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Supporting Faculty Through The Course Development Process Joan Butler, Senior Instructional Designer Daph Crane, Senior In...
Agenda <ul><ul><li>Overview  of Memorial University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Development Process </li></ul></ul><...
Memorial University   <ul><ul><li>Located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (population 550,000) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
DELT- Distance Education and Learning Technologies <ul><ul><li>40 years of distance education experience </li></ul></ul><u...
Faculty Support Model
Activity <ul><li>What support is needed for faculty during the course development process? </li></ul>
Course Development   <ul><ul><li>Collaborate with faculty to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Define learning outcomes/obje...
Course Development Team   <ul><ul><li>Course development support team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty member(s)...
Initial Meeting   <ul><ul><li>Determines the philosophy of faculty member, purpose of course  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D...
Team Meeting   <ul><ul><li>Introduces faculty to team environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides forum to discuss how...
Team Meeting
Contract Review   <ul><ul><li>Reviews development timelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outlines ownership and copyright is...
Team Support  <ul><ul><li>Ongoing support throughout development process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning outcomes ...
Training and Support   <ul><ul><li>Ongoing through the course development process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pedagogic...
Challenges  <ul><ul><li>Faculty workload </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty transition to online environment </li></ul></u...
Supporting Faculty  <ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments? </li></ul></ul>
Thank you Joan Butler –  [email_address] Daph Crane –  [email_address]
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Supporting Faculty Through The Course Development Process

  1. 1. Supporting Faculty Through The Course Development Process Joan Butler, Senior Instructional Designer Daph Crane, Senior Instructional Designer Distance Education and Learning Technologies Memorial University October 2009
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><ul><li>Overview of Memorial University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Development Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting Faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Memorial University <ul><ul><li>Located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (population 550,000) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest university in Atlantic Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>17,500 full time students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 plus degree programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Campuses </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. DELT- Distance Education and Learning Technologies <ul><ul><li>40 years of distance education experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>350 plus online courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>17,000 annual course registrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>90 employees involved in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>course design and development </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>multi-media production </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>multimedia classroom management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>faculty development </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>student support </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO 9001:2008 Registered </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Faculty Support Model
  6. 6. Activity <ul><li>What support is needed for faculty during the course development process? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Course Development <ul><ul><li>Collaborate with faculty to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Define learning outcomes/objectives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determine assessment and evaluation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design and develop learning activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determine appropriate synchronous and asynchronous tools </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Course Development Team <ul><ul><li>Course development support team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty member(s), SMEs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Senior instructional designer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant to instructional designer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video/audio producer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia producer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright officer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Librarian </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training officer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Initial Meeting <ul><ul><li>Determines the philosophy of faculty member, purpose of course  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develops/defines relationship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduces faculty to course development process & team environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determines knowledge of online course development and requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitates transition from on campus to online learning </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Team Meeting <ul><ul><li>Introduces faculty to team environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides forum to discuss how to incorporate technology/multimedia in course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides background on copyright requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides information on variety of library resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishes timelines for team support </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Team Meeting
  12. 12. Contract Review <ul><ul><li>Reviews development timelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outlines ownership and copyright issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews procedures for revisions and changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discusses remuneration options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews various roles and responsibilities </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Team Support <ul><ul><li>Ongoing support throughout development process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning outcomes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment/evaluation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community building </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internationalization of curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright articles, images </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Library resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video and multimedia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Training and Support <ul><ul><li>Ongoing through the course development process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pedagogical support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LMS (D2L) training and support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elluminate Live training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Development Office workshops and seminars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Challenges <ul><ul><li>Faculty workload </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty transition to online environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Correspondence courses versus online learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment in online environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DELT team workloads </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Supporting Faculty <ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Thank you Joan Butler – [email_address] Daph Crane – [email_address]

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