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DELO Staff - Tanja Bibbs

Tanja Bibbs

Tanja Bibbs

Assistant Director, Distance Learning

Office:  101 Garrett Conference Center
Phone:  (270) 745-5305
Email:  bibbstn@wku.edu

Bio

Tanja Bibbs supervises the daily operations of the DL Testing Centers and WKU On Demand.  Tanja is responsible for supporting faculty needs within those two areas in Distance Learning and collaborating with various WKU administrative units to improve the functioning of distance learning courses and programs.  Tanja has been with WKU since 2009 and her previous role was as distance learning coordinator where she oversaw the day-to-day activities of WKU On Demand, coordinated the office marketing and recruitment activities, and provided conflict resolution strategies to faculty and students. 

Education

BA, Sociology, Western Kentucky University, 2005

Master Public Administration, Western Kentucky University, 2007

Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership Studies, University of Kentucky, Anticipated completion 2018

Affiliations

Awards Committee Co-Chair, Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning, 2014 – present

Member, Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning, 2012-2014

Member, The Online Consortium (SLOAN-C), 2013 – present

Member, University Professional and Continuing Education Association, 2013 - present

Member, Distance Learning Administration, 2014 - present

Campus Involvement

Co-Advisor, Beta Sigma Chapter of Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority, Inc., 2009 – present

Mentor, WKU TRIO Programs College Bound Communities, 2010


Presentations

Bibbs, T. (2012, October). How Did You Hear About Us? Presented at the annual conference for the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning in Grand Junction, CO. 

Bibbs, T., Dougherty, B., Thornton, P., Vincent, T. (2010, October). Expanding Opportunity for Servicemembers: Leadership, Advocacy, Policy and Practice. Workshop presented at the annual conference for the Association for Continuing Higher Education in Albuquerque, NM.

Bibbs, T., & Haugen, J. (2010, April). What Should My Password Be? Presented at the spring conference for the Association for Continuing Higher Education South Region in Cocoa Beach, FL. 

Bibbs, T., & Haugen, J. (2009, October). Independent Learning: 2008 Rebranding Initiative. Presented at the annual conference for the Association for Continuing Higher Education in Philadelphia, PA.

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