Dr. Danilo M. Baylen, associate professor of media and instructional technology, co-authored the article, “Challenges and Issues in Teaching Online,” which was published in the Encyclopedia of Distance Learning (2nd edition). Baylen also co-presented “How do we foster the quality of hybrid courses in teacher education?” at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education international conference in Charleston.
Dr. Cristine G. Goldberg, assistant professor of media and instructional technology, and Dr. Danilo M. Baylen presented "eBooks as Children’s Literature: Understanding the Connections between Literacy, Technology and Children" at the Kennesaw Conference on Literature for Children and Adolescents.
Dr. Allison Nazzal, assistant professor ofmiddle grades education, published a model for DistanceEducation for the National Professors of Middle Level Education Journal. The publication and model reflect years of course development and manuscript development, utilizing distance education as a medium, and lessons learned for quality delivery of instruction in the distance format.
Kevin Mobbs recently joined the Distance and Distributed Education Center in the role of faculty support. Prior to joining the DDEC, Mobbs taught music appreciation at UWG. He has designed a new online section of music appreciation offered this fall. His duties include assisting faculty that employ some form of distance education technology, such as CourseDen, Web Tools and Wimba Classroom. He will also provide instructional design support for faculty creating and updating courses. These services are provided for the face-to-face classroom and online courses. Kevin may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-839-5294. To view upcoming workshops and training sessions, go to http://www.westga.edu/~training.
Associate Professors Promoted to Full Professors: Amin Boumenir, Department of Mathematics; Muriel Cormican, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature; James Dillon, Department of Psychology; Michael Gordon, Department of Mathematics; David Newton, Department of English and Philosophy; Denise Overfield, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature; Majorie Snipes, Department of Anthropology.
Associate Professors Tenured: Margaret Mitchell, Department of English and Philosophy; Daniel Rocco, Department of Computer Science; Alison Umminger, Department of English and Philosophy.
Assistant Professors Promoted to Associate Professors and Tenured: Eilis Crean, Department of Art; Euisik Kim, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature; G. Dawn McCord, Department of Music; Gary Schmidt, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature; Rui Xu, Department of Mathematics; Mohammad Yazdani, Department of Mathematics.
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