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John A. Dutton e-Education Institute

As the college’s learning design unit, the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute works in close partnership with the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' five academic departments to design, develop, and manage the college's online certificate and degree programs, as well as to support the college's faculty in the delivery of resident instruction offerings.

The college serves as a leader in distance teaching and learning at Penn State. To date, our college boasts 19 certificate and degree programs online and more than 130 online courses. We have been able to extend the reach of a high-quality, rigorous, and research-based Penn State education to more than 5,900 undergraduates and more than 1,250 working adult professionals around the globe.

Embodying the Best Practices in e-Education

The Institute's experienced team of learning designers and multimedia and web-based technology specialists partner with the college's faculty to cultivate the college’s capacity to create online courses and programs that embody the best practices of e-Education. Each general phase of our learning design process—analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation—is informed by tested pedagogical and androgogical learning theories and practices.

Learn more

To learn more about the institute, please visit the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute website.

News

Penn State is accepting applications for the new graduate certificate in geospatial programming and web map development.
Penn State launches new graduate certificate for geospatial software developers
07/02/2018

Penn State has launched a new graduate certificate aimed at helping geospatial professionals working in the GIS and web mapping industries to expand their software development and coding skills.


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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018
06/25/2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.


Ericka Sterns and Daniel Steiner recently accepted the 2018 Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence
Penn State graduate students win award in geospatial intelligence
06/21/2018

A team of Penn State graduate students recently received the 2018 Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence, a Penn State endowed scholarship award, for work they did during a geospatial intelligence course offered though the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute.


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Geospatial intelligence students boost careers with online program
02/28/2018

The online Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) program is opening doors for students.


The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea, from Feb. 9-25.
Penn State alumnus to help oversee athlete, visitor safety during Olympics
02/08/2018

A Penn State graduate, who earned his degree online, is leading an FBI team that is charged with overseeing the safety of athletes, spectators and visitors during the Winter Olympics.