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OLC is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.

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OLC reserves a limited number of passes (onsite and virtual) for the press for each event. Press Passes are reserved for members of the working press who routinely write articles for publications covering higher education, and in particular, online higher education.


8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

April 22-24, 2015 – Dallas, TX
This joint Symposium of Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT is designed to bring together individuals interested in the review and evaluation of online teaching and learning technologies. The symposium, focusing on the technologies that drive online learning effectiveness, will continue to highlight research, applications, and effective practices of significant and noteworthy technological tools.

12TH ANNUALOnline Learning Consortium Blended Learning Conference and Workshop

July 7-8, 2015 – Denver, CO
This conference and workshop provides the opportunity for administrative leaders, faculty members, instructional designers and researchers to discover and share effective practices in blended learning. Interactive workshops, information sessions, great ideas sessions and posters focus on instructional practices, academic planning, faculty development and assessment/evaluation.

21ST ANNUAL Online Learning Consortium International Conference

October 14-16, 2015 • Orlando, FL
This conference brings together practitioners and researchers, administrators, instructional designers, faculty developers, library and support people, instructors, and students to try to make sense of the fast growing and rapidly changing field of online and blended learning. It is geared to both experienced professionals and interested newcomers who hail from a variety of work sectors, including higher education, K-12 education, continuing education, business, government, health care, professional associations, and nonprofit organizations. Together we will explore what online and blended learning portends for our institutions, and our society.