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 Gamson’s "Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" and is adapted for online teaching.
In today’s 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.
Carefully developed guidelines revealed in this seminar can strengthen your instructors’ classroom performance, increase student satisfaction, and enhance your program’s reputation. You will also learn 12 key areas in which you should be establishing concrete, measurable guidelines for instructors.
Explore the features of a holistic approach that aligns the selection, training, support, and evaluation of online-teaching peer mentors. Learn about the considerations of working with adjunct and/or geographically remote faculty and how to address their particular concerns.