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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jun Sun & Dr. Ramiro de la Rosa, The University of Texas – Pan American

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 27, 2015, 7:44 pm

Today, we are spotlighting The University of Texas – Pan American professors, Dr. Jun Sun & Dr. Ramiro de la Rosa. They were Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their proposal, “Faculty Training on Quality ...

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Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of Chief Academic Officers

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 25, 2015, 2:17 pm

A 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 ...

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Online Student Retention Requires a Collaborative Approach

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 24, 2015, 2:01 pm

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 ...

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 1.3

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 23, 2015, 3:00 pm

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 ...

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

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 20, 2015, 2:51 pm

Today, 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 ...

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

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 20, 2015, 1:51 pm

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 ...

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Academic Partnerships Appoints Philip De La Vega President of International Division

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 18, 2015, 2:39 pm

Tech veteran and former Pearson executive to oversee global expansion of university partnerships DALLAS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today it has ...

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

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 18, 2015, 2:26 pm

President and CEO of Pacific Council on International Policy to advise on strategic direction DALLAS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today that ...

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Lord John Eatwell Joins Academic Partnerships’ Senior Advisory Board

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 18, 2015, 2:18 pm

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

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Back to Basics: Sample Course Map

Author: Melanie Hovland
Posted: March 17, 2015, 2:39 pm

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 ...

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