So, You Want to Start an Online Program? Building Your Framework / Plan          Kelly Schwirzke, Ed.D. * Rob Darrow, Ed.D...
Big Question: What do you have to do to createan effective and sustainable online  or blended learning program?       (Dem...
Guiding Documents• 4 page handout (eLearning Framework)• Workshop Packet (Online Program Planning  Chart)• Keeping Pace (2...
Types of Programs• Credit Recovery• Gifted students• Implement throughout  schools• Implement in one  classroom• Alternati...
ProgramComponents
Students
Know your…Educational goals  Evaluation metrics    Program structure       Course content
Purchasing optionsLearning objects….full courses  Comprehensive    Open Educational Resources
Evaluation iNACOL                  CommonStandards                  Core
Know your…Educational goals  Program structure    Teacher role
iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Teaching             "The new standards focus on providing             teachers with a...
Online Teacher Evaluation     Classroom                              Management                             Communication ...
Know your…                            TCOEducational goals  Program structure    Supporting Technology   Interoperability
Learning Management Systems  LMS Defined    Choose Wisely      Open Source or Commercial?                                 ...
Recruitment & Support Services               Student Support                     Special Education                        ...
Staffing Budgeting                           EvaluationOperating in the currentregulatory environment
Online Program Planning Guide• Please find your blank document in your  workshop packet• …and start taking some notes… tow...
Operational Control: Is your schoolor program (or will it be) run by a…o   Districto   School / One Teachero   Charter sch...
Type of School?o Supplemental primarily (students may take  one or two courses online)o Full-time online primarily (all co...
Administration: How many people (FTE)work (or will work) in administration of the program (not including teachers)?   o 1 ...
Ongoing Costs: How large is the yearly         program budget? o Under $25,000 o $25,000 - $100,000 o More than $100,000 o...
Approvals/Policies: What level ofadministration has signed off on the program?   o   School board   o   Superintendent   o...
Work on your plan
The Big Question?• What is one additional question you have  after planning out your online program?• Identify one in your...
Contact Information           Rob Darrow, Ed.D.                   Kelly Schwirzke, Ed.D.•   Director of Member Services   ...
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    1. 1. So, You Want to Start an Online Program? Building Your Framework / Plan Kelly Schwirzke, Ed.D. * Rob Darrow, Ed.D. #ISTE12 * June 2012
    2. 2. Big Question: What do you have to do to createan effective and sustainable online or blended learning program? (Demystify the myths, know the landscape, create a plan)
    3. 3. Guiding Documents• 4 page handout (eLearning Framework)• Workshop Packet (Online Program Planning Chart)• Keeping Pace (2011)
    4. 4. Types of Programs• Credit Recovery• Gifted students• Implement throughout schools• Implement in one classroom• Alternative Education• Any other types you are considering?
    5. 5. ProgramComponents
    6. 6. Students
    7. 7. Know your…Educational goals Evaluation metrics Program structure Course content
    8. 8. Purchasing optionsLearning objects….full courses Comprehensive Open Educational Resources
    9. 9. Evaluation iNACOL CommonStandards Core
    10. 10. Know your…Educational goals Program structure Teacher role
    11. 11. iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Teaching "The new standards focus on providing teachers with a set of criteria for effective online learning and aim to guarantee that the teachers are better able to understand the technology, new teaching methods and digital course content in an effort to foster an personalized online learning environment for every student”.
    12. 12. Online Teacher Evaluation Classroom Management Communication ProfessionalTeacher Prep Programs Development Mentoring Hiring PD by Discipline
    13. 13. Know your… TCOEducational goals Program structure Supporting Technology Interoperability
    14. 14. Learning Management Systems LMS Defined Choose Wisely Open Source or Commercial? FeaturesStudent Information Systems Functionality
    15. 15. Recruitment & Support Services Student Support Special Education Counseling Tech Support Mentoring
    16. 16. Staffing Budgeting EvaluationOperating in the currentregulatory environment
    17. 17. Online Program Planning Guide• Please find your blank document in your workshop packet• …and start taking some notes… towards your overall plan as we go over the next slides
    18. 18. Operational Control: Is your schoolor program (or will it be) run by a…o Districto School / One Teachero Charter school (regardless of authorizing entity)o Consortiumo State agency or state-level entityo Multi-state/multi-nationalo Company
    19. 19. Type of School?o Supplemental primarily (students may take one or two courses online)o Full-time online primarily (all courses taken online, although students may meet face to face with an instructor)o Blended primarily (Mostly face to face instruction with some online interaction)o A mix of two or more
    20. 20. Administration: How many people (FTE)work (or will work) in administration of the program (not including teachers)? o 1 or fewer o 2-4 o 5 or more
    21. 21. Ongoing Costs: How large is the yearly program budget? o Under $25,000 o $25,000 - $100,000 o More than $100,000 o Unclear because funds come from many places o Budget?
    22. 22. Approvals/Policies: What level ofadministration has signed off on the program? o School board o Superintendent o Central district staff o Building level o Department level o Ain’t nobody here but us chickens
    23. 23. Work on your plan
    24. 24. The Big Question?• What is one additional question you have after planning out your online program?• Identify one in your table group
    25. 25. Contact Information Rob Darrow, Ed.D. Kelly Schwirzke, Ed.D.• Director of Member Services • Instructor, Oasis Independent Study / Coordinator of Online Learning• iNacol • Alternative Education Programs• 559-838-6151 • Santa Cruz County Office of Education• rdarrow@inacol.org • P 831-466-5655• www.inacol.org • C 831-359-1778• Rob’s Wiki: • kschwirzke@santacruz.k12.ca.us• http://robdarrow.wikispaces.com http://iste12.wikispaces.com

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