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The Office of Distance Learning at UL Lafayette has earned the 2013 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Faculty Development for Online Teaching.

Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) awards “recognize the tremendous advances in online learning that result from the ideas and initiatives of individuals and colleges and universities globally,” said Meg Benke, president of Sloan-C’s board of directors.

Burks Oakley II, chairman of the Awards Selection Committee, said the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s program “is robust and focused on providing authentic experiences that successfully prepare faculty to design and teach hybrid and online courses.”

Recipients of the 2013 awards have “demonstrated exceptional leadership and real success in advancing online education,” he added.
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