2013 California State University Extended Education


[ MUSIC ]>>NOW MORE THAN EVER IT
IS IMPERATIVE FOR THE CSU TO EXERCISE FLEXIBILITY AND
RAPID RESPONSE AND VERSATILITY IN NEW PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
TO REMAIN SUCCESSFUL IN THE GLOBAL MARKET PLACE. QUICKLY EVOLVING GLOBAL
COMPETITION REQUIRES THE WORKFORCE TO OBTAIN CUTTING
EDGE SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES. FORTUNATELY, THE CSU
POSSESS A POWERFUL RESOURCE THAT CAN LEVERAGE THE
UNIVERSITY’S SYSTEMS GREATEST ASSETS AGAINST BOTH ECONOMIC
AND MARKETPLACE OBSTACLES. THAT RESOURCE EXISTS
AT EACH CAMPUS THROUGH THE EXTENDED
UNIVERSITY’S PROGRAMS AND SERVICES. SELF SUPPORTED EXTENDED
EDUCATION PROVIDES AN AGILE AND ESSENTIAL CORE
CAPACITY FOR THE CSU SYSTEM. BY DEVELOPING STRATEGIC ECONOMIC
OPPORTUNITIES IN VARIOUS PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS, CSU
CAMPUSES ARE MAXIMIZING EXTENDED EDUCATION TO SUPPORT
THE CSU MISSION. THAT MISSION INCLUDES EXPANDING
OVERALL ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE, HIGH QUALITY EDUCATION
WHILE TRANSFORMING LIVES AND COMMUNITIES. THE SELF SUPPORTED EXTENDED
UNIVERSITY ENCOURAGES INNOVATIVE FOREFRONT ACADEMIC
EXPERIMENTATION AND COLLABORATION ALONG WITH MARKET RESPONSIVE
PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION. A DYNAMIC EXAMPLE OF
PRODUCTIVE INVESTMENT IN PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
IS DEMONSTRATED BY AN AWARD WINNING PROFESSIONAL
SCIENCE MASTER’S PROGRAM. BASED ON A SEED FUNDING
GRANT FROM THE CSU COMMISSION ON THE EXTENDED UNIVERSITY, THE PROGRAM LEVERAGED 187,500
DOLLARS TO ACQUIRE MORE THAN 5 MILLION DOLLARS
FROM OTHER SOURCES. THE FUNDING LAUNCHED
MULTIPLE MASTER’S PROGRAMS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY, A STEM
CELL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM, A DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS
SERIES, SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS, AND ONLINE GRADUATE COURSES.>>THE EXTENDED UNIVERSITY
PROVIDES EACH CSU CAMPUS WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO
REACH BEYOND TODAY’S FUNDING LIMITATIONS, TO GENERATE NEW
EXCITING PROGRAMS THAT RESPOND TO WORKFORCE NEEDS AND LARGER
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NEEDS. IN DOING SO, SELF SUPPORT
PROGRAMS PROVIDE ACCESS AT ALL LEVELS OF ADULT
HIGHER EDUCATION.>>ENCOMPASSING A COMMITMENT TO
REACH A BROAD RANGE OF STUDENTS, THE EXTENDED UNIVERSITY
OFFERS COURSES TO MATRICULATE ITS
STUDENTS IN LOCATIONS REMOTE FROM THE MAIN CAMPUS, ACCESSIBLE
PRIMARILY THROUGH THE INTERNET.>>TODAY THE EXTENDED
UNIVERSITY OFFERS MORE THAN 40 FULLY ONLINE
PROGRAMS ALONG WITH NUMEROUS COURSES
IN CERTIFICATES. PERSONALLY I’VE BEEN TEACHING
EXTENDED AD [PHONETIC] ONLINE FOR 13 YEARS. FOR ME, IT’S BEEN A GREAT
CHANCE TO EXPLORE THE VAST ARRAY OF DEVELOPING DIGITAL
TECHNOLOGIES TO CREATE LEARNING COMMUNITIES
WITH STUDENTS CONNECTED FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE.>>[MUSIC] SELF SUPPORT
SUMMER SESSIONS AND SPECIAL INTERCESSIONS
SUPPLEMENT STATE SUPPORTED COURSES. IN OTHER COURSE, DELIVERING
ADDITIONAL COURSE COHORTS IN HIGH DEMAND DISCIPLINES SUCH
AS NURSING SERVES AS AN OPTION TO COMPLIMENT STATE
SUPPORTED PROGRAMS. THIS YEAR MORE THAN 300,000
REGISTRATIONS HAVE BEEN PROCESSED FOR COURSES ACCESSED
THROUGH THE EXTENDED UNIVERSITY.>>WE ARE THE LABORATORY
WHERE FACULTY MEMBERS CAN TRY OUT NEW APPROACHES
AND NEW PROGRAMS WITHOUT RISKING THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE TRADITIONAL
ACADEMIC PROCESS. SELF SUPPORT GIVES
