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Mission and Goals

Welcome to the Center of Online Learning. Our Mission and Goals are stated below. Descriptions of who we are and the services and resources we offer are provided through the navigational links of this site. If you should have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us. We welcome your inquiries and hope to hear from you!


Provide leadership, training and support in the design, development, delivery and assessment of instruction through online and other distance learning technologies.


  • Promote and coordinate institutional distance learning activities and services.
  • Identify and utilize effective design and teaching strategies appropriate for course objectives, faculty teaching and communication strengths, student learning and life styles.
  • Provide consultation, training, and support to faculty engaged in online instruction.
  • Promote research-based standards and best practices for creating effective and engaging learning environments.
  • Develop policies and procedures for distance learning contexts.