Tagged: faculty

Month after bombing, FBI agent completes her master’s degree online from BU

  On April 15, Kristen von KleinSmid was supposed to begin studying the various issues involved in prosecuting, defending, adjudicating, and sanctioning white collar crime. It was the first day of Week 6 in her final seven-week course before graduating from Boston University’s online Master of Criminal Justice program, and she was ready to join […]

What we’re thankful for at ODE

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many in America take a moment to count their blessings — and we here at the Office of Distance Education are certainly among them. Not only are we excitedly grateful for the chance to join Metropolitan College in celebrating our 10th anniversary as leaders and innovators in the field of […]

BU Online’s Top 10 of 2011

Today we launch our first term of 2012 here at Boston University Online — beginning a  year in which we’ll celebrate our 10th anniversary, and hopefully continue to build on our reputation as one of the nation’s leaders in distance education. Before we move forward to a entirely new annum, however, we thought we’d take […]

BU Online Wows Audience and Accepts Award at 2011 USDLA Conference

We don’t have time to attend many conferences, so when we do it’s a pretty big deal. From May 1-4, 2011, our own Jim Frey and Charles Southworth attended the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) national conference in St. Louis, along with Judith Simpson, BU professor and lead faculty member of CFA’s online Master’s […]

Online Faculty Spotlight: Ginny Greiman

Congratulations to Ginny Greiman, Metropolitan College Administrative Sciences professor, on her most recent publication in NASA’s Academy Sharing Knowledge (ASK) journal, focusing on lessons learned from Boston’s “Big Dig.” To read the article, click the image on the right. For more about Professor Greiman’s background and accomplishments, read on. We asked Professor Greiman about teaching […]

Online Student Spotlight – A Global Odyssey

Thanks to Hillary Blazer-Doyle, 2010 graduate of MET’s Undergrad Degree Completion program, for submitting such a great blog post. I was never one of those people who felt like something was missing in my life because I never finished my undergrad degree.  Quite honestly, I was in a career field that didn’t require a degree […]

Lessons Learned: A first year online program opens new doors for educators

Dr. Judith Simpson reflects on a year of innovation and transformation in BU’s year-old online MA in Art Education program, also featured in a recent BU Today article. “Our teachers are an island in their schools, alone. Artists and teachers both need the right vocabulary to advocate for themselves. My goal is to equip them […]

Online Master of Health Communication Degree in the Spotlight

June 2-5 in Boston, Domenic Screnci, program co-chair of our joint Metropolitan College/College of Communication Master of Science in Health Communication (Health Comm) degree program will be a keynote speaker and Steve Quigley, also program co-chair,  as well as Pauline Hamel and Tom Fauls, Heath Comm instructors, will be presenting at  the upcoming Revolutionary Ideas […]

National Distance Learning Week: ODE Behind the Scenes

Place holder for ndlw_09_office_02 Today’s video blog entry takes you behind the scenes of a typical day at the Office of Distance Education. Meet some of the people who bring BU’s fully online programs to you each day. Click here for a text transcript of the audio.

National Distance Learning Week: Future Challenges of Online Higher Ed

Today, we have posted an article written by Nancy Coleman, Director of BU’s Office of Distance Education entitled Brave New World: The Challenges of Online Higher Education 2014, presented at the Distance Learning and Teaching Conference, Madison, WI, August 2009. Click Future Challenges to open the article as a pdf in a separate window.  Tell […]