CHAPEL HILL ‚Äď The President of the University of North Carolina System wants to see more students take advantage of online course offerings to complete their degrees and graduate on time ‚Äď wherever they are. ‚ÄúOne of the tools we‚Äôre going to have to use more vigorously and more powerfully is technology-based education,‚ÄĚ UNC System… READ MORE
GREENVILLE ‚Äď If there‚Äôs one institution in the UNC System that‚Äôs led the way in online education, it‚Äôs East Carolina University. ‚ÄúWe are the leader in distance learning in the state of North Carolina,‚ÄĚ Dr. Regis Gilman, Executive Director of Continuing Studies at ECU, says in the accompanying video. ¬†‚ÄúWe‚Äôve been doing it for a… READ MORE
ELIZABETH CITY ‚Äď When it comes to meeting students where they are, not many institutions go as deep as Elizabeth City State University. Elizabeth City is within 50 miles of the massive Norfolk Naval Station.¬† In the accompanying video, Dr. Kuldeep Rawat, Director of ECSU‚Äôs Aviation Science Program, explains how the university is working with… READ MORE
FAYETTEVILLE ‚Äď¬†Chancellor James Anderson is intent on building Fayetteville State University‚Äôs academic reputation. And perhaps because it has a significant number of military students seeking new ways to access an education, it has found success with online programs. ¬†Anderson says in the accompanying video that FSU has the strongest array of online offerings in the… READ MORE
Some students add an online course to fit the schedule dictated by their job. Some take ‚Äúblended‚ÄĚ courses that combine online with classroom instruction. Others take all their courses online. ‚ÄúThere‚Äôs massive growth,‚ÄĚ Matthew Rascoff, the UNC system‚Äôs Vice President for Learning Technology & Innovation, says in the accompanying video. Rascoff highlights that growth in… READ MORE
UNC-CH Chancellor Carol Folt talks about the potential impact of technology and online education on the future of teaching.
21,000 students pursue degrees entirely online North Carolina‚Äôs public universities have become major players in the world of online education. In the last academic year, almost 4 in 10 public University students in North Carolina took at least one online class, and nine percent were enrolled entirely online.¬† That‚Äôs nearly 21,000 students pursuing higher education… READ MORE