DCE Annual Report FY2010

 

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1 0 annual report division of continuing education 20

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1 0 annual report dean s office academic and professional programs military kansas regents network telenet 2 ufm student and faculty services conferences and noncredit programs mailing address 20 division of continuing education sue c maes dean of continuing education 785-532-5644 scmaes@k-state.edu distance education evening college intersession credit courses distance degree programs courses for educators 2+2 programs with community colleges 785-532-5575 or 1-800-622-2ksu 2578 informationdce@k-state.edu fax 785-532-3779 k-state at fort riley office on post 785-532-5575 general questions or 785-784-5930 audio and video conferencing services 785-532-5995 www.telenet2@k-state.edu community learning center 785-539-8763 http tryufm.org course materials and testing 1-877-528-6105 or 785-532-5686 www.dce.k-state.edu/students/services 785-532-5569 or 1-800-432-8222 registration@k-state.edu fax 785-532-2422 division of continuing education kansas state university 13 college court building manhattan ks 66506 www.dce.k-state.edu 3

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i welcome from sue c maes dean of continuing education t is with pleasure that i invite you to read the success stories of k-state s distance students witness the growth of distance learning and note the exceptional quality of k-state s programs through the multiple awards bestowed during the past year this 2010 annual report highlights the division of continuing education s role to help make the university an integral part of the lives of all citizens of kansas and beyond events were hosted reaching 28,247 customers with the addition of online intersession classes students were able to continue their studies throughout holiday breaks and during summer employment and internships partnership agreements were signed with four new community colleges bringing our 2+2 partnership agreements to 22 institutions and 75 total program agreements reaffirming k-state s commitment to help adults finish their bachelor s degrees kansas state university s through grant proposal division of continuing funding for new online initiatives education has as its primary the division helped build many role the extension of campus new and unique programs an educational resources to adult sue c maes important first was the launching of and non-traditional students dean of continuing education a distance ph.d program in personal growing the educational financial planning additional new programs workforce of the state of kansas whether include three graduate certificates in horticultural through k-state s bachelor s degree completion therapy management of animal health related programs professional certificates master s organizations and transportation engineering a programs or on-site conferences for networking minor in conflict analysis and trauma studies a and exchanging groundbreaking research and completely online master s degree in adult and information remains the dedicated mission of continuing education and a family studies and the division this unique mission of providing human services bachelor s degree completion access to students who might be otherwise unable program all of these new programs represent to benefit from the university positions k-state outstanding efforts of dedicated faculty and to extend its teaching and research knowledge administrators across the campus throughout the state in fy10 the academic credit arm of the division reports 10,909 unduplicated heads resulting in the generation of 56,812 combined graduate and undergraduate credit hours in the noncredit conference arm of the division 111 the staff in the division of continuing education and the faculty who share their knowledge skill and efforts to further the continuing education efforts at k-state are true champions 4

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d i vi s i on of c ontinu ing educat ion dce statistics 07 09 10 student stats credit hours conferences 06 college stories 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 college of college of college of college of college of college of college of college of college of agriculture architecture planning and design arts and sciences business administration education engineering human ecology technology and aviation veterinary medicine 12 programs and services 34 36 38 40 student and faculty services conference services noncredit programs programs 32 dce grant proposals awards and honors 42 46 i truly believe that distance education will continue to play more and more important roles in the academic field gayle doll director center on aging assistant professor college of human ecology 5

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dce statistics dce students by gender male female total 4,489 6,420 10,909 dce students by ethnicity american indian asian black/african-american hawaii/pacific islander hispanic mexican-american multi-racial not specified prefer no response white/caucasian total 66 454 595 21 478 51 185 417 171 8,471 10,909 all statistical data is from academic year 2009-10 male 41 female 59 7

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distance learning has increased worldwide access to education i m pleased to be a part in the distance learning endeavor rosemary talab professor and educational computing design learning college of education coordinator and online dce students by age age 24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55 total evening college 2,559 339 44 31 7 2,980 intersession 1,112 209 24 14 2 1,361 distance education 2,887 1,996 865 590 230 6,568 totals 6,558 2,544 933 635 239 10,909 8

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dce statistics dce students by location geographical location kansas united states international total evening college 2,926 49 5 2,980 intersession 1,273 85 3 1,361 distance education 4,775 1,758 35 6,568 totals 8,974 1,892 43 10,909 dce student credit hours by program annual programs distance education esl evening college intersession ufm totals undergraduate 0 21,924 15 10,678 3,538 1,978 38,133 graduate 1,730 13,042 3,296 63 545 3 18,679 teaching online has provided the opportunity to interact with students from across the united states as well as outside the u.s [and provides an opportunity to learn of multiple perspectives and broadens our world view kenneth hughey professor and chair special education counseling and student affairs college of education annual programs consist of master of agribusiness master of science in psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology and graduate certificate in personal financial planning 9

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conferences and noncredit programs statistics new programs supported in fy10 · kansas wind and renewable energy · pipeline safety · center for legal studies · the project approach workshop · midwest higher education compact · online university learning institute · american feed industry association online professional development · readiness communications · online sustainability seminar · introduction to lean operations · association for christians ministering among internationals · international association of operative millers online professional development · k-12 summer institute · engineering and science summer institute conferences · department of biology summer institute · national radon program services face-to-face programs mediated programs totals 116 353 469 state audiences regional audiences local audiences national audiences international audiences 45 35 7 39 343 mediated programs refer to programs containing components delivered through communication technologies such as video internet live feed etc these programs extend k-state s reach and offer greater opportunities to those who are location-bound 10

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dce statistics programs face-to-face engineering veterinar y medicine outside/youth higher education ag and extension ar ts and sciences education human ecology architecture total 31 17 22 18 9 9 6 2 2 116 mediated 50 167 133 1 2 0 0 0 0 353 total programs 81 184 155 19 11 9 6 2 2 469 11

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agriculture architecture planning and design arts and sciences business administration education engineering human ecology technology and aviation veterinary medicine the experience has been challenging but very much rewarding there is as much effort or more in teaching a distance class as an on-campus class allen featherstone professor and director master of agribusiness college of agriculture 12

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ag 2009-10 student credit hours 4,365 ug 1,802 gr 9.3%ug17.9%gr percent change sgt diane johnson from previous academic year share of dce sch new certificate the horticultural therapy graduate certificate program launched 10.9 overseas cohort kansas state university explored the possibility of creating a new master of agribusiness mab program cohort in southeast asia 14

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college stories college of agriculture w hen u.s army sgt diane johnson fort irwin california googled food science distance education programs kansas state university was at the top of the list when she found out that all the food science degree holders in her office were k-state graduates who strongly recommended the program she knew she was looking at the right university johnson served as a food inspector in the u.s army since 2004 after enrolling in the program johnson worked toward her bachelor s degree in food science and industry while stationed in south korea she found k-state s faculty to be responsive knowledgeable and very accommodating all the professors made time for me whenever i called nobody was ever too busy johnson said they are passionate about their jobs they care about what they do and they take it very seriously this was a big incentive for me to also take it seriously and do a really good job although completing a degree program through k-state distance education requires self-discipline and motivation johnson said it wasn t as difficult as she had expected it s not as hard as you think it will be she said all the professors know we have jobs and other responsibilities and they always worked with me and my schedule johnson completed her b.s in may 2010 and hopes to continue moving up in her chosen field distance students are very motivated to learn as this makes them and their company more competitive curtis kastner professor and director food science institute college of agriculture 15

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