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2002 Sloan-C Award

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1984 Commencement Address 




2016 Keynote Rutgers Online Learning Conference “Students at the Center: Redefining Higher Education” 




Ray Schroeder is Professor Emeritus, Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning  at the University of Illinois Springfield and Director of the Center for Online Leadership at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA).  Each year, Schroeder publishes and presents nationally in online and technology-enhanced learning.  Ray publishes five daily blogs on various aspects of news, research, and trends in technology-enhanced learning in higher education.  He is recipient of the 2002 Sloan-C award for the “Most Outstanding Achievement in ALN by an Individual,” University of Southern Maine “Visiting Scholar in Online Learning” 2006-2009 and inaugural 2010 recipient of the Sloan Consortium's highest Individual award - the A. Frank Mayadas Leadership Award. Ray received the 2011 University of Illinois Distinguished Service Award.  He is an inaugural Sloan Consortium Fellow, the 2012 Innovation Fellow for Digital Learning by the UPCEA, 2014 Illinois Council of Continuing Higher Education Past President's Award for Service, the 2016 United States Distance Learning Association Hall of Fame Award, and the University of Wisconsin Mildred B. and Charles A. Wedemeyer Excellence in Distance Education Award 2016

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