Certified Online Instructors for Career and Technical Education<br />15th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Onlin...
Dorothy Cady, M.Ed.www.dorothycady.comwww.francistuttle.eduLen Bogner, Ed.D.www.lenbogner.comwww.uco.edu<br />
Why Move Traditional Courses Online?<br />Financial & space restrictions<br />Competitive pressures<br />Technological imp...
And of course…<br />
Logistics<br />You want us to train         HOW MANY INSTRUCTORS?<br />
What Challenges had to be Met?<br />Availability and reliability of critical  systems<br />  Qualified support personnel<b...
How was the first challenge met?<br /> Critical systems availability/reliability<br />  All-in-one LMS from a strong compa...
How was the second challenge met?<br />  Qualified support personnel<br />   Significant staff-to-instructor ratio<br />  ...
How was the third challenge met?<br />  Instructor resistance<br />    Let participation be optional <br />    Identify an...
How was the fourth challenge met?<br />  Training that Protects Traditional Instructors’ Classroom<br />    On-site traini...
Why Train Faculty Instead of Hiring Online Adjuncts?<br />  Capture SME Knowledge<br />  Maximize ROI<br />  Capitalize on...
What do instructor’s fear about going online?<br />Endangering traditional program<br />Too much work, too little reward<b...
How do you overcome instructor fears?<br />  Involve them in decisions and give them choices<br />  Provide strong, quick ...
Certified Online/Elearning Instructor Certification<br />What is the COI/CEI?<br />  Four online courses that result in re...
Four Online Courses for Professional Certification<br />
Introduces students to creating online courses using Blackboard as the development and delivery tool. <br />   Designed to...
COI1/CEI1<br />Online Course Development<br />
COI2/CEI2<br />Managing the Online Classroom<br />Introduces students to best practices and techniques for successfully ma...
COI2/CEI2<br />Managing the Online Classroom<br />
COI3/CEI3<br />Online Course Facilitation<br />Introduces students to best practices for teaching/facilitating online cour...
COI3/CEI3<br />Online Course Facilitation<br />
COI4/CEI4<br />Capstone<br />Capstone participants design, develop and teach an online course following validated instruct...
COI4/CEI4<br />Capstone<br />
Passing All Four Courses Doesn’t Guarantee Certification<br />Capstone courses created by each student must:<br />Meet all...
 Challenges by the Numbers<br />100  Full-time instructors <br />  10  Instructional Assistants<br />    8  Administrative...
And the result…<br />
  An exhausted Elearning StaffAND…<br />Well, what did you expect?<br />
  Successes by the Numbers<br /> 14 certification series completed<br /> 56 COI/CEI courses taught online<br /> 400+ parti...
  Thank you for your attention!<br />There is a time for departure even when there&apos;s no certain place to go.<br /> ~ ...
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In order to survive in an environment of increasing financial restrictions, competitive pressures, technological improvements, and student demands, Technology Centers in Oklahoma are seeking to move online many of their career and technical course offerings, programs, and degrees. Special Interest: Blended Learning. Presenters: Dorothy Cady, M.Ed. and Len Bogner, Ed.D. Visit us at http://www.technoscholars.com.

