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Resources

Below is a list of helpful resources for further information on online learning. You can browse through various studies and websites that summarize research pertaining to the effectiveness of online instruction.

MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)
MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected here along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. This is a good place to pick up online resources for your courses.

Online Learning Consortium (OLC)
OLC is dedicated to helping learning organizations continually improve quality, scale, and breadth according to their own distinctive missions, so that education will become a part of everyday life, accessible and affordable for anyone, anywhere, at any time, in a wide variety of disciplines.

FREE – Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
More than 30 federal agencies formed a working group in 1997 to make hundreds of federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find. The result of that work is the FREE website.

EduFind (Education resources on the Internet)
EduFind is an online service operated by the Digital Education Network that provides a range of Internet-based services for education.

wwwtools for Education
Designed to keep you informed and to save time tracking down information and resources online. Each article is on a particular topic or issue related to web-based teaching and learning

NEA Online Teaching Resources
Educational resources gathered by the National Education Association.

The Journal of Educators Online (JEO)
The JEO is an online, double-blind, refereed journal by and for instructors, administrators, policy-makers, staff, students, and those interested in the development, delivery, and management of online courses in the arts, business, education, engineering, medicine and sciences.

Oregon State University’s Hybrid Course Initiative
This program focuses on the redesign of selected OSU on-campus courses for hybrid delivery. The university’s Center for Teaching and Learning provides instructional design services and facilitation of term-long faculty learning communities composed of small groups of faculty who are engaged in hybrid course redesign.