IDL6543

IDL6543 is an award-winning, non-credit course for faculty provided by UCF’s Center for Distributed Learning (CDL). IDL6543 models how to teach online using a combination of seminars, labs, consultations, and web-based instruction and is delivered in an M (mixed) mode. The time commitment for this course is not inconsequential, in that it will require a minimum of 80 clock hours. The purpose of this faculty development course is to help you succeed as you develop and deliver your fully online (W) or mixed mode (M) courses. Webcourses@UCF Training and Essentials of Webcourses@UCF are venues for comprehensive training using the Webcourses@UCF learning management system (LMS). By contrast, IDL6543 addresses broader technology skills, pedagogy, and logistics involved in teaching online at UCF.

About the IDL6543 Showcase

Participants will be required to present their newly developed online course at the end of each cohort. View the video below to preview how showcase presentations are managed. The video also contains a presentation from a past IDL6543 graduate.

Interested in Teaching Online?

Start by talking with colleagues already teaching online to gather their perspectives and suggestions. Next, discuss your interest with the chair of your program. If you and your department chair are in agreement, they will place you on the IDL6543 potential participant list for your college. Each college communicates its online priorities to the Center for Distributed Learning. CDL’s administrators will start the initial communication when you are scheduled to participate in IDL6543. From there, CDL’s instructional designers will take over and guide you through the process of developing online courses. Your college will determine whether or not you will receive funding or course release time to participate in IDL6543. Remember, you are required to successfully complete IDL6543 to design and deliver in the online environment using the M or W mode of delivery.

If you would like to participate in IDL6543 in an upcoming semester, please start the conversation with your department chair.

IDL6543 Schedule

 

Date

Week

Location

Time

Friday, January 14Week 0 - Getting StartedOnline
Friday, January 21Live Session #1Zoom9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Session times are approximate
Monday, January 24Week 1 – Navigating the Online EnvironmentOnline
Monday, January 31Week 2 – Content in the Online EnvironmentOnline
Monday, February 7Week 3 – Effective Online AssessmentsOnline
Monday, February 14Week 4 – Designing Interactive Course ActivitiesOnline
Monday, February 21Week 5 – Enhancing Your Content with CDL ServicesOnline
Friday, February 25Live Session #2Zoom9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Session times are approximate
Monday, February 28Week 6 – Enhancing Your CourseOnline
Monday, March 14Week 7 – Managing Your Online CourseOnline
Monday, March 21Week 8 – Support, Scholarship and Peer ReviewOnline
Friday, March 25Live Session #3Zoom9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Session times are approximate
Monday, March 28Week 9 – Production WeekOnline
Monday, April 4Week 10 ShowcaseOnline

 

Date

Week

Location

Time

Friday, May 13Week 0 - Getting Started
Webcourses@UCF
Friday, May 20Connect Session #1 - IDL KickoffZoom9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Session times are approximate
Monday, May 23Week 1 - Introduction to Online Learning at UCFWebcourses@UCF
Monday, May 30Week 2 - Foundations of Quality Digital LearningWebcourses@UCF
Monday, June 6Week 3 - Objectives & AssessmentsWebcourses@UCF
Monday, June 13Week 4 - Instructional Strategies & Content DeliveryWebcourses@UCF
Friday, June 17Connect Session #2 - CDL Services ExpoZoom9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Session times are approximate
Monday, June 20Week 5 - Enhancing your Course with TechnologyWebcourses@UCF
Monday, June 27Week 6 - Additional Topics in Digital LearningWebcourses@UCF
Monday, July 4Week 7 - Course Production & Peer ReviewWebcourses@UCF
Friday, July 8Connect Session #3 - Course Facilitation Zoom9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Session times are approximate
Monday, July 11Week 8 - Delivering Your Online/Blended CourseWebcourses@UCF
Monday, July 18Week 9 - Evaluation & ResearchWebcourses@UCF
Monday, July 25Week 10 - Showcase & Next StepsWebcourses@UCF
Friday, July 29Week 10 - Course End DateWebcourses@UCF