Online Education

A Division of the Office for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning

Qualified Online Faculty

In accordance with NEASC standards, the Joint Committee on Online and Distance Learning passed a set of guidelines to determine qualifications for faculty to teach online.

Online Education, a division of the Office for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning offers an Online Pedagogy Competency course (OP) each semester and a self-paced Basic Sakai Training. In December of 2013, our Basic Sakai Competency course became a prerequisite for OP. Currently, over 300 faculty members have completed the Sakai training course.

Faculty also have the option of testing out of our training by completing a course review through Quality Matters. For more information, please go to our Quality Matters Peer Review Process page.

We have compiled a list of graduates from OP listed by college. A “p” next to a name indicates they completed training in online pedagogy and are prepared to teach a course online. A “p&d” next to their name indicates they completed training in both pedagogy and course design and are able to design and teach online courses.

**Note: This page was last updated: December 2017



Table 1: Qualified Online Faculty by College

CollegeOP (p)OP (p&d)
Arts and Sciences12779
Business Administration2410
Continuing Education22
Education & Professional Studies118
Environmental & Life Sciences84
Health Sciences3917
University College53
University Library43
Schmidt Labor Research Center10
Student Support Offices32




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