Support for Teaching and Learning Design
The Office of Distance Learning (ODL) is committed to supporting online education and distance learning at USC Aiken for all instructors, faculty, and staff interested in utilizing technology for online learning. Our mission is to promote quality learning experiences for all by providing professional development opportunities, promoting best practices in instructional design, and building a supportive campus network to meet the needs of our online faculty members and students.
The Office of Distance Learning will continually develop training materials and curate resources to meet the demand and need for competencies related to online teaching and course development associated with the use of tools, technology, and content management. The ODL provides faculty with access to instructional designers, multimedia tools, video recording and editing support, technology training, and external resources that support best practice in online pedagogy and andragogy.
- Are you an instructor interested in incorporating technology into your courses?
- Would you like to learn more about Blackboard or the tools we support at USC Aiken?
- Interested in becoming an online course developer and seeking compensation for designing online courses in Blackboard?
Please feel free to reach out and contact a representative from the ODL.
Jamie Edwards, Ph.D.
Director of Distance Learning
The Office of Distance Learning has the following Social Media accounts to encourage collaboration and dissemination of knowledge among community members.