The University of North Texas at Dallas is part of the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) community! The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is committed to providing resources and training opportunities on topics relevant to online educators. Faculty members and staff of the University can enjoy the OLC Institutional Membership benefits.

Create Your OLC Account

To gain access to all of the benefits that are reserved for OLC members, first create a free OLC account by registering.  Once an account is created, update your own profile (under "My account") and set up your institutional affiliation to University of North Texas at Dallas.

Benefits of OLC Membership

  • Workshops: Participate in OLC workshops with experts in online teaching and design. Membership includes discounted pricing on the schedule of workshops. Additional workshops are added throughout the year, so please make sure to check the schedule often. The member price for a workshop is $169. Non-member pricing is $269.
  • Webinars: Webinars are free to all members (normally $99.) No coupon code is needed.
  • OLC Newsletter: Receive the OLC newsletter by subscribing to the OLC mailing list.
  • Conference Discounts: Receive Discounts for $50 off of the registration fee for the three annual conferences.
  • Publications Discounts: Members receive a 10% discount on all publications.
  • Website Resources: Enjoy access to website resources including the Quality Scorecard for the administration of online education programs, articles from the OLC journal, Online Learning, online learning survey reports, practitioner documents, effective practices, and more.

OLC Workshops

OLC offers dozens of one-week, fully online workshops as well as some synchronous (4-hour) webinars in several tracks; below is a sampling of the workshops we encourage our faculty to consider.  A complete list of all OLC workshops (including descriptions and dates) is available on the Online Learning Consortium website. Having trouble narrowing down your selection? Begin by selecting a workshop from the categories below. 

Online Learner

  •  Fundamentals: Strategies for Increasing Interaction and Engagement
  • Fundamentals: Engaging Learners in Online Discussions
  • Fundamentals: Giving Effective Feedback Strategies
  • Fundamentals: Effective Feedback Strategies

Online Design

  •  Designing a Flipped Classroom
  • Creating Effective Assessments
  • Creating Rubrics
  • Designing with Accessibility in Mind
  • Fundamentals: ADA and Web Accessibilty
  • New to Online: The Essentials
  • Creating Effective Assessments

Online Tools

  •  Introduction to Collaboration Tools
  • Introduction to Audio and Video Tools
  • Introduction to Online Presentation Tools
  • Introduction to Online Tools