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The Online Teaching Preparation Program (OTPP) is a 6-week, fully online faculty development effort designed for new and experienced online instructors. The program immerses faculty in a fully online learning experience, providing valuable insight on the student experience.  The OTPP curriculum is aligned with the CI Quality in Online Learning and Teaching (QOLT) rubric, adapted from the research-based CSU QOLT.


The program:

  • is 6-weeks long
  • is fully online
  • requires about 10 hours per week
  • is asynchronous with optional live, online sessions
  • includes staggered due dates and active engagement
  • is actively facilitated
  • is NOT self-paced
  • engages faculty in a learning community throughout all stages of the program
  • includes the following online course modules
  • includes the development of an ePortfolio demonstrating how your online course aligns with 2 sections of the CI QLT rubric

Program Details


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