Office of Educational Technology
Shaw University exists to
advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, enhance the
spiritual and ethical values of its students, and to transform a diverse
community of learners into future global leaders.
We are committed to enhancing
and improving distance education at Shaw University by providing quality
training and support to faculty and students. Shaw University is proactive and
committed to ensuring online course integrity.
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
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.
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