Part - Time Instructor

Employer
University of West Georgia
Location
UWG Recruiting Location
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Job Title: Part - Time Instructor
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 226483
About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

For more information about UWG, visit: https://www.westga.edu/about-uwg/index.php

University of West Georgia is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Department Information Mission of ETF and Area of Instructional Technology

The Department of Educational Technology and Foundations is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service with a focus on student success. Our mission is to prepare current and future educators to contribute to their profession through authentic learning experiences, active engagement, and innovative strategies relevant to contemporary learners. Our faculty provide opportunities for students to think deeply about learning, cognition, and the application of technologies to support learning in various environments. Our instructional technology programs prepare learning professionals in K-12, postsecondary, and industry contexts in the field of Instructional Design and Technology to design, develop, implement, and evaluate effective instruction. Our programs foster learners’ competencies to lead the design and enactment of innovative pedagogies and emerging technologies in diverse settings.

Our Students

Students in our programs seek to improve their knowledge, skills, and competencies related to instructional design and learning technologies. As such, students hail from both the P-12 (school) context and from other learning contexts (e.g., military, postsecondary, industry).

Our Programs

We offer an M.Ed. and an Ed.S. in Instructional Technology, Media, and Design (instructional technology concentration). These programs are embedded with a Georgia PSC credential called “Instructional Technology Certification.” We also offer a Georgia PSC credential called the “Online Teaching Endorsement.”

Courses in Our Programs

Our programs include the following courses. Potential adjuncts may want to look through this list to see if they feel they are qualified to teach these. In application materials, it could be helpful for the potential adjunct to list the courses they feel they can teach (e.g., MEDT 7490 and MEDT 7461). Clicking on the hyperlinked Course Prefix and Number will provide a short description of the course.

Type

Course Prefix & #

Course Title

Could You Teach This Course?

IT Certification

MEDT 7461

Instructional Technology, Media, and Design

MEDT 7468

Instructional Multimedia Design and Development

MEDT 7476

Assessing Learning in Tech-Enhanced Instruction

MEDT 7490

Visual and Media Literacy for Teaching and Learning

MEDT 7464

Designing Technology Enhanced Instruction

Online Teaching Endorsement

MEDT 7472

Introduction to Distance Learning

MEDT 7491

Implementation, Assessment, and Evaluation of Online Learning

MEDT 7492

Leadership and Administration of Online Learning and e-Learning

Ed.S. Core

MEDT 8463

Issues in Instructional Technology

MEDT 8461

Diffusion of Innovations

MEDT 8462

Leading and Managing Instructional Technology Programs

MEDT 8465

Human Performance Improvement

Other Electives

MEDT 7462

Internet Tools, Resources & Applications

MEDT 7466

Digital Photography in Instruction

MEDT 7467

Web Design for Instruction

MEDT 7470

Digital Media Production & Utilization

MEDT 7479

Digital Game Based Learning

MEDT 7480

Global Learning and Collaboration with Technology

MEDT 7473

Advanced Multimedia

Job Summary The Department of Educational Technology and Foundations (ETF) in the College of Education (COE) is seeking part time adjunct faculty in the area of Instructional Technology. Part-time faculty are critical to the mission of the department. These positions may be available every semester.

Required Qualifications
    18 hours in post-graduate Instructional Technology CoursesExperience teaching in a fully online environment
Preferred Qualifications

An earned doctorate in the field of Instructional Technology or a related field.

Proposed Salary

As of mid-spring 2021, we are paying adjunct professors $3250 per course per semester. Always check with University of West Georgia hiring officials (e.g., the department chair and human resources) for the exact number on what the pay is as this may fluctuate.

Required Documents to Attach

    CVThree reference contacts to include email address and phone numberUnofficial transcriptsCover letter detailing which courses you would be interested in teaching would be appreciated.

Apply Before Date

Applications are accepted year-round and will continue until positions are filled

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requires official transcripts upon official appointment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Organization

The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.

 

 

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