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Online Course Policies


  • Instructors who plan to teach online courses must be certified to teach online.
  • Instructors who plan to deliver course material online must get approval from the college dean who will then provide a UAFS Online Course Development Checklist to guide the course development.
  • Instructors who plan to deliver course material online should have the web course completely or partially developed, reviewed, and approved before committing to teaching that course online.
  • Instructors who have online courses ready for review should ask the dean and the director of Instructional Support to review the course. The dean will decide whether the course should be released and will recommend modifications or changes if necessary.
  • If a course needs significant modifications or changes, the dean and the director of Instructional Support will review the course again after the changes are made.

  • Instructors who plan to teach online courses must be certified to teach online.
  • Instructors who plan to deliver course material online must get approval from the college dean who will then provide a UAFS Online Course Development Checklist to guide the course development.
  • Instructors who plan to deliver course material online should have the web course completely or partially developed, reviewed, and approved before committing to teaching that course online.
  • Instructors who have online courses ready for review should ask the dean and the director of instructional support to review the course. The dean will decide whether the course should be released and will recommend modifications or changes if necessary.
  • If a course needs significant modifications or changes, the dean and the director of instructional support will review the course again after the changes are made.

  • Instructors who plan to teach web-enhanced courses must be certified to teach online.
  • Instructors who plan to deliver course material online must get approval from the college dean who will then provide a UAFS Online Course Development Checklist to guide the course development.
  • Instructors who plan to deliver a web-enhanced course must have the web course developed and approved two weeks before the class begins. Approval is subject to review by the college dean.

Blackboard Building Blocks (or B2s) are programs that can be added to Blackboard Learn to provide additional functionality. Faculty interested in integrating building blocks into their online courses should first review the official UAFS policy regarding the use of such teaching tools.
 
Faculty must submit a Building Block Request Formbefore installation. Should you have questions please contact our Instructional Support Office at InstructionalSupport@uafs.edu. The Building Block Approval Policyis also available for your review.