Press Releases

Purchase College Awarded a $110,687 Grant to Evaluate EHU’s Distance Learning Programs

Date Released: 3/25/2008

Professor Jon Rubin, Director of the SUNY Center for Collaborative Online Interactive Learning (COIL), received $110,687 from the Open Society to support a joint project with the European Humanities University (EHU), involving a yearlong evaluation of EHU’s distance learning programs by Professor Rubin and COIL. The project will help EHU to determine improvements in student learning in its program for Belarusian students. The COIL team will work with EHU faculty and staff to create new components, practices and techniques both to enhance existing courses and to make possible the addition of new courses.