Monthly Archives: July 2014

OLRO Presentation at International Conference on Online Learning

Just wanted to share some good news.  The Online Learning Research Office (OLRO) has supported 12 research projects over the last 14 months – and we submitted a proposal to the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) to present some preliminary … Continue reading

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What’s Next for Blackboard?

WKU has been using Blackboard as our learning management system (LMS) since 1999. Over the years, I’ve seen many changes in how our faculty use it to teach, collaborate with students and create a sense of community. I’ve also been … Continue reading

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WKU developing competency based education

Reading a blog this morning I came across this quote by Vernon Smith, an attendee of the WCET Data Boot Camp: “Innovation meets a need in a new way. Be prepared to fail. Then fail fast and move on.” Experts … Continue reading

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WKU selected as new home for the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), a consortium of American colleges and universities that offers study abroad programs and internships in English-speaking regions, has selected WKU to serve as the new host institution. The Division of Extended Learning and … Continue reading

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