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Certified Online Instructors for Career and Technology Education

  1. 1. Certified Online Instructors for Career and Technical Education<br />15th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning <br />October 28-30, 2009<br />Orlando, FL <br />
  2. 2. Dorothy Cady, M.Ed.www.dorothycady.comwww.francistuttle.eduLen Bogner, Ed.D.www.lenbogner.comwww.uco.edu<br />
  3. 3. Why Move Traditional Courses Online?<br />Financial & space restrictions<br />Competitive pressures<br />Technological improvements<br />Technology-savvy students<br />
  4. 4. And of course…<br />
  5. 5. Logistics<br />You want us to train HOW MANY INSTRUCTORS?<br />
  6. 6. What Challenges had to be Met?<br />Availability and reliability of critical systems<br /> Qualified support personnel<br /> Instructor resistance<br /> Training that protects traditional instructors’ classroom<br />
  7. 7. How was the first challenge met?<br /> Critical systems availability/reliability<br /> All-in-one LMS from a strong company (market share, history, finances)<br /> Tested/integrated with current systems<br /> Leadership’s commitment to the future<br /> Investment in technical support tools and personnel<br />
  8. 8. How was the second challenge met?<br /> Qualified support personnel<br /> Significant staff-to-instructor ratio<br /> Intense training of all support staff<br /> Customer service feedback mechanism<br /> Anytime, anywhere policy<br /> Report to Chief Technology Officer<br />
  9. 9. How was the third challenge met?<br /> Instructor resistance<br /> Let participation be optional <br /> Identify and reward early adopters<br /> Provide a variety of training choices<br /> Spotlight instructor successes<br /> Be there when instructors need help<br />
  10. 10. How was the fourth challenge met?<br /> Training that Protects Traditional Instructors’ Classroom<br /> On-site training at non-class time<br /> Online training materials, FAQs, etc.<br /> One-on-one training by appointment<br /> Move traditional training to online (COI/CEI)<br />
  11. 11. Why Train Faculty Instead of Hiring Online Adjuncts?<br /> Capture SME Knowledge<br /> Maximize ROI<br /> Capitalize on Reputation<br /> Support Professional Development<br /> Increase Availability<br />
  12. 12. What do instructor’s fear about going online?<br />Endangering traditional program<br />Too much work, too little reward<br />Drop in student success rates<br />Loss of job<br />Peer opinion<br />
  13. 13. How do you overcome instructor fears?<br /> Involve them in decisions and give them choices<br /> Provide strong, quick support<br /> Train them online to succeed at developing and teaching online<br /> Provide professional certification in exchange for their hard work<br />
  14. 14. Certified Online/Elearning Instructor Certification<br />What is the COI/CEI?<br /> Four online courses that result in recognition of achieved, measurable knowledge related to online course development, management, and facilitation.<br />
  15. 15. Four Online Courses for Professional Certification<br />
  16. 16. Introduces students to creating online courses using Blackboard as the development and delivery tool. <br /> Designed to train participants in the design and development of online courses, as well as in the practical use of the Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS).<br />COI1/CEI1<br />Online Course Development<br />
  17. 17. COI1/CEI1<br />Online Course Development<br />
  18. 18. COI2/CEI2<br />Managing the Online Classroom<br />Introduces students to best practices and techniques for successfully managing online courses. <br /> Covers how to manage student expectations, online communication, lesson presentation, and technical management of the online classroom.<br />
  19. 19. COI2/CEI2<br />Managing the Online Classroom<br />
  20. 20. COI3/CEI3<br />Online Course Facilitation<br />Introduces students to best practices for teaching/facilitating online courses following validated instructional practices and standards.<br /> Gives students the opportunity to implement best practices in an online course they create. <br />
  21. 21. COI3/CEI3<br />Online Course Facilitation<br />
  22. 22. COI4/CEI4<br />Capstone<br />Capstone participants design, develop and teach an online course following validated instructional practices and standards while demonstrating the application of best practices. <br /> Students also participate as online students and conduct peer-reviews of other students’ courses.<br />
  23. 23. COI4/CEI4<br />Capstone<br />
  24. 24. Passing All Four Courses Doesn’t Guarantee Certification<br />Capstone courses created by each student must:<br />Meet all quality control guidelines<br /> Reflect sufficient knowledge of online <br /> course design & development <br /> Pass review by COI/CEI Certification<br /> Committee<br />
  25. 25. Challenges by the Numbers<br />100 Full-time instructors <br /> 10 Instructional Assistants<br /> 8 Administrative Personnel<br /> 50 Offsite specialists<br /> All Adjunct who are interested<br /> All BIS Coordinators who ask <br />
  26. 26. And the result…<br />
  27. 27. An exhausted Elearning StaffAND…<br />Well, what did you expect?<br />
  28. 28. Successes by the Numbers<br /> 14 certification series completed<br /> 56 COI/CEI courses taught online<br /> 400+ participants<br /> 100% graduation rate<br /> 600+ online courses created by COI/CEI participants<br />
  29. 29. Thank you for your attention!<br />There is a time for departure even when there&apos;s no certain place to go.<br /> ~ Tennessee Williams ~<br />_________________________________________________<br />Learn more about Career Tech atwww.technoscholars.com<br />
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