Distance Learning (DL) Course Approval
member interested in developing a course utilizing DL technology
seeks consultation with:
- Two or
more faculty who are on the roster of DL advisors*, and
staff of the New Media Design Team (NMDT).
B. These DL
advisors and NMDT staff serve as sources of information and
suggestions, as well as sounding boards, during the development
of the proposal. The DL advisors/NMDT provide a memo to the
facuity member indicating their agreement with the DL techniques
to be used in the course.
member designates course proposal for distance learning and
of DL (videoconference, e-mail, etc).
and/or supporting justification.
of the proposer with this method of offering the course.
of course materials prepared for the method proposed.
advisor and NMDT memo, referred to in B. above.
member obtains approval from the originating department and other
approvals as appropriate.
approved, the course may be presented by that DL method,
regardless of the instructor involved.
faculty members in the department request that a course
be presented by a different DL method (web-based instead
of video conferencing, for instance), the new method of
offering the course must again be approved by the DL
Course Approval Process.
- If the
DL course is a new course, it continues through the
University course approval process. If it is an existing
course, departmental approval is sufficient.
Department chairperson has the responsibility to notify the
Associate Provost for Academic Administration that the DL
designation has been approved.
* The roster
of DL advisors is maintained by the New Media Design Team at
extensions 3374 or 5886.