Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal for the Digital Learning Course Redesign Initiative. This is a 4-step process:
Step 1: Attend an Information Session
The offered information sessions have now ended. Please view this Digital Learning Course Redesign Initiative – Info Session Recording of a previous information session for more information.
Please note: For this round of proposals, projects that involve high-enrollment courses, address challenges at the program level, or incorporate adaptive learning components will be given special consideration. For collaborative program level projects, in this case each faculty member should complete his/her own proposal that references the others submitted by faculty in the same program or explains how other faculty will also implement the new redesigned course upon completion.
Step 2: Prepare a Proposal
The proposal form includes sections for:
- Faculty and course information
- Faculty development
- Purpose of the course redesign
- Description of the course redesign
- Alignment with initiative goals
- Plans for evaluation
In this step we encourage you to prepare a draft of your proposal to capture your initial ideas. Instructional designers are on standby and ready to help you tease out big ideas or help you think through the details of your plan.Download Proposal Form
Please note that the Proposal From is an Adobe PDF file. With Adobe Acrobat, once an electronic signature has been added to the PDF file, the file can no longer be edited. Instead, a Digital Signature can be added to the file which should still allow the file to be editable. On the form, there are brief instructions on how to add a Digital Signature. For more step-by-step instructions, please refer to this guide for assistance.
Step 3: Meet with an Instructional Designer
A required step in the process is to meet with an instructional designer (ID) to discuss and refine your course redesign plan. This is an opportunity to vet your ideas and work out a timeline for a strong and effective proposal that best meets your specific needs. If you have successfully completed IDL6543, DLI7836, OFRA, or Teaching with Lecture Capture (TLC), then you have already been paired with an experienced Instructional Designer. If not, we will put you in direct contact with an ID. To allow yourself plenty of time to refine and route your proposal for the endorsements, I would encourage you to request the Instructional Design consultation early in the spring semester and by mid-February at the latest. Not sure who to meet with?
- If you have the IDL6543 credential (or equivalent), use the Instructional Designer Lookup Tool
- If not, please contact Linda Futch, Interim Director of Instructional Design, at Linda.Futch@ucf.edu.
After your consultation, please submit the completed form (along with your signature on the PDF) to the Instructional Designer you met with. The ID will complete the Instructional Designer Endorsement section and return the signed PDF back to you to complete Step 4.
Step 4: Forward to your Department Chair (or equivalent)
The final section of the proposal form is the Department Chair Endorsement. Forward the PDF with your signature and the ID’s signature to your department chair (or equivalent) to request endorsement. This may involve a conversation to discuss how this project aligns with department/college/university goals. The department chair will submit the final signed form to the Pegasus Innovation Lab at iLab@ucf.edu.
The Summative Course Review signifies the completion of a course redesign project. The completion deadline is dependent upon your original proposal acceptance date.
|Proposal Acceptance Date||Completion Deadline|
|Prior to January 1, 2020||December 31, 2020|
|After January 1, 2020||May 1, 2021|