Workshop: “Pros and Cons of Online Learning”

Posted on 12/8/2009 11:41:09 AM

Dr. Timothy Mack, dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research, will discuss trends in on-line learning, how universities typically support this activity, and how it is assessed during the workshop “Pros and Cons of Online Learning.” It will be held Friday, December 11, 2009, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the Eberly College of Business Auditorium.

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.

Mack has taught more than three thousand students on line, has been a featured speaker for EDUCAUSE, ELI (EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative), and EduComm, and has won a national award from A*DEC (American Distance Education Consortium) for his on-line efforts. He led the development of an on-line master’s degree program while at Virginia Tech and participated in developing the support structures for three on-line master’s programs while at Georgia Southern University.