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Luke Dowden

In his ten years in the field of online learning, Dr. Dowden has founded a Division of Accelerated Learning and an Office of Distance Learning responsible for faculty professional development, online program planning and implementation, and instructional technology upgrades and acquisitions. As executive director of the Center for Adult Learning in Louisiana (CALL) from 2007 to 2013, he led a consortium of eleven public college and university member institutions, which provided twenty-nine online accelerated degree programs. Under Luke’s leadership, CALL has garnered state and national recognition for its use of four core strategies to serve adults. Luke is a member of the WCET Steering Committee and serves as a co-chair of its Academic Integrity and Student Authentication Task Force.