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Fall 2021 Online Studies & Instructional Resources Presentation: This is a PowerPoint presentation used during the Online Studies and Instructional Resources Fall 2021 presentation, which is a mandatory for all faculty teaching hybrid and online courses. 

COVID-19 Student Survey: From April 20-May 1, 2020, the Division of Online Studies asked students to fill out a survey in order to rather feedback on their transition to remote online learning due to COVID-19; this survey was shared in Falcon Online.

COVID-19 Student Survey Questions

Distance Education Definitions - Provides a more specific and updated definition of meeting the substantive interaction criteria; effective 7/1/2021.

Faculty Innovation Blog: The Faculty Innovation Blog is meant to maintain consistent transparency between faculty at Daytona State College and distance education staff and resources. Posts will include Falcon Online updates, tutorials, and tips provided by the Division of Online Studies, Department of Instructional Resources, and guest bloggers.

Guide for Chairpersons Using Falcon Online

Hybrid Checklist: Guidelines and best practices for faculty members teaching and developing hybrid classes.

Substantive Interaction Guidelines: Provides an overview of substantive interaction, as defined by the Department of Education. The final page includes a checklist for online courses.

Syllabus Template: Provides a downloadable Word document that will serve as a syllabus template. This is the most up-to-date version of the Daytona State College syllabus template that should be used by faculty in developing their courses each semester. It is located in the first column (Resources).

Video Script Template: Developed by IT-Instructional Resources, a video script serves as a foundational tool for creating clear and concise video content. The Visual description in the left column is where you would include important screencast/screenshot/PowerPoint that you want to show on screen. The audio/speaking portion in the right-hand column includes the audio of your voice narrating the screencast.

Katie Allman

Faculty Fellow in Innovation

The Faculty Fellow in Innovation program works with faculty members to support them with developing online pedagogy and developing best practices to share with their peer faculty.​ The fellows develop strategies for using online resources for all classes, whether face-to-face, hybrid, or fully online.​ All fellows are required to work 3 hours weekly in the FIC or in the Center for Interactive Media.

Faculty Fellows in Innovation

  • Katie Allman, Fall 2021
  • Rachel Repyneck, Spring 2021
  • Gabi Booth, Spring 2020
  • Keith Boswell, Fall 2019
  • Theresa Moore, Spring 2019
  • Lee Kenyon, Fall 2018
  • Grady Meeks, Spring 2018
  • Jim Newell, Fall 2017
  • Harun Thomas, Spring 2017
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Award for Excellence in Online Instruction

Recognized as an outstanding DSC online instructor who utilizes well-designed and creative course materials and instructional methods, and who provides a model of instructional online excellent for other faculty.

Award winners:​

  • Jessica Lipsey, 2020 - 2021
  • Margie Hensler, 2019 - 2020
  • Jim Newell, 2018 - 2019
  • Michelle Lee, 2017 - 2018 ​
  • Deborah Hirsh, 2016 - 2017 ​
  • Diana Tata, 2015 - 2016​

Award for Excellence in Hybrid Instruction

Recognized as an outstanding DSC online instructor who utilizes well-designed and creative course materials and instructional methods, and who provides a model of instructional excellence in the hybrid modality for other faculty.

Award winners:​

  • Scott Velazco, 2020 - 2021