The Public Lands Institute is partnering with the National Park Service on a new initiative, the International Protected Area Exchange (IPAX). Recognizing the value in protecting our global natural areas, IPAX will utilize UNLV’s research and education expertise to address the need for additional educational resources to benefit protected areas around the world. The initiative began with a visioning session on Nov. 14 at UNLV.
The Spring 2013 Continuing Education Catalog is now available. The catalog lists a variety of non-credit courses being offered through UNLV Continuing Education. Our certificate programs and professional development courses will help you find a new job or enhance your current position.
The Non-Profit Management Certificate program through UNLV Continuing Education is revising its curriculum and moving its classes to a new location at Las Vegas’ Historic Fifth Street School starting in January.
The UNLV Office of Online Education will work with an international community of experts in educational technology to make online learning more relevant and engaging. The Office of Online Education, a unit of the Division of Educational Outreach, has recently been accepted for membership to the New Media Consortium (NMC). NMC is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies.
The Office of Continuing Education will be closed Nov. 22-24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The information desk will reopen Monday Nov. 26 for normal business hours.
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A new look and better functionality now welcome you to edoutreach.unlv.edu, the website of the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach.
The new design features a consistent navigation structure and topic-and unit-focused navigation. For example if you want to take a class for credit, one simple click will get you closer to seeing the variety of courses specific to your interests and schedule. Career development, lifelong learning, survey, and volunteer opportunities are easy to find with direct links.
UNLV Continuing Education has initiated a new advertising campaign to encourage its past loyal and future new students to “Never Stop Learning.” Created by B&P Advertising, the campaign and its new look began with a soft roll out in August with the Fall 2012 Continuing Education Catalog. In the months ahead, you will see and hear the “Never Stop Learning” message in print, online and on the air in such media as BLVD magazine, KNPR, Facebook, and digital outdoor billboards.
What is the future of online education at UNLV? Recently, Vice Provost for Educational Outreach Peg Rees was quoted in a local news report as saying, “We’re trying to build a brand around the world to be the leader in online education. We want to be the gold standard in online education.”
The Division of Educational Outreach is pleased to announce the opening of two new computer teaching labs at our UNLV Paradise Campus. While a handful of courses tested the PC lab in August, the sleek, silvery Macs will welcome their first users in mid-September. The new computer will stay busy with the expanding schedule of technology classes UNLV Continuing Education has put together.