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    1. 1. Chapter 7: The Development of Online Courses Elizabeth McKibben Summer 2007
    2. 2. What is an online course? <ul><li>No real definition </li></ul><ul><li>Text Based vs Internet Based </li></ul><ul><li>Basic components necessary in well-designed online courses </li></ul>
    3. 3. Faculty Roles <ul><li>Must be willing to learn new technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Must be willing to learn a new way of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Must be supported </li></ul>
    4. 4. Sound Pedagogy Must Come First <ul><li>Educational standards must be the same for online and in-the-classroom course development. </li></ul><ul><li>The American Association of Higher Education has developed a 7-principle set of best practices for standards development. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Teaching Paradigms <ul><li>Technology promotes innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Online courses must have the same standards but also have their own set of issues to consider and principles to guide online course development. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Teacher Education <ul><li>Teachers need training before developing/teaching online </li></ul><ul><li>Taking online courses often best way to become familiar with online learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative duties also different </li></ul>
    7. 7. It Takes a Team <ul><li>Faculty need to be supported, encouraged and motivated to build sound online courses </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to teachers, IT experts, web designers, media developers, graphic designers, instructional designers and admin assistants all can play key roles in developing effective online courses. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Role of the Instructional Designer <ul><li>Use the ADDIE model </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage appropriate pedagogical strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Create/adapt instructional resources </li></ul><ul><li>Create/sequence learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluates instruction </li></ul>
    9. 9. Role of the Web Developer <ul><li>Help the faculty buy in by providing examples and exuding confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Developing templates to maintain consistency and ease of use. </li></ul><ul><li>May take on a variety of other roles as well. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Role of the Graphic Designer <ul><li>Graphic development issues often take the most time </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics often set the tone </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge of creating a uniqueness while also working within a template </li></ul>
    11. 11. Role of the Programmer & Multimedia Author <ul><li>Responsible for program functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Programming can be a very specialized area </li></ul><ul><li>Code-based programming or GUI authoring </li></ul>
    12. 12. Conclusions <ul><li>Online course development takes extensive planning and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical standards must remain high </li></ul>

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