The following services are led collaboratively by faculty and staff in the School of Distance Education.
This informal group promotes and encourages quality distance education practices across our world higher education institutions. We share resources, learn together, share our favorite educational technology tools, and occasionally meet together face to face.
Benefits of participating include:
To join, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org via your institutional email address, indicating your position at your institution. Adventists working in distance education in public campus are welcome too!
CIRCLE serves as a comprehensive source for locating the ever-expanding array of resources for Seventh-day Adventist educators as they continue the teaching ministry of Jesus Christ.
This Adventist resource curation service links educators who need resources with those who have resources anytime, anywhere. Links to materials created by Adventist educators for any level of learning are priority; other reviewed and recommended Christian and secular materials are included to save busy educators time. CIRCLE partners with educators globally to research and share resources in appropriate formats for varying levels of technology. As the google for educational tools, thanks to North American Division and General Conference funding since 1999, CIRCLE continues limited service as a curator of diverse Christian education tools.
Operating in collaboration with the School of Distance Education, ALC is an initiative of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. This ministerial and educational digital media platform was designed to strengthen Adventist professionals through continuing education courses, teaching courses, ministerial training, and dissemination of uniquely Adventist content for the church community and beyond.
Take courses developed by School of Distance Education faculty:
Envisioned as an informal continuing education social media space for Adventist educators globally to mentor and inspire each other, the Adventist Educator Blog's short articles simply share what's working in the experience of dedicated Adventist teachers and educational leaders serving in Adventist and other educational settings. This service is coordinated by Glynis Bradfield, as CIRCLE Director, in partnership with Faith-Ann McGarrell, as the Editor of the Journal of Adventist Education, filling the gap between resource repository and academic journal. Educators are invited to contribute posts that reflect the themes of:
Join the community, reading articles and submitting posts, at educators.adventist.org
Andrews University seeks to expand its global diversity and engagement by implementing online collaboration with international partners and sister institutions. The COILL Fellows program is designed to support AU faculty in developing and implementing Collaborative Online International and Local Learning courses. This initiative is overseen by the Department of Digital Learning and Instructional Technology, with assistance from the Off Campus Programs Office.