Council for Online Learning Excellence (COLE)
The Council for Online Learning Excellence (COLE) is committed to empowering excellence in online and hybrid learning experiences through a framework that grows knowledge networks and advances collaborative initiatives that enhance student, faculty and institutional success in the state of Oklahoma.
COLE Guiding Principles
- Capacity Through Collaboration: COLE is a framework for enhancing capacity for online and hybrid learning excellence through growing collaboration networks.
- Mission Empowerment: COLE provides resources for supporting the diverse missions of state institutions.
- Teaching and Learning Focus: COLE enhances excellence in teaching and learning experiences by facilitating the creation of high value resources and services for students, faculty, and institutions.
- Thought Leadership: COLE provides leadership and guidance to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and institutions on issues pertaining to excellence in online and hybrid learning advancement. However, the function of COLE is not to establish or create policy, nor to provide an evaluation function of institutional online or hybrid learning activities.