Faculty Development Grant for Exploring, Designing, and Teaching Online Courses

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 – 2019 Faculty Development Grants for Exploring, Designing, and Teaching Online Courses

Workshop for Exploring Online Education


Mark Johlke, Marketing
Lynnsey Lambrecht, Music

Recipients will participate in a 7-day asynchronous online workshop in which they learn the differences between online and face-to-face courses including faculty and student expectations, role adjustments, and course design and evaluation.

Online Course Design Institute


Elena Gabor, Communication
Dakota Horn, Communication
Debra Kessler, World Language and Cultures

Recipients will receive a $3,000 stipend to participate in a 5-day face-to-face workshop in which they learn how to design and deliver their first online course.

Workshop for Experienced Online Teachers


Jennifer Jost, Biology
Kevin Swafford, English
Aurea Toxqui, History
Judy Walloch, Nursing

Recipients will participate in a 7-day asynchronous online workshop of their choice that helps them further their online skills.

Bradley's Offices of Summer and Interim Sessions, Learning Design and Technology, and Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning are again partnering to provide grants to faculty who wish to explore online education, who want to design and teach their first online course, or who wish to improve their online skills. Offered at three levels - exploring, novice, and advanced - these grants provide a continuum of opportunities for faculty. Additionally, the grants include financial awards either as stipends for the development of new online courses or through paid registration fees in professional development workshops.

Brief descriptions of the three grant options are below.

Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. January 28, 2019. For more information contact Barb Kerns.

Exploring Level - Workshop for Exploring Online Education


Intended for faculty with little or no online teaching experience who want to explore the basics of online teaching and learning.

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Novice Level - Online Course Design Institute (OCDI)


Intended for faculty who wish to design and deliver their first online course.

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Advanced Level - Workshops for Experienced Online Teachers


Intended for faculty who have considerable experience in online course design and delivery and who want to further their online skills.

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Securing Signatures


An explaination to the process for securing signatures from Directors/Chairs and Deans..

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