- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - More than $28,000 in grant money will provide training opportunities for faculty members at West Virginia colleges and universities to improve the quality of online courses.

The funding is from the West Virginia Technical Assistance Broadband Grant Program. It will allow the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Network to provide training for 20 faculty members.

The grants are headed to colleges and universities affiliated with Quality Matters. It is a nationally recognized program certifying the quality of online and blended courses.