Using Peer Mentorship to Support Online Faculty

(Retired) | Last updated November 19, 2014

Course Length

1h 33m

Last Updated

November 19, 2014

Using Peer Mentorship to Support Online Faculty

(Retired) | Last updated November 19, 2014


Maintaining online course quality is key to successfully growing online programs. However, supporting and monitoring online instruction is challenging because of the varying quality of teaching in the online environment. By implementing a peer mentor model that capitalizes on the internal expertise of your best online faculty, you can improve course quality across all of your programs.

Join our experts to learn practical strategies for:

  • Developing and implementing a mentorship program
  • Supporting and monitoring your online programs in a cost effective manner
  • Coaching your top performing faculty to mentor online instructors

Who should attend?

Academic leaders looking to improve their programs’ quality of online course instruction will benefit from learning how to implement this peer mentorship model. Faculty developers who are searching for a higher level of online instructor engagement will also learn strategies to increase development opportunities and implementation of online teaching best practices.


  • Using peer mentorship in an online environment
    • Identifying goals
    • Engaging stakeholders
    • Criteria for selecting faculty
  • Training peer mentors
    • Setting baselines
    • Focus on key success behaviors
    • Curriculum analysis
    • Course guidance
  • Managing the program
    • Providing incentives
    • Common barriers
  • Assessing quality for continuous improvement

Why is this event retired?

At AI we want to always ensure that the best and most current trainings are available to members, and we regularly review our trainings to ensure that is the case.