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In January 2019  Grand Canyon University will enhance the institutions’ IRB application and submission process.  The planned update simplifies the application submission process, reduces submission effort and may reduce the number of required forms.  The planned update adheres to recently adopted federal regulations governing Protection of Human…

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We are pleased to announce Volume 1 Issue 2 of Grand Canyon University’s refereed academic publication, The Journal of Scholarly Engagement, is now available online at: https://scholarlyengagement.com/home/currentissue/volume1issue2


The Journal of Scholarly Engagement (JSE) provides faculty with an academic outlet to document, share, and…

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Present at the DT&L Conference


The next age of online education is just over the horizon


Submit a proposal to present at the 35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning (DT&L) Conference in August and be a part of the excitement! Share cutting edge…

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Proposals Submission Deadline:  January 25, 2019
Full Chapters Due: March 26, 2019
Submission Date: July 30, 2019

This handbook of research will detail strategies and practices used by online instructors to create meaningful teaching and learning experiences in online courses. The book contents will demonstrate the kinds of learning outcomes that can…

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Proposals Submission Deadline:  January 31, 2019
Full Chapters Due: April 1, 2019
Submission Date: June 27, 2019

This handbook of research will detail strategies and practices used by online instructors to create meaningful teaching and learning experiences in online courses. The book contents will demonstrate the kinds of learning outcomes that can…

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Dr. Greg McLaughlin, Master Methodologist in the College of Doctoral Studies and Dr. Heidi McLaughlin, adjunct instructor in the Colangelo College of Business presented “Business Decision Failures – A Post-Mortem Analysis'' at the International Academic Conference on Business (IACB) October 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The submission appears in the…

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Amber Saracino (Doctoral Student Educational Leadership emphasis Behavioral Health) & Raina Cunzio (Doctoral Student Educational Leadership emphasis Special Education).

 College: Grand Canyon University Doctoral students in Educational Leadership.

 Title: Disconnect & Connect: 10 Practical Steps for Educators & Parents to Get Kids to Buy…

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Dr. Rachel Velarde, Associate Professor of Music, returned from Seattle after attending the joint PAVA (Pan American Vocology Association) and VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association) conference titled “Soma and Science: Bridging the Gap in Interdisciplinary Voice Training.” Members from both associations presented on both new frontiers in…

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Dr. Galyna Kufryk, professor of biology at CSET, presented on bioengineering of cyanobacterial strains for hydrogen production at the  International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes in Vancouver (August 5-9). 

Hydrogen is the cleanest and most energy dense biofuel that can be produced by living organisms using the energy of sunlight.…

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Faculty Scholarship Recognition Program

The Faculty Scholarship Recognition program recognizes and rewards faculty scholarly activity. The program provides monetary awards for research and scholarly activity conducted as a GCU faculty member. Award funding is a competitive process allocated as a function of the type and frequency of research…

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CIRT would like to congratulate Rebekah Dyer, AssistantProfessor in the College of Education, for her recent academic presentation atthe Center for Scholastic Inquiry in Atlanta, GA. Her presentation “TeachingStudents with Disabilities at the College Level” was widely well received. Manyof the conference attendees were from other universities…

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Stephanie Maher Palenque, Assistant Professor of English in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences attended the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) national conference held in Tucson, Arizona in February.  She presented on delivering dynamic feedback using audio and video tools in the online classroom. She shared, “One of my proudest…

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Save the date for the 2018 Arizona SARA Forum this May 14th!

Thank you for making last year's Forum a success. Join us this year as we reach new heights.

Forum Focus:

  • SARA leadership guest speaker
  • National expert on the federal regulation for distance education
  • Breakout Sessions from top quality Arizona SARA institutions
  • Networking…
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