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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.
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.
Course Prefix & #
Could You Teach This Course?
Instructional Technology, Media, and Design
Instructional Multimedia Design and Development
Assessing Learning in Tech-Enhanced Instruction
Visual and Media Literacy for Teaching and Learning
Designing Technology Enhanced Instruction
Online Teaching Endorsement
Introduction to Distance Learning
Implementation, Assessment, and Evaluation of Online Learning
Leadership and Administration of Online Learning and e-Learning
Issues in Instructional Technology
Diffusion of Innovations
Leading and Managing Instructional Technology Programs
Human Performance Improvement
Internet Tools, Resources & Applications
Digital Photography in Instruction
Web Design for Instruction
Digital Media Production & Utilization
Digital Game Based Learning
Global Learning and Collaboration with Technology
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
An earned doctorate in the field of Instructional Technology or a related field.
Salary is competetive and commenurate with experience.
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.