Current Research & Emerging Trends

Reports that will help keep you current:

Horizon Reports: A long-running qualitative research project that identifies emerging technologies that are most likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, research, and creative activities.

Faculty Focus: Content from Distance Education Report, Online Cl@ssroom, and the Teaching Professor about major teaching, learning, and student support trends.

Online Learning Consortium Reports and Surveys (formerly Sloan-Consortium): A series of surveys and reports on distance education and blended education within the United States.

The Chronicle of Higher Education: A newspaper that presents news, information, and articles on all aspects of higher education. It has many features of interest to those teaching at a distance.

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration: A peer reviewed electronic journal offered free once each quarter; focus is on the management of distance education programs.

EDUCAUSE Review: A bimonthly online magazine that targets current developments and trends in information technology and how these trends affect higher education.

EDUCAUSE Quarterly: An online, peer-reviewed, practitioner's journal from EDUCAUSE about managing and using information resources in higher education.

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When you decide to put your class on a distance platform, you're never alone. Your Instructional Design Technology Specialist will act as your partner, and execute your vision in a way that works effectively in an online learning environment.