(PRWEB) February 13, 2014
Richford University won over other leading online universities selected for the coveted title of ‘Educational Innovation of the Year 2013’. The award was given as a way of honoring the University’s contribution to the online education sector via its state-of-the-art and highly advanced online learning system.
This award was given on behalf of a non-profit, private body responsible for evaluating the standards maintained by online educational institutions around the world. The committee onboard comprised of experienced web designers, developers, and programmers including other professionals from the areas of technology and education. The aim of the award is to highlight the achievements of the winner in terms of contributions made to the field of online education and to pave the way for similar successes in the future. “Through this award, we hope to not only elevate the standards of excellence in online education but also offer nominees the chance for a boost in both marketing and overall exposure”, explains a representative of the committee.
The award in question required participants to adhere to certain criteria in order to be categorized as potential winners for Educational Innovation of the Year. The criteria included several factors by which the committee could determine the level of performance and overall contribution to the enhancement of the online education field. These included quality, efficiency, cost effectiveness, degree of replication, creativity, timeliness, learning and collaboration. “Through such evaluations, we could determine whether any of our chosen candidates successfully met these criteria to be labeled as Educational Innovation of the Year”, further explained the representative.
Members of the committee were unanimous in their decision to award Richford University the award for ‘Educational Innovation of the Year’ above all other candidates as a result of its high rate of student satisfaction attained via its efficient online learning system. With streamlined structures for virtual classrooms and easy access to course and program summary, Richford University has reported a 30% increase in overall student satisfaction for the academic year.
Richford University strives to deliver its students the best of education and learning experience. The new online learning system is an effort to keep progressing towards higher standards of online education. “This award is a testament of our hard work and a big motivation factor to continue enhancing our learning tools”, said Dr. Gary Colwell, Communications Director of Richford University.
About Richford University:
Richford University is the largest online university, offering more than 1100 self-paced and self-study degree, diploma and certificate programs from 16 specialized schools and 71 different majors. Experienced faculty, global locations, academic affiliates, corporate partners and career center all come under Richford's roof to offer peerless academic experience. Richford University surpasses both traditional and the online institutions in terms of ease & flexibility, affordability, quickness, and quality of education, with innovative and easy-to-use features like mobile classroom, 24/7 consultants, credit transfer facility, scholarship programs, etc.