 The Online ChecklistAlison Byerly, Middlebury CollegeAAC&U Conference, January 2013
 Why should my institution offer online courses?(1) To benefit on-campus students— how?        Fill internal curricular g...
 Do we have the resources necessary?(1) Financial resources                Do you anticipate revenue gain? Can you tolera...
 Are the courses consistent with my institution’smission, model, and market?(1) Do they fit into your existing curriculum...
Slides available on Slideshare and at:http://blogs.middlebury.edu/alisonbyerly/• “Formerly Known as Students.” Inside High...
Slides available on Slideshare and at:http://blogs.middlebury.edu/alisonbyerly/• “Formerly Known as Students.” Inside High...
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Online Checklist - AACU13

  1. 1.  The Online ChecklistAlison Byerly, Middlebury CollegeAAC&U Conference, January 2013
  2. 2.  Why should my institution offer online courses?(1) To benefit on-campus students— how? Fill internal curricular gap, offer curricular enhancement(2) To expand market to external audiences—who? Non-fee-paying students - MOOCs If goal is open access, is that consistent with institution’s other intellectual property policies? Fee-paying students Expectations for service/interaction?
  3. 3.  Do we have the resources necessary?(1) Financial resources Do you anticipate revenue gain? Can you tolerate revenue loss? How will you fund this new initiative?(2) Staffing resources Offered by existing faculty Part of regular teaching load? for add’l salary? Valued in reappointment/tenure criteria? Offered by adjuncts
  4. 4.  Are the courses consistent with my institution’smission, model, and market?(1) Do they fit into your existing curriculum: liberal arts, professional, vocational? Are they subject to faculty committee approval ? Will you award credit for them? Certificates?(2) Are they comparable in quality to your existing courses? Does scale matter? Level of interactivity?(3) Are similar online courses offered by peer institutions? What will make yours preferable? Are there opportunities for collaboration?
  5. 5. Slides available on Slideshare and at:http://blogs.middlebury.edu/alisonbyerly/• “Formerly Known as Students.” Inside HigherEd, October 29, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/10/29/essay- how-moocs-raise-questions-about-definition-student• “Before You Jump On the Bandwagon…” Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept. 3, 2012. http://chronicle.com/article/Before- You-Jump-on-the/134090/
  6. 6. Slides available on Slideshare and at:http://blogs.middlebury.edu/alisonbyerly/• “Formerly Known as Students.” Inside HigherEd, October 29, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/10/29/essay- how-moocs-raise-questions-about-definition-student• “Before You Jump On the Bandwagon…” Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept. 3, 2012. http://chronicle.com/article/Before- You-Jump-on-the/134090/
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