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Our Process

In the Delivery phase, within the Framework for Quality Online Courses, you will be guided through a process for delivering quality online courses at RDC. This process is illustrated by the following graphic:

While working alongside our available team, you will be introduced to materials and resources that will assist you along the way.

At any point during this phase, connect with the CTL for support (ctl@rdc.ab.ca [1] | 403.356.4989 | 8:30am-4:30pm M-F in 913C)

Process Details

Prepare to Teach Online

Task Action Items Resources Supporting Team Members
Instructor Readiness Self-Assessment
  • Complete the Instructor Readiness Self-Assessment
Learning Designer

Plan for Delivery

Task Action Items Resources Supporting Team Members
Plan for Course Delivery
  • Introduce the Delivery Planning Checklist
  • Introduce the Course Facilitation Record
  • Discuss ideas for gathering student feedback about your course
Learning Designer

Educational Multimedia Specialist

Reflect on Course Delivery

Task Action Items Resources Supporting Team Members
Reflect on Course Delivery Review:

  • Completed Course Facilitation Record
  • Formative feedback collected from student feedback
  • Opportunities for growth and development
Learning Designer



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Facilitation Activity Record. (n.d.). Assessing Online Facilitation. Retrieved from http://www2.humboldt.edu/aof/far.htm [8]

Faculty Online Teaching Readiness Survey. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.utdl.edu/lv/assessments/faculty_readiness.html [9]

Faculty Self-Assessment: Preparing for Online Teaching. (n.d.). CUNY Hybrid Initiative. Retrieved from https://hybrid.commons.gc.cuny.edu/teaching/getting-started/faculty-self-assessment-preparing-for-online-teaching/ [10]

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Farmer, H. M., & Ramsdale, J. (2016). Teaching competencies for the online environment. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 42(3). Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.21432/T2V32J [12]

Martin, F., Budhrani, K., Kumar, S., & Ritzhaupt, A. (2019). Award-winning faculty online teaching practices: Roles and competencies. Online Learning, 23(1), 184-205. doi:10.24059/olj.v23il.1329 Retrieved from https://olj.onlinelearningconsortium.org/index.php/olj/article/view/1329/807 [13]

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Updated February 12, 2020