In 1998, Drs. Yoram and Edith Neumann founded the first university in the world to offer an accredited doctorate program online with no residency requirements. That is just one example of how the pair built a community that values a commitment to intellectual pursuit, social justice and service to society and is based on a strong Judaic foundation.
Almost 20 years later, Touro University Worldwide is a thriving online institution. With 15 programs across a number of fields of study, Touro is helping students from across the country acquire the skills they need for career success. Because Touro was founded primarily to serve online students, programs are designed with this unique population’s needs in mind. From free textbooks to asynchronous classes to professors with industry experience, Touro students get the support they need to achieve their education goals.
In a recent article, the Neumanns give insight into their success and describe how they’ve blazed a trail in online education. They discuss how they’ve integrated technology to develop a revolutionary holistic approach to learning and share the keys to creating a successful institution of higher learning. They outline some of the best practices in online education for both the faculty and the student and how they integrated their Jewish faith into the framework of Touro University Worldwide.
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Through offering fully online programs, Touro University Worldwide is in a position to offer its students flexible programs that allow students to maintain their current obligations. Read on to discover just what makes Touro so successful.