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Del Tech recognized for excellence in information technology

Apr 19, 2014

This year, Delaware Technical Community College ranked fifth nationwide in the Digital Community Colleges Survey. This comprehensive survey conducted by the Center for Digital Education recognizes innovative community colleges that provide first-rate student learning environments.

The survey examines areas of digital and emerging technologies such as technology integration into curriculum, strategic planning and data management, and professional development including availability of technology tools and training for faculty and students.

Delaware Tech President Dr. Orlando J. George Jr. said, “This award recognizes the excellence of the college’s Division of Information and Educational Technology and the entire Delaware Tech team.”

Delaware Tech’s Associate Vice President for Information and Instructional Technology, Dr. Rick Kralevich, said, “The college’s ranking in this national survey demonstrates the hard work of all the divisions throughout the college to promote and enhance student success through technology.”

The Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding. The Center for Digital Education is a division of e.Republic, a media and research company that focuses exclusively on state and local government education.

“Community colleges across the country are employing technology in exciting ways to develop unique learning environments on campus and to expand online learning opportunities 24/7,” said Alan Cox, senior vice president for the Center for Digital Education. “Many of the colleges honored this year have employed various technologies and social media to improve resources to further instructional goals. We are honored to acknowledge these community colleges’ technology advancements.”

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