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Angel to be replaced in January by better online course system: Blackboard Learn

Beginning Spring 2015 semester, WSU Global Campus courses will move from Angel to a new learning management system (LMS) called Blackboard Learn. This LMS is more streamlined, better integrates with third party programs, and offers mobile capabilities unavailable on Angel. Blackboard Learn received rave responses during the WSU usability studies, and we’re sure you will also enjoy its state-of-the-art functions and flexibility. We’ll be providing more information as the time grows near. If you want an advance view, Blackboard Learn has 24 brief videos that run the gamut from taking a test to checking your grades. Watch the videos.

Summer 2015 registration

Global campus: All continuing graduate students can enroll for summer 2015 on November 10th starting at 8:30 am. Non-degree students can enroll on November 19th for Global campus. New students will be given a registration appointment once they have accepted their offer of admission. This will be published in ZZUSIS.

WSU gets funds to teach employees, strengthen business

engineering and technology researcherPULLMAN, Wash. – Employees in qualifying Washington companies can apply to earn certificates online and take advantage of $750,000 in scholarship funds recently awarded to Washington State University.

The funds to WSU’s Global Campus engineering and technology management (ETM) program come through the Make it in Washington (MiiW) public-private partnership initiative, http://www.etm.wsu.edu/Miia/MiiA.ETM.html. » More …

U.S. News: WSU online programs among best for veterans

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s online graduate degree programs in business and engineering this week were named the nation’s third best online degree offerings for military veterans by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine also named WSU’s online bachelor’s degree program the eighth best in the nation for veterans.

Now in their second year, the rankings were designed to help veterans identify high-quality online degree programs that suit their educational needs, the magazine noted in a news release. » More …

WSU online programs rank among top in nation

By Kathy Barnard, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University online graduate programs in business and engineering as well as the online bachelor’s degree program are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings released today.

“The success of WSU’s online programs is directly attributable to the excellence of its on-campus programs,” said David Cillay, vice president of WSU’s Global Campus. “Same professors, same rigor – and the same century-old land-grant mission of reaching beyond campus boundaries. » More …

WSU Global Campus wins national Sloan award for quality online education

Sloan Consortium logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Global Campus has won the Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education from the Sloan Consortium.

The award honors the Global Campus for its commitment to assessing and improving the quality of its online education programs through quantitative application of five quality pillars: Access, learning effectiveness, cost effectiveness, student satisfaction and faculty satisfaction. » More …