University of Illinois at Springfield

      Online Growth (registrations in all online classes)

    1,080 online majors in 15 online degree programs in 49 states and abroad

    Wide range of classes offered each semester

    Continuing support provided by Office of Technology-Enhanced Learning

University of Southern Maine

     Continuing support Provided by Center for Technology-Enhanced Learning

Which universities are online?

     Most large public universities; many community colleges

Which universities are offering what degrees online?

     Peterson's Guide to Distance Learning

Quality in online teaching and learning

     Quality Matters Rubric (06 sample)

     What Does a Quality Online Course Look Like?

     The Seven Principles of Good Practice Using Technology

     The Five Pillars of Quality in Online Learning

     Quality Principles in Distance Education

     Constructivism in online learning  

How much time does it take to teach online?

     Teaching Online: How Much Time Does it Take?

Discussions online: the core of effective engagement

     Building Learning Communities through Threaded Discussions

Library support for online classes

       The Embedded Librarian

       USM Library resource page

     UIS Library resource page

Effective Practices

     Sloan Consortium Effective Practices Database

     EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative    

Research in online and distance Learning (selected journals)

Online Learning Update - a daily update of news and research in online learning

Techno-News - a daily update on technology of relevance in higher education

Educational Technology - a daily update on technology in education

Presenting and Publishing Online Research - a list of calls for papers/presentations