Topic: University Extension

University Offers First-Ever Synchronous Massive Online Course

Aug. 26, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin is proud to introduce the world's first synchronous massive online course (SMOC) in fall 2013. Introduction to Psychology (PSY 301) presents a rare opportunity for students not enrolled at the university to register for a course at the same time as regularly admitted students and take part in an innovative online structure that incorporates a new approach to teaching and learning. Registration is available online at www.utpsych.com. Class begins Thursday, Aug. 29.

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Jeff Treichel Named Interim Executive Director of Continuing and Innovative Education

March 7, 2013

Jeff D. Treichel has assumed the role of executive director, ad interim, for the Division of Continuing and Innovative Education (CIE) at The University of Texas at Austin. In this position, effective March 1, Treichel provides leadership to all CIE units and departments, in addition to his ongoing role as CIE's chief business officer and compliance officer overseeing all financial and human resource operations. He succeeds the late Linda L. Glessner, who passed away in January after a short illness. Treichel's appointment comes from Steven Leslie, the university's executive vice president and provost.

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Getting ahead with online courses

April 30, 2012
Getting ahead with online courses

University Extension lets students earn college credit from anywhere in the world. In this video, Peace Corps member Adam Fivenson describes how.

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Online Course Helps Students Put their Liberal Arts Education on the Map

Oct. 7, 2010

Dr. Katharine Brooks, director of career services at The University of Texas at Austin, helps students studying in liberal arts fields such as English, economics and history market their education to future employers in her new online course "Taking Your Major from College to Career."

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Sharing a passion for music

May 17, 2010
Jason Mellard teaches music classes for Continuing and Innovative Education's Odyssey program and University Extension.

At some point in his life, Jason Mellard crossed the line from fanboy to scholar. His lifelong love of music started early. He grew up listening to the Texas artists of his parents' generation: Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Rodriguez and Roy Orbison. But like most of us, his adolescence was spent listening to rock.

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