This section of the Toolkit contains a wealth of research for further study and review. Whenever possible, links to the primary sources have been provided. Examining research in online and blended courses can give us insight into how to design, develop, and improve our blended courses.

Organizations and Conferences

There are many organization and conferences that are dedicated to online, blended, or technology-enhanced education. In this section, you will find a list of organizations and conferences known for their focus on technology-enhanced education.


Many journals are now publishing works related to technology-enhanced education. In this list of journals, you can find articles related to blended learning and instruction. If you are examining the literature or looking for publication outlets for your research this may be a valuable resource for you.

Websites for online journals are provided, when available. Publisher websites are provided for journals which are available through subscription only. However, if you have access to a university library, it is possible that the journal is freely accessible through your library website.


The bibliography provided here serves as a springboard to direct you to what others are doing in blended delivery. As you examine this research, you can also consider how you can develop a research platform to evaluate blended learning at the individual, program or campus level.

If you have comments or suggestions related to blended learning research, please contact us.