Collaborating Online

Collaborating Online is a new and unique hybrid model where college faculty serve as the instructor of record in an online course and the high school instructor has an active and direct team teaching role in supporting academic enrichment and success. If you are interested in learning more about this program, contact M State P20 Collaboration Manager Megan Adamcyzk.

School district responsibilities

The high school will:

•  Designate a high school instructor in the discipline (a master’s degree and some graduate work completed in-discipline is preferred)

•  Follow the M State application and assessment testing process and work within the guidelines for student eligibility

•  Submit class list(s) of eligible students for course registration

•  Purchase required textbooks and related materials for each student enrolled in the program

•  Advise students on the benefits and commitment of taking a college course in a blended format (e.g., online and face-to-face)

•  Provide student check-in and supportive advising services

College responsibilities

M State will provide:

•  College instructor of record

•  Assistance with the testing and registration process

•  Access to the D2L Brightspace online platform and access to M State library resources

•  End of course student survey links and results

College faculty responsibilities

An M State college faculty member will serve as the instructor of record in an online concurrent course and will provide:

•  Course development

•  Syllabus

•  Requirements for textbook and/or course materials

•  Assignments

•  Assessments

•  Lectures

•  Evaluation of student performance (i.e. paired assessments, grade norming, etc.)

•  Grading expectations and enter final grades in D2L Brightspace

•  Other activities to support student learning of the course outcomes

•  Student success and intervention approaches

•  Supportive instructional strategies

•  Advise and guide the high school instructor with any acceptable modifications necessary for course content

•  M State policies and procedures related to the course

•  One classroom observation

•  Pre-class meeting for the first time a high school instructor and college faculty are co-teaching and/or the course is new

•  Ongoing dialogue with the high school instructor throughout the duration of the course regarding planning, development, implementation and evaluation of student learning

•  Orientation on the D2L Brightspace online course platform

High school instructor responsibilities

The high school instructor will:

•  Actively collaborate with M State college faculty to ensure course outcomes and college rigor are being met

•  Provide supplemental instruction and support services in the classroom

•  Continuously engage in dialogue with M State college faculty throughout the duration of the course regarding planning, development, implementation and evaluation of student learning

•  Ensure student engagement and participation in the course

•  Assume an active role in direct instructional delivery