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Blended Learning Resources


Educause ELI Blended Learning Discovery Tool


Blended Learning Resources

These sites include resources on blended/hybrid instruction including associations and organizations, journals, learning technology centers, teaching practices, best practices, blended instructional models and more.


Blended Learning Professional Associations Organizations

These sites are of professional organizations and associations that support or are indirectly or directly related to the blended/hybrid instructional delivery model.


Open Educational Resources Introduction


A self-paced tutorial about open educational resources as alternatives to textbooks for college teachers.


Best Practices Resources

Source: http://teach.ucf.edu/pedagogy/bestpractices

The following links provide you with checklists, rubrics, and principles for best practices in online courses:


  1. American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC) Guiding Principles for Distance Learning http://www.adec.edu/admin/papers/distance-learning_principles.html
  2. Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB) Electronic Campus Principles of Good Practice Checklist http://www.electroniccampus.org/
  3. Southern Regional Educational Board (SREB) Criteria for Evaluating Online Courses http://www.evalutech.sreb.org/criteria/online.asp
  4. Middle States Commission on Higher Education. http://www.msche.org Distance Learning Programs: Interregional Guidelines for Electronically Offered Degree and Certificate Programs 2002
  5. Michigan Community College, VIRTUAL LEARNING COLLABORATIVE (MCCVLC): Online Course Development Guidelines and Rubric. http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/content.cfm?ID=108
  6. Innovations in Distance Education (IDE). http://www.outreach.psu.edu/de/ide/guiding_principles
  7. Blackboad Exemplary Course Project http://www2.blackboard.com/exemplary
  8. The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) Effective Practices http://www.sloanconsortium.org/effective/index.asp
  9. EDUCAUSE http://www.educause.edu
  10. ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education http://www.eric.ed.gov/
  11. Quality Matters (Maryland Online) project proposes to develop a replicable pathway for inter-institutional quality assurance and course improvements in online learning http://www.qualitymatters.org/
  12. "Strategies for Managing the Online Workload" is a collection of short descriptions, tips, techniques, and methods developed and used by experienced online educators to manage their time in the online learning environment.. (note: you need Itunes to view the podcasts)


Other Resources and Aides

Build Your Own Discussion Board Rubric & Rubric Samples

Mapping Your Course Camtasia Video

Blended Learning Resource List .doc (last updated, December 2008)

Increasing Success for Underserved Students: Redesigning Introductory Courses: A report examining the impact of the redesign techniques developed by the Program in Course Redesign on the success of adult students, students of color and low-income students.

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy, 2/7/08



EDUCAUSE Center for Appied Research (ECAR) Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology

*For access to other ECAR reports, please contact Veronica Diaz, PhD

2008 Study

2007 Study

2006 Study 


Course Objectives

Day 1: Overview & Redesign

Day 2: Community & Quality

Day 3: Blended Technologies





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