Wiregrass online program wins content challenge

Photo: Lr Photo: Deanna Edwards, Director of Distance Education; DeAnnia Clements, president of Wiregrass; Sabrina Cox, Dean of Distance Education and Academic Success; Kieandra Williams, Distance Education Specialist; and Jennifer Bevis, Distance Education Specialist.

VALDOSTA – Wiregrass’ online and distance learning team has been recognized in the Global Fix your Content Challenge.

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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s online and distance education team has been named the regional winner for North America in the third annual Global Fix your Content Challenge. The challenge is sponsored by Anthology, a leading provider of educational solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle. The challenge to educational institutions around the world is part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which took place on May 19. Over 180 unique establishments in 13 countries.

“Digital accessibility for distance and blended learning is more important than ever, and we hope that institutions around the world will continue to prioritize efforts to ensure that learning experiences are more inclusive, equitable and accessible for all. students,” said Dan Loury, Senior Director of Product Management. for Blackboard Ally at Anthology. “It is truly impressive to see the global higher education community rise to this challenge in support of learner success.” The goal of the challenge is to identify course files that need accessibility fixes.

“I’m very proud of the online instructors and distance learning team,” said Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements. “Keeping our content error-free and accessible to everyone helps students succeed.” Members of the online and distance learning team are Sabrina Cox, Dean of Distance Learning and Academic Success; Deanna Edwards, Director of Distance Education; Jennifer Bevis, Distance Education Specialist; and Kieandra Williams, Distance Education Specialist. Wiregrass is accepting new students for the fall semester. Fall classes begin August 16. Apply in person when the college reopens on July 11 at the one-stop shop or online at wiregrass.edu.

Karen O. Fielding