Hundreds of organizations exist to explore the uses of and increase the quality of instructional technology in higher education. These are among the most widely recognized and referenced.
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EDUCAUSE: EDUCAUSE focuses on the use of information resources in higher education. It maintains on-going advocacy and educational programs, regular conferences, an award series, and extensive educational resources.
Horizon: "The environmental scanning publication for education leaders," Horizon tasks itself with keeping educators informed about the changing nature of their work and prepared for changes as they occur. Offers a print version, an on-line version, a mailings lists, workshops, conferences and more.
The Sloan Consortium
"The Sloan Consortium is an institutional and professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education, helping institutions and individual educators improve the quality, scale, and breadth of education. Membership in the Sloan Consortium provides knowledge, practice, community, and direction for educators. Originally funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Sloan-C is now a non-profit, member sustained organization."