UF Hosts Online Education Conference
Published December 3rd, 2013
GAINESVILLE- An Online Learning Conference kicks off tonight... Ahead of the official start of UF's Online Bachelor's Degree Program next month.
Conference organizers hope that discussions will not only improve the online learning experience but the classroom experience too.
Leaders featured at the conference are coming from places like MIT and Georgia Tech... And will be joined by Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford.
Discussion will focus on what is need to bring a quality education to online audiences and students in a classroom.
UF Provost, Joe Glover says, "we need the social interaction, we need students to acquire learning skills and we need them to have a great experience that will help prepare them to be citizens."
The conference runs through Wednesday.
To find out the different degree programs UF will offer, visit this website.
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