Compensation for courses taught on the Ohio University Learning Network (OULN) will be at the normal overload rate as long as income generated by student credit hours equals (breaks even with) faculty base salary for the course.
Compensation for any OULN course that is less than break-even will be pro-rated up to normal overload rates based on average fee income per student credit generated in the course.
The instructor will be compensated only for travel, course development, and multi-site delivery (if appropriate).
amount equal to the faculty overload salary (or the pro-rated amount) less the
course development fee will be transferred to the instructor's department.
COURSE DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
Additional compensation is available to faculty scheduled to teach OULN courses through OULN Course Development Grants. The grants are intended to encourage faculty to be innovative and fully utilize the distance learning tools within the OULN classroom (Blackboard, television monitors; instructional computer with Internet connections and the Microsoft Office package; an overhead camera and instructional cameras) to instructionally enhance their distance learning course. Amount of the grants will be $100 per credit hour for the first time the OULN course is taught; and $75 per credit hour for each subsequent time the same course is taught by the same instructor on OULN.
Compensation shall be awarded upon successful completion of the project(s) stated in the OULN Course Development application.
application form for OULN Course Development Grants is included under "Grant
Faculty teaching to more than two regional campuses, and whose enrollment totals sixteen students on those campuses, will be compensated up to $500 for each additional regional campus (3rd, 4th, and 5th regional campus) that has at least five students.
will be compensated $100 per student, up to a maximum of $500 (five students)
for each regional campus. For example, if the third regional campus has three
students the additional compensation will be $300. If the fourth campus has five
students, the added compensation will be $500. And if the fifth campus has seven
students, the compensation is $500. On the other hand, if the third, fourth, and
fifth regional campus each had five or more students, the multi-campus compensation
would be the maximum of $1500.
Contingent upon being possible to schedule, the instructor should administer at least one class session at each regional campus involved in the OULN course. Faculty will be compensated for travel to each regional campus based on University rates and campus policy/procedure.
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