Professional Development Opportunities for Leadership

Mastery Series ImageLEADERSHIP IN ONLINE LEARNING MASTERY SERIES 
Next Cohort 
The Leadership in Online Learning Mastery Series focuses on organizational structure, policy and common funding models related to online learning programming at the institutional level. Through a series of modules, you will explore topics relevant to online administrators, using evidence-based research into best practices to help you establish and stabilize strategic, manageable growth of online learning initiatives within your institution while maintaining a competitive edge.

This Mastery Series program is aimed at eLearning professionals who wish to sharpen their leadership skills or are interested in taking on a leadership role. The OLC 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 week-long modules that help you explore relevant research and use that research to help you design an effective teaching and learning environment. Successful participants of a Mastery Series program will receive a PDF certificate of completion, as well as a digital badge of completion via Credly. Learn More

OLC Leadership Network Event 

OLC LEADERSHIP NETWORK EVENT 
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – Orlando, FL
Institutional leaders are challenged with making decisions in an increasingly complex and changing higher education landscape, from evolving federal policies and regulations governing online education to the development of partnerships with private and public entities. Many of these are impacted by an institutions ability to make data informed decisions and to report on accountability measures. This Leadership Network event brings together experienced higher ed leaders to discuss these important and changing  issues through guided discussions. Learn More

IELOL LogoTHE INSTITUTE FOR EMERGING LEADERSHIP IN ONLINE LEARNING (IELOL)  
2020 Cohort 
The Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL) is a unique blended-learning leadership development program sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium and in partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF) for the 2019 cohort. Coming up on its 12th year, IELOL serves the development needs of emerging leaders responsible for a variety of digital learning initiatives in higher education. This cohort is currently closed. Sign up for updates to get information on the 2020 cohort as it becomes available. IELOL participants work with colleagues from around the world to explore and understand both the opportunities and barriers to advancing local and global online learning. Program graduates join a growing network of online leaders in higher education focused on improving and advancing the impact of digital learning on all aspects and formats of education. Learn More

Resources for Leaders

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THE OLC RESEARCH CENTER FOR DIGITAL LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP

The mission of The OLC Research Center for Digital Learning and Leadership is to transform teaching and learning in the digital learning landscape through the dissemination of research throughout the field. In collaboration with the OLC community, the Research Center seeks to further knowledge of the field, create collaborative networks among like-minded professionals who share similar knowledge bases, and to provide original, evidence-based, and theoretical–based research. The purpose of The Research Center is to provide resources for researchers and practitioners who seek resources on topics related to digital learning trends, innovations, and effective practices in the field.

Resources include research studies, white papers, journal articles and other resources including webinars, podcasts and publications are categorized into six different categories: Teaching & Learning, Instructional/Learning Design, Leadership, Digital Learning, Annual Reports, and Quality.
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Would you like to discuss these options and find the best fit for you? Contact institute@onlinelearning-c.org and one of our staff members will help you choose.