2022 Sponsors & Benefactors

Our sponsors have always served as partners dedicated to the power and impact of online education, and who model these engagement practices in their work and in their outreach. We are excited to collaborate with (and therein feature) industry partners who are committed to contributing to sustained change work and community building at a global scale. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, including our formal prospectus for sponsoring both the IELOL Global Core Program and Regional Colloquies, please reach out to Brenda Weiss-Pesta at brenda.pesta@onlinelearning-c.org. Our Core Program Benefactors are partners that, in addition to partnering to support action-oriented change-work through the development of emerging global leaders and through coalition building, also commit to providing scholarships to support program participants. For more information about becoming an IELOL Global Core Program Benefactor, please contact us at ielol@onlinelearning-c.org

2022 Core Program Benefactors

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Platinum Sponsor

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Carolina Distance Learning

We offer campus-quality science lab kits for online students that provide the same rigor, relevance, and results that traditional labs provide. Carolina has leveraged 90+ years of expertise to be able to offer hands-on labs in nine subject areas that can be completed at home safely. We also provide free course design, the flexibility to customize, and shipping schedules to match your timeline so you can plan and facilitate labs with ease and confidence (and without aggravation and stress).

Gold Sponsors

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ActiveClass offers simple social experiences from within learning management systems. The ActiveClass product offers instructors and students a familiar place to share content and engage in lesson-based discussions.

Featuring a modern, social-media-inspired UI, ActiveClass encourages conversation, supports various learning models, facilitates diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and helps address institutions’ top engagement and retention challenges.

Students get more flexibility, connection, and community. Instructors get intuitive workflows, grade-able activity, and useful engagement insights. And institutions get retention-driven tools and data to better serve students and faculty. To learn more about ActiveClass or get a demo, visit www.activeclass.com.

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Labster uses a game-based approach to get students engaged in learning science and improve their learning outcomes. With a mission to bring more access and equity to science education, our award-winning virtual science labs are ideal for use in hybrid, online, and face-to-face courses. Students around the world benefit from using Labster as a homework assignment before a real lab, as a post-lab review, or as a standalone lab experience. Teachers love the automatic grading, time-savings, and ready-made modules. Labster simulations can be easily integrated into LMS systems. Discover more at https://www.labster.com.

Silver Sponsor

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Coursetune software enables learning teams to powerfully and easily communicate institutional goals, learning design strategy, show learning objectives alignment, assessment alignment, accreditation evidence reporting, and more. Collaboratively facilitate planning across teams and fine tune programs over time – all toward improving student learning.


Previous Sponsors & Partners


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Built with a focus on reliability, openness, and ease of use, the Instructure (Canvas) Learning Platform helps you create connected, but individualized learning environments that bring all learning tools into one place.

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Khalifa University of Science and Technology

The internationally top-ranked Khalifa University of Science and Technology is the one university in the UAE with the research and academic programs that address the entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing the UAE’s knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world.

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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST)

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) was founded in the 1950s in Kumasi, Ghana to advance knowledge in science and technology through creating an environment for undertaking relevant research, quality teaching, entrepreneurship training and community engagement to improve the quality of life.



The Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) is an international cooperative formed for the purpose of aggregating and making freely accessible high quality online resources to improve learning and teaching within higher education. The cooperative, a project of the California State University connects systems, consortiums, and institutions of higher education, professional organizations of academic disciplines, and individual members to form a community of people who strive to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Visit http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm for more information.



The Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA) is a membership-based association of public and private universities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). SARUA’s vision is to be a dynamic catalyst and responsive hub for higher education revitalisation and innovation in the SADC.


The Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) is a private non-profit organization that advances international partnerships, collaboration, and exchanges for 31 public universities across the state of Texas, and operates the most experienced Intensive English Program in the state. TIEC’s Texas Intensive English Program (TIEP) employs highly qualified Master and PhD level instructors, and has taught more than 30,000 students from 131 countries since 1965.

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Welearn is a Chilean consulting company specialized in e-learning. Founded in 2011, is focused on serving higher education institutions in several areas such as instructional design, training in instructional design and teaching online, and learning analytics. Welearn promotes quality standards in online education, student learning and teaching experience.