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Developing Teacher Candidates in a Networked World

This post, co-authored with Katia Hildebrandt, originally appeared on the Canadian Education Association Blog.

Recently, pre-service teachers in two of our classes at the Faculty of Education,University Regina, participated in #saskedchat, a weekly Twitter chat hosted by and for Saskatchewan educators.…

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Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of Chief Academic Officers

Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Chief Academic OfficersA majority of provosts are concerned about declining faculty civility in American higher education. And a large majority of provosts believe that civility is a legitimate criterion in hiring and evaluating faculty members. Generally, the provosts are confident that faculty members show civility in their treatment of students, but have mixed views on whether professors show civility in dealings with colleagues and doubt how much civility is shown to administrators.

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Online Student Retention Requires a Collaborative Approach

Faculty Focus

Institutions of higher education are increasingly using online courses and fully-online programs as tools to increase enrollment. There are many issues surrounding the subject of online education as an enrollment strategy. For instance, attrition rates are higher in online courses and online programs than in the face-to-face environment (Carr, 2000; Moody, 2004).

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 1.3

It’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 1.3.

Click here to view Quality Matters Standard 1.3 in the Quality Matters Rubric.

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Moore & Dr. Gail Wegner, Purdue University Calumet

Moore and Wegner prof slideToday, we are spotlighting Purdue University Calumet professors, Ellen Moore, DNP, RN, FNP, Associate Professor of Nursing and Gail Wegner, DNP, RN, PMICNS-BA, Associate Professor of Nursing. They were 2013 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their proposal, “Exploring Innovative Pedagogical Practices for Implementing Evidence-Based Healthcare in an Online Registered Nurse (RN)-BS Nursing Capstone Course.” We are thrilled to share their findings in their research and thank them for participating in our Faculty Research Grant Program.

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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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