Fall Delivery
 - Submit no later than 1/15
Summer Delivery
- Submit no later than 1/15
Spring Delivery
 - Submit no later than 8/15




Proposing an Online or a Hybrid Course

Here are the forms and instructions you will need to propose online and hybrid courses. Currently, only courses already on the books in a face-to-face format are eligible for alternate delivery.


Step 1: Consult, Demonstrate & Train: Prerequisites for course development

  1. Consult with your Division Chair about the idea. Faculty members must have approval from their Division Chair to propose a course.
    • Usually, hybrid course caps are the same as traditional courses.
  2. Contact the Department of Educational Technology to make arrangements to demonstrate competency in the elements listed below. (Failure to demonstrate competency will result in the removal of the hybrid/online course from the schedule.)
    1. Moodle Competency
    2. Adobe Connect/Adobe Presenter Competency
  3. Contact your Division Coordinator of eLearning (DCeL) or the Faculty Coordinator of eLearning to make arrangements to complete the required COAT training (Failure to complete the training by the appropriate date--3/15 for Summer & Fall classes & 10/15 for Spring classes--will result in removal of the course from the schedule.)

Step 2: Develop Content: Criterion for content development

  1. Course content must fulfill the learning objectives and outcomes that are stated in the syllabus and provided by the Division Chair and/or Curriculum Coordinator.
  2. Courses must be designed using the syllabus template provided by the eLearning Committee. 
  3. You must complete two Modular Worksheets to help design your online elements.
  4. Content should meet ADA requirements.
  5. Content should adhere to the latest copyright rules and the TEACH ACT
  6. All course developers are responsible for backup and archiving of content for future use and safekeeping.
  7. Course developers must also provide any supporting materials in the event another qualified instructor is asked to teach the course.
  8. Course content belongs to Keystone College and can be re-purposed or re-assigned as needed.  

Step 3: Completing and Submitting the Proposal

  1. Complete the appropriate forms
    Course Agreement & Instructions
    Course Proposal Form
    Course Checklist (.xls)
    Two Modular Worksheets (example)
    Syllabus Template
    Face-to-Face Equivalency Matrix (Example)
  2. Forward the completed forms to the Division Chair for review and signature.
  3. Forward the signed form to the eLearning  Committee for final processing. The eLearning Committee meets the 3rd Thursday of the month August to May.)
  4. Once processed, forms will be forwarded to the Registrar for accurate identification and designation. (Copies of the processed forms will also be sent to the Instructor and Division Chair.) 
  5. N.B. Beginning June 1, 2013 , stipends for course development are no longer available.






Course Modification Agreement

Hybrid Course Review Sheet
Course Proposal Form
Course Checklist (.xls)
Face-to-Face Equivalency Matrix (Example)
Modular Worksheet (Example)
Online Course Agreement & Instructions
Syllabus Template (Updated Aug 2016)
Adobe Connect/Presenter Competency
Moodle Competency



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This page was updated on 11/13/14