Presentation on theme: "Web-Enhanced Course Uses web resources to augment an on campus course. Internet is used to deliver course materials and facilitate communication. There."— Presentation transcript:
Web-Enhanced Course Uses web resources to augment an on campus course. Internet is used to deliver course materials and facilitate communication. There are regularly scheduled class meetings on campus. Online tools, resources and communication methods to support pedagogical needs may include but are not limited to: syllabus, schedules, , practice quizzes, additional visual materials, linked references, required and supplemental readings, grade book, and discussions, etc.
Web-Classroom Course Uses internet to deliver 100% of course content asynchronously. Online tools, resources and communication methods to support pedagogical needs may include but are not limited to those already described…..
Hybrid Course Advertised as hybrid with date and time of meetings listed. Scheduled class meetings deliver less than 50% of course content. On campus or online synchronous interaction provide discussion and continued learning opportunities. Students not required to attend the scheduled class meetings. To meet needs of all students, online or on campus meetings will be taped and provided online through audio streams or video streamed lectures with synchronized PowerPoint presentations. Online tools, resources and communication methods to support pedagogical needs may include but are not limited to: Adobe Connect, syllabus, schedules, , practice quizzes, additional visual materials, linked references, required and supplemental readings, discussions and grade book, etc.
Total Graduates- 665 (1996 Winter) RN-BSN (1993) 59 transferable non-nursing credits 30 credits awarded for current RN Licensure 31 credits of UD baccalaureate level nursing Includes one 3-credit (84 hrs.) clinical course completed in own geographical location ______________ 120 total credits
MSN Health Services Administration (2004) 36 credits, 1 clinical course Clinical Nurse Specialist (2002) 34 credits, 3 clinical courses Nurse Practitioner (hybrid ) credits- 19 credits online; credits on campus RN-MSN (2004) – credits Students complete 13 baccalaureate credits then are transitioned to graduate adviser. All concentrations listed above are offered….
Designated Staff- provides advocacy & support Program Coordinator Academic Coordinator Recruiter Established Relationships Clinical agencies On site recruitment Developed relationships with education coordinators Formal agreements with community colleges Transfer credit matrix Free unofficial transcript evaluations Follow up on inquiries On site recruitment
Recruitment Display at Affiliating Agency
Understand Population Use concepts of andragogy Fits into Lifestyle Synchronous/asynchronous content delivery Experience provides basis for learning activities Forum discussions Connection to others experiences Problem centered learning
Provide immediate feedback & relevance to work and personal life Choice in topics on assignments Chat room – introductions, Q&A, exam review Provide internal motivation opportunities for growth Lead forum discussions Presentations to class online using Adobe Connect Formal papers to develop writing skills
Online courses part of workload during fall and spring semesters Infrequent overload S-contract (faculty or guest instructors) during special (winter and summer) sessions Paid by the number of students Pay is dependent on faculty rank Need to commit to teach in special sessions Or willing to have other faculty teach course which they have developed
Course Revision Timelines Courses offered online must be updated each time course is offered. Lectures are to be reviewed for revisions minimally every 2 years. Content, quality of visuals, and new technological and/or pedagogical methods are to be considered. Courses could be entirely redone or updated with revisions as needed.
Course Revision Timelines Options for semester revision include re-taping selected modules and/or adding content to the course website. Lecture revision dates must be listed on the first PowerPoint slide of lecture modules. Semester revision date must be listed on the Sakai homepage.
Maximum Enrollment for Web-Classroom Course The class size should encourage a high level of interactivity. 1 The optimal maximum enrollment per section in 100% online graduate and undergraduate courses is 23. If additional students wish to enroll, a faculty member has the option to discuss with the Director. For online courses that do not have an equivalent live course, student enrollment will require the approval of the Director and the Dean of the college if it exceeds 40 students Higher Education Program and Policy Council of the American Federation of Teachers (2000). Distance education: Guidelines for good practice. 2. UD Online Task Force Recommendations and Implementation faculty guidelines document (n.d.)
Professional & Continuing Studies Information Technology Assist faculty with Sakai and other technology Assist students with technical problems Help with online testing setup & logistics Generate S-contracts/payment SON Clinical Coordinators Set up clinical site contracts Community Clinical Preceptors Rely on community clinical preceptors to work with students
Use skilled advisors/faculty Provide students with an orientation course Online learning, technology, resources, expectations Have well organized Sakai sites with as much detail as possible Use a plagiarism program (Turn-It-In) Provide frequent feedback to students Set limits (for students, for self)
Research & Publication PhD in Nursing Science Students Workplace Promotion Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification