Online Boot Camp Program
The application process is complete for Spring 2017.
The Center for Faculty Excellence offers faculty participation in the Teaching Online
Boot Camp. This semester long program will support faculty in developing at least
one fully online learning module. Each participant will be assigned an Instructional
Designer and other support staff as needed to complete the project and ensure accessibility
of instructional materials.
Upon completion of the program, participants will receive up to $1,000 in Professional Development funds ($500 for module development and up to $500 for
QOLT workshops). Faculty members retain ownership rights of all content created.
Frequently asked questions regarding the Boot Camp Program
Can adjunct faculty apply? Yes
Any faculty member can apply to the Boot Camp program. There does need to be some
indication from your department chair that you are likely to teach the course the
semester following completion of the program.
Is there a difference between an online learning module and an online course? Yes
The training and deliverables for Boot Camp participants are different from developing
an online course in the eScholars program. An online module developed in the Boot
Camp program can be utilized as supplemental to course content and/or in lieu of face
to face content.
If I was a previous eScholar or participated in the QOLT Summer Academy can I apply
to Boot Camp? No
Faculty members who apply and are accepted into the eScholars or the QOLT Summer Academy
programs are not eligible to apply for Boot Camp, as they will have the competencies
to develop online content for other courses.
After I submit my online application is there anything else I need to do? Yes
but only if you do not get a confirmation email that your application has been received.
if you don't get a confirmation from someone within 24-48 hours of submitting your
application, please email email@example.com.
Are faculty members accepted into these programs expected to attend Blackboard training?
All faculty members should have up to date Blackboard training if they have not already