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Distance Learning and Center for Academic Excellence

Distance Learning and Center for Academic Excellence

The Office of Distance Learning & Center for Academic Excellence includes the System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES) program staff, instructional designers and Professional Development.

The Office of Distance Learning & Center for Academic Excellence is located in Ahlfors Hall on the Worcester (Main) Campus.The Office of Distance Learning & Center for Academic Excellence provides activities that support academic excellence and classroom innovation for faculty, as well as training and activities designed to enhance the teaching and learning environment; these activities include:

  • Assessment and teaching and learning excellence
  • On-campus workshops
  • Classroom innovation seminars
  • Skills training
  • Learning Management System (LMS) Training

The goals of Distance Learning & Center for Academic Excellence include:

  • To provide training and activities to support the Goals and Objectives of the College’s Strategic Plan
  • To provide and support up-to-date technology training for faculty and staff
  • To provide and support training and activities that will enhance teaching & learning excellence
  • To provide and support training and activities that will promote innovation in the classroom

For more information, contact the Office of Distance Learning & Center for Academic Excellence at 508.854.4463 or CAE [at] qcc.mass.edu

The Office of Professional Development is located in room 101 Ahlfors Hall on the Worcester (Main) Campus. Professional Development provides and supports professional development training and activities for all College personnel, as well as training and activities designed to enhance the organizational climate; these activities include:

  • Funding for travel and conference attendance
  • On-campus workshops
  • Professional development seminars
  • Skills training
  • “All College” professional development days and various college social events

The goals of Professional Development include:

  • To provide training and activities to support the Goals and Objectives of the College’s Strategic Plan
  • To improve cross-campus communication and collegiality
  • To provide and support training and activities that will enhance teamwork, communication, and the organizational climate
  • To provide and support training and activities that will enhance workplace skills

For more information, contact the staffdevelopment [at] qcc.mass.edu (Office of Professional Development )at 508.854.4313 or visit: www.qcc.mass.edu/staffdev/