CUNY System Renews Three Year Membership
Thank you and welcome back to a founding member, the City University of New York System. CUNY has renewed a three year membership for twenty-three campuses under the newly revamped multi-campus/system pricing structure. We look forward to another three years with the faculty and administrators at CUNY!
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Bronx Community College
The City College of New York
College of Staten Island
CUNY Graduate Center
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
CUNY School of Law
CUNY School of Professional Studies
CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College
Hostos Community College
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Kingsborough Community College
LaGuardia Community College
Macaulay Honors College
Medgar Evers College
New York City College of Technology
Queensborough Community College
Thank You to our Newest Corporate Sponsors
The Sloan-C Communitty welcomes two, new Corporate Sponsors. Our newest Gold Sponsor is Academic Partnerships. Academic Partnerships is a higher education service provider that assists high-quality universities in increasing access through technology.
Also joining us as a Basic Corporate Sponsor is Academic Impressions. Academic Impressions serves higher education professionals by providing educational products and services that help institutions tackle key, strategic challenges.
Dr. Kaye Shelton Named Winner of the 2012 Edgar L. Morphet Dissertation Award by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA)
Sloan-C member, Dr. Kaye Shelton has been named winner of the 2012 Edgar L. Morphet Dissertation Award by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) for her dissertation titled "A quality scorecard for the administration of online education programs: A Delphi study." This award recognizes significant scholarship in the completion of her dissertation, and it will be presented at the NCPEA Conference in Kansas City in August. The Chair of Dr. Shelton’s committee was Dr. Jody Isernhagen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
A mentor for the Sloan-C Institute, Kaye Shelton is an associate professor in education leadership at Lamar University. An interactive version of the Quality Scorecard is available to Sloan-C Institutional Members.
Call for Nominations Open for the 2012 Sloan-C Awards
The Sloan Consortium has recognized outstanding work in the field of online education through an annual awards process since 2001. The deadline for the submission of nominations for all of the 2012 Sloan-C awards is July 15, 2012.
June Cohort of the Sloan-C Certificate Breaks Registration Record
The Sloan Consortium is proud to welcome seventy-nine educators in the June cohort of the Certificate Program! This sequence of one foundation course and three electives leading from the conceptual to the implementation of online learning effectiveness best practices is fast becoming a standard for faculty at many institutions. Eight different specializations based on chosen electives are offered and include Accessibility, Administrative Practices, Blended Teaching and Learning, Design and Delivery, Mobile Learning, Social Media, Tools and Techniques, and STEM.
The next cohort starts September 5. Learn more.
Call for Sloan-C Webinar Topics
The Sloan-C Institute welcomes ideas and proposals for webinars from our members and colleagues in online higher education. All webinars are to be non-commercial in nature and be focused on topics that would interest educators in online and blended higher education.
Sebastian Thrun, Founder of Google X, is Keynote Speaker for Annual Sloan-C Online Learning Conference (Orlando)
5th Annual Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (July 25-27, Las Vegas) – Join us for Onsite and Virtual attendee program previews – FREE
June's Featured Graduate
Diana L. Oltman, Wenactchee Valley College
By completing the Online Teaching Certificate program, Diana was able to achieve her goal of staying proficient and knowledgable as a digital age teaching professional. Diana specialized in Administration as part of her Sloan-C OTC program and completed elective workshops on the topics of fair use and the TEACH act, retention strategies in online education and engaging students with social media.
Read more about Diana.
June's Featured Facilitator
John Thompson, Associate Professor Emeritus (retired December 2010) at Buffalo State College
In May, John facilitated 'The Equation: Collaboration + Discussion + Facilitation = Better Online Learning.' John's next workshop is Improving Student Engagement in Online Courses which is offered in September 2012. If you would like the opportunity to learn with him you can find out more here.
Read more about John.
Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Sloan-C Certificate Program. Learn more about the program here.
- Kimberly Moore, University of Florida
- Douglas Harvey, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
- Terri Linman, Point Loma Nazarene University
- Terri Ann Guingab, George Mason Univerity
- Zia Haque, Fisk University
- Rene Fox, Columbia Basin College
- Beth Toren, West Virginia University Library
- Kristi Spinnie, Skagit Valley College
- Carol Rasor-Cordero, St. Petersburg College