Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 27, 2008
Drexel University Online was recently named a Digital Achievement Award recipient by the Center for Digital Education in the category of Learning and Engagement. The Digital Achievement Awards showcases outstanding Web sites, projects and programs, and recognizes those creating meaningful educational experiences for students across the globe. Drexel University Online received an honorable mention.
The Center for Digital Education is a national research institute on information technology and best practices in education. The Learning and Engagement awards recognize organizations for outstanding achievement in engaging students online. Awards were given in the following three categories: learning and engagement, community and accountability. Other awardees included Simon Fraser University, Alabama Learning Exchange, and the Utah Educator Services Suite.
"This award reflects our ongoing commitment to achieving the highest standards in online learning," said Dr. Kenneth Hartman, academic director of Drexel Online. "It's always welcome news to receive recognition for the work which ultimately enhances the educational experience of Drexel Online's students."
Drexel Online offers more than 60 fully online degree and certificate programs ranging from education to health care to business and beyond. For more information about Drexel's online programs, visit Drexel's online degree website, e-mail [email protected] or call (877) 215-0009.
About Drexel University Online
Drexel University Online, winner of the 21st Century Best Practice Award for Distance Learning from the United States Distance Learning Association, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drexel University, specializing in innovative, Internet-based distance education programs for working professionals and corporations in the United States and abroad. Drexel University is continually ranked one of the best national doctoral universities by U.S. News & World Report and enjoys regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools. A pioneer in online education, Drexel has offered programs online since 1996. Visit our website (http://www.drexel.com) or blog (http://www.drexelonlineblog.com) to learn more about our programs and online learning.