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Welcome to the Office of Distance Education

About Us

Whether you are a prospective online student, a current online student, or an online faculty member, welcome home; we are here to serve you!

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Distance Education (ODE) is twofold:

  • Support students in making the most of their AUM Online learning experience, as they prepare for their career of choice;
  • Support faculty as they provide AUM Online students with the highest quality learning experience, in alignment with our institution’s strategic plan.
Remote Learning

Online Resources for Students & Faculty


Current Online

Looking for information about your classes? Find everything you need in one place.


Prospective Online

Looking for classes to take remotely? Take a look at our online & hybrid degree options.

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NC-SARA, Professional Licensure, Licensure Contacts, and Student Complaints


Faculty Development Institute info coupled with Instructional Tech & Design.

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Office of Distance Education Projects

Currently, the Office of Distance Education is involved in the following Project:

  • Open Educational Resources
  • Course Development Process
  • Quality Matter Review
Office of Distance Education

Meet Our Team

The ODE operates inside the Office of Collaborative Partnerships and Distance Education. The department has three charges including
Faculty development, Instructional technology, and Instructional design for online and hybrid courses and programs.
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Shanta Varma

Special Advisor to the Chancellor for Distance Ed & Collaborative Partnerships; Professor
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David M. Walker

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Cynthia Baker

Instructional Designer
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Swati Dey

Blackboard System Administrator
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Xiaoke Jia

Student Services Coordinator
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Rachel Jones

Instructional Designer
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LaKayla Moore

Instructional Designer
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Lorina Tamayo

Collaborative Partnership Program Coordinator
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Erin Trotter

Instructional Designer
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Kaitlyn Wearden

Instructional Designer
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