Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Faculty Incentives for Teaching Online

There are various incentives for UIS faculty to teach online:
  • Course development stipends
  • Flexibility - teach from home, travel to play golf in Ireland
  • Online courses fill first - guarantees summer salary (course doesn't cancel), help to grow overall enrollments (increased tuition revenue)
  • High level of pedagogical support (from OTEL/COLRS) and high level of tech support from Information Technology Services.
  • Assistance analyzing data for publication; assistance with publication of data.
  • Gain experience using new technologies.

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