About the Seminar

Is your provost or president looking to you for leadership in managing the shift to online programs designed for the adult market? This new Seminar will focus on the key strategic issues in this rapidly evolving sector of higher education: new and emerging markets, online degree and certificate programs that expand access and meet workforce needs, the use of data analytics, assessing student online learning outcomes, and building for scale.

Who should attend this timely Seminar?

• Deans and directors of professional and continuing education
• Leaders of online learning units
• Online program chairs or managers
• Marketing and student service managers

Program Highlights


Invited Sessions

State Authorization Dynamics: Updates and Solutions Following the
2012 Election

Presenters: Jeannie Yockey-Fine, DowLohnes; Sharyl Thompson, American College of Education.
Moderator: Ray Schroeder, University of Illinois, Springfield.


Place Matters: Local Strategies for a National Online Market
Presenters: John LaBrie, Northeastern University; Sean Gallagher, Northeastern University
Moderator: David Cillay, Washington State University

The Emerging Open Online Learning Environment
Presenters: Ray Schroeder, University of Illinois, Springfield; Marie Cini, University of Maryland, University College.
Moderator: Kim Obbink, Montana State University

Inter-organizational Task Force on Online Learning: Joint Recommendations from UPCEA, Sloan-C, ACHE, WCET, EDUCAUSE, and ADEC
Robert J Hansen, UPCEA
Ray Schroeder, University of Illinois-Springfield

Concurrent Sessions

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The conference is from November 6,
1:00 p.m. – November 8, at noon

  Early Bird
(Before 9/30/12)

Regular Rate
UPCEA Members $690
per person
per person


UPCEA Member Group (3+)

per person

10% off

per person

10% off