We know what needs to go on your to-do list in order to launch a new program, certificate, or even just a single course. And we have the experience and expertise to help you get it done.
Goals and Outcomes
Start at the end. What is the vision of your program?
Identify stakeholders and sources of information that should influence the vision
Determine purpose, mission and audience
Determine goals and expected outcomes
Align vision with institutional requirements
Identify needs for program development
Anticipate needs for integration into existing infrastructure and culture
Anticipate needs for scaling, sustaining, and maintaining
Where are you now? What resources do you already have in your instructional catalog that can be leveraged to accomplish your program or certificate goals?
Define the purpose, mission and audience
Identify institutional and accessibility requirements
Gather the input of experienced and immersed stakeholders
Consider your technological infrastructure policies and procedures, including systems integration models
Identify the necessary staff support
Define your development and facilitation protocols
Understand the integration priorities for existing institutional and technological infrastructure
Consider your expected long-term scalability and sustainability
We know how to build meaningful learning experiences. Knowing what works before you get started is key when building a new program. Can we help you define your success strategy?
Build with consistency and clarity by defining a blueprint
Help students and faculty with smart structures
Allow for customization
Support integration focused on interaction
Provide guidance and require rationale for choices
Development & Implementation
Our iterative design and development process lets you see where we are during the process as well as make course corrections quickly and easily early in the process. How will you update your stakeholders?
Develop a project plan and responsibilities
Recruit subject matter experts
Describe design and development process
Draft development protocols and environment
Construct development approach and milestones
Define internal and external pilots
Develop rollout and rollback contingencies
Prepare training and support
Scaling & Improvement
Okay, your program has gotten off the ground. Now what? Can you handle an influx of new students? Do you have a cohort model in place? Do you need to transition to an asynchronous model to accommodate more students?
Maintain and update multimedia asset repositories and course sites
Gather and analyze data through surveys, interviews, analytics and course reviews