As another academic year begins anew, a fresh batch of students will learn as the returnees are reminded: The instructors who teach online through Boston University are a passionate bunch. Passionate about their area of expertise. Passionate about sharing knowledge. Passionate about provoking thought and discussion. Passionate about their students. And thanks to our friends/floormates […]
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.
Distance education students typically do their studying hundreds (even thousands) of miles from campus — but no matter how far from Boston they may be, we strive to build connections between our students and the Boston University campus as well as to foster a feeling of community and BU pride. One of our biggest assets […]
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 […]
We wanted to take a moment to recap some of the upgrades and additions we made to the BU online learning environment this past year. Stay tuned for more new features and enhancements in the coming months. Social Media: This year we introduced a Facebook fan page for topics of interest, Twitter account for quick […]
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.