Course Development Calendars

These development calendars apply to all courses that are scheduled for new or revision development. It is important to note that these calendars do not reflect when a course will run, but only when it is scheduled to be worked on

🌻 Planning
🌻 Design and Development
🌻 Development and QA
December January February March April May
Course Author

Identify objectives

Submit technology needs (if applicable)

Research primary resource(s) (e.g., textbooks, journal articles)

Course Author and ID

Initial consultation

Submit Attachment A

Align objectives to specific assessments in alignment map

Create or revise course outline (e.g., lesson objectives, activities, assessments and resources) and syllabus

Submit course outline and syllabus

Course Author

Begin assessment development

Course Author, ID and Media

Media consultation

Finalize media plan

Course Author

Create and submit:

  • 50% of course content
  • 50% of assessments
  • 50% of media pieces developed (includes ID review and editing)

Course Author, AD, PM and ID (mid-month)

🚩 Update meeting

Course Author

Create and submit:

  • 100% of course content
  • 100% of assessments
  • 100% of media pieces developed (includes ID review and editing)

Course Author, AD, PM and ID (mid-month)

🚩 Go/No Go
Meeting to discuss if the course can be completed and ready to launch within the necessary timeframe
(mid-month)

ID and Media

Complete course development in the digital learning environment

Complete final QA of all course content

  • QA review
  • Media review
  • Link review
  • Editor review
  • ADA compliance

Final sign-off by Course Author

🌻 Planning
🌻 Design and Development
🌻 Development and QA
March April May June July August
Course Author

Identify objectives

Submit technology needs (if applicable)

Research primary resource(s) (e.g., textbooks, journal articles)

Course Author and ID

Initial consultation

Submit Attachment A

Align objectives to specific assessments in alignment map

Create or revise course outline (e.g., lesson objectives, activities, assessments and resources) and syllabus

Submit course outline and syllabus

Course Author

Begin assessment development

Course Author, ID and Media

Media consultation

Finalize media plan

Course Author

Create and submit:

  • 50% of course content
  • 50% of assessments
  • 50% of media pieces developed (includes ID review and editing)

Course Author, AD, PM and ID (mid-month)

🚩 Update meeting

Course Author

Create and submit:

  • 100% of course content
  • 100% of assessments
  • 100% of media pieces developed (includes ID review and editing)

Course Author, AD, PM and ID (mid-month)

🚩 Go/No Go
Meeting to discuss if the course can be completed and ready to launch within the necessary timeframe
(mid-month)

ID and Media

Complete course development in the digital learning environment

Complete final QA of all course content

  • QA review
  • Media review
  • Link review
  • Editor review
  • ADA compliance

Final sign-off by Course Author

🌻 Planning
🌻 Design and Development
🌻 Development and QA
August September October November December January
Course Author

Identify objectives

Submit technology needs (if applicable)

Research primary resource(s) (e.g., textbooks, journal articles)

Course Author and ID

Initial consultation

Submit Attachment A

Align objectives to specific assessments in alignment map

Create or revise course outline (e.g., lesson objectives, activities, assessments and resources) and syllabus

Submit course outline and syllabus

Course Author

Begin assessment development

Course Author, ID and Media

Media consultation

Finalize media plan

Course Author

Create and submit:

  • 50% of course content
  • 50% of assessments
  • 50% of media pieces developed (includes ID review and editing)

Course Author, AD, PM and ID (mid-month)

🚩 Update meeting

Course Author

Create and submit:

  • 100% of course content
  • 100% of assessments
  • 100% of media pieces developed (includes ID review and editing)

Course Author, AD, PM and ID (mid-month)

🚩 Go/No Go
Meeting to discuss if the course can be completed and ready to launch within the necessary timeframe
(mid-month)

ID and Media

Complete course development in the digital learning environment

Complete final QA of all course content

  • QA review
  • Media review
  • Link review
  • Editor review
  • ADA compliance

Final sign-off by Course Author

**Go/No Go Status – The Go/No Go date is an opportunity for the PM, AD, Faculty and ID to have a conversation about whether or not it is realistic for the course to be completed, and ready to launch within the necessary timeframe. This occurs 6-weeks out from preview week.

🚩 Represents a course update meant for PM, ADs, and IDs regarding the course development progress.

Published on January 22, 2020 at 10:20:41 am CST. Last modified on February 05, 2021 at 8:41:14 am CST.