Online Education Programs

Further Reading: Online Pedagogy Research

If you are interested in reading more about online education as you design, implement, and assess your online courses, consider these helpful scholarly and administrative articles/publications:

Open Access Resources

Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative.

University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching: Strategies for Online Teaching.


Scholarly Research (Available through Cooper Library).

Ausburn, Lynna J. (2004). Course design elements most valued by adult learners in blended online education environments: an American perspective. Educational Media International, 41 (4), 327-337.

Gazioğlu, Suzan. (2013). Online course design: a statistics course example. Teaching Statistics, 35: 98–102. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9639.2012.00523.x.

Imran, Sheikh Mohd, Ahmad, Hilal & Mushtaq, Mushtaq. (2012). Design and Pedagogy Features in Online Courses: A survey. Trends In Information Management, 8(1), 9-22.

Khoshneshin, Zohreh. (2011). Collaborative critical thinking in online environment. Procedia, Social and Behavioral Sciences 30, 1881. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.10.366.

Lea, Mary R. (2004). Academic literacies: A pedagogy for course design. Studies in Higher Education, 29 (6), 739-756. doi: 10.1080/0307507042000287230.

Lee, Kathryn S. (2009). The Intersection of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning with Online Course Design in Teacher Education. Insight: A Journal Of Scholarly Teaching, 477-85.