May 2017 Provost Report, B1

B1, Foster Collaboration and Interdisciplinary Learning Experiences:

School of Music

Academics-The faculty of the School of Music continues to work closely with the Department of Education in the College of Arts and Sciences to make the curricula between the Bachelor of Music Education degree and the Bachelor of Arts in Education degree more consistent and more streamlined.

Online Learning

The Office of Online Learning and Educational Technology, led by director Lisa Sawtell, accomplished the following:

  • Developed a draft strategic planning document to provide institution-wide vision on online learning and emerging educational technologies.

  • Hired a consultant to support the Summer 2017 Online Course Incentive Program to assist faculty with an online course (re)design for delivery via the Blackboard learning management system; approximately 48 courses are scheduled to date.