Online Education at URI

Report
THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ONLINE
AND DISTANCE LEARNING
Report to the Faculty Senate
May 9, 2013
NATIONAL DATA
2012 REPORT
Students taking at
least one online
course increased by
over 570,000 to a new
total of 6.7 million.
The proportion of all
students taking at
least one online
course is at an all time
high of 32%.
Growth of Online - Nationally
2002
2012
NO
NO
ONLINE
PROGRAMS
ONLY
COURSES
ONLY
COURSES
PROGRAMS
Changing National Demographics
Source: Eduventures, Inc.
URI Online Enrollment Trends
2000
1790
1500
SPRING
FALL
1000
1022
500
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
Enrollment increased 75% from Fall ‘10 to Spring ‘13
URI Online Undergraduate Students
Gender (% Female)
Age (Mean)
Race/Ethnicity (% White)
Total
Online
54.4%
62.3%
21
22.4
70.2%
81.6%
URI Age Distribution
2000
132
161
1500
113
134
147
1000
136
410
1405
400
500
0
1543
836
486
FA '10
SP '11
18-23
FA '12
24-29
30+
SP '13
Office of Online Education
Emphasis on:
• Quality of Online Courses
• Growth and Diversity of Online Offerings
• Support for Faculty who teach
online/blended
• Support for Students taking
online/blended courses
Office of Online Education
For Faculty:
http://www.uri.edu/online/teaching.html
– Sample Courses and Syllabi
– Best Practices
– Professional Development Opportunities
including Online Teaching Fellows
– Academic Integrity
– Teaching Tips and Resources
Office of Online Education
For Students (use these links in your syllabus)
http://www.uri.edu/online/learning.html
– Orientation to Online Learning
– Learning Online Compared to Classroom
– Sample Courses
– Academic Integrity
– Tips and Resources for Learning Online
The Office of Online Education
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•
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Diane J. Goldsmith – Director
Kathleen M. Torrens –Assistant Director (PT)
Lisa Heidenthal – Admin Assistant
Andrew Bauerband – Graduate Assistant
Kim Meyert – Undergraduate
Growth of Online - Nationally
100.0%
80.0%
60.0%
2002
2012
40.0%
20.0%
0.0%
Programs
Only
Courses
No offerings

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