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Bridgepoint Education's Chief Academic Learning Officer to Join Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Panel


Dr. Andrew Shean will serve as a panelist for OLC's content strategy webinar Dec. 14

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Andrew Shean, chief academic learning officer at Bridgepoint Education, has been selected to be a panelist for a webinar hosted by Online Learning Consortium (OLC). The webinar, titled "Developing a Unified Content Strategy in the Time of Adaptive, Digital and OER", will be held on December 14 at 12 p.m. EST. Joining Dr. Shean on the panel will be Nick White, director of competency based learning solutions for Capella University, and Sarah Riddlebarger, vice president of solutions and services at Ed Map.

Dr. Andrew Shean, chief academic learning officer at Bridgepoint Education, has been invited as a panelist for a webinar hosted by Online Learning Consortium on December 14.

"It is an honor to be selected as an OLC panelist and speak on the role of online learning within higher education," said Dr. Shean. "With technology and online academic resources continuously evolving, it is important to discuss and share how education providers can help support the success of our students. At Bridgepoint Education, we embrace the latest technology and continue to find ways to further enhance the student experience."

The panel will discuss content strategy considerations, including discovering and implementing online educational resources (OER), faculty incentives and support, evolving from print to digital and student inclusive access at scale, and the change management and training needed to achieve success.

As Bridgepoint's chief academic learning officer, Dr. Shean leads the centralization of resources across Bridgepoint's two academic institutions, Ashford University and University of the Rockies, to drive greater productivity related to learning resources. This positions Bridgepoint's academic institutions to deliver an even higher quality education through best practices in instructional design, innovative use of educational technology, and successful student outcomes.

For more information about OLC, or to register for the December 14 OLC webinar, visit

About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.668.2586 x11636.

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858.668.2586 x11636

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