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Educational Technology Users Group


Pepperdine University's Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG) was founded in 2006 to support the institutional learning management system, but quickly expanded to cover all educational technologies offered by the University.  The group meets to discuss key issues and projects for the University and each of its five schools.  This group aims to promote communication between all schools and encourage the advancement of Pepperdine University's educational technology landscape to improve teaching and learning both in and out of the classroom.

Meetings and Special Events

Meetings and special events will be held in a flexible format making in-person or online options available for attendance. ETUG meetings occur 3-4 times year along with Special Events occasionally scheduled based on content.  During the height and preceding years of the Covid-19 pandemic, the group met weekly in 2020 and shifted to bi-weekly in 2021 before returning to a quarterly schedule in 2023.  Additionally, the TechLearn team sends out monthly newsletters to keep ETUG members informed of workshops, technology tips & tricks, and to promote continued communication.

Member Groups

The ETUG is comprised of Information Technology, University Libraries, and school representatives from of Pepperdine's schools (Graziadio, GSEP, Law, Public Policy, and Seaver).  ETUG membership is only available for academic support staff and faculty.

Join the ETUG Google Group

For the most up-to-date information, please join our Google Group to receive the monthly newsletters, group discussion threads, and event invites.  Any interested Pepperdine faculty or staff member may request to be added.  When you arrive on the ETUG Google Group webpage at the link below, click "Contact owner" and write a brief message letting us know you would like to be added. 

Join the ETUG Google Group