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Grant Selection Criteria
How will the courses be shared?
How will the grant funds be distributed?
Open Educational Resources
Town Hall Meetings
WAOL System Shared Courses
What this project is not.
What this project is.
What will grant participants do?
Who Owns Courses?
Project Budget: $1,801,000
x $15,000 / course =
81+ faculty on course design teams
: each faculty (or team of faculty) will have primary responsibility for designing one course,
will be on a discipline focused team assisting with the design of their team members’ courses.
– 79 courses are organized into discipline teams
to be selected by faculty and VPs of Instruction
designing “Research for the 21st Century”
to be selected by Library Media Directors Council
1 VP Student Services
(with 3 partners) designing “Try College / College Success”
selected by Student Services Commission:
Carol Green, Pierce Fort Steilacoom
Clint Gabbard, Walla Walla
Mark Mitsui, South Seattle
June Stacey Clemons, Clover Park
22 team members
to support and partner with
faculty designers x $15,000 / person =
Instructional Designers / Quality Matters Master Reviewers X
+ Boyoung & Kayeri (unpaid SBCTC staff) = 7
Institutional Researchers x
+ (unpaid) SBCTC research staff = 4+
ADA / Disability Directors x
Global Citizen / Multicultural Experts x
Scott Dennis (unpaid SBCTC staff) will support project-wide professional development efforts
eLearning Directors will provide assistance to faculty designers at their College.
Grant will move $1000 per course (x 81 courses) to support College eLearning department activities.
e.g., if Walla Walla faculty design 5 courses, $5,000 in eLearning support money would flow to the Walla Walla as part of the grant.
Bookstore Manager(s) Participation
(has a grant for
textbook rental program
) Bellevue College
Everett Community College
South Puget Sound Community College
Professional Development / Meetings / Conferences:
Project Coordinator (24 months):
* Colleges may
take indirect funds
as part of this grant project.
Funding Flow: on Timeline
Grants funds will move from the SBCTC to the the college --
directly to the grant participant. How the college and the grant participant arrange for release time, stipends or some other arrangement is a local discussion. SBCTC will
be involved in those local discussions.
from SBCTC to colleges will be linked to successful completion of course design work that meets
If a grant participant is unable or unwilling to meet the
in the open library course project, SBCTC reserves the right to work with the Instruction Commission to replace that participant with another qualified (alternate) candidate.
Faculty and project team members selected in competitive grant process.
2-day (in-person) meeting: pre-project professional development and planning
institutional researchers examine why 25 courses have low completion rates
(IRs will be available to faculty for additional support throughout project)
institutional researchers report completion rate analysis to project teams
faculty & project team members plan and begin redesigning 81 courses
eLearning support for 81 courses ($1,000 follows each course)
institutional researchers (ongoing support)
faculty & project team members redesign 81 courses
faculty teach 81 courses (no funds to colleges during this quarter)
faculty & project team members redesign 81 courses – what worked? what didn’t work?
Release Courses to System and World
All-project (in-person) meeting:
Fall 2011: Write Report
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