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2014-09-15 08:35:28

DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world's largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it is currently accepting proposals for Round Two of its 2014 Faculty Research Grant Program, which supports faculty research on the impact and effectiveness of online learning. Proposals are being accepted through October 3, 2014. "Academic Partnerships is committed to supporting research that broadens the scholarship on the effectiveness of...

2014-09-10 08:39:34

The Awards, which recognize individuals and institutions for excellence in online education, will be presented next month at OLC's 20th Annual International Conference, in Orlando. NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, today announced the recipients of the 2014 OLC Awards and the 2014 Effective Practice Awards. All awards will be presented at a luncheon on Oct. 30 at the 20th Annual Online Learning...

2014-09-02 12:32:51

Best-in-Track sessions for OLC's 20th anniversary conference highlight successful initiatives around mobile, social, recruitment, professional development and leadership in online learning. NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, is celebrating 20 years of innovation in online learning and higher education this fall, with the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, Oct. 29-31, 2014,...

2014-07-07 04:21:26

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. and DENVER, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C), the leading professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of online learning worldwide, today announced the organization is changing its name to the "Online Learning Consortium" (OLC), effective immediately. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124409 "Our organization's reach and impact has grown significantly since Sloan-C was first conceived in 1992,"...

2014-03-03 23:20:50

Dorsey Will Focus on Initiatives to Increase Blue Sky Broadcast’s Market Leadership and Accelerate Growth San Diego, California (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Blue Sky Broadcast, a leading provider of online learning and virtual event solutions for associations, pharmaceutical companies and educational event organizations, announced that Patrick Dorsey has joined the company as senior vice president of sales and marketing. In his new role, Dorsey will focus on initiatives to increase Blue Sky...

2014-01-16 08:29:07

Facing Classroom Bottlenecks that Limit Access, California College Students Share Experiences, Unmet Needs for Online Learning with Officials and Policy Makers at Conference LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can online environments in higher education help us better serve students? Are the online courses of today working for students? To answer these questions, the 20 Million Minds Foundation will host the EVOLVE California Higher Education conference on Friday,...

2014-01-15 12:27:26

Online enrollment growth, while still substantial, is slowing. WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2013 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group reveals the number of higher education students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 7.1 million. The 6.1 percent growth rate, although the lowest for a decade, still represents over 400,000 additional students taking at least one online course. "While the rate of growth in...

2014-01-06 12:30:58

$50,000 in Grants Now Available to Support Faculty Research on the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world's largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it is currently accepting proposals for Round One of its 2014 Faculty Research Grant Program, which supports faculty research on the impact and effectiveness of online learning. Proposals are being accepted through March 31, 2014....

2013-12-18 23:23:06

Respondents cite reporting tools, engaging curriculum, and intervention as top requirements. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 School districts throughout the country report they are offering students significantly more online learning programs in 2013 compared to 2012 – especially blended learning and online courses for credit – according to an annual survey of district- and school-level leaders, announced today by K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of technology-powered...

2013-11-18 23:29:13

American Sentinel University will present seven informative sessions, including an innovative 3D virtual learning nursing simulation focused on the key aspects of next generation technology in online learning at the 19th Annual Sloan Consortium, International Conference on Online Learning held Nov. 20-22, 2013. Stop by and learn more about American Sentinel’s innovative next generation technology in online learning at Booth 5 in the Northern Hemisphere Foyer during exhibit hall hours...


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