ReThink 2013: AccelerationExpanding the PSU Sphere of Influence: A Vision for IncreasedAccess Through Highly Effective Online Programming in BusinessEducation Samad Hinton TC Dale Doug Siegler Jeanne Enders
The Mission The students Increasing PSU revenue and capacity Excellence in the 21st century
Mary Dalia •Single mom •Earned Associate’s Degree at PCC online •Earning her B.A. at PSU in Management and Leadership Online classes at PCC worked wonderfully for me. There is no way for me to finish without online coursework.
Palageya (Polly) Zechmann •Non-native speaker •Earning her B.A. at PSU in Management and Leadership With the opportunity to take online classes I am able to manage my work, family and education schedule to finally complete my education. I will be the first in my family to earn a college degree while mentoring my children to do the same. Online classes have given me the opportunity to work towards an education, a life changing experience to help me grow in all aspects of life.
Three Degrees - One PlatformLeadership and Supply and Social Management Logistics Entrepreneurship Future (6 courses) Management Degrees (6 courses) (6 courses) ONLINE BUSINESS CORE (8 courses) Research & Analysis - Organizational Behavior - Finance - Marketing - Information Technology - Operations and Quality - Business Environment - Strategy Capstone
Non-Degree CertificatesLeadership and Supply and Social Management Logistics Entrepreneurship Future (6 courses) Management Certificates (6 courses) (6 courses)
A Good Online Program Highly-standardized For example, shared rubrics across the program Required video component Limited templates/formats for delivery Culminating community-based assignments Integrated curriculum Progressive cases Program course design and assessment Career ePortfolios targeting post-grad job placement Self-paced learning objects on career topics open to all PSU students
Retention and Success(for students AND faculty) Teaching assistants/Coaches On campus orientation Synchronous activity in each course Full, customer service oriented tech support
What’s Missing Now? A stunning, dynamic, interactive website reflecting program quality Placement and tracking capacity Production infrastructure Dedicated online staff and core online faculty
The task of a University is the creation of the future. THE JUSTIFICATION FOR A UNIVERSITY IS THAT IT PRESERVES THECONNECTION BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE AND THE ZEST OF LIFE, BY UNITING THE YOUNG AND THE OLD IN THE IMAGINATIVE CONSIDERATION OF LEARNING. Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947) Thank you for your consideration.