It is Open Education Week 2015 this week! In light of our focus on globalization and open courses, this is the perfect time to celebrate and learn more about open education. Join us as we engage in discussion and participate in various events that are taking place across the world.
Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it is currently accepting proposals for Round One of its 2015 Faculty Research Grant Program, which supports faculty research on the impact and effectiveness of online learning.
What is NDLW?
Purpose: To generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, Higher Education, Corporate and Military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field.
$50,000 in Grants Now Available to Support Faculty Research on the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning
Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it is currently accepting proposals for Round Two of its 2014 Faculty Research Grant Program, which supports faculty research on the impact and effectiveness of online learning.
Inside Higher Ed hosted a free webinar on Tuesday, June 10th – “Retention in Online Courses,” brought to you by Academic Partnerships and featuring Patrick Lowenthal, assistant professor of Educational Technology at Boise State University.
Online learning continues to grow and make up a larger percentage of enrollments in higher education.
Academic Partnerships is proud to announce the following recipients of its Spring 2014 Academic Partnerships Faculty Research Grants:
- Dr. Amanda Hawkins, Dr. Elizabeth Frander, Dr. Melissa Young, Dr. Kaylen Deal – Columbus State University – “Reflection on retention: How to help minority students succeed in an RN-BSN program”
Starting in July, QM is implementing a number of changes related to the course review process to improve the rigor of reviews and to provide more services to subscribers. These changes include naming protocols, new review services and process changes, requirements for Peer Reviewers, a new QM Review Manager Certification and a fee change.
Dr. Melissa Kaulbach, Vice President, Academic Services, Melanie Hovland, Assistant Director, Academic Services, and Monica Hogland, Sr. Consultant, Academic Services presented “Course Building: One Module at a Time” to a packed room at the Quality Matters Southwest Regional Conference 2014 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
For those who attended our presentation, “Course Building 101: One Module at a Time” at the Quality Matters 2014 Southwest Regional Conference, THANK YOU! Below are resources to which we referred during our presentation. Enjoy!
“With the mountains and sky of New Mexico as our setting and the QM rubric as our guide, we hope to get to the heart of what it means to provide quality distance learning and engage students, faculty, and administrators in the process of designing and implementing excellence.