The link between civic engagement & distance education

Political science professor examines link between civic engagement & distance education, Jan. 26

News Contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 |

January 23, 2012 
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – Jeff Dense, Ph.D., professor of political science, will discuss civic engagement and distance education for the next colloquium at EOU, Thursday, Jan. 26.

The presentation begins at 4 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, Room 210 and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Dense will scrutinize the link between distance education, civic engagement and the discipline of political science with evidence from EOU’s thriving online education curriculum. Students enrolled in a state and local government class served as a pilot group for this important initiative in 2011. Colleagues are also invited to share best practices from their own distance education experiences in civic engagement during the colloquium.

A list of related resources provided by EOU’s Pierce Library is available for more in-depth information. Visit To be added to the colloquium mailing list call 541-962-3508.

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