Online Learning at Public Universities
Recruiting, Orienting, and Supporting Online Faculty
Published Feb 2019
The number of college students enrolling in online programs will continue to grow in 2019, according to Eduventures.1 As a result, it’s critical for faculty members to master the unique skills required to teach and engage with students online. Learning House, a Wiley brand, partnered with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) to examine how institutions recruit and train online faculty. Explore our findings in the Online Learning at Public Universities report, available Feb. 7.
For this research study, we surveyed and interviewed chief academic officers at AASCU institutions about recruiting, orienting, and supporting online faculty. Register for the report to gain insight into best practices and explore recommendations for empowering instructors to thrive in digital classrooms.
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Meet the Author
Andrew J. Magda is the manager of market research for Learning House. He leads in the development of custom and large-scale market research studies and assists partner institutions with their research needs. Prior to Learning House, Magda was a senior analyst at Eduventures and a project manager at the Center for Survey Research and Analysis at the University of Connecticut.
About Our Research Partner
AASCU is a Washington, D.C.-based higher education association of 400 public colleges, universities and systems whose members share a learning- and teaching-centered culture, a historic commitment to underserved student populations and a dedication to research and creativity that advances their regions’ economic progress and cultural development. These are institutions delivering America’s promise of Opportunities for All.
1. Eduventures. (2016). Top 10 data points from 2015. Eduventures Insights: Online and Continuing Education.