IS&T Distance Education Services Student Newsletter West Chester University - Spring 2019

In this issue:

  • Student Focus
  • 2019 ETRAC Student Technology Survey
  • First Quality Matters Certified Course at WCU!
  • Online Offerings
  • Continuing to Grow
  • Online Community
  • Support Hours

Student focus

Emily Devereux, Student in DPA Program

"I believe that we learn from the diversity of each other in this program and that's something that's strong within the WCU DPA program."

If you are interested in doing a student testimonial for your online program, contact DistanceEd@wcupa.edu


The research project is being done by EDUCAUSE together with WCU IS&T to investigate students’ experiences related to all aspects of technology. You may ask us any questions to help you understand this study. Your participation in this study is optional. If you choose to be a part of this study, you have the right to change your mind and stop being a part of the study at any time.

If you are willing to participate view the informed consent form, and then use the button below to access the survey.

Take a screenshot of your survey completion page.

Email your screenshot to distanceed@wcupa.edu from your WCU email address to be entered into the drawing for one of ten available $20 Wawa gift cards!

First Quality Matters Certified Online Course at WCU!

We are pleased to announce that the online course ECE 502: Advanced Child Development: Prebirth-Age 8, taught by Dr. Cathy Prudhoe, has been Quality Matters (QM) certified having met standards related to best practices in course design. This is the first course to be QM certified at West Chester University.

Quality Matters (QM) is a nonprofit organization that offers nationally recognized benchmarks for online course and program design. It utilizes a peer review process to certify online/blended courses that meet QM course design standards.

Continuing to Grow

This Spring 2019, West Chester University is offering:

249 Online Courses (5,991 seats)

55 Blended Courses (1,648 seats)

10 ITV Courses (40 seats)

That's a total of 314 courses and 7,679 seats!

Distance Education Support Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM

Friday: 8 AM - 4:30 PM

Sunday: 12 PM - 8 PM

Phone: 610-436-3373
Email: DistanceEd@wcupa.edu

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