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Higher Ed: Global Education - National Distance Learning Week 2007
 

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Higher Ed: Global Education
Topics for this event will cover strategic planning, accreditation, faculty workload, international programs, virtual learning communities, leadership, connecting educational institutions globally, trends, best practices and alternative education as an issue of national competitiveness.

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  • Welcome to NDLW Webinars Higher Education: Global Education Webinars & Audio Conference Sponsored by: Make sure to “mute” your phone so others can hear. ( *6 to mute & *7 to unmute ) Also do not place on hold since some systems play music or beeps while on hold.
  • Introduction-USDLA Dr. John G. Flores Chief Executive Officer United States Distance Learning Association Dr. Kenneth E. Hartman 2007 NDLW National Committee Chairman Academic Director, Drexel University Online Ms. Marci Powell President, USDLA Global Director for Higher Education, Polycom, Inc. Agenda 1. About USDLA 2. Markets Info 3. Drexel Univ. 4. Washington State Univ. 5. Stanford Univ. 6. Thank You Make sure to “mute” your phone so others can hear. ( *6 to mute & *7 to unmute ) Also do not place on hold since some systems play music or beeps while on hold.
    • Mission:
    • To support the development and application of distance learning, education and training (DLE&T) by uniting learners around the world.
    • Purpose:
    • In 1987, the USDLA was founded on the premise of creating a powerful alliance to meet the burgeoning education and training needs of learning communities globally.
    • Learning, education and training communities include:
        • Corporate Training - Pre K-12 - Higher Education
        • Home Schooling - Continuing Education
        • Military & Government Education & Training
        • Telehealth – Multinationals
    Mission & Purpose
    • The global education and training market is currently estimated at $2 trillion, out of which the U.S.A has a share of $740 billion.
    • Schools expect the number of online students to grow to over 2.6 million.
    • e-Learning is now estimated to represent about 10% of the overall training and educational market.
    How Big Is It?
  • Dr. Kenneth E. Hartman Academic Director, Drexel University Online Drexel University Toll-free: 877.215.0009 (ext. 0501) -- [email_address] www.drexel.com Make sure to “mute” your phone so others can hear. ( *6 to mute & *7 to unmute )
  • What DeL Does
      • Markets Online Programs
      • Responds quickly to very competitive educational environment
      • Finance through own revenues--No funds from Drexel University-completely self funded
  • Marketing & Sales Customer Service Technical Support Instructional Design Project Management Degree / Certificate Programs
  • What DeL Does Not Do
      • Does not make any academic decisions and policies, i.e. Intellectual Property
      • Does not teach courses or hire faculty
      • Does not make admissions decisions
  • Student Enrollment by Term FY04 FY05 FY06 Total Enrollments = 540 Total Enrollments = 3,109 Total Enrollments = 5,465 Total Enrollments = 7,851 FY07 Total Enrollments = 11,573 FY03
  • Growth in Available eCatalog Courses FY03 FY04 FY05 FY06 FY07
  • 2007 and Beyond
    • Increased competition from ranked colleges
    • Quality of academic experience becomes key differentiator
    • Service, before and during program, become more essential
  • Donald Robert Dover Videoconference Operations Manager Washington State University Academic Media Services [email_address] / 509-335-6535 www.ams.wsu.edu Make sure to “mute” your phone so others can hear. ( *6 to mute & *7 to unmute )
  • Introduction
    • Distance Degree Program
      • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
      • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
      • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration:
      • Management and Operations Major with an Emphasis in Organization Management
      • (replaced General Business Major as of fall 2004)
      • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration:
      • Management Information Systems (MIS) Major
      • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration:
      • Entrepreneurship Major
      • Bachelor of Arts in Human Development
      • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
      • Bachelor of Arts in Education (teaching certificate)
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) for Registered Nurses
      • Master of Science in Agriculture
      • Master of Engineering & Technology Management
    Washington State University Center for Distance and Professional Education
  • Markets & Size
    • Over the past decade, enrollment in our distance degree and professional education programs has steadily increased, with more than 2,400 students enrolled in 2006.
  • Trends & Issues
    • Less Asynchronous, More Synchronous
    • Connectivity
    • Collaboration Tools
      • With Video
      • With 2-Way Audio
      • With File Sharing and Desktop Sharing
    • Thin Client Tools / Web Based Clients
    • Portability
  • Future
    • WSU will provide a full array of academic courses and degree programs for our current and prospective students in a robust electronic format. That menu of courses would be available to learners at any time and from any location.
    • As with any idea we will pursue here at WSU, this must be backed by a strong business model. We must be able to support course, program and degree development and provide financial incentives for faculty and departments to engage in the Global Campus. To be fully competitive, WSU needs to provide educational alternatives that work well for the many different students we serve.
    • For a world-class institution, the Global Campus is a logical next step. Technology allows us to compete on an equal basis with any institution anywhere in the area of distance education. Given that level field, I am confident not just in WSU’s ability to be a player, but to be a leader.
    Washington State University President Elson Floyd On the creation of the WSU Global Campus:
  • Dr. Andy DiPaolo SCPD Executive Director Senior Associate Dean School of Engineering Stanford University [email_address] http://scpd.stanford.edu/scpd/default.htm Make sure to “mute” your phone so others can hear. ( *6 to mute & *7 to unmute )
  • 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.
  • “ 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
  • Provide busy, mobile professionals and managers access to career-long education where and when needed. Stanford Online
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Stanford Center for Professional Development
  •  
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Thank You
    • International Forum for Women in e-Learning (IFWE) III, November 28-30, 2007 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Eldorado Hotel & Spa
    • http://www.usdla.org/html/events/ifwe/
    • 2008 USDLA Annual National Conference, April 20-23, 2007 in St. Louis, MO & Call for Proposals ( Due December 1, 2007 ):
    • http://www.txdla.org/usdlaCFP2008.asp
    • Website:
    • http://www.usdla.org/2008anc/USDLA2008_Home.htm
    • 2008 USDLA International Distance Learning Awards ( Due January 14, 2008 )
    • http://www.usdla.org/html/events/dlAwards.htm
    • Distance Learning Today (Quarterly Publication):
    • ADVERTISING CLOSE DATE: December 14, 2007
    • http://www.dltoday.net/
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