Online Course and Faculty Development (OCFD)
Distance Learning requires a collaboration of faculty and staff to coordinate the
curriculum, pedagogy, design, production, delivery and the technology of courses and
degree programs. The college will provide an ongoing program of support and
development of competencies of faculty and staff.
- Faculty and staff support and development of competencies.
Training will be provided to faculty and staff via two venues. The first venue will
be one on one and/or small group training to address specific needs and problems. The
second venue will provide Faculty Development and training through formal
- Faculty must be approved to participate in Distance Learning
To demonstrate competency certifications will be required of Distance Learning
instructors. The Course Design approval and Teaching approval certifications will be
demonstrated by presentation of certificate of approval from a recognized college or
university or by completing OLC's certification requirements.