Conferences and organizations

  • Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C)
    The Online Learning Consortium is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.
    EDUCAUSE® is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.  
  • AERA (American Educational Research Association)
    The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
  • AECT (Association for Educational Communications and Technology)
    The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is a professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology.  
  • Quality Matters Program
    Quality Matters (QM) is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition for its peer-based approach to continuous improvement in online education and student learning. Kent State University is a Quality Matters Subscribing Institution and related professional development activities are offered on a regular basis.
  • ITC (Instructional Technology Council)
    ITC's mission is to provide exceptional leadership and professional development in higher education to its network of eLearning practitioners by advocating, collaborating, researching, and sharing exemplary, innovative practices and potential in educational technologies.  
  • WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies)
    WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) accelerates the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education.  
  • eLearning Guild
    The eLearning Guild is the oldest and most trusted source of information, networking, and community for eLearning professionals.