Wednesday, April 19, 2006

UIS online collaborative project is among IBHE “effective practices”

“Achieving Diversity through Online Inter-Institutional Collaboration,” an online teaching partnership between UIS, Chicago State University, and Northeastern Illinois University, is one of the “effective practices” chosen by the Illinois Board of Higher Education to be highlighted on its website in April.

Under this collaboration, member institutions offer joint courses that allow students in separate classes to share discussions or work on projects together using online learning tools. The goal is to provide access to a broader diversity of views and perspectives than would ordinarily be possible in traditional classes at any one campus. Read more>>

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