Category Archives: Online Learning

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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