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Facilitators

Ideal candidates will be ULearn Certified faculty with significant experience teaching hybrid or online courses.

Meet past facilitators and learn more about their work in our Communities section.

Expectations 

Candidates should propose a topic with the potential to enhance the design and delivery of hybrid and online courses. 

Sample topics include: 

  • designing for accessibility,
  • adaptive learning, 
  • exploring a new technology or tool,
  • competency-based education, 
  • incorporating student research,
  • game-based learning, 
  • using portfolios,
  • open education resources, 
  • designing for cultural diversity,
  • alternative assessments, 
  • applying artificial intelligence,
  • using H5P,
  • designing for the mobile learner,
  • increasing engagement through technology, 
  • and designing effective group activities.

Requirements

If selected, facilitators will:

  • Participate in a Facilitator Cohort that meets monthly to orient and support the FLC facilitators.
  • Partner with an Instructional Designer or Instructional Technologist from the Office of Distance Learning who will participate in the FLC and act as the FLC’s DL Liaison.
  • Recruit 6-8 members to participate in the FLC (in addition to the Facilitator and DL Liaison). Members may be faculty, staff, or graduate teaching assistants. Members are not limited to certified faculty. 
  • Coordinate FLC meetings throughout the year. FLCs are encouraged to meet at least monthly (with a minimum of eight meetings during the 2022-2023 academic year).
  • Ensure that the FLC completes the required core deliverables:
    • Achieve the goals and deliverables identified by the FLC. These may include (but are not limited to) seminars, retreats, conference presentations, teaching projects, applications for new course designs, white papers, resource pages, webinars, Moodle resource courses, surveys, videos, blogs, vlogs, podcasts, infographics, grant applications, and publications.
    • Give a presentation on the FLC’s activities at the FLC Showcase in Spring 2023.
    • Disseminate results by generating content to be shared via the DL website or other relevant means.
  • Participate in an evaluation of the FLC program conducted by the Office of Distance Learning.

Stipends

Faculty Facilitators will receive a $1,200 stipend to facilitate an FLC. Half will be paid at the conclusion of the Fall 2022 semester and the rest after the project deliverables are completed.

Submit your proposal here: 

Note: Applicants must submit an endorsement from their department head along with their proposal. Download the form here, sign, and email to distancelearning@louisiana.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, May 16.