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Laura Pedrick (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Laura Pedrick
Executive Director, UWM Online

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
UNITED STATES

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Biography

Laura Pedrick, Executive Director of UWM Online, oversees new online program development, regulatory compliance, and strategic enrollment management for this growing segment of UWM’s student population. She is currently serving as campus lead for UWM’s participation in the UW Flexible Option self-paced, competency-based online programs. She has worked on several Next Generation Learning Challenge grants to replicate and disseminate UWM’s innovative U-Pace instructional model.

In the area of instructional technology, Laura is a co-author of Policy Practice for Social Workers: New Strategies for a New Era and Social Work Skills for Beginning Direct Practice, a multimedia textbook with web-based case studies, both published by Pearson.

Prior to joining the University, Laura served as assistant to the provost at Illinois State University, where she worked on the University's strategic plan. Her background is in mass communication, and she holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.