Selection Teams

  • will receive the grant applications electronically before the ITV meeting
  • will read all proposals and recommend to State Board staff the grant participants to be selected
  • will select two "alternate" faculty (or faculty team) for each course
  • will select two "alternates" for each team member role (e.g., WARP will select two winning IR grant candidates and two IR alternates)
  • $300 stipends will be paid to faculty serving on the Faculty selection committees. No other stipends will be paid for participation on selection teams.
    • SBCTC will move $300 per faculty member as grants to the Colleges.
  • no travel is required - all selection team meetings will be via ITV
  • selection team members may not be grant applicants ... to avoid conflicts of interest


Selection Team Timeline

  • Feb 22, 2010: Complete grant applications sent to selection teams
  • March 1, 2, 3: Selection teams meet via ITV to select grant participants
    • At the beginning of each selection team meeting, SBCTC staff will provide a brief overview of the project, review the selection criteria, and will be available via cell phone and ITV should questions arise during the selection process.
    • March 1:
      • 9:00am start: Faculty: College-level Math (8 courses) & Pre-College Math ( 2 courses) & Accounting and Business (5 courses)
      • 10:00am start: Instructional Designers
      • 11:00am start: Institutional Researchers
    • March 2:
      • 9:00am start: Faculty: ASL and World Languages (7 courses) & English and Speech (9 courses) & Humanities (5 courses)
      • 10:00am start: Librarians
      • 11:00am start: ADA / Disability Directors
    • March 3:
      • 9:00am start: Faculty: Science (including Nutrition) (23 courses)
      • 10:00am start: Faculty: Social Science (including History) (20 courses)
      • 11:00am start: Global Citizen / Multicultural Experts

Who be on the Selection Teams?


Deadline for submitting nominees
for the selection teams is: January 15, 2010... please send names and contact information to Cable Green.

  • Librarians (for both team member roles and the librarian to design the “Research for the 21st Century” course) will be selected by a committee of librarians chosen by the Library and Media Directors Council (LMDC).

  • Instructional Designers (preference given to IDs familiar with the Quality Matters rubric) will be selected by a committee to be selected by the Instruction Commission (IC).

  • Institutional Researchers will be selected by a committee to be selected by the WARP executive committee.

  • ADA / Disability Directors will be selected by a committee to be selected by representatives from the Student Services Commission and the Disability Support Services Council.

  • Global Citizen / Multicultural Experts will be selected by a committee to be selected by representatives from the Student Services Commission and the Multicultural Student Services Directors Council.

  • Faculty will be selected by VPIs, system faculty and eLearning Directors.
    • FACTC, WEA, AFT, and the College Vice Presidents of Instruction may nominate / recruit faculty to be on each of the following four discipline selection committees:
        • ASL and World Languages (7 courses) & English and Speech (9 courses) & Humanities (5 courses)
        • College-level Math (8 courses) & Pre-College Math ( 2 courses) & Accounting and Business (5 courses)
        • Science (including Nutrition) (23 courses)
        • Social Science (including History) (20 courses)

      • IC will select, from the FACTC, WEA, AFT and College VPI faculty nominees, 6 faculty to service on each of the four discipline selection committees (for a total of 24 faculty reviewers). IC will appoint 2 VPIs to serve on each of the four discipline selection committees (for a total of 8 VPIs).
        • IC will select faculty and VPIs with disciplinary expertise to cover all 81 courses and will select faculty and VPIs from across the State.
  • eLearning Council will select 1 eLearning Director to serve on each of the four discipline selection committees (for a total of 4 reviewers)

    • SBCTC has formally requested nominees, for the faculty selection teams, from IC, WEA, AFT and FACTC.
      • nominees for the selection teams:
        • can not be an applicant to the "Open Course Library" grant
        • agree to use the established criteria to evaluate the grant applications
        • will submit a paragraph for why they should be considered for a selection team

Note: “Introduction to Statistics” and “Human Anatomy and Physiology” faculty will have the option to also work on Carnegie Mellon University Open learning Initiative courses with the same titles. Additional funding and travel funds will be available for those two faculty. They will join the OLI teams in the summer, 2010.