested professionals in the pursuit of quality online learning.
New Approaches to Enhance Online Teaching Programs
Hundreds of courses designed to help educators worldwide strengthen teaching strategies, delivery methods and learning activities.
As Learning Evolves, So Does Our Understanding of It.
Research and publications that keep you on top of a world where technology is radically changing how teaching and learning is approached.
Draw on the Collective Experience of a Global Network
We provide strategically sophisticated yet practical advice to help colleges, universities and educators identify strengths and weaknesses of their e-learning programs.
Membership provides you and your faculty with great benefits and privileges — discounted pricing on conferences and workshops, free webinars, peer networking, early access to research and more.
We offer a free community membership, as well as more robust professional and institutional membership. Find which one is right for you.Learn More
Benefits of Membership
An Open Forum and Blogging Community. And OLC Making Headlines.
Join the online learning conversation with our global network.