The University of West Georgia joins colleges and universities around the country in celebration of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW). Created in 2007, NDLW celebrates the amazing growth and accomplishments happening every day in online education.

UWG Online will be hosting the 3rd Annual Super Skills Series, with guest speaker Robin O'Callaghan. Robin will lead two presentations and one workshop in Nursing 115, see below for full workshop descriptions and links to register. Additionally, UWG Online will be collecting canned goods for their annual Friendsgiving: Giving Back | Giving Thanks, which will benefit a local food pantry. 

 

 

Increasing Student Engagement

Hear from Robin O'Callaghan, as she explains how to increase student engagement using discussions and social media. In the afternoon, Robin will demonstrate how to create high-quality and polished online lectures.

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Robin O’Callaghan

Robin O’Callaghan is a System Lead Coordinator for Quality Matters (QM) in Minnesota, a Co-Coordinator of the Minnesota Online Quality Initiative and a Senior Instructional Designer in the Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) department at Winona State University (WSU). Robin has more than twelve years of teaching experience, including online, blended and face-to-face classes.

Robin is currently teaching for the WSU Healthcare, Leadership and Administration online program and for the University of Florida’s graduate online social media program. She is a Quality Matters (QM) master reviewer and facilitator and has two certified QM recognized courses.

Before moving into academics Robin spent nearly 15 years in broadcasting and public relations where she wore many hats including producer, reporter, anchor, and communication specialists.

NDWL 2016 Events

Join UWG Online on Friday, November 11th at 2:00 PM for our workshop Getting Reading for Spring. Whether your redesigning a course you've taught before or starting for the first time, this session is for you! Get all the tips and best practices for using CourseDen to enhance your course. Click here to register.

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Visit West

We invite the University System of Georgia and Carrollton communities to join us at the University of West Georgia, Carrollton for this amazing professional development opportunity!

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