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Campus-Wide OTL Initiative Projects

The following is a list of current OTL projects, as well as their project leaders.

Round 1 OTL Projects (Funded)

Brenda Kirkwood - School of Public Health The overall objective of this project is to enhance existing courses in the online MPH program with new technology, primarily Adobe Connect.
Blanca Ramos - School of Social Welfare The School of Social Welfare is moving forward toward a primarily online program.
Roberta Johnson - Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Science Development of several online versions of introductory courses through the use of the Windows to the Universe software.
Karen Reinhold - Department of Mathematics & Statistics Creating an online version of AMAT 108, Elementary Statistics.
JoAnne Malatesta - School of Criminal Justice Developing fully online B.A. and M.A. programs, as well as a continuing education program to meet in-service police training requirements.
Yvonne D. Harrison - Department of Public Administration & Policy The Department of Public Administration & Policy intends to turn RPAD 607, Nonprofit Governance, into a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) through the Coursera online learning platform.
Dean David Rousseau - Rockefeller College Deploy the Professional Development Program to develop capacity for doctoral interns to support faculty in the implementation of online programs.
Daphne Jorgensen - Department of Information Studies Master of Science in Information Science program developed a cluster of four courses, with the ultimate intention of developing a complete online program.

Round 2 OTL Projects (Funded)

School of Business Development and delivery of four courses in the Digital Forensics curriculum.
Theresa Harrison - Department of Communications Development of online version of undergraduate course in social media and development of hybrid version of two graduate courses in communications.
Roberta Johnson - Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Science Development of online versions of six undergraduate general education courses in atmospheric science and environmental science, and geology (over three years - continued from Round 1).
Lenore Horowitz - College of Computing and Information and ITLAL “Teach 22” proposal to support coaching and innovation in online teaching.
JoAnne Malatesta - School of Criminal Justice Development and delivery of four additional undergraduate courses (continued from Round 1).
Kevin Kinser - Educational Administration and Policy Studies Conversion of EAPS 600 course to hybrid/low residency course.
Brenda Kirkwood - School of Public Health Continue use of Adobe Connect to meet increased demand and support larger enrollment in existing online courses (continued from Round 1).
Yvonne D. Harrison - Department of Public Administration & Policy Development of MOOC in Non-Profit Management for delivery on Coursera (continued from Round 1).
Blanca Ramos - School of Social Welfare Continuing development of two advanced clinical courses in the BSW curriculum as hybrids (continued from Round 1).
Peter Shea - Provost Office Support and management of development and delivery of Online General Education courses needed by the BSIT (over five years).

Round 3 OTL Projects (Funded)

Daphne Jorgensen - College of Computing & Information Expand online course offerings in the MSIS program (continued from Round 1).
Brenda Kirkwood - School of Public Health Expand online course offerings in the MPH program (continued from Round 2).
Theresa Harrison - Department of Communication Develop three upper-level courses in a form (continued from Round 2).
Vivien Ng - Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Design and develop two online semester length courses, AWSS 240 and AWSS 260.
Linda Mertz - School of Social Welfare Develop an online module for RSSW 731 that will serve as the first online continuing education program for the SSW.
Karl Rathmeyer - Department of Public Administration & Policy Develop multiple online courses (one core course and four electives) for the Advanced Graduate Certificate for International Health & Human Rights.
Istvan Kecskes - Department of Educational Theory & Practice Develop an online course focused on theory, research questions, and methods for those interested in conducting more informed investigations of online learning.
Ray Bromley - Office of International Education Develop three online courses for the Intensive English Language Program.