Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Sloan Consortium

The Sloan Consortium ( ) is an association of colleges, universities, and other organizations committed to quality online teaching and learning. The founder of the consortium, Dr. Frank Mayadas, is a good friend and colleague who has had an enormous impact on the development of online learning nationwide over the past 15 years. He served as the program director for the online and blended learning initiatives at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; the Sloan Foundation has provided nearly $100 million to foster quality online teaching and learning.

Sloan-C publishes a peer-reviewed journal, holds national conferences, conducts online faculty development workshops, recognizes outstanding contributions to online learning, and in general, promotes quality online education.

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