Committee On Online Learning (COOL)
What We Do: The COOL supports our
college in the development of
hybrid and fully online courses. We help to reinforce how hybrid and
online courses are equivalent in rigor, expectations, and student participation
to their on-campus counterparts. We share our expertise by taking part in a collaborative review process... Read
The COOL meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at noon in room 1801.
schedule of meetings.
Planning on submitting a proposal? Getting
Do I need to
submit a delivery proposal? (and other FAQ's).
For any online/hybrid course for which you
are planning to teach for the first time during Spring 2017 or
later, the deadline for submitting proposals is Friday
9/30. Proposals received after that deadline we will
NOT be able to provide any review or recommendations for Spring
Online/Hybrid Course Proposal Process. You can click on the proposal form
itself to get an idea of the tasks, consultations, and write-ups
you will need to do. If this is your first
proposal submitted to the COOL, please note the last section,
which explains that you will need to develop a
course site for review near the end of the semester.
Note that the deadline to
submit proposals is tentatively scheduled for late September. This
could be an initial draft, and is what you will use to share
with colleagues and be reviewed by your division dean for
approval. View a
general calendar of the process (dates are approximate).
Thinking of submitting a proposal? Submit the
to Submit an Online/Hybrid Proposal to give the COOL a
"heads up" that your proposal will be submitted. Please submit
this by September 15.
If you are planning on teaching in
online or hybrid delivery for Spring 2017 or later, you are
welcome to begin the proposal process at any time by submitting
a draft of your proposal by way of the proposal form listed below.
You'll note that the first component in the process is your
own skills development and research. If you are planning to
teach your proposed course using Blackboard, please be sure to
Getting Started with Blackboard.
Online/Hybrid Course Proposal Form
Online/Hybrid Course Review Checklist Guide
Online/Hybrid Courses Suggested Schedule Notes
Contact one of the COOL Members
Announcements from the COOL Communication System (powered by "Remind"):