News Release: FAMU
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., will present at the EdFuture: 2014 Conference presented by the American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC) on Thursday, May 15 at the Embassy Suites Orlando – Lake Buena Vista South.
Mangum will present a lecture titled, “The Future of Online Education and Higher Learning: A Collaborative Approach to Increasing Student Success and Access.”
Online higher education is rapidly changing due in large part to advances in technology during a period of economic stagnation. New, powerful opportunities have emerged in higher education, including global access to learners, analytics, assessment models and flexible learning programs designed to facilitate degree completion.
In addition to a variety of online undergraduate courses, FAMU currently offers three online master’s degree programs in business administration, public health and nursing.
EdFuture 2014 is a conference for top-tier national and international university and college executives. ADEC is a forum to promote international collaboration for distance learning and online education. For more information on the EdFuture: 2014 Conference, visit www.ADEC.com.