From Extended Learning to Academic Innovation
Extended Learning to Academic Innovation • Blurring of lines in teaching & use of technology • Reinvest revenue to support greater academic innovation & resources for all faculty • Join disparate Teaching & Learning affiliates across campus under combined & renewed synergy & focus • Expand outreach to new audiences • Partnerships – MOOCs, APLU, international, etc.
Academic Innovation The New Organization: • Builds upon and expands expertise & success in instructional and visual design • Invests in faculty resources to support teaching and learning • Fosters innovation through programming and technology • Clarifies role & name
Academic Innovation Strategic transition – builds upon EL units: • WVU Online & Extended Campus • iDesign • Special Programming • K 12 Digital Content & ACCESS courses • Summer Session
Academic Innovation Expand iDesign core to create: • Teaching & Learning Commons • realigned components/collaborations/personnel • Information Technology, • Sponsored Research, • Faculty Development, • Graduate Ed & Life
Academic Innovation • WVU Online & Extended Campus • Expanded emphasis on adult learners w/ RBA and MDS undergraduate online degree completion in collaboration with University College • Increase focus on Student Success for online students through webinars, tutorial services, etc. • Continued Quality Matters course review & faculty development • Grow graduate programming, including certificates • Increase enrollment & retention metrics
AI - Teaching & Learning Commons iDesign Studios: (4 areas of emphasis) • Instructional, • Visual, • Classroom, • Innovation Lab/Sandbox Comprehensive infrastructure with specialized expertise to provide resources for f2f and online instruction.
AI - Teaching & Learning Commons Faculty & Graduate Resources: • Graduate Academy, • New Professoriate, • Experienced Faculty Specialized programming & resources: 1-to-1 support, Communities of Learning, Workshops & Webinars Mentoring
AI – Specialized Programming SUMMER SESSION K-12 ACCESS Courses 892 HS Student Registrations 4 courses Expanding areas in Project Lead the Way, Intro to Agricultural Science, Digital Content Development Math 9 & 10 Professional Development Expanding: Engineering for K12, Earth Science • Entrepreneurial model that directs $6.7 million to Colleges • On & Off-campus promotion • 85% market- WVU students • Nationally recognized
Academic Innovation Through • realigning units with existing personnel • expanding collaborations, • redirecting of revenue, • there is no additional cost to WVU
ACADEMIC INNOVATION Sound instructional design through innovation in teaching and learning. Actualizes Realization 1 – improve structures, processes and communication… that directly impacts all Goals of WVU2020.