Teaching & Learning Technologies

Essentials Workshop in Online/Hybrid Instruction for Faculty

This 6-week online course introduces best practices in online and hybrid course design and allows faculty to experience the student's perspective.

  • Facilitated by the instructional designer
  • Requires approximately 4-6 hours of work per week
  • Requires dean approval
  • Participants who successfully complete the Essentials Course, as well as teach their online or hybrid course, receive a one-time $1,800 stipend, awarded in two parts

Faculty must apply to indicate interest in the next Essentials Workshop. Priority is given to faculty developing online/hybrid courses for the semester following the workshop.

Stipend Details

Part I ($300) will be awarded once you successfully complete the Essentials course. Completion is defined as participation in all course activities and the design of at least 50% of your original online or hybrid course.

Part II ($1,500) will be awarded once you successfully teach your first online or hybrid course that was developed during Essentials. The course will undergo a review to qualify for stipend approval.

The course will be reviewed by:

  1. Instructional designer using the Nazareth Modified OSCQR Rubric for Online Course Design 
  2. Electronic survey to measure student perception of the effectiveness of technology used in the online/hybrid course

Online Course Guidelines

Not sure about the type of course you want to teach?

Review the Nazareth College Course Guidelines which define traditional, web-enhanced, hybrid, and online course types. This guideline includes appropriate section codes.