Town hall on online/global initiatives

Events designed to gather input for plan to enhance UD's online and global initiatives

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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

Global Stories

Castles, vampires, Mona Lisa

In spring 2016, the University of Delaware will launch a full-semester interdisciplinary study abroad program in Tuscany, Italy.

The art of healing

UD has launched its first international visiting artist-in-residence program, with South Africa's Garth Erasmus engaging the community through a University partnership with Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children.

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.

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