Enhance Your Online Learning Skills.

The OLC Institute offers educational and professional development in online teaching and learning through online workshops, webinars and serving as facilitators in their areas of expertise.

Join Colleagues Worldwidein Effective, Engaging and Collaborative Workshops.

OLC workshops are a smart and cost effective way to support your continuing professional development.
Our immersive programs are expert-developed and designed to improve quality in every facet of online education.



The Online Learning Consortium workshops are the smart way to support continuous professional development. Every workshop enables colleagues worldwide to collaborate cost effectively with peers and experts via synchronous and asynchronous methods for effective and engaging online and blended learning environments.


The webinar series includes interactive, 90-minute sessions conducted via the Internet and hosted by online industry experts covering industry hot topics, best practices, and special interests. Webinars provide convenient, affordable continuing education for busy online educators. Participants can gain access to valuable professional development and networking.


The Online Learning Consortium Mastery Series Program emphasizes theory and application of research on key topics and culminates in a Recognition of Mastery in a topic. Each series consists of three workshops that help you explore relevant research and use that research to help you design an effective teaching and learning environment.


The Online Learning Consortium Certificate is offered as a sequence of one foundation course and three electives leading from the conceptual to the implementation of online learning effectiveness best practices. The program stems from five pillars of quality: student satisfaction, access, learning effectiveness, faculty satisfaction, and institutional cost effectiveness.


Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL) is a cohort-based program requiring a variety of individual, group, and team project work including a team-based case-study. It is expected that participants fully participate in all aspects of the program in order to build community and maximize the potential of IELOL for all participants.