||Pres. Henry B. Eyring inauguration as President of Ricks College: "...we will find the direct ways to move the blessing of education-the struggle for perfection-from this campus out inotthe lives of men and women everywhere"
||Pres. David a Bednar inuaguration as President of Ricks college:"It willl be necessary for us...to serve ever better the thousands of students we have on campus while simultaneously reaching out to bless the lives of tens of thousands of young Latter-ay Saints through out the world"
||Ricks College becomes BYU-Idaho
||20 BYU Independant Study online course offered for BYU-Idaho credit. Each course had a BYU-Idaho faculty memebr as the instructor of record. Administered through the Academic Technology department (part of the Library organization)
||Pres. Kim B. Clark inauguration as President of BYU-Idaho: Issued a change to serve more students, increase quality, and reduce the relative cost."We will find new ways to use information techonolgy to reach more students and to depeen the learning experience of those we touch"
||Henry J. Eyring named Associate Academic Vice President for Online Laerning and Academic Technology..."Doing our innovation in Rexburg, primarily to meet the needs of traditional students, makes it more likely that what ultimately gets to Rio will be of high quality."
||Launched Bachelor of University Studies online degree. Online programs administration introduced in Continuing Education, in partnership with online course administration in Academic Technology.
||BYU-Idaho learning model introduced.
||Distance Education remote site experiment between Rexburg and Laie, Hawaii. Testing the concept of online education paired with a local gathering.
||Clark G. Gilbert names Assocaite academic Vice President for Educational Resources,including online curriculum development, online learning, and distance centers.
||New Online Learning initiative launched. Featured:
-Cohort-based,learning-model based online learning.
-BYU-Idaho produced online courses based on course quality standards.
-Integrated curriculum(outcomes align with equivalent campus courses).
-Online instructions from outside of Rexburg with high level of training.
-Online instructors organized in teaching groups.
-Scalable online delivery and operations model.
||First online courses launched in the new online initiative. Course designers: Alan Young, Joshua Holt, Jim Croasmun. Course leads: Jon Linford(FDHUM 103), Bruce Satterfield(FDREl 301), Phil Allred(FDREL 200), Adam Bair(COMM250)
||3 new initaitive online courses
60 legacy online courses
2 online programs.
||launched Online Associates Degree in General studies. Part of the strategy of a "two-tier" institution.
||President henry B. Eyring at BYU-Idaho Devotional:"The chance to learn in such a faith-filled community as this is out of the reach- but not out of the hope-of thousands."
||First Pathway courses introduced--15 credits of college preparation with a weekly gathering at the local institute(Nampa, Mesa, NYC). Satisfies residency and admission requirements for BYUI-Idaho. $65 per credit.
||Rob Eaton named Associate Academic Vice President for Academic Development--supervising the Online and Pathway efforts. Replaces Clark G. Gilbert who was named CEO of deseret Digital Media.
||15 new initaitive online courses.
63 legacy online courses
106 online instructors
3 online programs
3 Pathway site
||KIm B. Clark adress at BYUI-Idaho:"Significant progress is being made to provide a BYU-Idaho education to many more individuals, even beyond Rexburg campus."
||Online Courses organization created(Curriculum Development, Online instruction, Course improvement, Onlne Operatiion).
Pathway and Online Programs organization created (international Pathway,Demostic Pathway Online Programs and Services).
||Launched I-Learn 2.0
||Launched online certificates in Basic Accounting, Administrative Assistant, Professional Sales, Web Media, Home and Family
||101 online courses
163 oline instructors
7 online programs(1 bachelors, 1 associates, 5 certificates)
12 Pathway sites
4,708 Online/ Pathway students
||Launched first international Pathway sites(Mexico, Ghana)
||Launched English language learning courses in Pathway academic start.
||Pathway expanded to include those over age 30
||Launched online bachelors degree in Applied Management, Business Management, web design an Development, Healhcare administration, Marriage and Family Studies, Public Health. Launched online accociates degrees in Web Dsign and Development, Admiistartive Assistant.
||Launched Online Instruction virtual Communty.
|November 15, 2011
||OI Launches Online Instruction Community on Ning Platform
|December 1, 2011
||Community coordinator hired. Responsibilities include the ongoing development, nurture and maintenance of the Online Instruction Community.
||133 online courses
221 online instructors
15 online progrmas (7 bachelors, 3 associates, 5 certificates)
|January 19, 2012
||removed welcome mat and getting started steps as we reached 82% of instructors in the community.
|June 7, 2012
||Department Chairs and Deans Sent Formal Invitation to Join Online Instruction Community.
||149 online courses
352 online instructors
15 online programs (7 bachelors, 3 associates, 5 certificates)
65 Ptahway sites
11,450 Online/Pathway students
||Ed Sexton named Associate Academic Vice President supervising the Online and Pathway efforts. Replaces Rob Eaton who was called as a mission president.
||Launched Family History Research online associates degree, in partnership with FamilySearch.
||189 online courses
518 online instructors
20 online programs (7 bachelors, 4 associates, 9 certificates)
129 Pathway sites
17,108 Online / Pathway Students
||Launched virtual Pathway.
||LDSBC students began taking online courses delivered by BYU-Idaho.
||227 online courses
871 online instructors
25 online programs (9 bachelors, 6 associates, 10 certificates)
227 Pathway sites
24,580 Online / Pathway Students
||Jerrod Guddat becomes the new Community Coordinator.
||Created an Online Vice President position, Jon Linford. Created a Dean of Online Programs position, Kendall Peck.
||Launched I-Learn 3.0
||259 online courses
1,237 online instructors
26 online programs (9 bachelors, 6 associates, 11 certificates)
388 Pathway sites
31,965 Online / Pathway Students
||Updated Community Look and Feel.
||Created a online associate dean for each college.
||Created a Dean of Online Student Services position, Lynne Anderson.
||289 online courses
1,565 online instructors
40 online programs (11 bachelors, 6 associates, 23 certificates)
550 Pathway sites
36,558 Online / Pathway Students