What is UWG eCore?
eCore, the University System of Georgia's electronic core curriculum, is a cooperative arrangement among SACSCOC-accredited institutions of the University System of Georgia (USG) to offer online general education courses. eCore courses are taught by instructors from USG institutions and are transferable within the USG, as well as to most regionally accredited schools. Core classes are typically classes required during the first two years of a college degree.
UWG eCore is designed for students who need the flexibility and convenience of online learning. UWG eCore courses are taught online so that you will never by required to meet face-to-face with your intructor. You will, however, have plenty of opportunities to interact with your instructor and fellow students.Find UWG eCore courses
eCore Intro Quiz
Take the eCore Intro Quiz . After you complete it, you will receive a confirmation email, but you can't register until the quiz processes. The eCore quiz processes several times a day. You will know it has passed once you receive a "next steps" email.
Is Online Learning For You?
To help you make an informed decision, take the SmarterMeasure Online Readiness Assessment . SmarterMeasure is a web-based assessment which measures a learner's readiness for succeeding in an online and/or technology rich learning program. SmarterMeasure indicates the degree to which an individual student possesses attributes, skills and knowledge that contribute to success in learning.
Registration Begins (All Sessions): Nov 1
Full Session Dates: Jan 10 - Apr 22
Add Deadline: Jan 12
Drop Deadline: Jan 14
Last Day to Withdraw w/ W: Mar 7
Midterm Exams: Feb 24 - Mar 3
Final Exams: Apr 23 - Apr 28
Short Session II Dates: Mar 7 - Apr 25
Add Deadline: Mar 9
Drop Deadline: Mar 11
Last Day to Withdraw w/ W: Apr 1
Midterm Exams: Mar 25 - Mar 30
Final Exams: Apr 26 - Apr 30
Registration Begins (All Sessions): Apr 1
Full Session Dates: May 23 - Jul 15
Add Deadline: May 25
Drop Deadline: May 27
Last Day to Withdraw w/ W: Jun 21
Midterm Exams: Jun 12 - Jun 18
Final Exams: Jul 16 - Jul 20
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How does eCore work?
Each online UWG eCore class has a syllabus and schedule to follow. Just as in a class taught on campus, instructors specify the content to be covered; dates for exams and quizzes, individual and group assignments and other activities that you must complete by a specified date.
Key point: These classes are not like independent study or self-paced courses where you work by yourself or at your own pace. UWG eCore courses follow a traditional academic semester calendar; therefore, you cannot start and stop at any time. You are part of a class and your classmates will count on you to be an active contributor. Your class will likely consist of students located throughout Georgia, in other states and possibly from other countries. Your active participation takes place through the discussion area within your course.
Each course requires at least one proctored exam, but no more than two. You must identify a testing center near your home or work (can be UWG's testing center—or another place near you). Each semester you must arrange an appointment to take your midterm and/or final exams at the testing center. Exam information and sign up instructions will be made available to you during your course.