This article describes the design and development of a professional development program based upon research on the competencies necessary for online teaching success  conducted at Penn State University in 2009-2010. The article highlights how the results of this research are being aligned with various professional development courses comprising the certificate program for online faculty at Penn State’s World Campus. This article describes the process of research design and implementation to the direct application for professional development.
From Research to Practice: Towards the Development of an Integrated and Comprehensive Faculty Development Program
Volume, Issue - Date:Volume 16, Issue 5 - October 2012
Oganization:The Pennsylvania State University
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Online Course Development, Online Faculty Development, Instructional Design, Competencies for Online Teaching Success