College of DuPage is an Institutional member of the Online Learning Consortium. With that comes some benefits for our staff and faculty that can save money and provide a range of professional development opportunities. Curious what our membership can offer you? Here are the benefits that apply to individuals (there are more that are more institutionally focused, you can see the full list here): 

  • Access to OLC Ideate recorded sessions. Even if you didn’t attend the live session of this virtual conference, you can still access the recordings.  Access the Ideate sessions
  • Free webinars on higher education topics. There are always upcoming webinars on the slate (and on-demand ones, too) for OLC members! Check out their schedule to see if any interest you. 
  • Eligible to nominate for the OLC Fellows program. Know an amazing online educator here at College of DuPage? Nominate them for this special distinction! You can find the full instructions on their OLC Fellows website
  • Member pricing. You can get member pricing for: OLC workshops, OLC mastery series, OLC Certificates (Online Teaching, Advanced Online Teaching and Instructional Design), all OLC conferences, and 20% off OLC publications. This can be a significant discount, so make sure to take advantage of this benefit and stretch your PD dollars further. 

We also have a number of other institutional memberships that we’ll be touching on in the coming months, so visit us again to learn about more ways you can save or take advantage of free/reduced cost training.