Fri, 02/01/2019 - 13:23
Dr. Qassim Abdullah, Ph.D., CP, PLS, was honored with the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Lifetime Achievement Award. The distinction, formerly known as the Honorary Member Award, is the highest honor the society bestows on an individual.
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:54
Students cheating on assignments is hardly a new or surprising problem. But it may surprise college faculty to find out just how widespread it is today. In research and surveys conducted by Dr. Donald McCabe and the International Center for Academic Integrity over the span of 12 years, 68 percent of undergraduates who responded admitted to cheating on tests or written assignments. Read the full story!
Mon, 11/05/2018 - 13:19
Maggie Frederick, IT Project Manager at the Dutton Institute, has been published in the Journal of Applied Instructional Design.
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 07:41
Ann Taylor always wanted the experiences of being Penn State University Faculty Senate chair but knew her job duties as assistant dean for distance learning and director of the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute wouldn’t allow for the time commitment. So she found a way to make it work. Taylor served three years as Faculty Senate secretary — a feat accomplished by a small handful of others — and through that achieved many of the same opportunities afforded to a serving chair.
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:53
Brookelynn Constant was about halfway into her 10-year career as a data analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense when she enrolled in a master’s program through Penn State World Campus. Constant, who always wanted to squeeze graduate school into her busy schedule, took advantage of the online-learning format for the master of geographic information systems (GIS) as a way to elevate her leadership role with the U.S.
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:38
Haley Sankey, assistant teaching professor for the BA/BS in Energy and Sustainability Policy degree programs, recently became the first World Campus faculty member selected as a fellow in the Faculty Academy for Engaged Scholarship. Read more in the Penn State News!
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:49
We are proud to announce the new online teaching practice winners that have been added to the Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR)! Among those winners are two of our very own (Karen Jensen and Jane Sutterlin).
Wed, 11/08/2017 - 08:52
As regions across the Atlantic Ocean were bracing for a recent string of hurricanes, real-time lessons were being explored around the globe in a class taught through Penn State World Campus in partnership with the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ John A. Dutton e-Education Institute. Read more!
Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:24
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Vera Cole, lead faculty for the Energy and Sustainability Policy programs, in receiving the Epstein Lifetime Achievement Award at Energypath 2017!
Mon, 10/10/2016 - 14:49
Last spring, Erica Smithwick, associate professor of geography who authored and teaches the online version of GEOG 001 (Global Parks and Sustainability), worked with the Dutton Institute, experts from Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT), and other faculty experts to use HapYak to create interactive video quizzes for students in an online course as part of a Research Initiation Grant funded by Penn State’s Center for Online Innov