The goal of this event is to offer the IDN community members and friends a platform and forum where they can ask questions; share what they are working on; learn effective practices and experience on some critical issues or trends in the field of instructional design, instructional/learning technology, accessibility, OER, quality assurance as well as teaching and learning excellence.
The process of standing up a fully-online enterprise within higher education is a complex process, one that many institutions consider a daunting endeavor to undertake without external support. Despite the challenges of insourcing and the draw of working with OPMs, several institutions have intentionally chosen to design, develop, and launch online programs solely as an internal effort. From strategic planning to course design to facilitation and assessment, leaders from several institutions who’ve invested in building internally will discuss their motivations, the tasks that they completed, and the support and investments required to design for both quality and velocity of growth. In this collegial town-hall style webinar, we will hear stories from The University of Central Florida, The University of Arizona, and other schools who have made the decision to build capacity from within. Whether you are at an institution seeking advice and perspectives on how to effectively insource online programs, or part of an organization that has successfully done so, we invite you to join us as we share effective practices and new approaches to establishing online programs through internal development.