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Day Three Workshop for Summer 2011 Online Instructors

Online Professional Development

Conference Abstract: http://sloanconsortium.org/conferences/2011/et4online/online-professional-development-preparing-online-faculty

Key Concepts

UCF Center for Distributed Learning offers a wide range of development courses aimed at a variety of goals, from 5 hours in order to teach web enhanced courses to 80 hours to design and teach an online only course.

OID6543 overview
Combination of f2f, web, and consultation

Lessons learned (Liked)
  • Enjoyed small groups and collaboration
  • Technical support group
  • Content
    • Best practices
    • tools
    • web veterans
  • incentives ($2000 stipend and Laptop)
Feedback on Changes
  • More online, less f2f
  • Start working on course at beginning
  • Accommodate varying technology skills (opt out of certain labs)
  • Recognition of prior experience
  • Modular approach
  • Alter incentives (Perhaps choose alternative to laptop)
Design
  • 10 Week Course
    • 3 required F2F Sessions
    • 7 Weeks of online content
    • Showcase
  • Build your course project BYCR
  • Consultations with Instructional Designer
  • Pedagogical Repository
  • Web vet Videos
Week 0
  • Initial consultation with an instructional designer
  • BYCP
    • Department/faculty course completion agreement
    • Select course color and banner
    • Complete participant survey
Week 1
  • Course design - Navigate a course
    • Rubric to evaluate course
  • Web vet strategies
  • Online teaching persona/Small group discussion
  • RITE (Research Initiative for Teaching and E;earning) - Technology based learning opportunities and challenges
Week 2
  • Copyright
    • Scenario based
  • Accessibility and Universal Design
  • FERPA
  • Content Resources
  • BYCP
    • Communication tools in CMS
    • Create a draft of course syllabus, protocols, Instructor/course introductions
Week 3
  • Objectives and interactions
  • Online small group discussion
  • Consultation
  • BYCP
See PPT Below for rest of the weeks
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10

Weekly feedback is gathered each week
  • Muddiest point
  • What went well

Required
    • Syllabus
    • One completed module
    • Learning outcomes


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