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The most rapidly developing trend in higher education is the utilization of technology in the delivery of instruction by universities around the world.  Academic Partnerships helps public and private not-for-profit universities in the United States and top international institutions benefit from this global phenomenon.  Through their offices around the world, they assist institutions with the conversion of their traditional degree programs and certificates into an online format, recruitment of qualified students, and support for enrolled students through graduation.

Download the white papers below to learn how Academic Partnerships can help your institution stay on the cutting edge of new learning technologies and abreast of the rapidly changing expectations of 21st-century student learners around the world.

A Guide to Quality in Online Learning

Existing quality assurance frameworks, guidelines, and benchmarks show that quality in online learning has many dimensions. But we can distill these into a number of common issues to which practitioners and students should attend. This guide, commissioned by Academic Partnerships, is helping numbers of institutions globally to ensure the quality and financial sustainability of their online offerings.



Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are the educational buzzwords of 2013. The paper describes the short history of MOOCs and sets them in the wider context of the evolution of educational technology and open/distance learning. While the hype about MOOCs presaging a revolution in higher education has focused on their scale, the real revolution is that universities with scarcity at the heart of their business models are embracing openness. We explore the paradoxes that permeate the MOOCs movement and explode some myths enlisted in its support.
 


MOOCs and More: Expanding Online Access for Nurses

When the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing decided in 2008 to radically redesign how its Bachelor of Science in Nursing completion program could be more accessible, to exponentially expand and meet the needs of working registered nurses, it embraced all the advantages this disruptive technology has demonstrated.

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