Town hall on online/global initiatives
Events designed to gather input for plan to enhance UD's online and global initiatives
6:08 a.m., Oct. 31, 2013--The University of Delaware community is invited to attend one of two town hall meetings in November to discuss a plan to enhance the University’s online/global initiatives.
They will be held from 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, and from 4:30-5:30 pm., Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Trabant University Center Theatre.
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Nancy Brickhouse, deputy provost, and James Richards, vice provost for graduate and professional education, will lead the meetings.
Among the topics to be addressed will be
• professional master’s level and post-baccalaureate degree programs that are most appropriate for online delivery;
• online classes and certificate programs that would especially benefit UD’s growing global audiences;
• building international collaborations to bring students from abroad to the UD campus during winter and summer sessions; and
• expanding opportunities for UD faculty to teach overseas and for UD students to take courses at campuses overseas.
In addition, a summary of the review of potential vendors for the campus-wide delivery of online courses will be presented.