RODP was rated as one of the top three virtual programs in nation by The Center for Academic Transformation Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2003; recognized by Southern Regional Electronic Campus (SREC) for online student services, showcased as an exemplary system wide model at the national WebCT International Conference, 2003; selected as the virtual university of choice by the Asian American E-Learning Education Support Community, 2004; selected for international presentation by the Oxford University Round Table, 2004; and chosen as one of the five successful virtual universities at the upcoming SREC Conference, December 2004.
Since its launch in the fall of 2001, the RODP has served as a way for hundreds of Tennesseans to earn associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees without having to travel to one of the TBR's six university or 13 community college campuses.
Through RODP, students may choose the institution from which they receive their degrees and still receive full student support and services online.
Each TBR institution employs an RODP Campus Coordinator, and most schools have filled their allotted virtual seats since the program's inception because its popularity has spread by word of mouth.
RODP has added new degrees and programs like the Master of Education (M.
Liska is the first to admit he's always looking for a way to leverage resources to reach out to new areas, but the RODP project just happened to come his way.
So combining his knowledge of the RODP program and the BMC's experience in developing CD-ROMs is where campaign development began.
Dozens of digital video clips offer personal stories from RODP graduates, students, faculty and staff.
Using strong images and tons of information, we want to develop a brand name for the RODP that citizens across the state will recognize immediately.