To promote learning and the spread of innovative ideas among its members, the Christian Higher Education Innovation Alliance (CHEIA) hosts webinars and other virtual events, featuring noted experts and guest speakers. If you’d like to share your expertise and/or have an idea for a webinar topic, please contact Mike Truong (email@example.com) or Matthew Henry (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Majority World Christian Leadership Development and Disruptive Innovation
This workshop was presented by Andrew Sears with ProMeta in Colorado Springs and William Carey International University. The focus was on how we need a new system for Christian education based around the needs of the majority world. You can also find slides on SlideShare.
How Open Education Can Cross the Chasm to Educate a Billion Globally
The Role of the Accreditation Agency in the Task of Global Pastoral Training, April 21, 2017
This webinar was organized by the Aqueduct Project with some leading voices in global theological education and accreditation. A key action step was to develop standards between informal theological education and formal to enable many-to-many articulation agreements.
- Andrew Sears (www.globalchristiancollege.org)
- Ashish Chrispal (www.overseas.org)
- Kevin Mannoia, (http://www.ichenetwork.org)
- Ralph Enlow (www.abhe.edu)
- Riad Kassis (http://icete-edu.org)
- Brad Smith (www.bgu.edu)
- Paul Cornelius (http://www.ataasia.com)
Innovation in Christian Higher Education for YWAM, Geneva, March 9, 2017
This workshop was presented by Andrew Sears at YWAM’s University of the Nations Core International Leadership Team Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. You can also find the slides on SlideShare.
A Vision of Christian Higher Education: Competing in a Platform-Based World, featuring Dr. Andrew Sears Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Recording: Click here to view video recording of webinar. Audio only and transcript of chat also available.
Abstract: Dr. Andrew Sears, President of City Vision University, has a vision for how Christian higher education might compete in a world dominated by platforms. Just as Microsoft had to make a radical shift in strategy to compete in an unbundled, platform world, he believes that Christian higher education must do the same. This webinar will be facilitated by Matthew Henry, LeTourneau University, and Mike Truong, Azusa Pacific University.
Resources: Prior to the webinar, participants were asked to watch the following 30-minute video created by Dr. Sears.