Tag: Online Learning Center

Online Learning Center Launches Blog with Resources, Trends, Advice for Online Success

Online Learning Center Launches Blog with Resources, Trends, Advice for Online Success

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster’s Online Learning Center is pleased to announce the launch of their new blog this week, WebsterUOnline. The blog highlights articles by and for Webster University students, staff and faculty with the focus on Webster’s online programs and services, trends in online learning, and advice for succeeding in online courses. Be sure to check back […]

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In the News: Akande on Steward; Sanders on education in Ghana; Cottam on online course development

In the News: Akande on Steward; Sanders on education in Ghana; Cottam on online course development

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Coverage of Sanders at TEDx in Ghana, Nigeria News Outlets Webster Ghana director Christa Sanders’ appearance on a panel at TEDx Accra 2015 was covered in several local and regional news outlets. The Ghana News Agency (GNA) published a story which as picked up by […]

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Intro to Global Dance: ‘Cloud-breaking’ course takes dance online, into GCP

Intro to Global Dance: ‘Cloud-breaking’ course takes dance online, into GCP

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

How do you have a dance class online? Webster University students from across the globe are actively addressing that question in the Department of Dance’s flagship online course: Introduction to Global Dance. Adjunct faculty member Betsy Brandt, an interdisciplinary scholar and dancer, choreographer, teacher, dramaturge, and writer, created the eight-week course as the first online […]

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2015 Teaching Festival This Week

2015 Teaching Festival This Week

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The annual Webster University Teaching Festival kicks off this week, Feb. 16-20, offering a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students. Webster University’s Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center, Emerson Library, and the Academic Resource Center, organizes this occasion to […]

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Mark Your Calendar: 2015 Teaching Festival Feb. 16-20

Mark Your Calendar: 2015 Teaching Festival Feb. 16-20

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center, Emerson Library, and the Writing Center, is proud to present the Webster University Teaching Festival, an occasion to celebrate and share effective and innovative teaching of Webster University faculty. A variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning will be […]

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Webster Online Programs Among Top-Ranked in the Country

Webster Online Programs Among Top-Ranked in the Country

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

U.S. News & World Report named three of Webster University’s online programs as among the best in the country in its 2015 Best Online Programs Rankings. The rankings were released today and will be published as part of its “Best Graduate Schools 2016” and “Best Colleges 2016” guidebooks later this year. Webster University was listed […]

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National Distance Learning Week: RSVP for a variety of events Nov. 10-14

National Distance Learning Week: RSVP for a variety of events Nov. 10-14

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Online Learning Center will host a wide range of events for students, faculty and staff to celebrate National Distance Learning Week Nov. 10-14, in recognition of our online students and faculty and Webster University’s long history in distance education. Please join us in events we will host throughout the week, as described below. […]

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Cottam Named Director of Online Learning Center

Cottam Named Director of Online Learning Center

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michael E. Cottam has been named associate vice president for academic affairs and director of the Online Learning Center at Webster University. In this position, Cottam will oversee the development and delivery of online courses and programs offered worldwide by Webster’s schools and colleges. Cottam, who is based in Denver, Colorado, currently serves as dean […]

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In-Person WorldClassRoom Canvas Faculty Training

In-Person WorldClassRoom Canvas Faculty Training

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Online Learning Center is pleased to offer several training opportunities for St. Louis-based faculty to learn to use the tools of WorldClassRoom, powered by Canvas. All instructors are invited to attend one of these “in-person” sessions for an intensive, three hours of instruction on the technical use of the Canvas tools. These sessions are […]

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WorldClassRoom Faculty Training: May Sessions

WorldClassRoom Faculty Training: May Sessions

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Online Learning Center will offer several training opportunities in May for faculty to learn to use the tools of WorldClassRoom, powered by Canvas. All instructors are invited to attend one of these in person sessions which will be an intensive, three hours of instruction on the technical use of the Canvas tools. These sessions […]

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