Optimal educational operations are necessary for effectively delivering service to students and maintaining the financial health of the institution. This group is for those who oversee, or aspire to oversee, educational operations. Group members discuss and share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Learn from the Data | Origin: OP106 | New comment by Mike Olson

One thing that jumps out at me from the Analyze Your Data module is the notion that improvement of existing programs and research for new programs are entertwined and inseparable parts of the same...

Learn About Your Community | Origin: OP106 | New comment by Mike Olson

At my institution we advocate a "culture of data" and track and report on indicators similar to the ones listed as Institutional Data here. There are absolutely vital to strategic planning, not just...

Ongoing Management | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Silvia Espin

Profesional developent and individual development are very important to mantain high level standards of teching in the online environment. The best combination to have is professional experience and...

Faculty Performance Consideration | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Silvia Espin

Monitoring online instruction is very important to achieve high level performance from instructors. Focusing on positive behaviors and providing on time feedback is important to make any corrective...

On-boarding New Faculty | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Silvia Espin

The onborboarding process for a new online faculty is key from setting up expectations, to learn established protocols and procedures, and how tow to use the online plattform. All these need to be...

Selection of Faculty Members | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Silvia Espin

Hiring uptodate faculty is not always the ideal situation. We will be very lucky if we can have instructors with pasision to teach their knowledge, who know how to teach, and who  are currently...

Basic Planning & Initial Steps for a Five-year Plan | Origin: OP105 | New comment by cole huff

Planning ahead with a certain goal in mind will drive the institution to reach that goal. 

Faculty Performance Consideration | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Farrah Johnson

My biggest takeaway is early intervention. You want to assess the faculty's progress early on in their implementation. As you see areas of improvement, it is critical to relay that information to...

On-boarding New Faculty | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Farrah Johnson

Onboarding new faculty members can be stressful so it is important to segment the training for the new faculty member. Creating repository sandbox courses for the faculty to utilize and implement...

Selection of Faculty Members | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Farrah Johnson

Hiring faculty with current work experience in the field is vital to delivering online education. Additionally, adjunct faculty teaching loads should continuously be assessed to ensure that local...