Mission

The mission of Shaw University’s Office of Educational Technology is to advance knowledge and skills through the employment of digital teaching and learning, to facilitate future-ready student learning and achievement, and to leverage digital resources in order to transform a diverse community of learners into Global leaders.


Objectives

In order to meet the increasing demand for online and distance education courses, it is critical that Shaw University educate and support faculty and students in developing, teaching, and taking courses via one of the distance education formats. This training and support will enable faculty members to effectively integrate and implement new technologies into their courses to enhance their technological and pedagogical skills. Students will develop skills in order to be effective learners in distance education formats and to achieve learning outcomes. The OET supports Shaw University’s goal to increase student enrollment, retention, and satisfaction in distance education courses, ensure distance education integrity, as well as provide education access.


Services

The Office of Educational Technology provides services to both faculty and students. Faculty services include training in new and innovative technology, course management system training, and training on effective online teaching.

Student services include online training/resources on Moodle and best practices of distance education learners.


About OET's PLS

The purpose of the PLS is to provide readily available resources for all Shaw University faculty and staff to further promote the mission and objectives of the Office of Educational Technology in alignment with the University's mission and objectives. 

OET’s Program Goals

In order to meet the increasing demand for online and distance education courses, it is critical that Shaw University

  1. educate and support faculty in developing and implementing courses via one of the distance education formats;

  2. enable faculty members to effectively integrate and implement technologies into their courses to enhance their technological and pedagogical skills;

  3. develop students’ skills in order to be effective learners in distance education formats and to achieve learning outcomes;

  4. increase student enrollment, retention, and satisfaction in distance education courses, ensure distance education integrity, as well as provide education access.

Standards

Effective teachers model and apply the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Students (Standards•S) as they design, implement, and assess learning experiences to engage students and improve learning; enrich professional practice; and provide positive models for students, colleagues, and the community. All teachers should meet the following standards and performance indicators.

ISTE Standards for Teachers

ISTE Standards for Students

  1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity

  2. Design and develop digital-age learning experiences and assessments

  3. Model digital age work and learning

  4. Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility

  5. Engage in professional growth and leadership

  1. Empowered Learner

  2. Digital Citizen

  3. Knowledge Constructor

  4. Innovative Designer

  5. Computational Thinker

  6. Creative Communicator

  7. Global Collaborator


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