Tuskegee University (TU) is committed to offering a high quality online education program that adheres to the standards set forth by SACSCOC, regarding electronically offered programs. To this end, TU has established the Office of Distance Education and Online Learning (ODEOL) to ensure that its online education program is delivered in a systematic and organized way. Moreover, coordination of online education is required to insure that the University continues to offer high quality education; provides resources and assistance for faculty; provides support services for online education students, maximizes the use of University’s resources, and ensures comprehensive, consistent, and coherent policies and procedures related to faculty and students!
Furthermore, the University recognizes that today’s students already enter the university with high expectations for the use of technology in their learning. The University also realizes that the rapid advancements in technology will continue to create new approaches for providing and delivering distance education. Consequently, the University is committed to ensuring that the programs and courses offered through this medium will be as academically rigorous as those courses that are offered on the campus. Both on campus and online course and program offerings will result in creating deep and lasting learning in the students !! Additionally, the University recognizes that the new science of teaching and learning, using emerging technology modalities, brings new and different teaching and learning challenges.
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Online Educator Professional Development - All faculty teaching and developing online courses at Tuskegee University are required to complete trainings facilitated by ODEOL. This requires the completion of a basic Training for Teaching Online course and 3 elective workshops.