CSU-Global Campus Receives 2012 Exemplary Course Award for Its Superior and Innovative Course Design

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CSU-Global is recognized for its superior online college courses, advanced virtual classroom, and innovative learning environment. This achievement highlights CSU-Global's mission to increase student success and the accessibility of higher education.

Our mission is to increase student success and the accessibility of higher education, and it is wonderful to be acknowledged for our achievements from within the industry.

Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSUGlobal.edu) is pleased to announce that its coursework has been recognized as a 2012 Exemplary Course Award recipient. The award, presented annually as part of the Blackboard Catalyst Awards, distinguishes CSU-Global for its superior online college courses, advanced virtual classroom, and innovative learning environment. All CSU-Global courses utilize a similar structure designed to maximize learning with practical application and professional development, all in an accelerated 8-week term that starts every four weeks.

“We proudly accept this award as a compliment to the outstanding and dedicated work of our design staff and faculty who tirelessly work to improve the student experience and, consequently, their learning,” said CSU-Global Campus President Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker. “Our mission is to increase student success and the accessibility of higher education, and it is wonderful to be acknowledged for our achievements from within the industry.”

The Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award highlights technologically rich, engaging, and pedagogically sound courses that exhibit superior course design, interaction, collaboration, assessment, and learner support. Over 150 entries were received and evaluated in a rigorous peer-review process by more than 250 faculty and instructional designers.

“We applaud the Blackboard Catalyst Award winners and their accomplishments,” said Ray Henderson, Chief Technology Officer and President of Academic Platforms for Blackboard. “Their work represents some of the most innovative thinking in education today, and offers great models for how technology can help shape an improved education experience. We congratulate the award winners for their leadership, creativity and passion that is clearly evident in their work.”

As the first 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States, CSU-Global Campus offers customizable bachelor degree completion and master’s degree programs in career relevant fields. For more information, call 1-800-920-6723 or visit CSUGlobal.edu.        

About Colorado State University-Global Campus
Colorado State University-Global Campus delivers the next generation of online education that lives up to the reputation of the Colorado State University System for quality and innovation. Offering Bachelor’s completion and Master’s programs in career relevant fields, CSU-Global Campus is designed to fit into the busy lives of working adults. The 100% online campus has faculty that are national leaders in their fields of study, and are specially trained to teach adult learners in an online platform. CSU-Global offers eight week courses, with multiple start dates a semester and a simplified enrollment process.

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