WCET's 29th Annual Meeting
New Ideas in Managing Online Course Development

Speaker: Roxanne Phillips, Program Chair, Colorado Community Colleges Online
Speaker: Steve Rothenberg, Project and Product Implementation Manager, CCCOnline
Speaker: Grace Whiteaker, Instructional Designer, CCCOnline
Moderator: David Dannenberg, Director, Academic Innovations & eLearning, University of Alaska Anchorage


CCCOnline is the consortium of the thirteen colleges in the Colorado Community College System. This session will offer a case study in how CCCOnline streamlined its online course development process, enabling it to eliminate or reduce errors and conflicts caused by poorly understood roles and responsibilities, miscommunications, and inadequate project management tools.  The session will describe the problems and issues facing the staff responsible for redesigning the business processes surrounding for course design, and how the application of new approaches and tools (business process modeling (BPM) and (Jira workflow management software ) enabled CCCOnline to streamline course development.