Learn how system-wide memberships benefit the online learning professional

The University of Nebraska Online Worldwide has several memberships which benefit those working in online learning system wide. Outlined below are a few of those featured memberships.

OLC: The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practices and guidance to educators and online learning professionals.

Membership benefits include discounted pricing on professional development conferences, limited workshop passes, free webinars, peer networking and early registration to online faculty development workshops designed for course designers, teachers and administrators.

If you are interested in taking advantage of one of these options, please contact your campus representative for more information. There is a limited number of individuals who can access the OLC benefits.

  • UNK: Steven McGahan – linked to e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • UNL: Marie Barber – linked to e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • UNO: Shelley Schafer – linked to email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • UNMC: Peggy Moore - linked to email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WCET: WCET is the leader in the practice, policy and advocacy of technology-enhanced learning in higher education. The group focuses on several areas including emerging technologies, faculty success, managing e-learning, policy and regulations and student success.

The group offers the following initiatives:

  • State Authorization Network (SAN)
  • eLearning Consortium
  • WCET Awards
  • Research

The University of Nebraska Online Worldwide’s system-wide membership allows the following benefits to all faculty and staff:

  • Registration discounts to the annual meeting and summits
  • Members-only news
  • Webcast and virtual events
  • Access to Frontiers Blog
  • WCET resources

UPCEA: UPCEA is the leading association for professional, continuing and online education. Serving more than 400 institutions, including most of the leading public and private colleges and universities in North America, it serves its members with innovative conferences and specialty seminars.

UPCEA offers a wide range of professional development opportunities, including free webinars focused on online education and industry-leading conferences and events:

  • Summit for Online Leadership Strategy
  • Online Leadership Roundtable
  • UPCEA’s Annual Conference
  • Marketing and Enrollment Management Seminar

UPCEA’s Center for Research and Consulting conducts benchmarking studies and customized enrollment marketing studies for member institutions. You will also receive communication through various publications including the UPCEA Briefing, The Professional, Continuing and Online Education Update and Unbound: Reinventing Higher Education.

If you are interested taking advantage of any of the UPCEA membership benefits, please contact Jennifer Schrodt.

EDUCAUSE: EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage and use information technology to shape strategic IT decisions at every level within higher education. This includes the system of people, processes, organizations and challenges that are constantly evolving in technology.

Benefits of EDUCAUSE membership include:

  • Multiple, free subscriptions to EDUCAUSE Review magazine
  • Complimentary access to all published books and monographs – covering forward-looking topics in higher education
  • Special e-mail issues, alerts and policy briefs
  • Discounted registration for annual, regional and affiliate conferences and seminars
  • Benefits from the Project Management Institute.

If you are interested in taking advantage of any of these benefits, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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