Course Development Request Form

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(e.g. MATH 127)
The person(s) who will work with CEL to create the course.
Does the course already exist? * (required)
What is the format of the course? * (required)
Please include all course formats.
Has the author previously: * (required)
Has the course been approved by the Senate? * (required)
What is the primary reason for creating this online offering at this time (e.g. to meet program requirements, to meet demand, etc.) ?
What is the projected enrolment per term?
What is the ideal instructor/student ratio (e.g. is TA support available for larger enrolments)?
Term (s) * (required)
In which term(s) do you expect to offer the course in each academic year? Check all that apply.
When would you like to start teaching the course? * (required)
In which term do you expect to start teaching the course? Based on CEL availability the next available first offer date for new online courses is Fall 2020.
Terms Available * (required)
In which terms will the author(s) be available to work on this course? (please select 3 terms)
We encourage the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and reuse of existing content. What digital or online materials (open courseware, Powerpoint presentations, electronic notes, podcasts, videos, websites, publisher materials, etc.) do you already use and/or already exist for this course?
Describe generally how you see this course being taught online (“don’t know” is a perfectly acceptable answer). Are there any unique requirements, challenges, or attributes related to this course that we should be aware of?
Approvals * (required)
This application has received approval from the Chair, Director or Dean
Enter the name of your Chair, Director or Dean.
Enter the Chair, Director or Dean's email address - he/she will receive a copy of this form.
Quality Commitment * (required)
I have reviewed Waterloo's Quality Guidelines for Online Courses and am committed to creating a course that is consistent with them.
Course Agreement * (required)
The course author, and the Chair, Director or Dean will finalize and sign a Course Agreement with CEL before starting development.
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