Eastern Illinois University

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

School type Public
Terms Semester
First year of program 2010-2011

Faculty & Classes

Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 160
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 50
Average online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 1 year online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 2 years online teaching experience N/A
Faculty have at least 3 years online teaching experience N/A
Full-time faculty with doctorate N/A
Part-time faculty with doctorate N/A
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's N/A
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's N/A
School finances online instructor training Yes
Continuing online instruction education required No
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty 15
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty 5
Average class size 25
Maximum class size N/A

Programs

Online bachelor's degree programs 3
Online courses 141
Five most popular majors
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All majors
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
About the online bachelor's degree program (as submitted by school)

The courses and programs offered online are the same content and of the same quality as on campus. In addition, all faculty teaching are approved by the academic departments and are fully trained for online course delivery.

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students Yes
Collaboration among online and campus-based students Neutral
Students enroll as online students Yes, but can apply to switch course enrollment to campus-based
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus Majority
Same curricula for online and campus-based students All

Delivery

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live None
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. N/A
Online chatrooms Yes
Web conferencing (webinars) Yes
Skype or other visual software Yes
New-student orientation Optional
Review and sign ethics statement Yes
Percentage of classes with lectures All
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation N/A
Courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students None
Class participation graded Yes
Exams Yes
Same exams are administered only once No
Exams have random question order No
Each user has unique exam login Yes
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered No proctored exams
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school)

All faculty must complete training which helps to instill measures for academic integrity. Student login system is secure.

List of Student Assessments Administered

Other assessment Yes
Description of other assessment Watson-Glaser
Other assessment results publicly available Yes

Graduation & Retention

Credits needed to graduate 120
Credits that must be earned through school 40
One-year retention rates N/A
Limited time to complete degree No
Target time to earn final 25% of credits No target length
Maximum time to earn final 25% of credits N/A
Graduation rates N/A

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