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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

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Distance Learning Staff - Wren Mills

Dr. Wren Mills

Dr. Wren Mills

Adjunct Instructor, English and Instructional Technology Specialist, Distance Learning

Office:  104-C Garrett Conference Center
Phone:  (270) 745-3169
Email:  wren.mills@wku.edu

Bio:
As an Instructional Technology specialist, Wren provides both in-person and virtual training and consultations for faculty who wish to better their skills with technology in the classroom and online teaching; this includes Quality Matters training. She also serves as the point of contact for all Blackboard Outcomes Assessment inquiries. Additionally, Wren conducts ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Section 508 Compliance training to help faculty revise their course materials to be ADA compliant. Previous to her position in Distance Learning, Wren worked as an Instructional Coordinator for the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching at WKU and was an Assistant English Professor at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College. Wren has also worked as an Adjunct Instructor for WKU since 1999.

Education:

Ph.D., Education, emphasis in Higher Education Administration, 2010, University of Louisville. Dissertation: Academic Dishonesty in Online Learning

Certificate, International Student Services, 2008, WKU

M.A.E., Student Affairs, 2004, WKU

M.A., English, emphasis in Teaching of Writing, 1999, WKU, including a semester abroad at University of Cambridge, England

B.A., History, 1996, WKU

Affiliations:

Quality Matters: Certified Master Reviewer and Peer Review, Certified Face-to-Face Trainer

Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education: Proposal Reviewer

 

Research:

Wren’s research interest is academic dishonesty, specifically the differences in cheating in traditional and online learning environments. Her dissertation, Academic Dishonesty in Online Learning, examined both face-to-face and online students’ attitudes toward and practices of cheating.


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