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Sloan Consortium

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has joined our Sloan Consortium community! Sloan-C is committed to providing resources and training opportunities on topics relevant to online educators. Every member of the University can enjoy the Sloan-C Institutional Membership benefits.

Create Your Sloan-C Account

All faculty and staff at the University are considered a member. To access these benefits, first create a free Sloan-C account by registering.  Once an account is created, create your own profile (under "My account") and affiliate with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Benefits of Sloan-C Membership

  • College Pass Workshops: Participate in Sloan-C workshops with experts in online teaching and design.
  • Sloan-C Newsletter: Receive the Sloan-C newsletter by subscribing to the Sloan-C mailing list.
  • Conference Discounts: Receive Discounts for $50 off of the registration fee for conferences (up to ten).
  • Website Resources: Enjoy full access to website resources including articles from the Journal of Asynchronous Learning; surveys; practitioner documents; The JobLine; effective practices; reports; listerserv; catalog; Sloan-C network; and more.

Select and Register for Workshops

Sloan-C 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 Sloan-C workshops (including descriptions and dates) is available on the Sloan-C website.

Online Learner

  • New to Online: Strategies for Increasing Interaction and Engagement
  • New to Online: Engaging Learners in Online Discussions
  • New to Online: Effective Feedback Strategies
  • Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity

Online Design

  • Designing a Flipped Classroom
  • Designing Effective Assessment Strategies
  • Developing Rubrics
  • Easy Course Enhancements to Improve Access
  • Introduction to ADA and Accommodation on the Web
  • Introduction to Copyright and Fair Use
  • New to Online: The Essentials
  • Writing Effective Learning Objectives

Online Tools

  • Introduction to Collaboration Tools
  • New to Online: Introduction to Audio and Video Tools
  • New to Online: Introduction to Online Presentation Tools
  • New to Online: Introduction to Online Tools
  • YouTube for Learning

To participate in a workshop, please contact the Office of Distance Learning; we will register you using the College Pass option.