EMPLOYMENT- DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSE DEVELOPERS

The University of Sudbury is seeking the assistance of experts in the humanities to update and develop distance education courses for its programmes. Although most new courses are to be developed as correspondence courses, all should be easily adaptable to an on-line format.

The following represents the departments’ current priorities:

Philosophy

to be updated in English:

PHIL2525 – Contemporary Moral Issues

PHIL2345 – Bioethics: Human Life Issues

PHIL2575 – Philosophy of Law

to be developed in English:

PHIL2726 – Media Ethics (on-line)

PHIL3346 – Bioethics: Case Studies

PHIL2747 – Technology, Freedom and Values

PHIL2126 – Philosophy of Sexuality

PHIL2215 – Environmental Ethics

PHIL2256 – Philosophy of Education

to be updated in French:

PHIL2525 – Problèmes éthiques

contemporains

to be developed in French:

PHIL2216 – Technologie, valeurs et environnement

PHIL2217 – Éthique de l’environnement

PHIL2227 – Philosophie de l’art

Religious Studies:

Although the courses have not been specifically identified, the department needs to update and develop a number of courses over the next year. Please review the list of courses already offered in order to get a sense of the scope and breadth of our programme. Note that development work will be required in English or in French depending on the language of the course offering.

Native Studies:

The department needs to develop a number of courses to be offered by correspondence and others on-line. Although most of the development work will be done in English, a few of the courses will be developed in French. Please review the list of courses already offered in order to get a sense of the scope and breadth of our programme.

Folklore et ethnologie:

A number of courses need to bedevelopedfor the programmesuchas “Les folklores du Canada”, “Folklore et médias”, and “Légendes urbaines, internet et créations contemporaines”. Please review the list of courses already offered in order to get a sense of the scope and breadth of our programme. Note that all of the development work will be done in French.

Communication publique (journalisme/relations publiques):

Although the courses have not been specifically identified, the department needs to develop on-line courses over the next year. The emphasis will be to develop the introductory courses of the programme so that increased accessibility to the programme is offered by September 2011. Note that all courses are to be developed in French.

Application process:

Experience in academic writing as well as experience in teaching at the university level is necessary. Compensation will reflect the individual’s qualifications to a maximum of $18,000 for the development of a 6 credit course.

Your application letter and current curriculum vitae accompanied by examples of previous development or teaching materials are to be forwarded by email to srenault@usudbury.ca or by mail to:

Sylvie Renault Registrar

University of Sudbury

935 Ramsey Lake Road

Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

Applications received by January 21st will be considered for development contracts starting in the Winter 2011 semester.

Please review other sections of this web site for detailed information about the University and its programmes.

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