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Creating the Blended Mode University

Tuesday, January 1, 2002


This session provides an overview of the lessons learned from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington's efforts to create and implement the "blended-mode university," a seamless and transparent partnership wedding academic affairs and information technology systems to create, manage, and support both traditional and online learning opportunities. First we will provide a brief overview of the rationale for creating the blended-mode university. The institutional context will be discussed, and the structural changes in organization and administration will be presented. The second section will provide a discussion for how strategic decisions about online learning options are made, and the interdivisional and inter-institutional processes that have been created and implemented to create the blended-mode university. The third section will describe outcomes to date. The final section will present some directions for the future.

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