CDL Dean's Blog

By Tom Mackey, Ph.D.

Archive for September, 2010

Welcome to a new CDL Blog

Posted by tom mackey on 30th September 2010

The purpose of this blog is to provide a big picture view of the Center for Distance Learning from the office of the interim dean  The name of the blog identifies three of our key interests: open, online, and mobile.  As part of SUNY, Empire State College, we value approaches to open learning, placing students at the center of the learning experience.  Of course we are also the online part of the college, with over 450 online courses and ongoing exploration with emerging technologies.  In addition, given some of the current trends in mobile technologies and mobile apps we are also interested in further exploring the potential for mobile learning and we already have a group looking into this.  Perhaps at some point we will be able to offer mobile modules or mobile apps related to courses.  This blog provides my perspective as Interim Dean, but we also have other blogs from the Center, including:

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