In this 20-minute session, the focus is on minor performance concerns that can be corrected through coaching. Learn how to differentiate between minor performance concerns that could benefit from coaching and those that require more formal performance management.
Learn about focusing on individuals and context to personalize your efforts while maintaining consistent standards and expectations, what kinds of performance concerns are common to online teaching and why they need to be repaired, how to identify serious lapses in performance that may not appear on performance management reports, and how to work with challenging faculty.
Learn to build community with online faculty as an essential component of performance management, effective ways to set the tone for both leading and managing online faculty, how to communicate clearly and consistently to keep faculty informed, and how to employ strategies for regular coaching outreach efforts to work with online faculty on a variety of teaching performance areas.
Finding tools for evaluating online faculty, especially new hires, is critical to building a high quality online program. We explore strategies and rubrics that are already in place and working at the University of Central Florida.
When conducting online faculty peer reviews, guidance for the reviewer is vital. Starting with a set of standards is a critical first step that is sometimes neglected. We walk you through a step-by-step guide created at Penn State University. The guide is based on Chickering and Gamsonís "Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" and is adapted for online teaching.
In todayís online classroom, orientation is a†tricky proposition. It takes careful planning to seamlessly integrate a new instructor and maintain a high-quality learning experience for students. Discover valuable orientation strategies from a veteran of distant-learning programs. We share tools and techniques you can use to ease your instructors' transition.