Best Practices for Administering Online Programs is a practical volume for university teams seeking to manage effective online programs. Defining, designing, implementing, and updating online courses is a highly collaborative effort, particularly with limited resources and expanding student enrollment. This book unites the efforts of program directors, supervisors, department chairs, participating faculty, instructional designers, IT specialists, and support staff toward a common goal: affordable, accessible, and scalable online learning. Readers will find guidelines for fostering quality, faculty skills, academic integrity, learning objectives, course improvement, and more.

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chapter Chapter 1|14 pages

Getting Started Online

chapter Chapter 2|13 pages

Faculty Considerations for Building an Online Program

chapter Chapter 3|19 pages

Issues That Online Courses Must Address

chapter Chapter 4|15 pages

Program Definition and Development

chapter Chapter 5|18 pages

Program Administration

chapter Chapter 6|30 pages

Fundamentals of Course Design and Development

chapter Chapter 7|31 pages

Advanced Course Design

chapter Chapter 8|21 pages

When a Course Is Underway

chapter Chapter 9|12 pages

Addressing Unexpected Developments

chapter Chapter 10|11 pages

Administering Course Revisions