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, May 18Getting StartedOnline
Friday, May 25Week 1Face-to-face
Partnership 2 Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday, June 1Week 2Online
Friday, June 8Week 3Online
Friday, June 15Week 4Online
Friday, June 22Week 5Face-to-face
Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM - Noon Optional Open Lab: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Friday, June 29Week 6Online
Friday, July 6Week 7Online
Friday, July 13Week 8Face-to-face
Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM - Noon Optional Open Lab: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Friday, July 20Week 9Online
Friday, July 27Week 10 ShowcaseFace-to-face Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research ParkShowcase: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Date


Week


Location


Time


Friday, August 31Getting StartedOnline
Friday, September 7Week 1Face-to-face
Partnership 2 Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Friday, September 14Week 2Online
Friday, September 21Week 3Online
Friday, September 28Week 4Online
Friday, October 5Week 5Face-to-face
Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM – Noon Optional Open Lab: 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Friday, October 12Week 6Online
Friday, October 19Week 7Online
Friday, October 26Week 8Face-to-face
Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM – Noon Optional Open Lab: 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Friday, November 2Week 9Online – Extended IDL Production Break
Friday, November 9Week 10

Showcase
Face-to-face
Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research Park
Showcase: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Date


Week


Location


Time


Friday, January 25Getting StartedOnline
Friday, February 1Week 1Face-to-face
Partnership 2 Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday, February 8Week 2Online
Friday, February 15Week 3Online
Friday, February 22Week 4Online
Friday, March 1Week 5Face-to-face
Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM - Noon Optional Open Lab: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Friday, March 8Week 6Online
March 11 - 16Spring Break
Friday, March 22Week 7Online
Friday, March 29Week 8Face-to-face
Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research Park
Seminar: 9:00 AM - Noon Optional Open Lab: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Friday, April 5Week 9Online
Friday, April 12Week 10 ShowcaseFace-to-face Partnership 2, Room 208 in Research ParkShowcase: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM