The mission of Distance Education at Austin Peay State University is to empower faculty and students to effectively employ emerging technologies and research based teaching practices to facilitate greater access to high quality and flexible higher education pathways.
Cultivate and Inspire Innovative Teaching and Learning in Distance Education Through Effective Implementation of Emerging Technologies and Research Based Teaching Practices.
Distance Education offers a variety of services including:
- Course development
- Closed captioning services
- Distance Education Support Desk
- Faculty development training
- Innovative approaches to content delivery
- Multimedia resources
- One-on-one D2L help sessions
- Online student assistance
- Online proctoring services
- Technology integration into online courses
APSU participates in the TNeCampus consortium which provides comprehensive educational programs and courses through a coordinated network of Tennessee Board of Regents colleges, universities, and colleges of applied technology. Courses taken through the TN eCampus consortium are online and completely transferable among the participating institutions which are all fully accredited. In order to graduate from APSU when participating in the TN eCampus consortium, graduate students must complete one-third (1/3) of their graduate program in residency where the required number of residency hours are earned in courses taught by APSU faculty. Undergraduate students must complete one-fourth (1/4) of their undergraduate program in residency where required number of residency hours are earned in courses taught by APSU faculty.
Enrolling in a TN eCampus Course
Students must satisfy the residency requirement for Austin Peay State University prior to enrolling in a TN eCampus course. Students requesting enrollment in a TN eCampus course must meet with an academic advisor and their department chair to discuss course options. The department chair will initiate the TN eCampus Course Request Form if the Austin Peay State University residency requirement has been met. The TN eCampus Course Request form must be approved by the Distance Education director and the Registrar before registration authorization can be granted.