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Volume 13 / Issue 7

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DOI:   10.3217/jucs-013-07-1002


Creating Online Graduate Engineering Degrees at the University of New Mexico

Gregory L. Heileman (University of New Mexico, USA)

Chaouki T. Abdallah (University of New Mexico, USA)

Wei Shu (University of New Mexico, USA)

Christos G. Christodoulou (University of New Mexico, USA)

Debby Knotts (New Media & Extended Learning University of New Mexico, USA)

Abstract: This paper describes the motivation, strategies, and implementation details that lead to the creation of online graduate-level degree programs in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico. It also presents some of the benefits as well as the challenges encountered when designing and implementing these programs. The paper concludes with a discussion of lessons learned and the future directions of the program.

Keywords: WebCT, graduate education, online degree

Categories: H.4.3, K.3.1