How Can Faculty Advocates Promote Online Education on Campus?

How Can Faculty Advocates Promote Online Education on Campus?


Although faculty sentiment toward online education has become more open and accepting, some instructors remain hesitant and resistant to the idea of teaching online courses and programs.

This reluctance can not only impact the quality of your online course offerings, it can also affect student performance.

Empowering faculty to advocate for online education can help others see the value of teaching online.

Purchase the How Can Faculty Advocates Promote Online Education on Campus? 20-Minute Mentor program, presented by Brian Udermann, PhD. You’ll learn how to create faculty excitement around online education.

Learning Goals

The first step in moving forward with online initiatives is getting faculty on board with these programs. Despite many positive changes in attitude toward online education in the last ten years, instructor reluctance remains a barrier to offering quality online courses and programs.

During this program, you’ll learn how to:

  • Enhance campus-wide support by considering faculty input early and often when discussing online initiatives
  • Use experienced online instructors to help mentor and prepare instructors who are new to online education
  • Create faculty buy-in by focusing more on the quality of online education and the benefits to students rather than the fiscal advantages to the university
  • Encourage online education advocates by providing strong professional development opportunities
  • Build faculty trust by openly and honestly administering online programs

Topics Covered

In an easy-to-understand format, online education expert Brian Udermann, PhD, will explain the reasons why some faculty remain hesitant toward online education and divulge methods that can be used to create more buy-in, better online programs, and greater faculty enthusiasm.

Topics covered include:

  • Using faculty advocates to strengthen campus-wide acceptance of online courses and programs
  • The barriers to administering quality online education
  • Why some faculty remain wary of teaching online courses
  • Ways to instill a high level of transparency when implementing online programs
  • Strategies for creating faculty enthusiasm around online programs


This 20-Minute Mentor is intended for college administrators seeking ways to efficiently move forward with online initiatives by getting faculty to accept and advocate for teaching online programs and courses.

During the program, you’ll learn how to create faculty buy-in by involving instructors during the development of online education initiatives and focusing more on the quality of programming rather than other benefits of online programs.


The reasons vary as to why some faculty are more hesitant than others when it comes to teaching online courses. The good news is that this reluctance can be decreased by collaboratively and openly developing online initiatives with instructors. Purchase this program today to learn effective strategies for creating more faculty buy-in and, therefore, greater acceptance of teaching online courses.


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