Adapting to Student Needs

How might a specific number of required actions per week (e.g., number of posts in a discussion forum, expected number of hours in the LMS, required number of emails to students, required number of... >>>

Forward Focused Evaluations

Discuss why focusing on predictive indicators of positive outcomes is much more likely to provide insights for improvement of online instruction than using lagging indicators that focus on negative... >>>

Importance of Instructor Credentials

Identify your preferred order of importance of the four categories of instructor credentials for assigning classes and provide rationale for your prioritization. a. Teaching experience b. Level of... >>>

Faculty Management Details

Identify which of the two following clichés best describes your approach to details concerning online faculty management and explain your preference: "Don't sweat the small stuff" or "The... >>>

Setting Correct Expectations

What are some of the most important components of setting correct expectations for online faculty as they begin teaching for a postsecondary-level... >>>

Instructor Orientation

This module provides an example of a four-phase approach for online instructor orientation. Describe your orientation experience and how it compared/contrasted with the model presented. Do you have... >>>

Hiring Online Faculty

What are some advantages and disadvantages of an institution creating 'preferred credentials' and seeking to hire online faculty with credentials above the required standards?... >>>

Electronic Networking Use

What are some best practices you have used (or would use) to maximize the electronic networking tools available on the Web in locating high quality online... >>>

Determining Training Needs

What are the training needs for online delivery of courses and programs at your institution? Discuss how those needs were defined and who is responsible for implementing... >>>

Determining Marketing Needs

What are the marketing needs for online delivery of courses and programs at your institution? Discuss how those needs were defined and who is responsible for implementing... >>>

The Selection Process

How will the course management system be (or has been) selected at your... >>>

Criteria of Selection

What do you consider to be the two most important selection criteria for choosing a course management system at your... >>>

Creation and Implementation of Policies

How do you create online program polices at your institution and who is responsible for implementing... >>>

New Policies

What are some of the new policies regarding online delivery of courses and programs at your... >>>

The Influence of Student Traits

Do the characteristics of the student population influence the reasons for or against online... >>>

Why Institutions Offer Online Courses and Programs

What are the important reasons for embarking on online delivery of courses and programs at your... >>>

Criteria of Selection

Two factors: Ease and flow. Cost. You should add Moodle to LMS possibilties. Dr.... >>>

The Selection Process

An LMS will save money when compared to the increased travel required for classroom training. LMS can provide measurable results, where classroom training might not. A properly-maintained... >>>

New Policies

Given I do not work for an institution, I truly cannot answer this question. If I did work for an institution, though, I imagine one of the new policies regarding online delivery of courses and... >>>

Creation and Implementation of Policies

Main Policies, like Privacy and Payment, Refund, etc. are already in place and don't change for online courses. Faculty has established their set of policies, which are implemented in the online... >>>