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Past Event
March 6, 2020

How to build an online global university in three weeks: webinar today

Kevin Guthrie and Catharine Bond Hill moderate this one-hour webinar on Duke Kunshan's Coronavirus Response

One month ago Duke Kunshan University made the decision to transition its courses online in response to the coronavirus outbreak in China. Online courses began just three weeks later. Teams in Kunshan and Durham worked together to quickly respond with technology and support for faculty and students. Now that other institutions worldwide are facing the prospect of campus closures and online transitions, Duke Kunshan and Duke are hosting this webinar and workshop to share some early reflections on lessons learned…
Blog Post
November 4, 2015

A New Frontier for Online Learning

Upper Level Humanities Courses at Small Colleges

As students and their families have become increasingly value-conscious, and competition has heated up, the presidents of small, independent colleges have had to find ways to reduce costs, increase enrollments, or both.  These pressures have often meant curricular changes. The humanities have been hit hard by these trends. As the number of humanities majors has declined, small colleges have struggled to maintain a robust humanities course catalog—and, in particular, a set of needed upper-level courses—for the majors that remain. The…
Past Event
July 31, 2014

Rebecca Griffiths and Deanna Marcum Present on Interactive Online Learning Systems at AASCU Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale

Rebecca Griffiths and Deanna Marcum speak on “How Interactive Online Learning Systems—Including MOOCs—Can Improve Student Learning and Lower Costs in Higher Education” at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Academic Affairs Summer Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale.  The theme of this year’s meeting is “Fostering Student Success: Programs and Practices.” Online learning technologies show promise for enhancing student learning and lowering costs for universities and colleges. Ithaka S+R has conducted a number of studies to examine the “what”…
Past Event
November 3, 2014

Webinar with Rebecca Griffiths: MOOCs in the Classroom?

MOOCs in the Classroom? Results from a Controlled Study of Blended MOOCs in Public Universities Join Malcolm Brown, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative director, and Veronica Diaz, ELI associate director, as they moderate this webinar with Rebecca Griffiths, Ithaka S+R’s Program Director for Online Learning. From 2012 to 2014, Ithaka S+R conducted a study with the University System of Maryland to explore the benefits and challenges of embedding MOOCs in traditional courses. MOOCs taught by professors from a range of universities on…
Past Event
November 7, 2014

Rebecca Griffiths Presents on Best Practices in Collaborative Multi-Campus Online Learning

Rebecca Griffiths is presenting on “Best Practices in Collaborative Multi-Campus Online Learning” as part of a plenary session at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Conference of Graduate Schools (NCCGS). She will be joined by Matthew Rascoff, vice president for technology-based learning and innovation in the University of North Carolina system, and Scott Jenkins, vice provost for academic affairs and undergraduate programs at North Carolina A&T. For more information about this event, please see the NCCGS website.