The Office of Digital Education is committed to enabling the development of uniquely Vanderbilt online and hybrid programs. Whether you have an early idea with a basic concept in mind or pre-existing course content you’d like to bring online to a global learning platform, discover what’s possible by contacting us through the form below.
The Office of Digital Education (ODE), a newly created central unit, is dedicated to enabling the successful delivery of Vanderbilt’s online and hybrid programs. Working closely with schools and colleges, as well as administrative units across campus, ODE sits in the Provost Office within the Office of Faculty Affairs.
As the hub for digital learning, ODE partners with units across the university to enable uniquely Vanderbilt digital education programs that reach learners globally. We serve as champions for online learning to advance the pedagogical mission of the university, increase access to Vanderbilt’s educational experiences, and maximize the institution’s global impact.
Our Guiding Principles
Embody the Vanderbilt Way
Create lifelong digital learning experiences that are inclusive, collaborative, rigorous, engaging, and uniquely Vanderbilt.
Experiment and Iterate
Apply a data driven approach to pilot and iterate on development of new programs, technologies, and digital learning experiences.
Maximize Vanderbilt’s Impact
Identify and develop digital education programs that will strengthen Vanderbilt’s brand, reach, and impact on learners globally.
The Office of Digital Education seeks to support the innovative endeavors of faulty, while increasing access to Vanderbilt globally. Our vision is to enable a stackable portfolio of online and hybrid programs that meet the diverse needs of today’s learners. We are focused on partnering with schools and colleges to develop new online and hybrid graduate and professional degree programs, as well as select micro-credentials.
As the hub for digital learning, we partner with units across campus to catalyze and facilitate uniquely Vanderbilt online and hybrid programs for learners globally. Our team acts as champions for online education at Vanderbilt to help advance the pedagogical mission of the university, strengthen Vanderbilt’s strategic position, and maximize the institution’s impact.
Program & Strategy Planning
- Partner on program ideation
- Support program planning
- Conduct market research
- Connect academic units to relevant internal and external partners
Program Development & Delivery
- Lead project management and content design
- Manage production and marketing/enrollment services
- Support program assessment strategy and continuous improvement efforts
Digital Education Resources
- Offer best practices for online learning
- Provide toolkits and insights to develop new online and hybrid credentials
- Create awareness and engagement in digital education
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