Enhancing consistency in online courses and programs is a current topic of interest to university administrators. Viewing this mentor will lead to enhanced awareness of the many benefits to both students and faculty that come from consistent course design. The program provides development staff, faculty, and other administrators many ideas that can be implemented easily at almost any institution.
This mentor will cover the benefits of providing high quality professional development opportunities for faculty, what some of these opportunities (or programs) might look like, and ultimately how these opportunities can positively impact the overall quality of online programming.
As colleges and universities continue to expand the number of online courses and programs they offer, faculty, staff, and administrators will continue to identify ways to improve the quality of those offerings. One sometimes-overlooked strategy to positively impact quality is to periodically survey online students and faculty to receive feedback on topics such as online course design, facilitation skills of instructors, how content is created and delivered, if adequate technological support is available, etc. Student…
Learn how to choose the correct stakeholders at your school and gain their cooperation for a policy and procedures manual. You’ll see how to request their feedback and make thoughtful improvements and revisions.
Explore the different fears and concerns of faculty when it comes to online teaching and acquire practical answers. You’ll learn about the misconceptions that educators harbor about online courses and how to debunk them in respectful, constructive ways.
As schools deal with the surging interest in online courses and degree programs, issues in both the teaching and administrative spheres are inevitable. From these three programs, you’ll acquire the tools and guidance to meet these demands confidently.
Discover easy-to-implement strategies to help you gain support of even the most resistant faculty and capitalize on the boom in online education.