Individual Consultations - Designing and developing content and strategies for teaching in various learning environments. These are arranged with an instructional designer, support specialist, instructional technologist or other member of LED staff (graphics design, media development, digital imaging, etc.) This addresses specific area of course design/development, teaching strategy, content development, assessment, quality assurance, etc.

Canvas Specific Individual Consultation - Designing and developing content and strategies for teaching with Canvas LMS These are arranged with an instructional designer with referral to other LED staff as required. This will allow faculty to build upon the tools/features/functions training provided by student consultants and follow up on NLI sessions focused on transition to Canvas.

Group Consultations (NEW with NLI credit) - Focused on a specific topic, these group sessions provide open consultation and discussion with LED staff, templates for various course components, job aids and access to modules as follow up. Participants are also encouraged to continue with individual consultation.

Topics currently include:

  • Introduction to Effective Course Design
  • Designing for Accessibility
  • Preparing for Quality Assurance Review
  • If enrollment warrants, these consultation sessions can also be focused on a specific learning environment (online, blended, flipped, traditional classroom)

The purpose of this consultation is to allow for groups of faculty to learn with and from each other in group discussion and working format and make most effective, scalable use of LED staff time.

Canvas Specific Group Consultations (NEW with NLI credit) - Focused on best practices and strategies for the Canvas LMS, these group sessions provide open consultation and discussion with LED staff, templates for various course components, job aids and access to modules as follow up. Participants are also encouraged to continue with individual consultation. If enrollment warrants, these consultation sessions can also be focused on a specific learning environment (online, blended, flipped , traditional classroom). This will allow for groups of faculty to learn with and from each other in group discussion and working format and make most effective, scalable use of LED staff time.

Cohort Course Development - This interdisciplinary, semester-long cohort approach includes professional development structuring the course design/redesign and development process. The professional development results in mastery certification and the design/redesign and development culminates in a quality assurance review for the course. Faculty participating have weekly consultations with instructional designer and support specialists and referrals to LED staff for technology and media integration. The purpose of this is to allow for an interdisciplinary group of faculty to participate in professional development structuring course design and development, meet regularly for assistance from instructional designer and LED staff, and complete quality assurance review for courses.

Faculty Working Groups - This semester-long approach is focused on working groups from a particular discipline, program or college. It includes professional development structuring the course design/redesign and development process. The professional development results in mastery certification and the design/redesign and development culminates in a quality assurance review for the course. Faculty participating have bi-weekly group consultations with instructional designer and support specialists and referrals to LED staff for technology and media integration. Faculty also have option for individual consultations as desired. This will allow for group of faculty developing courses in a program to work together for consistent approach and design, participate in professional development structuring course development, meet regularly for assistance from instructional designer and LED staff, and complete quality assurance review for courses.

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