UofM Online Program Development
Step 1. Online Program Proposal
Complete BOTH the UofM Online Program Proposal and the TBR Online Program Proposal. Submit all completed and signed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions?: For UofM Online Programs, contact Roy Bowery at email@example.com. For TBR forms
and approval, contact Dr. Richard Irwin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 2. Online Program Approval
Await official approval of your online program from both Roy Bowery in the Center
for Innovative Teaching and Learning. A Memo of Understanding (MOU) will be drafted
and that includes the courses to be developed and how much your department will be
paid for the development. Once this has been signed by all parties, you can begin
Step 3. Online Course Proposal
Submit an electronic copy (with scanned signatures) of (1) the Online Course Proposal form, (2) a copy of the course syllabus, and (3) a copy of the course competencies and objectives for each course to be developed. This can be repeated each semester.
Step 4. Online Course Planning
Course developers will be assigned to a cohort, which will consist of the developer, an instructional designer, and the program coordinator. At this time, you will begin planning the course. This includes two key steps: (a) completion of the Course Planning Worksheet and (b) completion and submission of the FOAPAL M50 Scheduling Form for each course to be developed.Remember to include the course name and number in the name of each file submitted.
Step 5. Online Course Development
Faculty developers should consult with the UofM Online Program Coordinator regarding plans for the course. Also review the syllabus, course competencies, and plans for assessing learners to ensure each are aligned to the online learning environment. Faculty developers will be assigned to an instructional designer from our team, who will assist in guiding them through the development process, which includes completion of the GOLD program. See the calendar of events for related workshops, training seminars, and deadlines. For questions about this process and the online course development programs, contact us at email@example.com
Step 6. Online Course Approval AND Scheduling
Once you have completed your assigned program for course development, you will then submit your course for approval. Use the Course Review Rubric to ensure your course has met all criteria. Once the course has been approved, it must then be submitted for scheduling as a new M50 course. To schedule your course, your business officer will download and complete the FOAPAL form and submit it to the instructional designer assigned to the course.