Hudgins, Dr. Talitha R.
Associate Dean - University College
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Last Updated: 12/12/17 -

I have been at Utah Valley University (UVU) since 2006 and am currently Associate Dean for University College. My passion is education and technology weaved together for student learning and faculty training. My primary areas of interest are TeachLivE simulation program, Competency Based Education and the Open Digital Badge System.

I am committed to UVU mission where students learn, do and become. I believe we whole heartily prepare professionally competent people of integrity who, as lifelong learners and leaders, serve as stewards of a globally interdependent community.

My role as Associate Dean for University College is to work closely with faculty and staff to maintain accreditation, develop curriculum, review programs and work with students in bringing about the mission of University College and UVU. 

Ph.D.     Teaching and Learning, Educational Technology, University of Utah - 2007

M.A.       Computer Technology in the Classroom, University of North Florida - 1999 

B.A.        History and Education, University of North Florida - 1989

Professional Licenses 
Professioanl Educator License - Secondary Education -State of Florida & State of Utah - Current

     Career & Technical
     Educational Technology
     English Second Language (ESL)

     Distance Education Facilitator 
     Creating Independence through Student-owned Strategies (CRISS)

Professional Appointments
     TeachLivE Simulation Program Chair - 20015-Present
     Secondary Education Department Chair - 2007-2013
     Latino Educators of Tomorrow Chair - 2010-2013
     Graduate Procedures Committee - 2008-2013

      Associate Dean Council
      Academic Effectiveness Council
      Academic Information Technology Steering Committee (ATSC)
      Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
      University College Curriculum Council
      Competency Based and e-Portfolio Steering Committee
      National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA)
      The Assessment Institute (IUPUI)
      UVU Merit Pay Committee
      Women Success Center Coordinating Council
      Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
      Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
      Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC)