Here are summaries and reviews for some of the best e-learning websites, currently listed in alphabetical order. We like these for various reasons – click on the title to read our review and visit the site.
If you would like to recommend an e-learning or learning technologies website, please get in touch with us. We may well be tempted to review and list it!
Association for Learning Technology is the leading UK body bringing together practitioners, researchers, and policy makers in learning technology.
The American Society for Training and Development
Becta was the UK government agency leading the national drive to ensure the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning. It closed on 31st January 2011 and the content is now available via Archive.org.
Bersin and Associates
This US based research organisation focuses on enterprise learning, talent management and talent acquisition
The British Institute for Learning and Development(the BILD) is the UK’s leading individual and organisational membership organisation, representing the interests of learning & development professionals.
US based independent research organisation and promoters of the prestigious Brandon Hall Awards for excellence in learning.
Centre for Learning and Performance
Jane Hart’s wonderful site – the place to find out about social media for working and learning.
Lancaster University: Centre for Studies in Advanced Learning Technologies
Education Technology and Mobile Learning
This is a really useful site, put together by Med Kharbach, based in Halifax, Canada. You must take a look at his Blooms Taxonomy for the 21st century – outstanding.
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.
The site for e-portfolios.
take a look at 100s of jobs here.
The “Innovative Pedagogical Models in Vocational Training for Employment” (elearning2work) project, funded by the European Social Fund and the Andalusian Service for Employment, aims to be a meeting place for all the e-learning participants to develop a collaborative discussion and ideas exchange about the following e-learning models applied to vocational training.
The e-learning industry publication for news and views.
LMS’s and content creators benefit from one another. It’s a symbiotic relationship. The problem is that it’s not always (and usually isn’t) clear who will play nicely together. eLearning Atlas makes it easier for you all to find each other and work together.
If you are in education and seeking to challenge the digital divide – visit this site
A US based e-learning community, promoters of an increasing number of conferences, and lots of research.
Craig Weiss has been an expert and thought leader in the e-learning industry for more than 13 years.
The eLearning Network (eLN) is a non-profit, Community Interest Company run by the elearning community for the elearning community.
e-Learning papers (elearningeuropa.info)
For the European perspective and a resource rich site.
Elearnity offers a wide range of information. A true e-learning knowledge base.
European Learning Industry Group, Promoting innovation in learning in Europe.
Emerging Ed Tech
A wonderful site by Kelly Walsh, dedicated to “enhancing learning outcomes with Internet and Instructional Technologies.
The project addresses the issue of enhancing lifelong learning opportunities in rural areas using ICT.
IAmLearn The International Association for Mobile Learning
IAmLearn is a membership organization to promote excellence in research, development and application of mobile and contextual learning. It organizes the annual mLearn international conference series and manages the website to collate and disseminate information about new projects, emerging technologies, and teaching resources.
Journal of Applied research in workplace e-learning.
Jakob Nielsens Newsletter on web usability
Jakob Nielsen’s fantastic resource on web site design.
JISC e-learning programme
Reporting on the JISC e-learning programme.
Our sister site, Learning Light, specialising in learning and development, training and consultancy in the e-learning and learning technologies world.
ASTD’s UK partners.
Learning Support Centres in Higher Education
Welcome to the only web portal dedicated exclusively to Learning Support Centers in Higher Education. On this web portal, you can review the history of learning support centers in higher education along with relevant definitions of learning assistance.
More of a community than a site and another Elliot Masie production.
A great resource of training games from one of the leaders in this genre.
Learning Lab and think tank – led by the charismatic Elliot Masie.
For mobile learning.
Moodle News is a collaborative project bringing order to news and information pertaining to the open source project and learning management system called Moodle. One of the top e-learning websites dedicated to this popular learning platform.
On Line College Classes
At Online College Classes you will find resources offered by some of the finest educational institutions in the world in an exceptionally large variety of academic disciplines and topics. We want to help people realize their potential through eye-opening lecture series, online college courses, open courseware, online university texts and a plethora of informative multimedia.
Serious Games Institute
We enable and facilitate the growth of serious games, virtual worlds by supporting research and development into the use and effects of these products, platforms and technologies.
Study Guides and Strategies
An educational public service helping learners succeed since 1996: over 10.4 million visitors in 39 languages in 2011.
The IT Site
Discussing information technology issues worldwide, The IT Site contains companies, news, ideas and more.
The Serious Games Website
LUDUS the project behind The Serious Games Website seeks to establish a European network for the promotion and dissemination of the innovative field of serious games. The Knowledge Node contains serious games knowledge materials generated by the project and by third-parties, together with information about events and activities of the European game-based learning community.
Towards Maturity is here to help you improve the impact of learning technologies at work.
Train 4 Food – online training courses to help you gain a food hygiene certificate in the UK. Each course is accredited by either CIEH or City & Guilds. Ideal for employers or professionals working in food manufacturing, retail or catering.
The Tugaru website advertises its innovative LMS as well as providing a wealth of resources on all things e-learning.