SEMESTER STARTUP TASKS



It is important for all faculty and staff involved in distance learning to understand task responsibilities and timelines. As a result, this page lists major semester startup tasks. Please note that ALL support requests should be directed to the eCampus Help Desk. Contact the eLearning Department if you have any questions or concerns about the items on this page.

 

 

Department Chair or Coordinator



Adding faculty to additional courses

Request must be made by department chair or coordinator, one week prior to semester startup

 

 

Information Services Department



Create courses in Canvas for the semester

Two months prior to semester startup

 

 

Faculty



Merged roster request

One week prior to semester startup

 

Request course setup support

Course setup requests should be made no later than two weeks prior to semester startup

 

Archive and save course to local drive or external storage

Immediately upon semester completion

 

 

eLearning Department



eLearning Department Newsletter

First of each month

 

Publish training calendar for the semester

Week prior to semester startup, and during In-Service

 

Student Needs Assessment

Annually in the fall

 

Faculty Needs Assessment

Annually in the spring

 

Course preparation workshop

Early summer and three weeks prior to semester startup