Overview

About us

We see the APU mission fulfilled through providing opportunities for learning experiences globally via the internet along with all necessary supporting resources. We provide quality learning opportunities delivering APU via electronic media anywhere in the world.. Read more »


Image descriptionCourse Development

Bruce Simmerok, Dan Elliott, Tom Wilson

Online courses can provide a powerful learning experience when education professionals adhere to research-based standards in the construction and facilitation of online courses. Methods that work in traditional classrooms may not work online, and some online opportunities may not exist in the face-to-face classroom. This unique learning environment requires instructors to take a fresh approach to course design. Working with the faculty expert, a CeLT instructional designer will develop an online course based on elearning tenets such as learner-centered facilitation, personalization, and interactivity. One term for this unique blend of pedagogy and technology is cybergogy.. Read more »

Image descriptionFaculty Training

Dan Bricker, Katie Price

The Center for eLearning and Teaching offers training in the Sakai Learning Management System (LMS) for both fully online courses as well as Sakai Companion sites that supplement traditional, face-to-face courses.
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Image descriptionStudent Enrollment & Course Support

Andrew Jittu

Sakai Companion is a state of the art, robust, Internet-based tool to enhance face-to-face classroom instruction. It provides educators and students with tools to support classroom teaching. A Sakai Companion site enables an instructor to easily supplement traditional classes with online communication tools and academic content. Helpful Links »

 


Image descriptionGraphics & Media

Steve Mclean

Our Graphics and Media Specialist assist faculty in getting supplemental material in an online course.  Such material includes Video, Audio, PowerPoint Presentations and Graphics. DVD and VHS clips are easily added to online courses and can be powerful learning tools.Read more »