11/20/13 - Northcentral University Faculty and Academic Leadership Present at 19th Annual Sloan Consortium, International Conference on Online Learning

PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZ, November 20, 2013 – Northcentral University (NCU), a global online, graduate-focused university, announced today that members of its faculty and academic leadership  are presenting at the 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Orlando, Fla., from November 20-22, 2013.  

Conference presenters include:

  • Scott Burrus (Ph.D.), provost and chief academic officer
    Information Session: Influence of Course Length on Student Achievement and Engagement 
  • Melanie Shaw (Ph.D.), student and faculty ombudsperson, Office of the Provost
    Poster Session: Evaluation of Adjunct Instructor Workload and Employment Conditions in Higher Education 
  • Renee Aitken (Ph.D.),  director of assessment, School of Education 
    Poster Session: Smashing the Myths of For-Profits: Retention, Open Enrollment, and Quality
  • Karen Ferguson (Ph.D.), assistant dean, School of Education  
    Poster Session: Smashing the Myths of For-Profits: Retention, Open Enrollment, and Quality
  • Pamela Carter (Ph.D.), director of curriculum development, School of Business and Technology Management
    Information Session: Curricular Leadership Through Online Curriculum Network Governance