About Faculty eCommons

Developed by Academic Partnerships, Faculty eCommons is a social learning ecosystem for faculty across the world to work together to improve online education. The site offers industry research, guidance, best practices, and professional development opportunities with a focus on student persistence and national quality standards.

Faculty eCommons (FEC) contains resources to help online designers, developers, and instructors and is maintained by the Academic Services and Products team at Academic Partnerships.


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“In talking to hundreds of universities and students over the years, I know the life-changing benefits of education. I’ve also seen the challenges many students face to access affordable education in a flexible way that allows them to achieve their goals. It’s an honor to lead a mission-driven company, like Academic Partnerships, that supports the needs of our university partners with a single-minded focus on advancing university and student success.”
Fernando Bleichmar
Chief Executive Officer

Resource & Industry News

Explore the course development process AP IDs use that keeps faculty at the helm.

Reads, Research, & Guidance

Access research, guidance, and other resources that will help support your course development.

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The Patented Power of Coursetune

Coursetune is a dynamic software application that helps universities visualize outcomes alignment. Coursetune’s patented technology helps university stakeholders see more clearly how programs align to

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The Newsletter

Delivered to your inbox quarterly, the Faculty eCommons Newsletter highlights important updates, research, trends, and best practices in the field of online teaching and learning. Stay up to date and learn more about what’s happening at Academic Partnerships  all from the comfort of your inbox. All articles are authored by your friends at AP!

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