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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 8.3
November 14, 2019 – 9:44 am | Comments Off on Quality Matters Monday: Standard 8.3

It’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.
Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 8.3
General Standard 8 …

Middle Class Growth Depends on Access to Higher Education
March 24, 2014 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Middle Class Growth Depends on Access to Higher Education

The dissemination of knowledge on a global scale has the potential to transform peoples’ lives in significant ways. Today, technology provides this powerful capability and facilitates access to information that is no longer constrained by …

The new class: Non-traditional students are changing the market for higher education
March 20, 2014 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on The new class: Non-traditional students are changing the market for higher education

In light of our focus on globalization, Academic Partnerships teamed up with The Economist Intelligence Unit to publish case studies on the subject of the globalization of higher education. Below is one of the case …

Building a Global University Brand
March 7, 2014 – 9:51 am | Comments Off on Building a Global University Brand

These are unnerving times for higher education worldwide. After a four-decade rise in global demand, universities are grappling with powerful forces colliding at once: reduced government support, rising public skepticism about the value of a …

5 Visual Design Strategies that Promote Student Retention
February 24, 2014 – 9:59 am | Comments Off on 5 Visual Design Strategies that Promote Student Retention

In light of our focus on retention, we wanted to provide practical tips you can apply to the course building process and the visual design aspect of it.
Maintaining student retention can be challenging, and no …

Baylor University to Offer Online MBA
February 21, 2014 – 9:37 am | Comments Off on Baylor University to Offer Online MBA

WACO, TX and DALLAS (Feb. 20, 2014) – Baylor University (Baylor) today announced that it will make its renowned MBA program available online beginning this May. Applications for the program are currently being accepted.
“At Baylor, …

University of Miami to Offer Online Master’s Degrees in Music
February 17, 2014 – 10:50 am | Comments Off on University of Miami to Offer Online Master’s Degrees in Music

CORAL GABLES, FL. and DALLAS (Feb. 11, 2014) – The University of Miami (UM) today announced that two master’s programs offered by its world-renowned Frost School of Music (Frost) will be available online beginning this …

Congratulations to the Academic Partnerships Research Grant Recipients!
September 9, 2013 – 5:53 pm | Comments Off on Congratulations to the Academic Partnerships Research Grant Recipients!

Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the largest representatives of public universities’ online learning in the United States, announced that it has awarded nine grants to researchers from eight universities who will be studying the …

MOOCing in Hawaii: Dr. Melissa Kaulbach Chosen as Guest Speaker
August 22, 2013 – 10:00 am | One Comment

Academic Partnerships’ Dr. Melissa Kaulbach will be a featured guest speaker for the Hawaii-based Leeward Community College MOOC How to Teach Online from September 2 – October 13, 2013. This 5-week MOOC is an open …

Faculty Satisfaction with Teaching Online Courses
July 5, 2013 – 11:45 am | 8 Comments

The demand for online courses has increased dramatically–so has the number of faculty teaching online. Online pedagogy has evolved over a short period of time, creating challenges with changing delivery methods, training, support, and course …