OpenLab Model Course Initiative, 2022: Project Plan
Each group has a copy of this project plan in a Google Doc for collaborative drafting:
BIO: Marie, Donna, and Jeremy
COMD: Diana and Genevieve
If you are working with partner(s), please collaborate on the project plan for the course you are developing. You will each have editing permissions–and the rest of the Model Course Initiative participants will have commenting permissions for peer review.
1: The Basics
- Course code & course name:
- Number of sections:
- Number of students per section:
- Number of faculty teaching:
Who do you need to consult?
- Course coordinator:
- Other stakeholders in your department:
Have you been in touch with them yet about the Model Course Initiative?
2: Planning Your Approach
What needs will creating a model course address?
What goals do you have in creating this model course?
What materials are you planning to create?
- Model course
- Course hub
Who will use the model course?
Model courses are designed for faculty to clone and use with their students on the OpenLab. However, since they are open educational resources, they are freely available for all to use. Who do you have in mind?
Who will use the course hub (if applicable)?
Course hubs may be designed for use by students and/or faculty. Since they are open educational resources, they are freely available for all to use. Who do you have in mind?
What existing materials are you planning to leverage?
- Existing course on the OpenLab:
- OER on OpenLab (course or project):
What challenges might you encounter in creating the model course/course hub? How will you handle them?
What challenges might you encounter in getting others to use the model course/course hub? How will you address them?
Things to consider
Is there anything else you need to consider?
Help & Support
What help will you need from the Model Course Initiative team? From the OpenLab’s Community Team? From the Library? From your department?
Use this section to help you and your partners stay on track!
4: Outreach & Adoption
Who is expected to teach the course in Fall 2021? Please provide names, if available, and indicate whether they are full time or part-time.
Who else needs to know about your model course/course hub?
How do you plan on communicating to your target audiences and when?
Help and support
What will your target audiences need to help them use your model course/hub? How will you provide/connect them with help and support?
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