Design4Online: Online Pedagogy Faculty Training Program

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Brief Abstract

Design4Online (D4O) is a faculty training program developed by instructional designers at the University of Iowa, Distance and Online Education. The engaging, eight-week training program empowers instructors to collaborate, develop, and implement effective online courses. It assists instructors at all experience levels in designing or redesigning online courses. It creates a community of practice with the participating instructors and the instructional designers to foster continued learning, engagement, and support for successful online pedagogy. Quantitative and qualitative data were collected throughout the training program to guide the weekly training sessions and establish an overall evaluation that will direct improvements for future trainings.

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