For eLearning Curriculum Courses
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Checklist for Teaching eLearning Courses
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|6-2 weeks before semester begins||Course shells:
Click here for a screenshot of the required COD parameters for TR classes.
Click here for CAW if you wish to request a Blackboard or Moodle master
|Read new semester timeline for important LMS (Blackboard / Moodle) dates.||Click here for LMS timeline Activities|
|After shell creation, coordinate with your program chair if you want to combine multiple course sections. Requests are made in CAW (Course Administrative WebTools area).||Click here for CAW|
|If you are using the Moodle LMS you must (Moodlize) request a Moodle shell in CAW.||
Click here for CAW
Click here for Moodle tutorial
|6- 4 weeks before semester begins||COPY YOUR COURSE(S), as soon as shells become available (typically 4-weeks before the semester begins). NOTE: if you are combining sections, combine first, then copy into the combined shell.
||Click here for Bb visual handout
Click here for Moodle
|Preparing Course(s) in New Shell(s)|
|2-1 week(s) before semester begins||Once you have copied the course content from the Master or previous semester shell into this new course, you need to update it:
Check LMS timeline for outage dates and plan deadlines accordingly.
|7-1 days before semester begins||If desired, contact students with first day instructions before class start date. Please remind them that they will not see the courses in the LMS until the official start date. See student email list on CAW site.||Click here for email lists|
|Communicate schedule of on-campus student LMS orientations and/or direct students to the new online Student Orientation.||Click here for schedule of on-campus orientations
Click here for online student orientation
|First Day of Class|
|First Day of Class||Students will be enrolled in Bb or Moodle courses on the official course start date as indicated on course COD.||Your official course roster is available in WebEmployee. Click here for a tutorial on how to download your roster into an Excel spreadsheet.|
|Make sure you post a welcome announcement and contact your students on the first day of class.||Click here for how to create an announcement in Bb. Click here for Moodle|
|Course Shell Availability
Print Course Statistics in Blackboard. For Moodle, use 10% Reporting link in CAW to print report.
Enter WN grades for students who have not attended by the 10% census date.
|Click here for Bb and Moodle statistics instructions
New Enrollment Verification requirement effective Fall 2011
All students in Online (IN) and Hybrid (HY) courses where the only in-person requirement is testing
|Click here for more information on CPCCEVA process.
|Ask students to complete online student opinion survey when it is made available.||Click here for SOS web link|
|Complete mid-term reviews and Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs attendance reporting.||Contact FA/VA specialist: email@example.com|
|24 hours after last class||Archive or backup your current course.||Click here for Moodle|
|Download current course Gradebook, as backup.||Click here for Bb tutorial
Click here for Moodle
|Enter final grades into online grading system through Web Employee.||Click here for instructions|
|Contact an Instructional Developer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704.330.6111 if you have questions.|