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Case Study 15: The Saylor.org Model
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Jennifer Shoop This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License Introduction Saylor.org is an open-…

Chapter 10: University of Phoenix
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers William (Bill) Pepicello Introduction The University of Phoenix was founded in 1976 on the principle that a large number of people wished to earn a d…

Chapter 14: University of the People
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Shai Reshef This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License Introduction Let us think of educati…

Chapter 15: The Open Learning Initiative: Enacting Instruction Online
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Ross Strader and Candace Thille This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License New technologies are oft…

Case Study 1: Royal Roads University: Using Synchronous Web Conferencing to Maintain Community at a Distance
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Mary Burgess Setting the Context Royal Roads University, located in Victoria, British Columbia, was established as a special-purpose institution i…

Case Study 16: Penn State World Campus: Ensuring Success, Not Just Access
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Wayne Smutz and Craig D. Weidemann This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License The Pennsylvania S…

Chapter 9: Western Governors University
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Robert W. Mendenhall Background The initial concept for Western Governors University (WGU) was developed at a Western Governors Association meeting i…

Going the Distance: Rethinking Pedagogy in an Online Executive Education Institute
March 13, 2012 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference 2012

This session will discuss the collaboration across departments and between faculty and staff to rethink the way that executive education participants from around the world interact with faculty, pe…

A 3D Rubric for Creating and Auditing Online Courses: Criteria and Methods to Guide Course Development Efforts
February 23, 2012 | A session at the EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference 2012

This presentation will introduce a rubric-based method of auditing online courses for their maturity on three dimensions of development. These three dimensions represent the extent to which the c…

Breaking the Distance Barrier: Educating Professionals Where They Practice
February 23, 2012 | A session at the EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference 2012

Many states face nursing shortages that impact quality of life, especially in rural areas. By providing advanced educational opportunities to nurses who practice in rural areas, communities benefit…