The following list of resources covers the e-learning continuum from Web-Enhanced to Blended or Hybrid Learning to fully Online Distance Learning and beyond to MOOCs.
Designing Online Learning
Video Primers – an Online Repository for e-Teaching & Learning
A series addressing the design and best practices of Distance Education courses. The videos are about 10 minutes long and each topic is accompanied by a list of useful resources
Course Design Kit for Online Courses.
Affinity Spaces: Connecting Online Learning To Everyday Life – SUNY webinar
WebAim (Web Accessibility in Mind) provide extensive resources on making web pages and online resources accessible. A good starting point is their Introduction to Web Accessibility including Principles of Accessible Design and 10 Easy Accessibility Tips Anyone Can Use.
At MCC, CELT and IDMS are collaborating with the University of Connecticut Center for Post Secondary Education and Disability on the project for Universal Design for Instruction in Postsecondary Education, making resources available to faculty, including the UCOnn UDI eToolBox and their eTools Library.
Guidelines and Quality Assurance
Pedagogy and Online Learning Research
Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence is nationally and internationally recognized for commitment to academic excellence through research-driven, community-supported practices of innovative teaching, learner-centered instruction, and pedagogy-focused approaches.
CCRC – Online Courses in Community Colleges This study explores factors that affect teaching and learning in online courses, including faculty development, faculty and student perceptions, students’ online readiness, and online instructional activities.
Online Education Resources a comprehensive collection of documents produced by Illinois Online Network along with some selected outside links.
The SLOAN Consortium web site includes a variety of research studies about Online and Distance Education, including a concise summary of research about interaction online and its implications for practitioners.
The Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open repository of information, resources, models, and research related to blended learning. Funded by a Next Generation Learning Challenge Wave 1 grant, the Toolkit is a collaboration between the University of Central Florida and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Blended Learning – FAQ’s and examples based on interviews with teachers.
AACE Digital Library peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and proceedings papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.
LearningTimes.org is an open community for education and training professionals. Members have free access to a wide range of opportunities to interact with peers from across the globe — live online, asynchronously and even face-to-face.
MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)
What is a MOOC? A short video introduction to the concept of Massively Open Online Courses.
A Practical Response to Massive Open Online Courses – A video panel discussion on MOOCs.
Digital Media – Collections, Creation and Demonstrations