How We Work

The Department of Global Health E-Learning Group (eDGH) supports the department’s faculty, centers, and programs in the development of effective and innovative e-learning resources in support of in-classroom instruction, online courses, and grant-funded projects.

What does the eDGH do?

We support UW Department of Global Health faculty and staff in the development of effective e-learning. We coordinate the development and global delivery of the department’s online courses and make available open education resources for educational use worldwide.

We also provide services to clients across the University of Washington as well as externally in the development and delivery of innovative online learning.

See our Services page for more specific information.

What services does the eDGH offer DGH faculty?

Our team provides technical support to faculty in the use of UW’s campus-wide learning technologies including Canvas, Tegrity, and others. We also provide consultation in the use of learning technology inside and outside of the classroom to encourage adoption of innovative teaching approaches.

Faculty members are invited to make use of the Learning Library on this site in support of your classes, as homework, or as general resources. Please contact us if you'd like a personal consultation or if you need support on a specific class or project.

If you are a Principal Investigator interested in integrating online learning or learning technologies into your grant-supported programs, please contact us to discuss incorporating eDGH into your grant proposals.

What services does the eDGH offer department centers and programs?

In addition to learning technology support for faculty teaching departmental courses, eDGH provides web support services to the centers and programs in the Department of Global Health. We can also help you integrate online learning and learning technologies into your grant-supported projects. Please contact us to arrange a consultation.

How can I include the eDGH in my grant proposal?

We have extensive experience incorporating online learning and learning technologies in grant-supported research and training projects. Please contact us to arrange a meeting to explore integrating our team into your grant proposals.

We can provide standardized or customized content to include in your application describing our experience, capabilities, and contribution to your project.

How can the eDGH help with program websites?

In addition to learning technology support, our team provides web support services to the centers and programs in the Department of Global Health. Please contact us with a description of your needs.

Does the eDGH team bill for its time?

Services supporting department courses and core departmental functions is provided to faculty and staff at no charge. Likewise web support services for security and maintenance are freely available to the department and its centers and programs.

We also provide fee-for-service support to clients with independent funding both internal and external to the University via a recharge mechanism. Please contact us to discuss our services and rates, or you can refer to the details on our Billing page.