Departments celebrate National Distance Learning Week

Two campus departments have teamed to participate in National Distance Learning Week, which runs through November 14.

More than 270 courses are offered at Grand Valley this semester in either an online or hybrid form. Nationally, more than 7.1 million students are learning online with 33 percent of college students taking at least one course delivered online.

Information Technology and the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center will sponsor events this week. On Friday, November 14, faculty members who teach online and hybrid courses will be celebrated with a breakfast.

More than 230 faculty members have been trained to teach online through the Foundations seminar, focusing on building high quality online learning experiences that contribute to student success.

The U.S. Distance Learning Association will host more than 30 webinars on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning online, click here for a list.

Learn more about teaching online here, and more about IDeL here.