A BOOST TO THE CAUSE OF PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION THAT
IS VITAL TO EVERYONE WHO WANTS TO STAY COMPETITIVE
IN HIGHER ED.>>MANY SELF SUPPORT PROGRAMS
CONSTITUTE AN ADDITION TO THE UNIVERSITY’S
REGULAR COURSE OFFERINGS AND OFFER SERVE A
DIFFERENT POPULATION THAT CANNOT BE ADDRESSED BY
NORMAL, GENERAL FUND OPERATIONS. ACCORDINGLY, A SIGNIFICANT
ASPECT OF THE EXTENDED UNIVERSITY’S
CORE CAPACITY IS A SPECIAL ABILITY TO SATISFY MIDCAREER
PROFESSIONALS WHO CANNOT, OTHERWISE, RECONNECT
WITH COLLEGE TO ACHIEVE DEGREE COMPLETION. GREAT NEEDS ARISE FROM
WORKING ADULTS SEEKING TO FINISH BACHELOR AND
MASTER’S DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. THESE CAN BE FULFILLED THROUGH A
COMBINATION OF SPECIAL SESSIONS, CONDENSED COURSE WORK
SCHEDULING, OPEN ENROLLMENT, AND TECHNOLOGICALLY
DELIVERED PROGRAM OFFERINGS. WORKFORCE EDUCATION PROVIDES
VITAL SUPPORT FOR POST-BACHELOR AND MASTER’S DEGREE INDIVIDUALS IN KEY INDUSTRIES
SUCH AS HEALTHCARE. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS IN
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND OTHER DISCIPLINES LEADING TO
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MAP, STEM BASED INDUSTRY
PARTNERSHIPS SOLIDIFIED CAMPUS RELATIONSHIPS WITH
EMERGING MARKET LEADERS. COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL ECONOMIES
THROUGHOUT THE STATE BENEFIT WHEN THE CSU UTILIZES
ITS CORE CAPACITY OF SELF SUPPORT PROGRAMS
AND SERVICES TO ENHANCE AND ADVANCE THE EDUCATIONAL BASE OF CALIFORNIA’S REGIONAL
POPULATIONS. IN THIS WAY, THE
EXTENDED UNIVERSITY SERVES AS AN INNOVATIVE, FLEXIBLE, AND RESPONSIVE APPROACH
TO EDUCATION.>>CAL STATE’S SAN MARCOS AT
TEMECULA IS THRIVING TODAY AS THE RESULT OF AN INNOVATIVE, MULTI-ORGANIZATIONAL
PARTNERSHIP. IT IS A GREAT EXAMPLE
OF A CONTEMPORARY MODEL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
AND EXPANSION OF PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION.>>STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT
OF OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING
AND GOODS MOVEMENT INDUSTRY IN THE SAN PEDRO BAY LED TO
THE CREATION OF CERTIFICATE AND MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS IN
GLOBAL LOGISTICS AND A PROGRAM IN MARINE TERMINAL OPERATIONS. THOSE PROGRAMS EXPANDED
TO INCORPORATE A CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE
AND TRANSPORTATION COMPLETE WITH FEDERAL AND STATE GRANTS,
SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUNDS, CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH
INTO TRANSPORTATION AND CLEAN ENERGY ISSUES,
AND PUBLIC OUTREACH FORUMS. ACROSS THE OCEAN, SELF
SUPPORT PROGRAMS FACILITATE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AND BRING AN ENTIRELY
NEW DIMENSION TO THE CSU. MANY INTERNATIONAL AND ENGLISH
LANGUAGE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS ARE OPERATED BY CAMPUSES THROUGH
EXTENDED EDUCATION UNITS. THE CSU HAS MANY DISTINGUISHED
FACULTY AND ACADEMIC PROGRAMS AND A LONG TRACK
RECORD OF ACCOMPLISHMENT AND SCHOLARLY ACHIEVEMENT. SELF SUPPORT OPERATIONS
PROVIDE AN ELASTIC AND INNOVATIVE RESOURCE FOR CHANNELING THE
CSU’S TREMENDOUS ASSETS IN NEW DIRECTIONS. WHILE COMPLIMENTING AND ENHANCING THE
TRADITIONAL CURRICULUM, THE EXTENDED UNIVERSITY
OFFERS OPPORTUNITIES THAT CAN MAKE EACH CSU CAMPUS
A MODEL OF ADAPTABILITY, ENTREPRENEURIALISM,
AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH. THE EXTENDED UNIVERSITY IS
AN ESSENTIAL CORE CAPACITY OF THE CSU. [ CHEERING ] [ MUSIC ]

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