Dr. Georgianna Laws brings distance learning to Life

Dr. Georgianna Laws is a strategic and results-driven educational leader with expertise in revolutionizing online classrooms and digital academic environments. She has served as Digital Learning Program Coordinator at Life University and many others around the country.

In her role, Georgianna has operational oversight of all online programs, with a portfolio including mission, accreditation, student demand, quality assurance, curriculum, technology, faculty needs, and resources. Dr. Laws has extensive expertise in online education, instructional design, policy authoring, and academic program leadership.

She speaks to national audiences in the area of online program administration, cybersecurity, as well as online instruction, and instructional design.

Georgianna has worked on three continents, giving her a unique appreciation of global issues, diversity, and inclusion. Throughout her career, she served in several roles in teaching, training, instructional design, curriculum, program management, and leadership at public and private, for-profit and non-profit, corporate and higher-education institutions such as the Japanese American Language Institute, Berlitz, University of Phoenix, Tallahassee Community College, Florida State University, and the Savannah College of Art and Design.

An academic at heart, she earned a bachelor’s degree in teaching English and French from Ploiesti University, a master’s degree in adult education and distance learning from the University of Phoenix Online, and a doctor of education in higher education leadership degree with Maryville University Online.

Georgianna’s doctoral research focused on the legitimate power that chief online education officers hold over online-program quality assurance at higher education institutions in the United States. She also holds Quality Matters higher-education peer reviewer and chair certification, Online Learning Consortium (OLC) teaching and course design certification, and OLC mastery in the quality scorecard for online program administration.

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