Deltak’s ongoing, collaborative research with Purdue is designed to further the understanding of which course features and instructor interactions correlate to increased student engagement, retention, and learning outcomes
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 02, 2012
Deltak, a leading online higher education services provider, and Purdue University will present new research findings at the 2012 Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning on October 10-12 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Deltak representatives, Rob Schnieders and Courtney Moke, and Purdue faculty member, Jennifer Richardson, Ph.D, will present on October 11 at 11:25 AM.
The session, titled “Course Design to Maximize Teaching, Cognitive, and Social Presence in the Community of Inquiry Framework”, will feature results from Deltak and Purdue’s College of Education’s study examining ways to improve student retention and learning outcomes.
“Deltak’s ongoing, collaborative research with Purdue is designed to further the understanding of which course features and instructor interactions correlate to increased student engagement, retention, and learning outcomes,” said Chief Learning Officer of Deltak, Rob Schnieders. “By better understanding how these design features and actions promote student engagement, we can provide new insights that will be useful to faculty and instructional designers throughout higher education.”
The conference provides faculty and administrators, instructional technology professionals, and instructional designers interested in online learning with a forum to address the issues and opportunities facing the future of education.
For over 15 years, Deltak has been an innovator in online learning, providing marketing, recruiting, online course development, student retention services, and faculty training to support the entire student lifecycle, while collaborating with partners to meet each university’s goals. Deltak’s partner colleges and universities can utilize Deltak’s new learning management system, Engage, to promote the online student experience through increased instructor interaction and social learning capabilities.
To learn more about Deltak’s full line of partnership services, visit http://www.deltak-innovation.com/, or stop by booth #423 to speak with Deltak representatives.
Deltak is where academics and innovation converge. As an industry leader in higher education and online learning for more than 15 years, Deltak unites top academic programs with innovative online solutions; assisting academic institutions to expand the educational experience to students beyond the traditional campus. Deltak offers a comprehensive spectrum of services to each campus, including collaboration with faculty in the development of online programs; implementation of integrated admissions processes; industry-leading marketing strategies; personalized student services to positively impact persistence and graduation rates; and alumni services that reinforce the mission of each partner. Together, Deltak and its partners succeed in bringing unique online programs to the increasingly dynamic higher education market. For more information about Deltak, visit http://www.deltak-innovation.com