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Power point presentation for wve 1 31-2013 cdl edits

  1. 1. OverviewJanuary 2013
  2. 2. American Public University SystemOverview:• Regionally Accredited Online University – Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools• Second Largest Online University in the United States • Currently serving over 130,000 students worldwide • Students from 30 nationalities studying in 130 countries • Over 600 fulltime staff • Over 1500 fulltime and part time faculty• Degrees at the Associates, Bachelor’s, and Master’s level • 21 Associate Degrees • 37 Bachelor’s Degrees • 31 Master’s Degrees • Multiple Academic Certificate Programs
  3. 3. American Public University SystemOverview:• Headquartered in Charles Town, WV• Two schools in the University System • American Public University – focused to serve working adults seeking career advancement • American Military University – focused to serve military, government, and public service / public safety
  4. 4. American Public University SystemCurriculum Delivery is:• 100% Online• Asynchronous• Delivered in English• Multi-MediaCourses are offered on the traditional semester system• 4 semesters per year• 3 course starts per semester (courses start every month)• Courses are 8 and/or 16 weeks in length• Class schedules are weekly
  5. 5. American Public University System• Extensive student support delivered online• Very expansive online library and research center • Major academic journal search engines (PROQUEST, EBSCO, JSTOR, Lexis-Nexis) • Multiple e-libraries (over 1 million volumes) • Inter-library loan• Learning Management System (LMS) is SAKAI
  6. 6. American Public University System JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Charles Town, WVJefferson County Schools has approved an MOU Partnership with APUS. APUS is currentlysupporting in the following areas:  Student Personalized Learning training with the Coordinators of Curriculum  5 Year Planning Sessions with School Board Members, delegates of Jefferson County and appointed Jefferson County officials  Technology Workshops for veteran teachers who need extra support  Common Core Initiatives as identified by the WVE  New Teacher Orientation/Luncheon  Principals Meeting to gather data on how APUS might support their individual schools  Developing Classroom Management Workshops with the Staff Development Coordinator
  7. 7. American Public University System BERKELEY COUNTY SCHOOLS, Martinsburg, WVBerkeley County has signed approved a formal Partnership with APUS. APUS in thebeginning stages of supporting and dialoguing about the following topics:  Student Personalized Learning  Common Core Initiatives as identified by the WVDE  Career Switcher Job Fair for Graduate Students  Blogging Initiatives with Supervising Teachers
  8. 8. American Public University System School Of Education OfferingsChild and Family Development - (BA)Early Childhood Care and Education - (AA)Education: Teaching - (M. Ed.)Education: Educational Leadership - (M. Ed.)Education: School Counseling - (M. Ed.)Education: Teaching Concentration in Elementary Education - (M. Ed.)Education: Teaching Concentration in Secondary Social Studies - (M. Ed.)Family Studies - (Undergrad Cert)Infant and Toddler Care - (Undergrad Cert)Instructional Design and Delivery - (Undergrad Cert)K-12 Online Teaching Endorsement - (Grad Cert)Post-baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Certification Program - (Grad Cert)Additional APUS Programs: http://www.apu.apus.edu/academic/programs/listU/G: http://catalog.apus.edu/2012/documents/2012_2013_Undergraduate_Catalog.pdfGrad: http://catalog.apus.edu/2012/documents/2012_2013_Graduate_Catalog.pdf

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