Best Practices

Helpful Resources:

1. Oklahoma Distance Learning Association (ODLA): www.odla.org

  • Five training modules are covered in 25 weeks (about 5-10 hrs a week) to learn best practices for course development and teaching online.


2. Sloan-C: http://sloanconsortium.org/

  • Provides information and best practices on designing online course materials.


3. Quality Matters: http://www.qmprogram.org/

  • Provides information and best practices on designing online course materials. There is also an online course assessment rubric.


4.Educause Learning Initiative (ELI): http://www.educause.edu/eli

  • ELI focuses on technology uses in education.


5. The Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL): http://aaeebl.org/

  • Home for the World ePortfolio Community


6. Center for Learning and Performance Technologies: http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/index.html

  • Read about the Learning Tools Directory and Top 100 Tools for Learning each year.


7. EdGames: http://people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/msgames.htm

  • Learn more about education games created in software like PowerPoint, Word and Excel.


8. Plagiarism Advice.org: http://www.plagiarismadvice.org/

  • This site provides information, resources, and user group contact on plagiarism topics.


9. United States Distance Learning Association: http://www.usdla.org/

  • National distance learning information and listing of state chapters.