Faculty Resources

Online Course Development Agreement

This is an agreement between the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Extended Studies (CTLES) and academic departments to develop online courses included in an online program (certificate or degree). Instructional Designers from CTLES will provide support for the development of courses and will partner with faculty to design quality online courses. Services include, but are not limited to, one-on-one consultations, Blackboard assistance, multimedia development, course build in Blackboard LMS, quality reviews and evaluations. Instructional designers will provide timely feedback to faculty and assist with all phases of the course development process.

The CTLES will manage the overall development of courses and ensure course quality, accessibility and usability. The Quality Matters (QM) program rubric will be provided to course developers during an initial meeting. All online courses must be developed by using the QM Program rubric standards. The course should be completed with all course content loaded into the Blackboard Learning Management system prior to the start of the course. Instructional designers will review the course using the QM standards.

Download the Online Course Development Agreement form.

Instructional Design Consultation

Download the Instructional Design Consultation form.

Faculty Travel Grant Program

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Extended Studies (CTLES) is accepting applications for spring and summer 2017 Faculty Development Travel Grant program. The purpose of this travel grant is to provide professional development opportunities for junior level faculty to attend conferences on improving teaching effectiveness and scholarly productivity that would enhance their ability to successfully pursue tenure and promotion. A limited amount of funds are
available to support faculty attendance at professional conferences.

Application Procedures

Travel Grant Application

Sample Syllabus

Link to Sample Syllabus

Plagiarism Policy

Link to Plagiarism Policy