Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) November 06, 2014
Drexel University Online will commemorate National Range Learning Week(NDLW) with its 8th yearly awards event, honoring extraordinary leaders, faculty and personnel for their accomplishments and dedication to online learning, on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
. In an effort to produce higher awareness of distance learning and to recognize extraordinary leaders and finest practices in the field, Drexel University Online started NDLW, in conjunction with the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).
.”Online education plays an extremely vital role right here at Drexel, where our specified mission is to offer every student with an important, extensive, experiential and technology-infused education,” said Susan Aldridge, Ph.D., president of Drexel University Online. “In reality, overall, more than 13,000 Drexel students are taking a minimum of one course online, which is certainly consistent with campus trends nationwide.”
. With distance learning greatly growing throughout the years, Drexel University has actually been a leading leader of online education because 1996. At Drexel University, more than 7,500 unique students from all 50 states and 20 countries are pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or certificate.
. More than 7.1 million students were registered in a minimum of one online course through a university throughout fall 2012, according to a January 2014 online education report by the Babson Survey Research Group and College Board. At the secondary school level, over 700,000 high school students are taking one or more courses online, and almost 40 states have actually developed state-wide or state-lead virtual schools.
.”National Distance Learning Week is an event of discovering transformed through innovation,” stated Jenny Jopling, president of the USDLA. “During the week of November 10th, modern learning discoveries will certainly be shared through 29 live webcasts hosted on usdla.org, made possible by the USDLA and Drexel University Online. These webinars will be an ideal rally of professionals from a range of range learning perspectives, offering a wealth of knowledge to those in the online knowing industry who work hard to continually enhance education.”
. Developed in 2007, NDLW looks for to commemorate the incredible development and achievements happening today in distance knowing education, while showing appreciation to those who make an indelible mark in the field and with students. This year’s party will showcase Drexel alumnus Shawn Brown, who is the vice president and chief operating officer for the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education. Brown was a 2008 graduate of the online Master’s in College program and is the very first online graduate to serve on the Drexel University Alumni Association’s Board of Governors.
.” I am recognized to get involved in Drexel University Online’s National Range Knowing Week event,” stated Shawn Brown. “Drexel University offers the finest of both worlds, a name you can trust and a quality education that is available throughout the world.”
. To find out more on Drexel University Online’s 2014 NDLW event, please visit http://www.drexel.com/NDLW. Also, follow the conversation on social media at #DrexelNDLW.
### . About Drexel University Online:
. Drexel University Online, a division of Philadelphia-based Drexel University, focuses on ingenious, Internet-based education programs for working specialists, organizations, and corporations in the United States and abroad. Ranked by U.S. News & & World Report among the “Finest Online Graduate Programs” in the fields of Company Administration, Engineering, Nursing, and Library Science, Drexel’s online programs are amongst the elite in the country. Drexel University has been an innovator in technology-enhanced education, providing degrees online given that 1996, and enjoys local accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & & Secondary Schools. To read more on Drexel University Online, kindly check out http://www.drexel.com.
. Sabrina Ram, director of strategic communications, Drexel University Online; -LRB-215-RRB- 939-7955 or sr62(at)drexel(dot)edu
. Niki Gianakaris, director of media relations, Drexel University; -LRB-215-RRB- 778-7752 or ng38(at)drexel(dot)edu