Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancements

Grant

Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $0.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Aug 25, 2014

Eligibility:
An IHE that: (1) Is accredited by an accrediting agency or association recognized by the Secretary, (2) participates in the Federal student financial aid programs under title IV of the HEA, and (3) has minority student enrollment of no less than 15 percent.

Purpose:
The objective of this program is to support a Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancements at an institution of higher education as authorized by section 741(a)(3) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended and as described in S. Rpt. 113-71, 113th Cong., 1st Sess. at 196 (2013) to study and develop best practices in postsecondary education for online education and the use of technology-based teaching and learning tools. The Center funded under this section must, in collaboration with other institutions of higher education and organizations: (a) Collect and evaluate data on outcomes achieved by students, including students with disabilities, associated with courses or programs that utilize online education and technology-based teaching and learning tools, (b) identify effective and accessible technologies, materials and practices, that work for all students in these courses or programs and (c) disseminate the findings widely.

Additional Info:
Stephanie Stoll Dalton, Ed.D., Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancements, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street NW., Room 6109, Washington, 
DC 20006-8544. Telephone: (202) 502-7536 or by email: 
Stephanie.Dalton@ed.gov.