Teaching websites, conferences, journals


There are numerous resources designed specifically to support faculty members in their teaching. The OTL has a collection of books and resources, and many popular online resources are listed below.

Blogs and mailing lists

Websites with teaching guidelines and strategies

Conferences about college teaching

Local Conferences

National Conferences

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Conferences

Journals about College Teaching & Learning (including SoTL)

OTL Professional Memberships

The OTL has institutional memberships with the following organizations.

  • Academic Impressions (AI) offering access to a variety of professional development tools for higher education faculty and administrators
  • Educause – an association of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education
  • eLearning Consortium of Colorado – a Colorado-based coalition of public and private colleges, universities, K-12 and private sector businesses dedicated to the enhancement of educational opportunities through distance learning
  • ELI – a community of higher education institutions committed to the advancement of learning through the innovative application of technology
  • POD – a network of faculty developers, faculty, administrators, consultants, and others who perform roles that value and promote teaching and learning in higher education
  • Quality Matters (QM) – a quality assurance rubric and program for online education that has received national recognition for its peer-based approach to continuous improvement in online education and student learning.
  • Online Learning Consortium – a professional online learning society devoted to advancing quality e-Education learning into the mainstream of education through its community (formerly Sloan C)
  • WCET – WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies accelerates the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education


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