By day, the staff of Office of Distance Education are the people who work to deliver Boston University’s award-winning online courses, and who help students from all around the world get the most out of their programs. But by night — one night each year, in particular — our staff becomes Cleopatra. A witch. A Chilean […]
Two years ago we profiled one of our online graduates when she came to Boston for Commencement weekend. Jane had a great experience. We hope this year’s graduates have a similarly exciting and enjoyable experience. Thought you might like a preview.
By Andrew Hinkell Happy Fall 2 Launch! Over the course of the next 7 weeks you will have much interaction with our Student Services Coordinators. Two years ago we posted our first Student Services Spotlight. Since then we have seen many changes to our Student Services team. We asked each of the coordinators to respond to a […]
By Dave D’Onofrio After earning a bachelor’s degree from Long Island University in 2007, Taraje Williams-Murray knew he wanted to continue his education and quickly begin pursuing his master’s — but in order to do so, he first had to find a program that would fit the challenges of his overflowing schedule. By then, Williams-Murray […]
Since our Terriers weren’t invited to the Big Dance — and because there wasn’t much interest around the office in a “CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament” bracket — we basketball fans here at the Office of Distance Education have been forced to adopt some new favorite college hoops teams as the NCAA tournament gets underway.
In typical March Madness fashion the field of 68 seems to be wide open this year, and that’s reflected in the variety of predicted champions chosen in our annual for-entertainment-purposes-0nly office pool. Among 15 entries, eight different teams were forecast as the ultimate winner, meaning bragging rights figure to be up for grabs right through the Final Four.
Who do you think will win? Let us know in the comment section, or on Facebook, and check out the breakdown of how people here at ODE and in the Metropolitan College marketing department think the tourney will shake out. You may recognize some of the names…
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.
Place holder for ndlw_09_student_03 Watch this video of students sharing their perspective on the BU online experience. Scroll down the page to see more!
Place holder for ndlw_09_faculty_01 Watch this video of one of our prestigious faculty members, Dr. Karen Jacobs (Sargent College) speaking about what it’s like to teach online.