This year’s events will begin with a STaR Open House for faculty and staff in Dickinson 101 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5. Attendees will be able to learn about UA Little Rock’s online programs, Quality Matters, professional development, as well as have the opportunity to ask questions regarding STaR’s services.
A separate open house for students, featuring games, door prizes, student success tips, Blackboard support, and free professional headshots, will be held in the Donaghey Student Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The Office of Admissions will also waive the application fee for any student that applies for an online campus program on this day.
Throughout the week, STaR will host several faculty-focused events in Dickinson 101 that touch base on a variety of topics that impact distance learning, including resources, benefits, tools for success, and instructional design. A final celebration of online and distance learning will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9.