CFP EXTENDED for Round One of the AP 2015 Faculty Research Grant Program!

We have extended the call for proposals for round one of the 2015 Faculty Research Grant Program!

Proposals are now being accepted through NEXT Friday, March 27th.

Academic Partnerships (AP) places high value on supporting research and increasing scholarly knowledge regarding the effectiveness of online learning.

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Creating a Culture of Caring At Bishop Carroll

One of the best things about my job at Bishop Carroll, is empowering my students to create a positive change in the world. Over the past month I have been working with a student lead initiative called #CarrollCulture as a part of our recently established Spectrum Club.…

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Academic Partnerships Appoints Philip De La Vega President of International Division

Tech veteran and former Pearson executive to oversee global expansion of university partnerships

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DALLAS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today it has appointed Philip De La Vega as president of its newly formed International Division.

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Dr. Jerrold D. Green Joins Academic Partnerships’ Senior Advisory Board

President and CEO of Pacific Council on International Policy to advise on strategic direction

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DALLAS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today that Dr. Jerrold D. Green joined its senior advisory board.

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Lord John Eatwell Joins Academic Partnerships’ Senior Advisory Board

University of Cambridge’s Queens’ College president partner with online learning leader

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DALLAS, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today that Lord John Eatwell has joined the company as a senior advisor.

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Back to Basics: Sample Course Map

A course map is an overview of your proposed course and is vital to the success of any online course. It comprises a brief description of the course, the instructional objectives or outcomes, the estimated time to complete each objective, the topics to be covered, the sequence of the topics, the course material, the instructional strategies, the learning resources, the reference resources, and the assessments procedures.

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Unexpected Practices

it is seldom about technology designers’ a priori plans for a technology, and more about users’ unexpected practices with it. That, to me, is the most fascinating and useful basis of research inquiry.

via Brief statement on ‘Digital Wisdom’ | Ibrars space.…

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 1.2

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we will highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standard 1.2.

This standard, similar to Standard 1.1, encourages a solid course overview and introduction by including a clear purpose and structure for the course.

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#Noir106 and #NoirDS106Players present "Fatal Femmes"



Now from the look of my blog since the beginning of 2015 you would think that I have been cocooned during the coldest winter in years (at least here in Ontario, Canada) far away from the keyboard but in fact, I have been busy writing, writing, writing.…
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