About Faculty eCommons

Developed by Academic Partnerships, Faculty eCommons is a social learning ecosystem for faculty across the world to work together to improve online education. The site offers industry research, guidance, best practices, and professional development opportunities with a focus on student persistence and national quality standards.

Faculty eCommons (FeC) contains resources to help online designers, developers, and instructors and is maintained by the Academic Services and Products team at Academic Partnerships.


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Instructional Design

10 Steps to Accelerate Your Course

Course acceleration is a multi-step process that requires you to deconstruct previous course content in order to reconstruct it in a new, accelerated format. Consider some of the following strategies to help you accelerate your course:

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