Online Learning Consortium Introduces OLC Collaborate, a Regional Event Series for Online Learning Professionals

First OLC Collaborate event, ‘The Changing University,’ takes place Feb. 24, at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, in Kansas City, MO. NEWBURYPORT, MA (Jan. 14, 2015) – The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, kicks off the new year with the introduction of a new regional event series called... Read More>

The Online Learning Consortium Unveils New Release of Its Quality Scorecard for Online Programs

The enhanced Quality Scorecard features 75 performance indicators for evaluating online programs, identifying areas for improvement and proving the quality of programs to accrediting bodies. NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (Sept. 23, 2014) — The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, today unveiled an enhanced Quality Scorecard for Online Programs, an easy-to-use... Read More>

2014 OLC Awards, Recognizing Advances in Online Learning

 NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, today announced the recipients of the 2014 OLC Awards and the 2014 Effective Practice Awards. All awards will be presented at a luncheon on Oct. 30 at the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, Oct. 29-31, 2014,... Read More>

Online Learning Consortium's International Conference Celebrates 20 Years of Shared Insights and Innovation in Higher Ed

 NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, is celebrating 20 years of innovation in online learning and higher education this fall, with the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, Oct. 29-31, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.OLC's annual international conference is the... Read More>

Online Learning Consortium Announces 2014 Class of Fellows

Online Learning Consortium Announces 2014 Class of Fellows Seven OLC members recognized for exceptional contributions to the field of online learning  NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (July 28, 2014) – The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, today announced its 2014 class of Fellows. Recognizing exceptional professional excellence, the OLC Board of Directors... Read More>

Sloan Consortium Picks a New Name

Sloan Consortium Picks a New Name By Lawrence Biemiller, Wired Campus on July 07, 2014 9:28 am education-keyboardFeatured share The Sloan Consortium, an influential champion of online learning that grew out of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s early interest in the topic, is changing its name and will now be known as the Online... Read More>

The Sloan Consortium changes name to 'Online Learning Consortium'

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. and DENVER, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C), the leading professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of online learning worldwide, today announced the organization is changing its name to the "Online Learning Consortium" (OLC), effective immediately. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124409 "Our organization's reach and impact has grown significantly... Read More>

The Sloan Consortium is now The Online Learning Consortium

The Sloan Consortium is now The Online Learning Consortium July 7, 2014 Dear Friends of Sloan-C, Since 1992, the Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) has become the go-to source for everything related to online learning. Online learning is who we are and what we do. And now that distinction is reflected in our new name: Online... Read More>

Sloan Goes Online (Inside Higher Ed)

Sloan Goes Online July 7, 2014 By Carl Straumsheim The Sloan Consortium is shedding the name of its original benefactor to become the Online Learning Consortium, the last step in a 22-year-long journey to break off on its own. The name change has been in the works for months, teased and tested during conferences,... Read More>

QuickWire: Sloan Consortium Picks a New Name (Chronicle of Higher Education)

QuickWire: Sloan Consortium Picks a New Name The Sloan Consortium, an influential champion of online learning that grew out of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s early interest in the topic, is changing its name and will now be known as the Online Learning Consortium. In keeping with the times, it announced... Read More>