Issue 53, Sept. 24, 2013

Credit Options Available for New MOOC Taught by Dean Tom Mackey

By Tom Mackey, dean, Center for Distance Learning

The new Metaliteracy MOOC ( offered by Empire State College includes credit options at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students interested in earning 2 advanced level credits can do so by registering for this guided independent study via the collegewide Learning Object Inventory (LOI). ... MORE

Empire State College Online Library Offers Series of @ Home Library Workshops

By Heather Shalhoub, information resources coordinator, Academic Technologies

The Empire State College online library uses a live online classroom so students can attend workshops from the comfort of their own homes. Students can learn how to use the library more effectively and save time and effort when doing research and citations for assignments. ... MORE

Other News

Why Does a Sixty-five Year Old Start an Online Undergraduate Degree?, By Don Pardew, student, Center for Distance Learning

Plaza Location Presents Free "Camera Creativity" Workshop, By Susan LeClair, recruitment specialist, Empire State Plaza Office

Did You Know...

Reduced rate rooms for the Ninth Annual Student Academic Conference are available until Sept. 26, 2013.
Student/Alumni Profile
Meet Paula Gravelle, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Creative Corner

Social Corner

Article Contributors

Helen Edelman

Susan LeClair

Tom Mackey

Don Pardew

Heather Shalhoub