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“Introduction to Professional Nursing” takes off as an On Demand course

When Dr. Lorraine Bormann was looking for the best way to offer NURS 102 (Introduction to Professional Nursing) to her pre-nursing transfer students, she chose WKU On Demand’s flexible, self-paced format.  Dr. Bormann was already comfortable with teaching in an … 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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Convergence 2014 Call for Proposals

A reminder about this statewide conference and the call for proposals. Kentucky Convergence is November 13-14 in Louisville, and the deadline for proposals is August 29. This statewide conference brings professionals in information technology, online learning, and libraries together for … 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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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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Let’s Get Social!

Independent Learning has a Twitter and Facebook page!  ‘Follow’ and ‘Like’ us please!       Thanks to Lauren Moseley and Hannah Digges-Elliott for their awesome skills!  

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Selection Sunday

Independent Learning was one of the title sponsors for the Selection Show held this past Sunday, March 11th in Diddle Arena.  To gear up for the event, Tanya Vincent and Tanja Bibbs visited 100.7 SAM FM on the Friday before … Continue reading

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