Colgate U Outsourcing Faculty Support for Hybrid Learning
New York’s Colgate University has sought outside help to improve the quality of its hybrid learning experience. The university, which has reopened to students on campus, is also continuing its remote learning programs. Now, some faculty will have access to 2UOS Essential from 2U, a set of services for course production and development, technology and support. The 2U offering was introduced this summer. Colgate expected to begin using it for spring 2021 courses.
2UOS Essential encompasses:
- Training for faculty by 2U experts in online course design, through instructional design workshops, step-by-step guides and tutorials and “core enrichment” seminars.
- Video production via “Studio in a Box,” 2U support to help faculty create video content at home and on their own schedule. This includes production equipment and tutorials.
- Access to 2U’s cloud-based learning management system, a mobile-friendly