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Online Education Resources

The resources in our Online Education Resources section represent a selected list of resources dealing with various aspects of online education and the online environment in general. ION has been developing these resources since the mid 1990's, and they have been divided into the categories shown below. This is not a comprehensive search engine of links to online education information but rather a comprehensive collection of documents produced by ION along with some selected outside links when they are found to be exemplary to the information needed (especially in IP and Online Ed Info sections) and when the links have a low likelihood of breaking. Note that you can find even more resources (in these categories and others) in our Pointers and Clickers, Institutes, and Presentations, or you can take one of our online courses.

Online Education Overview
(Online Learning Overview, Libraries Online, Successful Programs, Glossary, Tips,...)

Assessment / Evaluation Topics
(Evaluation of Online Course/Programs/ Resources; Student Assessment...)

Instructional Design
(Models, Theories, Hybrid Courses , Course Objectives, Effective Strategies...)

Pedagogy and Learning
(Facilitation, Guest Lectures, Learning, Successful Instructor/Student, ...)

(Encouraging, Synergy, Tools,...)

Online Education Information
(Forums, Journals,...)

Software and Technology
(Principles, Tutorials, Multimedia; Where to Go,...)

Web Design
(Accessibility, Usability, HTML, Styles, Programming,...)

Intellectual Property
(Copyright, Fair Use, Employee Agreements, TEACH Act... [mostly outside links used in our Copyright Course])