Online education: From campus to computer

Article by Susan Aldridge, Online education: From campus to computer

  Formerly on the fringes, distance learning has gained wide acceptance among students, institutions of higher education and even employers. At a time when career needs are constantly morphing and most “good” jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree, students of all ages are trading the campus for the computer in record numbers – a [...]

US Education and Accreditation

US Education and Accreditation

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) delivered this keynote address, titled “Learning on the High Seas” and delivered in the Academic Forum – Sharing Knowledge and Learning on the High Seas. In fact, as university educators and practitioners, we are all trying to pilot our boats at a time when exploding [...]

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 [...]