Ivy Tech Distance Education Faculty Certification Course

Faculty must complete a six-week  certification where they complete training and develop course content.

Structure of Training Course

  • Technology Skills
  • Facilitating Online Learning
  • Communication Skills
  • Use of Specific Tools in Blackboard
  • Hands-on, Real-World Experience

Online Training Process

  • Participants register online
  • Course taught by certified instructors
  • Participate in the training for six weeks
  • Participants must earn 90%
  • Complete all assignments
  • Record is kept in portal

Course Development Process

  • Five course developers
  • One committee with 10 members
  • Technical check by online learning coordinators
  • Course pilot-statewide
  • Course is used statewide

Development Model

  • Step 1 – Identify Course for Online Delivery
  • Step 2 – Identify Course Developers
  • Step 3 – Prepare for Development (Establish Milestones)
  • Step 4 – Review and Approve Course
  • Step 5 – Package and Deliver Course

Training Roles and Responsibilities

It sounds like they group participants and take turns facilitating other group members. A number of faculty drop the course and this can create a challenge (when there are fewer group members). They commit to 6-10 hours at least per week.


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