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... 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... Read More>

Sloan Consortium Renames Itself the Online Learning Consortium

Sloan Consortium Renames Itself the Online Learning Consortium By Rhea Kelly 07/07/14 To better reflect its mission of advancing the quality of online learning worldwide, the Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) has changed its name to the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). Now a nonprofit,... Read More>

Leaders from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Convene at Sloan-C's HBCU Leadership Summit for Online Learning

 The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) today announced it is gathering leaders from across the community of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) for The Sloan Consortium HBCU Leadership Summit for Online Learning, Oct. 29, 2014, in Orlando, Florida. This event runs concurrently with Day 1 of the 20th Annual Sloan-C International... Read More>

Sloan-C Honors Maryland University of Integrative Health, Rasmussen College and ProctorU for Effective Practices in Blended Learning

Award recipients will be recognized in a ceremony at the 11th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference & Workshop, July 8-9, in Denver NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (June 3, 2014) — The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) today announced the recipients of its Blended Learning Effective Practice Awards, which recognize effective techniques, strategies and practices... Read More>

‘Best-in-Track’ Sessions for OLC’s 11th Annual Blended Learning Conference and Workshop Share Common Focus on the Learner

NEWBURYPORT, Mass., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) today announced its "Best-in-Track" sessions for its 11th Annual Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, which takes place July 8-9, in Denver Colorado. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140516/88452 "Sessions designated as Best-in-Track represent top quality proposals across the spectrum of presentations to be made... Read More>

A Case of Rapid Growth in Online Programs - Texas State University Case Study (PDF)

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Moving To Online Teaching: Issues and Resources For Educators

Many experienced educators are racing to prepare for a new reality. Today’s students, with cell phones glued in hand and laptops never out of reach, show an increasing interest in online courses. In 2013, about 46% of all college students were enrolled in at least one online course — quite... Read More>

Sloan-C Announces Participants for Launch Pad at ET4Online Conference

Second-annual Launch Pad program features 10 educational technology startups that have invented solutions to problems faced by today’s online educators.Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) today announced participants for the second-annual “Launch Pad,” a showcase of educational technology startups being featured at the 7th Annual Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for... Read More>

Sloan-C Announces 2014 Effective Practice Awards Honoring Innovation in Online Education

Awards will be presented at the 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, April 9-11, in Dallas.Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C), an association of individuals, institutions and organizations of higher education committed to quality online education, will present its 2014 Effective Practice Awards at... Read More>