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.
I would like to teach an online or hybrid course. How do I get
Do I need to
submit a delivery proposal? (and other FAQ's).
First, note that the deadline to
submit proposals is tentatively September 15. 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. You can wait until an email is sent below, but you can
also continue the steps as outlined below.
calendar of the process (dates are approximate).
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, you will need to develop a
course site for review near the end of the semester.
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 Google form listed below.
In early fall, an email will be sent out to the campus with the
same information as well as a deadline for submitting the
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"):