Higher Education Case Studies

University of Manchester – UK

At the University of Manchester in the northwestern UK, the Faculty of Life Sciences is dedicated to research, learning and engaging the public. This focus provides students with rich opportunities to produce original scholarly work while contributing to their communities. To this end, all final year honors students in the department complete a capstone project... Read More >

Odessa College – OC Global – TX

Odessa College is hardly new to online education. This large West Texas community college has offered online courses for over a decade, allowing them to reach students beyond their Odessa, Andrews, Monahan, Pecos and Seminole campuses. Today, their online learning program is known as OC Global, and they are pushing the envelope for online education.... Read More >

Century College – MN

Century College is the largest community college in Minnesota, serving over 15,000 students with more than 40 career programs. Located north of the twin cities in White Bear Lake, it is also the state’s largest provider of technical training, serving another 10,000 students. About 13% of Century’s courses are offered fully online or in a... Read More >

King Abdul-Aziz University – FutureU – Saudi Arabia

In 2007, King Abdul-Aziz University in Saudi Arabia sought out FutureU for help with its faculty development. The goal of the program was for faculty with limited technical skills to be able to author their own, pedagogically sound, course websites after completing a six-week training program conducted by FutureU partly online and partly face-to-face. SoftChalk... Read More >

Maricopa Community College District – AZ

Our E-Learning options provide timely support for faculty by giving them ‘just in time’ teaching tools designed with SoftChalk. These collaboratively designed course templates are ‘ready to go’ and are consistent with EMCC teaching and learning practices. This allows our college to open up more high demand course sections based on enrollment trends.” Roger Yohe,... Read More >

South Piedmont Community College

Prior to working in education, my career was focused on clinical practice as a physical therapist. I took a full-time faculty position in a physical therapist assistant program as an instructor and the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education. I also enrolled in and completed a Master’s program in Adult Education and a Doctor of Physical... Read More >

HealthEast Care System

After several bad experiences with other software programs, HealthEast Care System initially said no to using anything other than PowerPoint to create the 1,500 courses it needed. According to Jeanne Siedow of HealthEast, “I was not an easy sell on this one, but a Web conference call changed my tune immensely.” During that call, a... Read More >