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Minnesota’s Rothenberger Institute Receives Online Learning Consortium’s Effective Practice Award

The University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Rothenberger Institute has received a 2015 Effective Practice Award from the Online Learning Consortium for its course, “Training Teaching Assistants as Peer Educators Using an Online Peer Course Facilitator Training.” The consortium is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning around the world.

The peer-reviewed award recognizes effective techniques, strategies, and practices in online programs based on their access, learning effectiveness, faculty satisfaction, student satisfaction, and scale.

The Rothenberger Institute courses help students make informed, safe, and healthy choices and effectively manage lifestyle issues.