This paper presents a model of professional development using collaborative coaching and networking which has been used to improve online instructor effectiveness. Components of the model are presented in the context of a ten-year-old faculty development program at a private university in the Southeast. A collaborative coaching checklist is also provided.
Article originally appeared in: “Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration”, V. 9(2006), n. 4. University of West Georgia, Distance Education Center. Reprinted with permission.