MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden University announced today that 27 faculty and staff members will be presenting at the 18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, the premier global conference for online learning, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Oct. 10–12. Faculty and staff members will deliver presentations highlighting faculty development and assessment, research best practices, online learning, student outcomes and technology use.
"The annual Sloan Consortium conference brings together and engages individuals and higher education institutions and organizations on topics of online learning," said Dr. Eric Riedel, chief academic officer for Walden University. "As a leading institution in providing quality online higher education, we are proud to share our best practices and research with our colleagues in higher education to continue improving online education."
Walden University will have 27 presenters in 14 sessions at the conference. Presentations include:
The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) is an institutional and professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education. For more information about this conference and its presentations, visit http://sloanconsortium.org/conference/2012/aln/program.
About Walden University
For more than 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. Today, more than 48,500 students from all 50 states and more than 140 countries are pursuing their bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees online at Walden. The university provides students with an engaging educational experience that connects them with expert faculty and peers around the world. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network—a global network of more than 60 campus-based and online universities in 29 countries.
Walden offers more than 65 degree programs with more than 330 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration and information technology. For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
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