Experience via Avatars: COE lab uses new tech to train future teachers
Along with their friends Savannah, Ava and Jasmine, Ethan and Dev hold their classes in a simulation lab via UWGLive. They interact with budding educators at the University of West Georgia's College of Education. But they are not your average middle schoolers. They're avatars.
Hipsters, Hackers and Hustlers: West Georgia Hosts Regional Hackathon for Students
University of West Georgia's second annual Hackathon event, held in collaboration by the College of Science and Mathematics (COSM) and the College of Education (COE), hosted 38 students from area middle and high schools. Divided into groups of just a few students each, many without any coding or design experience, students faced a single, day-long challenge. That challenge was to develop a graphics-based animation designed to address issues of bullying.
The Power of Quantum Performance: Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Shares His Formula for Success
Dr. Edwin Moses' life can be summarized in numbers -- two gold medals, four world records, 13 steps, 400 meters, 1,500 miles a year ...
From Story Mountain to Story Circle: Award-Winning Author Kate Klise Speaks at Conference
The University of West Georgia's Cherokee Rose Writing Project (CRWP) recently hosted the third annual Literacy and Beyond Conference where educators gathered to explore the newest literacies.
UWG to Host Two-Time Olympic Gold Champion: Dag Folger Speaker Series to Feature Edwin Moses
The University of West Georgia's College of Education (COE) will host two-time Olympic gold medalist, Edwin Moses, for its fourth annual Dag Folger Speaker Series: Critical Topics in Education. The keynote speech, themed The Power of Quantum Performance, will be held on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the UWG Coliseum, with an autograph session to follow.