The Sloan Consortium changes its name to the Online Learning Consortium
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Written by Caroline Caroline   
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 AM

The Sloan Consortium changes its name to the Online Learning Consortium

The USA-based Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) has changed its name to the Online Learning Consortium (OLC).

The Online Learning Consortium is dedicated to advancing the quality of online learning worldwide.

 OLC offers an extensive set of resources for professional development and institutional advancement of online learning, including:The new name more clearly articulates OLC’s mission and supports its goals for expanding its programs and services globally.

 

  • original research
  • leading-edge instruction
  • best-practice publications
  • community-driven conferences
  • expert guidance.

For more information about the Online Learning Consortium, visit OLC's website at onlinelearningconsortium.org

A fresh voice in a complex educational landscape

Gard Titlestad, ICDE’s General Secretary, said that “The name Online Learning Consortium is a statement of what the organization is about; online, learning and collaborative effort.

He continued, "ICDE has always valued Sloan-C as an organization focused on quality in online and distance education, and a fresh voice in a complex educational landscape.

“We expect OLC will retain everything that Sloan-C represented, and carry forward with a new energy in addition to being more visible and outwardly directed”, said Mr Titlestad.