NOVA Earns Top Grade for Digital Technology
November 17, 2010
NOVA received an A+ in a recent survey of community colleges’ use of technology to enhance the student experience and increase educator effectiveness.
The sixth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey, conducted by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education and Converge Online, recognized institutions as national leaders in using technology to provide exceptional services to students, educators and administrators.
The survey looked at the technological tools schools had in place to increase convenience and provide alternative learning options. Specifically, the survey noted schools’ use of online registration, distance learning, tutoring and advisory services. Technology training for students and faculty and Web 2.0 social and collaborative capabilities were also key indicators of success.
To learn more, go to http://www.convergemag.com/awards/digital-community-colleges/ and click on the 2010 Top Colleges icon.
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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 70,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.