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  1. 1. SUNY and UUP Partners in Online Education Phase II presented by Debra Backus (SUNY Canton), John Driscoll (SUNY Cortland) and Margaret Porciello (Farmingdale State)
  2. 2. What is UUP? United University Professions (UUP) is the union representing more than 34,000 academic and professional faculty on 29 State University of New York campuses, plus System Administration, Empire State College, and the New York State Theatre Institute. UUP is affiliated with New York State United Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.
  3. 3. UUP Statewide Technology Issues Committee (TIC) COMMITTEE CHARGE "To make recommendations to the President regarding the use and effect of technology on UUP members. Special areas of concern include: educational quality; distance education; access and training issues; academic freedom; and the effect of technology on working conditions and staffing."
  4. 4. Current UUP/TIC Objectives  Online courses and intellectual property  Effects of online learning on UUP membership – faculty and professional staff
  5. 5. NATIONAL ONLINE TRENDS
  6. 6. Online Trends  More than 1 in 4 college students were taking at least one online course at the start of the 2008-2009 school year (Greer, 2010).  Annual growth rate of students taking online course is estimated at 19.7 percent (Allen & Seaman, 2008).
  7. 7. SLOAN NATIONAL COMMISSION ON ONLINE LEARNING BENCHMARKING STUDY (2009) 11,000 faculty surveys from 69 campuses
  8. 8. Faculty Motivators to Online Education  Meet student needs for flexible access: 81%  Best way to reach particular students: 71%  For personal and professional growth: 54%  It is the wave of the future: 52%  For pedagogical advantages: 40%  To earn additional income: 36%  Because I am required to: 18%
  9. 9. Faculty Barriers to Online Education  Additional effort to develop: 68%  Students need more discipline: 62%  Additional effort to deliver: 60%  Inadequate compensation; 61%  Does not count for tenure and promotion: 46%  Lower retention rates: 38%  Lacks potential employers’ acceptance: 28%
  10. 10. How Good Are Campus Support Structures?  Technological infrastructure: 80%  Support for online development: 70%  Support for online delivery: 68%  Policy on intellectual property: 68%  Recognition in tenure and promotion: 60%  Incentives for developing online: 44%  Incentives for delivering online: 44%
  11. 11. Online Growth from New Directions for SLN Research: 2009-2012
  12. 12. SUNY ONLINE TRENDS
  13. 13. 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% 45% 50% Fall 2000 Spring 2001 Fall 2001 Spring 2002 Fall 2002 Spring 2003 Fall 2003 Spring 2004 Fall 2004 Spring 2005 Fall 2005 Spring 2006 Fall 2006 Spring 2007 Fall 2007 Spring 2008 Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Fall 2009 Percent of Online Courses Canton Farmingdale
  14. 14. 120 140 100 160 0 20 40 60 80 Fall 2000 Spring 2001 Fall 2001 Spring 2002 Fall 2002 Spring 2003 Fall 2003 Spring 2004 Fall 2004 Spring 2005 Fall 2005 Spring 2006 Fall 2006 Spring 2007 Fall 2007 Spring 2008 Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Fall 2009 Online Course Offerings Canton Farmingdale
  15. 15. 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0 35.0 40.0 45.0 0.0 5.0 Fall 2000 Spring 2001 Fall 2001 Spring 2002 Fall 2002 Spring 2003 Fall 2003 Spring 2004 Fall 2004 Spring 2005 Fall 2005 Spring 2006 Fall 2006 Spring 2007 Fall 2007 Spring 2008 Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Average Online Class Size Fall 2009 Canton Farmingdale
  16. 16. UUP CIT2009 SURVEY RESULTS
  17. 17. Is participation in Distance Learning optional on your campus? Response Response Response Percent Count Yes 80.3% 49 No 11.5% 7 Don't 8.2% 5 Know TOTAL 61
  18. 18. Has Distance Learning contributed to your academic advancement? Response Response Response Percent Count Yes 67.3% 37 No 32.7% 18 TOTAL 55
  19. 19. Have intellectual property issues been discussed? Response Response Response Percent Count Yes 61.0% 36 No 15.3% 9 Don't 23.7% 14 Know TOTAL 59
  20. 20. Who owns the course work and how do you protect intellectual property? Response Response Response Percent Count I do 24.0% 12 Institution 20.0% 10 Third 0.0% 0 Party Don't 56.0% 28 Know TOTAL 50
  21. 21. SUNY Policy “Ownership of Intellectual Property Policies of the Board of Trustees 2000,State University of New York, Article XI, Title J “ (UUP website – Technology Issues Committee)
  22. 22. Copyright Policy (Excerpts)  SUNY staff retains all rights to copyright and publish written works produced by them.  For University ownership, copyright will be subject to any contractual arrangements by the University for work in the course of which the writing was done.  Members will be expected not to allow the privilege to write and retain the right to their work to interfere with their University duties.
  23. 23. How does this (Online Courses) affect our academic faculty and support staff on SUNY campuses? FACULTY:  There is need for professional development  Online courses are labor intensive  Possibility of increased class size  Pressure to participate STAFF:  Need for more support
  24. 24. Do these trends have an impact on contractual benefits or teaching load? Response Response Response Percent Count Yes 59.3% 32 No 9.3% 5 Don’t 31.5% 17 Know TOTAL 54
  25. 25. How do these trends have an impact on contractual benefits or teaching load?  Intellectual property rights  Work load/contract  Potential decrease in faculty  Sufficient training required sufficient resources required
  26. 26. Does online education reduce the carbon footprint from our campuses for environmental sustainability? Response Response Response Percent Count Yes 80.0% 40 No 20.0% 10 TOTAL 50
  27. 27. How does online education reduce the carbon footprint from our campuses for environmental sustainability?  Less travel to and from campus  Less paper use (on campus)  Fewer buildings and classrooms required  Less energy use on campus
  28. 28. How can UUP help frame IT issues for our members?  Intellectual property rights  Work load/contract  Potential decrease in faculty  Sufficient training required  Sufficient resources required
  29. 29. Where Do We Go From Here?  Communicate Intellectual Property Information to UUP membership  Continue our research of online trends and patterns in the SUNY system  Refine survey and distribute to a wider audience
  30. 30. References  Allen, I.E. & Seaman, J. (2008). Staying the Course: Online Education in the United States. Retrieved from, http://www.sloan consortium.org/publications/survey/index.asp  Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities. (August 2009). Online Learning as a Strategic Asset. Volume II: The Paradox of Faculty Voices: Views and Experiences with Online Learning. Retrieved from, http:// www.sloanconsortium.org/sites/default/files/default/files/A PLU_online_strategic_asset_vol2-1.pdf
  31. 31. References cont’d  Greer, J. (2010). Study: Online Education Continues Its Meteoric Growth. Retrieved from, http://www.usnews.com/education/ online- education/articles/2010/01/26/study-online-education- continues-its-meteoric-growth.html  Shea, Peter (2010). New Directions for SLN Research: 2009-2012. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/alexandrapickett/peter-sheas- new-directions-in-sln-research-3308321
  32. 32. SLIDESHARE http://www.slideshare.net/porciem/cit2010- presentation-4336278

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