Learn Anytime. Anywhere.

The Online Learning Consortium™ (OLC) is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner – anyone, anywhere, anytime.

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Devoted to Advancing

Quality Digital Learning

Since our founding in 1999, we’ve become the go-to source for everything related to digital learning. Thousands of educators rely on The Online Learning Consortium for expert guidance, professional development and resources to help them excel in digital learning.

Join the Leading Online Learning Consortium at Our Annual Events

Our well-attended events provide premium opportunities to network, discover and share views on online learning, emerging technologies, and best practices for online, blended, and digital learning. Join thousands of faculty, system administrators, course designers and interested professionals in the pursuit of quality digital learning.

Education Reimagined  
Denver, CO: April 2024
Challenge our teaching and learning paradigms, reimagine the learning experience, and ideate on the innovative classroom of tomorrow.

OLC Accelerate - Online Education Conference

Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide
Virtual: October 3-5, 2023
Washington, DC: October 24-27, 2023
Get the latest information of online learning research findings, current practice, emerging trends and promising new technologies.

New Approaches to Enhance Digital Teaching Programs

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







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.


Measure and quantify elements of quality within your digital education programs with our Quality Scorecard methodology. The program offers criteria for excellence in the administration of e-learning programs which includes over 72 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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