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Distance Education Policy Manual (PDF)
The Distance Education Policy Manual is a guide designed to assist faculty with the design, development, and evaluation of online courses.
Related SFU Policies
The distance education manual builds upon policies from the faculty handbook.
Definitions of Semester Length, Credit Hour, and Instructional Time Equivalencies from Faculty Handbook, Article XII, Section 26 (pdf)
Course Syllabus Template (doc)
Distance Education Forms
Forms have been provided to streamline to approval process for online course and instructor certification. We hope these forms and checklists aid departments and faculty with quality assurance and tracking.
Department Approval of Course for Distance Education Development (pdf) (doc)
Certification of Instructor to Teach Online Course for SFU (pdf) (doc)
SFU Online Course Review Checklist (pdf)
The CETL provides training to faculty wishing to learn how to teach online. Training and course development takes time and needs to begin far in advance of the start of the online course.
The CETL provides training to faculty wishing to learn how to teach online. Training cannot be completed in one day and needs to begin far in advance of the start of the online course.
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