Posted on: October 24, 2013
AffordableCollegesOnline (AC Online) ranked Clarkson College No. 6 in the U.S. in the category of Colleges Revolutionizing Online Education.
AC Online identified 34 other U.S. colleges and universities that continue to advance distance learning through new methods, cutting-edge technologies and/or increased availability and outreach.
Each of the colleges/universities identified in the AC Online Colleges Revolutionizing Online Education rankings not only utilize e-mail, chat and other basic technologies but also take online education to an entirely new level, leveraging tablets, real-time Q&A, Skype and other platforms to deliver world-class materials to thousands of students daily.
“Each semester, online courses are reviewed and evaluated to support best practices and standards in higher education,” said Mary Ball, Clarkson College Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Director. “As a college, we are preparing for the educational needs of current and future students by exploring new technologies for design and delivery of online courses. We are not only integrating technology into courses for technology sake but also to align and meet course outcomes.”
Other schools ranked in the top 10 include Tufts University in Medford, Mass., University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., and Washington State University in Pullman, Wash.
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