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UPCEA PCO Blog Reaches 1 Million Views!

The Professional, Continuing, and Online Education Update blog, curated by Ray Schroeder, recently surpassed 1,000,000 views! 

The blog has featured daily updates of news, research and trends important to professionals in online and continuing education since December 28, 2010. Every day, Schroeder reviews more than 150 articles, research reports, news releases and other information sources to discover the most relevant and useful pieces to share with readers. In addition to the website views, more than 1,000 readers subscribe to the blog’s daily email list. The blog’s 10,000 archived posts are also searchable via keyword.  

“Leaders in our industry use Ray’s blog to keep abreast of the most important new developments and trends in our field,” said Robert Hansen, CEO of UPCEA. 

The blog has been curated from the beginning by Ray Schroeder, founding director of the National Council for Online Education at UPCEA and Professor Emeritus and Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the University of Illinois Springfield. Schroeder has been engaged in online learning since 1997 and is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in online education. As both a faculty member and administrator, Schroeder brings both deep knowledge of and passion for advancing the field of online education—its potential to transform institutions struggling in the new economy, its role in expanding access for time- and distance-challenged students, and its capacity to revolutionize teaching and learning.

Read the blog and subscribe here: https://continuingedupdate.blogspot.com/

 

And stay connected with UPCEA’s other publications:

  • UPCEA Briefing powered by SmartBrief – Our weekly newsletter brings you a quick, two-minute read that will help keep you up-to-date with the news and trends in professional, continuing and online education. Sign up to get these updates.
  • Policy Matters – A monthly email with the latest updates and actionable items in public policy for professional, continuing and online education units and other stakeholders of adult and nontraditional education. Sign up to get these updates.
  • Unbound – An e-publication in magazine format designed to showcase thought leadership, case studies, research and other valuable contributions to our field. Click here to access.
  • Blogs – UPCEA blogs feature posts from industry experts and thought leaders on the latest in professional, continuing and online education, including online learning trends from Ray Schroeder and to benchmarking and research from Jim Fong. Check all of our blogs out here. 

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