What information is available to help me in transitioning my class to an online format?
Instructional Design Services has developed a website and a brochure packed with helpful information, guides, links to help, and online assistance.
To visit the website, go to www.athens.edu/keepteaching. To download a copy of the brochure, please click here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a few examples:
- Lobbying at the federal level to increase allocations to higher education through the CARES Act. Lobbying at the state level regarding our state appropriation and possible bond funding.
- Aggressive marketing with a twist of the message to fit our new situation.
- Progress on rebranding and website redesign.
- Advertising of short-term educational opportunities to fit the laid-off person.
- Intense calling and zooming campaigns to prospective and continuing students.
- Increases in cost-effectiveness by creating efficiencies in procedures and processes, and by finding ways to reduce costs without negatively affecting quality.
- Reviewing current open faculty and staff positions to ensure investments in new personnel are made in a strategic manner.
- Evaluating all capital projects that are in the current budget and making sound fiscal decisions based on the greatest need.
- Evaluating purchasing decisions that best demonstrate efficiencies and University priorities.
We are deeply grateful to those who have agreed to modify their job duties in order to help us with different tasks made crucial by the pandemic.
See the business continuity FAQ response for some examples of our marketing efforts.
We know that there will be many questions that you will have about how the act will affect you. As we wait on guidance and interpretation from the Department of Labor, please read the attached documents and be assured that we will pass on information and guidance as we receive it. Feel free to send any questions that you have to .