Georgia Tech’s First MOOC on Accessibility Wins Innovation Award

Georgia Tech’s massive open online course (MOOC), Information and Communication Technology Accessibility (ICT100x), on the EdX platform, recently won an award from the Zero Project in Vienna, Austria. The course addresses the importance of developing an inclusive workplace for employees and customers with disabilities. The MOOC is recognized for being an innovative practice in accessibility.

Defense Technology Instructor at GTPE Wins Educator of the Year Award

Glenn Hopkins, an administrator and instructor in the defense technology portfolio at Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) and principal research engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has been recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, for his contribution to professional educat

Collaborative Artwork Makes a Splash on Campus

Bobby Strickland with the finished Make a Splash piece, now on display in the lobby of the Counseling Center. Photo by Allison Carter.

Tech alumnus and senior designer at Professional Education, Bobby Strickland, has beautifully demonstrated that even at a technology powerhouse, art has a profound role to play. When confronted with tragedy, a grieving community found relief by creating a painting.

Master’s Class Act: AT&T and Accenture - Global companies with strong local presence support newest online master’s program

Two of the biggest brands in digital technology, AT&T and Accenture, have each announced a $1 million contribution to support Georgia Tech’s new online master’s degree in analytics (OMS Analytics). The contributions will support growth of the program, which began in August with nearly 300 students and is expected to scale over time.

To Flip or Not To Flip?

Inside Higher Ed: A Harvard professor no longer thinks students benefit from skipping lectures for his rigorous course. Experts weigh in on what his decision says about the flipped classroom and other alternative learning approaches.

Georgia Tech’s Professional Master’s in Manufacturing Leadership Inaugural Cohort Graduates

ATLANTA – September 21, 2017 - Georgia Tech Professional Education, in partnership with the College of Engineering and the Renewable Bioproducts Institute (RBI), announces the first graduating cohort for the Professional Master’s in Manufacturing Leadership (PMML) degree.

Georgia Tech Celebrates 40 Years of Learning at a Distance

Online learning at Georgia Tech is thriving, and the Institute continues to be a leader in high-quality, affordable, and accessible online education. In the 2017 financial year, total enrollment for traditional online programs reached 6,851 and included students from nine online Master of Science programs, two Professional Masters programs, the Summer Online Undergraduate Program (SOUP), and the High School Math program. To date, Georgia Tech’s total MOOC enrollments have exceeded 2.7 million with more than 70 MOOCs being offered on three platforms.

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