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New Study Delves Into Unexplored Professional Development Benchmarking for Instructional Design and Technology Teams

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 7, 2017 – A study released today by the UPCEA eDesign Collaborative maps the expertise and roles in instructional design teams throughout North America. The study, Instructional Design and Technology Teams: Work Experiences and Professional Development, establishes benchmarks for experience and salaries among members of instructional design team members, and also…

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Phillip E. Frandson Award for Literature Recipients

2014 Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults, Stephen Brookfield 2013 College: What it Was, Is and Should Be, Andrew Delbanco 2012 Unlocking the Gates: How and Why Leading Universities are Opening up their Courses, Taylor Walsh 2011 The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World, Ben Wildavsky 2010 The Gates Unbarred: A History…

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Adelle F. Robertson Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award Winners

2014 – Jessica Rafter, University of Virginia 2013 – Guy Felder, University of Houston 2012 – Lori Stania, The Pennsylvania State University 2011 – Jennifer Gigliotti-Labay, Center for College Readiness 2010 – No award recipient 2009 – Jean Marie Redeker, University of Kansas 2008 – Siva Kumari, Rice University 2007 – John F. Beyers, University…

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Walton S. Bittner Service Citation Award Winners

2014 – Alice Warren, North Carolina State University 2013 – Pat Butler-Lofman, University of Connecticut 2012 – No award recipient 2011 – John “Jack” Azzaretto, University of West Florida; Wayne Ishikawa, Harvard University 2010 – Michael Shinagel, Harvard University; Donald W. Swoboda, Western Kentucky University 2009 – James Hromas, Oklahoma State University 2008 – Mary…

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Julius M. Nolte Award Winners

2016 – Thomas Gibbons, Northwestern University 2015 – James Shaeffer, Old Dominion University 2014 – David Schejbal, University of Wisconsin-Extension 2013 – No award recipient 2012 – Roger Whitaker, The George Washington University 2011 – Sue C. Maes, Kansas State University 2010 – Gary W. Matkin, University of California – Irvine 2009 – Wendell L. Smith, University…

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UCLA’s Dean Of Continuing Education And Extension Wayne Smutz To Serve As UPCEA President

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 – UPCEA, the Washington, D.C.-based association for university leaders in professional, continuing, and online education, welcomed Dr. Wayne Smutz as the association’s 2017-18 President during the 2017 UPCEA Annual Conference. Smutz is Dean of Continuing Education and Extension at the University of California, Los Angeles. As UPCEA President, Smutz will encourage…

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UPCEA Announces 2017 Association Award Recipients

15 Individuals and 7 Programs Receive Association’s Highest Honors WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 – UPCEA, the leader in professional, continuing, and online education, has announced the recipients of the 2017 Association Awards. The UPCEA Association Awards program includes recognition of both individual and institutional achievement across the UPCEA membership. Since 1953, UPCEA has recognized its members’…

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New national adult learner coalition created to advance student success (eCampusNews)

Four major associations recently joined together as a cohesive voice to advocate for adult students and the institutions that serve them. With support from Lumina Foundation, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), President’s Forum, and University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) are pleased to announce the National…

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New Coalition Created to Advocate for Adult Learners (Campus Technology)

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), Online Learning Consortium (OLC), Presidents’ Forum and University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) have joined forces to create the National Adult Learner Coalition, an organization devoted to advancing the adult learner agenda and expanding post-secondary education and credentialing opportunities. Supported by the Lumina Foundation, the coalition…

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Higher ed advocacy orgs join forces to promote access for adult learners (EducationDIVE)

Several higher education advocacy organizations have united to form a new organization supporting the development of adult learners in higher education. The National Adult Learner Coalition, a joint venture created by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), President’s Forum, and University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), seeks…

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