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Stanford: National Distance Learning Week Webinar


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    • 1. Stanford Center for Professional Development Online Graduate-Level Education for Working Professionals Dr. Andy DiPaolo SCPD Executive Director Senior Associate Dean School of Engineering Stanford University
    • 2. Education for Technical Professionals
      • A technical workforce requires continuous, career-long education in order to support economic growth and development, maintain corporate competitiveness and insure career vitality.
      • Career-long education supported by companies results in increased employee satisfaction leading to greater productivity. Proven to be a solid return-on-investment.
      • Increased work demands, mobility and changing life styles reduces time for technical professionals to engage in continuing education and training.
    • 3. “ What our engineers and managers are saying is that the demands of their jobs are such that they can’t get away from work. Since they are working 60 hours a week, any education they get has to be at their convenience and available online .”
      • Manager of Engineering Education
      • AMP,Inc.
      The Challenge
    • 4. Provide busy, mobile professionals and managers access to career-long education where and when needed. Stanford Online
    • 5.
      • Students:
      • 6,689 undergrad
      • 8,201 graduate
      • Faculty: 1,800
      • Very strong history of connections to industry
      Stanford University
      • Located in Silicon Valley and recognized as offering high quality research and education programs.
      • Research: 4,500+ projects at nearly $1billion.
    • 6. Stanford Center for Professional Development
      • SCPD -- working with Stanford faculty and industry experts -- develops and delivers graduate and professional education programs on-campus, on-site and at a distance to meet the career-long education needs of technology professionals, managers, and executives.
    • 7. Stanford Center for Professional Development Degrees, Certificates, Individual Courses … to meet your education and schedule requirements Stanford University Curriculum and Research Meeting education needs of technology professionals, managers and executives Professional Programs Academic Programs
    • 8. Online Education: How Does Stanford Do It?
    • 9. Stanford Online
      • Delivers 14,000 hours annually of new video-based asynchronous online graduate and professional education programs to industry students in 40 countries.
      • First university to offer online graduate degree in engineering and science.
      • Current online portfolio: 52 masters degree concentrations, 40 graduate certificates, 65 professional ed courses and over 1000 hours of free programs.
    • 10. Stanford Online
      • Courses redone annually to insure latest research and thinking is included.
      • Rapid production process.
      • Uses community tools.
      • Used strategically in support of Stanford’s departments, centers and research initiatives.
      • Highly valued by distance and campus students.
    • 11. Questions and Conversations
      • Andy DiPaolo
      • [email_address]
      • Stanford Center for Professional Development