Toward a Culture of Continuous Assessment in Online Distance Learning

Toward a Culture of Continuous Assessment in Online Distance Learning

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC)delivered this keynote address, titled “Toward a Culture of Continuous Assessment in Online Distance Learning” and delivered in the China Central Radio and TV University 30th Anniversary Celebration, Beijing, China. The old Chinese proverb tells us that if we are planning for a lifetime, we must [...]

Harnessing the Power of Innovation in Distance Education

Harnessing the Power of Innovation in Distance Education

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC)delivered this keynote address, titled “Harnessing the Power of Innovation in Distance Education” and delivered in the ABED International Conference on Distance Education. Fortaleza, Brazil. As the 21st century moves quickly toward the end of its first decade, we find ourselves living in a world that [...]

The Real Challenge of Virtual Learning

The Real Challenge of Virtual Learning

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) delivered this keynote address, titled “Putting Quality First: The Real Challenge of Virtual Learning” and delivered in the Maryland Distance Learning Association Conference. Towson, Maryland. No doubt about it. Technology has quickly and completely transformed the way we think about and deliver higher education. In [...]

Preparing Knowledge Leaders for the Global World of Work

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC)delivered this keynote address, titled “Preparing Knowledge Leaders for the Global World of Work” and delivered in the Academy of Business Administration Conference. Cancun, Mexico. As teachers, administrators, and university communities, we live on an increasingly interconnected planet…a phenomenon that offers any number of opportunities to [...]

Digital Technology and the New Culture of Learning

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC)delivered this keynote address, titled “Digital Technology and the New Culture of Learning” and delivered in Eden Research Workshop. Paris, France. Like many of you, I began my academic career at a time when the university was still considered a “place”….where students went to earn a [...]

21st Century Mentoring: A New Take on an Old Tradition

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC)delivered this keynote address, titled “21st Century Mentoring: A New Take on an Old Tradition” and delivered in Women Administrators in Higher Education. Washington, D.C. We all in our own way represent what I will call enlightened women of the 21st century. Women who feel free [...]

Bringing the World to Higher Education

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) delivered this keynote address, titled “Bringing the World to Higher Education” and delivered in International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), WBE 2008 Conference. Innsbruck, Austria. The Keynote was delivered by President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland, University College. I can’t think [...]