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Online Education Resources

Internet Resources for those researching in the Education field.

Distance Education

Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)
Accredits and promotes educational excellence in distance education institutions

US Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
Serve the distance learning community; resources, podcasts

Higher Education

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
Educator preparation programs dedicated to quality professional programs

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
Leadership in academic and enrollment services

American Association of Community Colleges
Advocacy organization for the nation's community colleges

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
Advance academic freedom and shared governance

American College Personnel Association
Supports and fosters college student learning via knowledge

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
Advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning

American Council on Education
Presidents and chancellors of US-accredited, degree-granting institutions

American Indian Higher Education Consortium
Represents 37 Tribal Colleges and Universities

Association for Institutional Research 
Institutional research for postsecondary planning, management, and operations

Association for the Study of Higher Education
Study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications

Association of American Colleges and Universities
Quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education

Association of American Universities (AAU)
Issues important to research-intensive universities

Association of College & University Housing Officers International
Innovative, value-driven programs, services, research, and development

College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)
Leadership to the higher education human resources profession

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Accreditation standards for Master’s and Doctoral programs

Council for Aid to Education (CAE)
Quality and access in higher education; measure student learning outcomes

Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
Improve and advance graduate education

Midwestern Higher Education Compact
Interstate compacts for advancing higher education

National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
Promote and support quality academic advising in institutions of higher education

National Association for College Admission Counseling
Counseling and enrollment professionals; transition to postsecondary education

National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
Advocacy and information for business professionals

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
News and resources for professionals

Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI)
Catalyst for higher education institutions to work collaboratively across institutions

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Accreditation standards for teacher preparation programs

Postsecondary Department of Education Research Center
Research, dissemination, and outreach to improve US higher education

Society for College and University Planning
Responsible for, or are involved in, the integration of planning on campus

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Educating the whole student and integrating student life and learning

US News and World Report
School rankings

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
Improve access to higher education and ensure student success

Adult Education and Workforce Development

 

Academy of Human Resource Development
Study of human resource development theories, processes, and practices

Adult Education Research Conference
Improve research and evaluation in adult education

American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
Leadership for adult and continuing education; adult growth and development

Association for Talent Development (ATD)
Dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals

National Association for Developmental Education (NADE)
Improve the theory and practice of developmental education

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Improve educational programs serving adults with limited literacy or no HS diploma

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information, assistance with decisions about work life; from Department of Labor

University Professional & Continuing Education Association
Concerned with adults and non-traditional students seeking learning 

Wisconsin Worknet
Information about Wisconsin employment and workforce development