Category Archives: Online Program Services

DELO presents at 3rd Annual Student Success Summit

Four members of the DELO family presented topics at WKU’s third annual Student Success Summit. Dr. Wren Mills, and the team of Tanja Bibbs, Danita Reiger-Ward, and Tanya Vincent conducted two sessions for the Summit, focusing on different aspects of … Continue reading

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Academic Outreach welcomes 3 new team members

  Ara Sprouse joins DELO as the Dual Credit Program Specialist.  Her primary responsibilities will be student registration and communication processes.  Ara holds a B.S. in Marketing (WKU, ’06). She brings 13 years of professional experience to the position including eight … Continue reading

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Competency-based Education Is Gaining Ground

As evidenced by the front page of the Chronicle this week, competency-based education (CBE) is a hot topic. WKU is a part of the Competency-Based Education Network (article sidebar) whose work centers on advocating for the effectiveness of quality CBE online … Continue reading

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PHIL 102 – “The Good and the Beautiful” debuts at WKU On Demand

Philosophy in the original Greek means the ‘Love of Wisdom’. Dr. Audrey Anton, instructor for WKU On Demand’s new “Explorations” level course, PHIL 102 (The Good and the Beautiful), truly embraces this definition and through her course, attempts to share … Continue reading

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Upcoming National Presentations

We have some exciting news to share regarding the 2014 Online Learning Consortium International Conference (formerly Sloan-C). Cindy Troutman, Program Manager for WKU Online and Tanja Bibbs, Assistant Director of Distance Learning, will present a 35 minute session on building … Continue reading

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End of Summer Update: Online Program Services

I hope you all have had a terrific summer! It’s quickly coming to a close, and it has been the busiest of record for us! There are a few exciting updates that I’d like to share: WKU now has 80 online … Continue reading

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Going the Distance – The Newsletter for Distance Learners at WKU

The Winter 2014 newsletter, Going the Distance, is now available at http://www.wku.edu/online/documents/newsletter-win-2014.pdf.

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WKU online programs earn national ranking from U.S. News & World Report

In its first-ever ranking of the best online degree programs, U.S. News & World Report has named WKU among the Top 10 schools nationwide in the category of Student Services and Technology for online bachelor degrees. WKU was also named … Continue reading

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Virtual Student Resource Center

Online Program Services launched a virtual Student Resource Center. The Student Resource Center provides a centralized location where distance learners can access the support they need anywhere, anytime! Resources include library services and research assistance, an Online Writing Center, Online Tutoring, Career … Continue reading

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Going the Distance – a quarterly newsletter publication for distance learners

The Fall 2011 edition of Going the Distance is now available! This edition focuses on support available to distance learners through our office, the university as a whole, as well as free online tools designed to help students stay organized, conduct … Continue reading

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