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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.

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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. Thousands of educators rely on The Online Learning Consortium for expert guidance, professional development and resources to help them excel in online learning.

Join the Leading Online Learning Consortium, Virtually or In-Person

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.

Next Regional Event:
June 6, 2017
OLC one-day regional events for learning professionals to address opportunities and challenges we all face in online higher education today.

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2nd Annual OLC Innovate
April 5-7, 2017 – New Orleans, LA
Challenge our teaching and learning paradigms, reimagine the learning experience, and ideate on the innovative classroom of tomorrow.

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OLC Accelerate Conference
November 15-17, 2017 – Orlando, FL
Get the latest information of online learning research findings, current practice, emerging trends and promising new technologies.

New Approaches to Enhance Online Teaching Programs

Hundreds of courses designed to help educators worldwide strengthen teaching strategies, delivery methods and learning activities.

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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.

 
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FEATURED JOURNAL
 
ONLINE LEARNING
Volume 20,
Issue 3, September 2016
 
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FEATURED SURVEY
 
GRADE CHANGE
Tracking Online Education
in the United States – 2015
 
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FEATURED BOOK
 
BLENDED LEARNING
Research Education
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FEATURED PUBLICATION
 
OLC WORKSHOPS
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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.

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QUALITY SCORECARD 
BENCHMARKING ONLINE LEARNING STANDARDS

Measure and quantify elements of quality within your online education programs with our Quality Scorecard methodology. The program offers criteria for excellence in the administration of online learning programs which includes over 70 quality indicators for higher education. This is an exclusive OLC member benefit.

Join a Visionary Group of e-Learning Leaders

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.

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Benefits of Membership

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An Open Forum and Blogging Community. And OLC Making Headlines.

Join the online learning conversation with our global network.

Expand your network while discussing the latest e-learning trends. Blogs, newsletters and social connections create an environment in which to exchange ideas and insights with peers worldwide.

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