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Online Education News

Online Education empowers faculty to combine teaching and learning strategies with technology, enabling students to achieve academic goals and prepare for the future.

Current Online Education News

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Campus News |

A high security score challenge and other fun activities help students, faculty, and staff take charge of their online lives.

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Instructors and employees explored ChatGPT, artificial intelligence detection, and other tools with technology professionals from the online education and information technology offices. 

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The associate vice provost for student success knows firsthand how providing opportunities and encouragement to students of all backgrounds can influence academic achievement.

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A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

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Liberal Arts faculty tackle affordability of course materials in first-year seminars as campus begins incorporating more open access resources.

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Participants in the pilot program offer reasons why faculty, instructors, and staff should sign up now for the upcoming session.

Online Education In The News

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Nikkole Liesse is a business education strategist who works to ensure that all students have access to completing their college degree. She also supports local professionals by identifying opportunities to provide lifelong learning for today’s workforce.

The University Network

In a widespread effort to limit the impact of COVID-19, higher education institutions across the United States have decided to close down their campuses and move classes entirely online. So, if you’re a college student, chances are you’ve been asked to study remotely. And perhaps it’s your first time.


The fast-skating, hard-hitting sport of roller derby was incredibly popular in the United States from the 1940s to the 1970s. The sport fell out of favor and into dormancy for several years — until a few punk-rock women in the early 2000s decided to pick it back up again.


It used to be that if we wanted to learn something, we took a class in a classroom, in a building, and with a teacher in front of the room.

Recent Online Education Accomplishments

Joseph Kevin Sebastian (Libraries) was appointed to the Stonewall Book Awards Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award committee. Sponsored by the American Library Association's Rainbow Round Table, the Stonewall Awards are given annually to books of exceptional merit that feature LGBTQIA+ experiences. Sebastian is the teaching and learning…
Kristina Schmid, Daniel Antoniuk, and Amber Ford (all Office of Online Education) recently presented at the Online Learning Consortium’s 2023 Innovate Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Their session, Thematic Course Design: From Ideation To The Screen, showcased UNLV online courses designed with inspiring themes and shared their…
Chris Ditzler, Amber Ford, and Michelle Chan (all Office of Online Education) recently presented a session at the Online Learning Consortium’s 2023 Innovate Conference. OLC Innovate 2023 provided an opportunity for online learning practitioners to share best practices, test new ideas, and collaborate on supporting, enhancing, innovating, and…
Nicole Hudson, Ted Weisman, and Suzanne Becker (all Online Education) presented at Educause's Leadership Institute - Annual Meeting/Virtual Conference 2022 under the session theme: Next-Level Professional Development.  At UNLV, taking faculty development to the next level required a research-based approach coupled with an examination of…
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) was recently accepted to serve as faculty for Educause Institute. Educause is a professional organization where UNLV holds institutional membership. The institutes are designed and delivered by leaders and practitioners in higher education and help members progress in their career and develop vital skills…
Christine Draper (Online Education) along with colleague Sherrilyn Coffman of Nevada State College co-authored an article titled "Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education: A Concept Analysis" published in Teaching and Learning in Nursing.  The analysis represents an initial step in understanding how universal design for learning…