Developed by Academic Partnerships (AP), 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 with a focus on national quality standards

Faculty eCommons (FeC) contains resources specifically designed to help online instructors and is maintained by Academic Services and Products (ASP) team at AP. Our goal is to offer a set of resources that expands your knowledge about online learning and gives you the pedagogy and tools you can apply to your courses.

While parts of FeC are open to the public, the bulk of the content is only accessible to faculty in AP-supported programs. If you are not in an AP-supported program, please contact us for more information.

If you are a faculty member in an AP-supported program and do not have a username and password, register for an account today.

Faculty eCommons offers our valued partners:

  • Best practice guidance for online teaching and learning
  • Research grant opportunities
  • Preferred pricing with strategic technology tools
  • Discipline-specific resources
  • Research in online learning innovations 


The information provided on Faculty eCommons, including links to third-party websites, does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials on this website are for general informational purposes only. 


Instructional Design

One-on-one faculty support for top-quality, affordable, and workforce-relevant online course design. Our Instructional Design team is in the business of changing lives through education.

Academic Program Planning

A faculty-centered approach in developing competitive and rigorous online programs that help strengthen student persistence.

Learning Design & Innovation

Innovative solutions and educational technology strategies that help differentiate online programs and courses.

Quality Review

The ASP Quality Review process combines the power of Quality Matters with a functionality and usability review. Quality reviewers provide you with recommendations and feedback that will enhance the student experience.