Accelerated Colleges are on the rise. In today’s fast paced life styles we need to be able to advice our careers quickly. Accelerated program like the one in this article allow people to do just that. They have proven it by the awards and accolades they recieve.
Elizabethtown College’s Edward R. Murphy Center for Continuing Education and Distance Learning has been selected to receive the 2011 Excellence in Innovation Award given by the Commission for Accelerated Programs (CAP), an international membership organization serving professionals who lead, teach, and conduct research in accelerated programs in higher education.
In order to be selected for this honor, institutions had to provide descriptions and examples of innovative research or practice by an individual or team resulting in significant contribution to the instruction of adult learners or to advancing service and access to nontraditional student populations. The Center was recognized for innovation in the areas of overall governance and structure, admissions and marketing, programs and delivery features, standards and assessments, and faculty development.