Henley-Putnam Webinar Examines Student Success: Rocking Online Learning

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During free webinar, Dean of General Education will take an in-depth look at strategies for promoting student success in online learning.

Henley-Putnam University’s next free webinar takes an in-depth look at best practices for completing online courses. Key fundamentals of learning, including communication, self- motivation, time management, and prioritization will be discussed in depth (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/930185490).

On Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 1:00 PM, EST, Dr. Amy DiMaio will detail information on how to master the ropes of online learning, taking the initiative in the learning process, making the most of your journey, and utilizing resources to foster success.

Over the past decade, online education has evolved into one of the most innovative and promising pathways to success. As coursework develops and adapts to meet the demands of modern technology, students must take a proactive approach to exploring the potential of each course available to them. Dr. DiMaio will discuss how to effectively communicate and connect with faculty, peers, and advisors, and will examine how best to apply your education to real-life experiences.

“In order to succeed as an online learner, there are some simple and important steps to take,” Dr. DiMaio explains; “Understanding how to use techniques, strategies, and approaches suited to your strengths to make the experience personal and unique is essential to successful online learning.”

Dr. Amy DiMaio has served as Dean of General Studies Online, Associate Campus Dean of English and Foreign Language Online, and full-time online Engish faculty at Strayer University. Dr. DiMaio has experience in curriculum development, faculty development, and student services.

Student Success: Rocking Online Learning (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/930185490) will take place on March 29th, 2012 at 1:00 PM, EDT. Those interested in participating in the webinar should register at (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/930185490). The webinar is open to the public and completely free of charge.

The Henley-Putnam webinar series, launched in 2009, was designed to bring the hands-on experience of former members of the CIA, Secret Service, FBI, and intelligence and federal law enforcement community to those seeking careers in Strategic Security. Past webinars are archived on the university’s site and accessible at http://www.henley-putnam.edu/594-238.htm.

The series is one of many career resources offered by Henley-Putnam University. In addition, the University’s mentoring program assigns degree students with a high-level faculty or expert mentor to support them in making career decisions. Through its online career portal, Henley-Putnam helps students research careers, explore university programs, prepare for a job search, locate employers and gain basic knowledge of the Strategic Security field.

Amy DiMaio has a doctorate in English Literature from Kent State University, a Master’s in English from St. Bonaventure University, a Bachelor’s in Philosophy, also from St. Bonaventure University, and a certificate in Distance Education from Indiana University. Amy DiMaio has served as Associate Dean of General Studies Online, Associate Campus Dean of English and Foreign Language Online, and full-time online English faculty at Strayer University. Prior to her work at Strayer, she served as Associate Professor of English and Director of the Honor’s Program at Trocaire College in Buffalo, NY. DiMaio has published in Simone de Beauvoir Studies, in A Theodore Dreiser Encyclopedia (ed. Keith Newlin), and in Modernity in East-West Literary Criticism (ed. Yoshinobu Hakutani). Dr. DiMaio has experience in curriculum development, faculty development, and student services.

Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s strategic security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill set to foresee and avert potential threats. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from all branches of the military and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, DoD, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 888.852.8746.

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