Assuring Student Learning Outcomes Achievement Through Faculty Development: An Online University Example

February 12, 2017

Asynchronous discussions in the online teaching and learning environment significantly contributes to the achievement of student learning outcomes, which is dependent upon qualified and engaged faculty members. The discourse within this article addresses how an online university conducted faculty development through its unique Robust Learning Model (RLM) and its associated unique pedagogy and learning management system, which is also utilized by the university’s students. The results revealed that shared engagement between faculty members in the faculty development activity similar to the university’s students, honed faculty members’ teaching skills that lend to assuring student learning outcomes achievement in the online learning environment.

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration