Access to a variety of distance education focused journals is available through the Reinert-Alumni Memorial Library at: http://ralresearch.creighton.edu/SoTL/distancelearning
Creighton University has memberships to several organizations focused on best practices in distance education and the use of academic technologies. For additional information about these memberships please contact the Teaching and Learning Center.
Educational Advisory Board: Continuing and Online Education Forum: http://www.eab.com/
The Education Advisory Board provides best practice research and practical advice to leaders of academic affairs, business affairs, student affairs, continuing, online, and professional education, and community colleges across North America. With teams of consultants and analysts dedicated to uncovering the best ideas from across higher education, members benefit from the learning of thousands of universities nationwide, with findings tailored to their particular area of concern. To create a member log-in please contact the TLC.
Quality Matters: https://www.qualitymatters.org
Quality Matters (QM) is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition for its peer-based approach to continuous improvement in online education and student learning. Creighton University employs a modified version of the Quality Matters Online Course Design Rubric as part of its distance education quality assurance process. To learn more about the University's use of the rubric please visit http://www.creighton.edu/celai/planning-quality-assurance/distance-course-review.
Online Learning Consortium (OLC) (formerly Sloan): http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/
Membership in the OLC includes valuable resources to help you gain effectiveness in online teaching and learning, with discounted pricing on OLC conferences and workshops, free webinars, discussion groups and peer networking, awards eligibility and more. Membership includes full OLC web access including the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Effective Practices, Practitioner Documents, pdf downloads of OlC publications, Catalog of Online Programs, Job Listings, Reports, Surveys Listserv, OLC network. To create a member log-in please contact the TLC.
WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technology): http://wcet.wiche.edu
WCET brings together colleges and universities, higher education organizations and companies to collectively improve the quality and reach of e-learning programs. We achieve this by the cooperative exchange of resources and services among our members. WCET's mission is to accelerate the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning. Membership includes access to a wide variety of WCET resources accessible from their web site.