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Online Courses + Programs

CTE staff have been working with faculty members for several years to design and deliver fully-online courses in a range of disciplines. See below for a list of specific projects.

International Higher Education MA

The CTE continues to partner with professors in the International Higher Education (IHE) MA program in the Lynch School of Education to develop online courses. Designed to allow students to complete an international internship while taking graduate courses, each course had the added challenge of including instructors and students based locally in Boston and located abroad. Three courses launched in the Spring and Summer terms of 2017, including Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (taught by Kara Godwin), Higher Education in Asia and Latin America (taught by Hans de Wit), and Global Perspectives on Management of Higher Education (taught by Ellen Hazelkorn). All three courses made extensive use of experts in the field, either through recorded interviews or short videos, as well as synchronous video sessions with students and the instructor. Five additional courses are also in development or in the planning stage, and CTE staff will continue to assist the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) in developing courses until the majority of IHE program requirements can be fulfilled online.

  • Hans deWit, Professor; Director, CIHE
  • Laura Rumbley, Assistant Professor of the Practice; Associate Director, CIHE
  • Ellen Hazelkorn, Policy Advisor to the Higher Education Authority and Emeritus Professor and Director, Higher Education Policy Research Unit, Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Betty Leask, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning), La Trobe University
  • Kara Godwin, Research Fellow, CIHE
  • Ariane de Gayardon, Research Associate, Centre for Global Higher Education, University College London
  • Ayenachew Woldegiyorgis, Graduate Assistant, CIHE
  • Lisa Unangst, Graduate Assistant, CIHE
  • Edward Choi, Graduate Assistant, CIHE
  • Tim Lindgren, Senior Instructional Developer, CTE
  • Aaron Walters, Manager of Instructional Media, CTE
  • Craig Ford, Online Instructional Design Consultant, CTE
  • Bryan Blakeley, Associate Director, CTE

International Marketing in WCAS

CTE staff are working closely with Letitzia Affinito, instructor of International Marketing in the Woods College of Advancing Studies (WCAS), to move her International Marketing course online. The redesigned course will launch in January 2018.

  • Letitzia Affinito, Faculty Member, WCAS
  • Sarah Castricum, Senior Instructional Developer, CTE
  • Aaron Walters, Manager of Instructional Media, CTE
  • Bryan Blakeley, Associate Director, CTE

Principles of Advertising in WCAS

The CTE is working closely with Patricia Clarke to move her Principles of Advertising course into the online context in the Woods College of Advancing Studies (WCAS). The redesigned course will launch in Spring 2018.

  • Patricia Clarke, Faculty Member, WCAS
  • Keisha Valdez, Senior Instructional Developer, CTE
  • Aaron Walters, Manager of Instructional Media, CTE
  • Bryan Blakeley, Associate Director, CTE

Teaching Writing to K-8 Students

CTE staff worked with internationally-recognized expert on teaching writing, Maria Brisk, to develop a series of short courses teaching her distinctive method to both students enrolled in BC graduate programs and practicing teachers in Boston schools.

  • Maria Brisk, Professor, Lynch School of Education
  • Tim Lindgren, Senior Instructional Developer, CTE
  • Aaron Walters, Manager of Instructional Media, CTE
  • Jess Olivieri, Student Assistant, CTE
  • Bryan Blakeley, Associate Director, CTE

Introduction to Marketing in WCAS

The CTE worked closely with instructor Jamie Grennon to re-imagine his Introduction to Marketing course in the Woods College of Advancing Studies (WCAS). The redesigned course launched Fall 2017.

  • Jamie Grenon, Associate Dean for Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid, Lynch School of Education; Faculty Member, WCAS
  • Francesca Minnone, Instructional Designer, CTE
  • Aaron Walters, Manager of Instructional Media, CTE
  • Bryan Blakeley, Associate Director, CTE

Immunology Modules in CSON

The CTE partnered with professors and graduate students from the Connell School of Nursing (CSON) to develop a series of three short courses on immunology and immunotherapy for nurse practitioners working with cancer patients in the field. These stand-alone courses are currently offered free to the public, and hundreds of individuals have completed these courses to date.

  • Dottie Jones, Professor, CSON
  • Jane Ashley, Associate Professor, CSON
  • Jane Flanagan, Associate Professor, CSON
  • Patricia Arcari, Director of Nursing Integrative Therapies at Dana-Farber; Visiting Scholar, CSON
  • Loren Winters, Nurse Practitioner, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Krista Rubin, Nurse Practitioner, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Kathryn Post, Nurse Practitioner, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Chris Grillo, Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, CSON
  • Jean Weyman, Assistant Dean for Continuing Education, CSON
  • Carla Boudreau, Grants Manager, Office of Nursing Research, CSON
  • Susan Hoban, Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Sharon Comvallius-Goddard, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Sarah Castricum, Senior Instructional Developer, CTE
  • Gabriel LaRusso, Manager of Instructional Media, CTE
  • Allie Olivieri, Student Assistant, CTE
  • Bryan Blakeley, Associate Director, CTE