The Internet provides a wealth of information and links on using technology---specifically rich media---to engage students and enhance learning in higher education.
To discover some of the media rich learning materials created in your field, explore the websites listed below. MERLOT is an outstanding place to start!
Interested in alternatives to the traditional paper text? Explore this resource site---a collection of all EDUCAUSE resources related to e-textbooks.
MERLOT-Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching-is a free and open access communited providing resources designed for faculty, staf and students of higher education to share their learning materials and pedagogy. Ability to browse by discipline, learning materials, etc. Also useful, MERLOT Pedagogy Portal at http://pedagogy.merlot.org/index.html
CUNY ACADEMIC COMMONS http://commons.gc.cuny.edu/wiki/index.php/Rich_Media:_Resources_on_WWW
CUNY Academic Commons is an outstanding site proving links to academic level rich media resources on the Web.
COLUMBIA CENTER FOR NEW MEDIA TEACHING AND LEARNING http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/
The CCNMTL endeavors to "enhance teaching and learning through the puposeful use of new media and technology."
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON www.washington.edu/accessit/articles?1146
Provides information relating to accessiblity and technology in education. Also useful, is a link to the National Center for Accessible Media Tools and Guidelines document.
Provides open access audio and video lectures primarily in the sciences and medicine.
Open access educational repository site. Content includes learning objects, modules and more covering a multitude of disciplines.
H-STAR, the Human-Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute, is a Stanford University interdisciplinary research center focusing on a wide range of issues relating to people and technology.
The site provides a digital library of web-based learning resouces developed by faculty from the Wisconsin Technical College System.
BOX OF TRICKS: Education and Technology Resources
Over 200 links to websites, videos, apps, and other resources for education.
Video: How Interactivity and Rich Media Change Teaching and Learning. Provides an overview on the evolution and impact of technology and videos in K-12 education.