Best Practices for Administering Online Programs is a practical volume for university teams seeking to manage effective online programs. Defining, designing, implementing, and updating online courses is a highly collaborative effort, particularly with limited resources and expanding student enrollment. This book unites the efforts of program directors, supervisors, department chairs, participating faculty, instructional designers, IT specialists, and support staff toward a common goal: affordable, accessible, and scalable online learning. Readers will find guidelines for fostering quality, faculty skills, academic integrity, learning objectives, course improvement, and more.
Table of Contents
1 - Getting started online; 2 - Faculty considerations for building an online program; 3 - Issues that online courses must address; 4 - Program definition and development; 5 - Program administration; 6 – Fundamentals of course design and development; 7 – Advanced course design; 8 - When a course is underway; 9 - Addressing unexpected developments; 10 - Administering course revisions
Daniel Hillman is Associate Director of Instructional Design in the Office of Distance Education at Metropolitan College of Boston University, USA.
Robert Schudy is Associate Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Metropolitan College of Boston University, USA.
Anatoly Temkin is Chair of the Computer Science Department at Metropolitan College of Boston University, USA.