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NC Virtual is looking for highly qualified NC certified teachers to serve as subject-matter experts on course development teams. The qualified applicant should be knowledgeable of course design frameworks such as the Universal Design for Learning principles, Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy, and backwards design. The applicant should have a strong understanding of curriculum standards and experience creating engaging lessons and activities that promote active learning through problem based learning, real-world examples, authentic assessments, and more. The applicant should have high organization and self-management skills and own a personal computer, phone/other communication device, and Internet access. Opportunities include content writers, content reviewers and course outliners. Duties and responsibilities are listed below:

Content Writer

Responsibilities:

  • Be knowledgeable of, and follow NC Virtual requirements and federal and state laws and/or guidelines regarding copyright, Fair Use, and accessibility, and report any violations of federal and state laws and/or guidelines to the NC Virtual Staff.
  • As part of a team, you will follow the approved course outline and contribute to the standards map.
  • Independently or with a partner, you will:
    • Write content as needed to meet goals and objectives of the NC content standards and NC Virtual Instructional Design standards in the provided templates. The content will be engaging to all learners, allow for differentiation, include collaborative assessments and incorporation of  21st Century concepts, and align to Universal Design for Learning (UDL), copyright, and accessibility guidelines.
    • Revise (or recreate) the content you developed based on feedback documented by the content reviewer and LMS designer, according to the timeline.
  • Develop all content according to the NC Virtual training specifications.
  • Uphold all NC Virtual guidelines and procedures outlined within the NC Virtual training course and workshop, to include meeting all deadlines and communicating with the assigned staff member when a deadline cannot be met.

Content Reviewer

Responsibilities:

  • Be knowledgeable of, and follow NC Virtual requirements and federal and state laws and/or guidelines regarding copyright, Fair Use, and accessibility, and report any violations of federal and state laws and/or guidelines to the NC Virtual Staff.
  • As part of a team, you will follow the approved course outline and contribute to the standards map.
  • As the content reviewer, you will:
    • Review all materials from the lens of a student, teacher, and editor as described in the NC Virtual training.
    • Review content written to ensure it meets the goals and objectives of the NC content standards and NC Virtual Instructional Design standards. The review should ensure that the content is engaging to all learners, allows for differentiation, includes collaborative assessments and incorporation of  21st Century concepts, and aligns to Universal Design for Learning (UDL), copyright, and accessibility guidelines.
    • Document your review on the feedback document and ensure the developers revise or recreate the content based on your documented reviews, according to the timeline.
  • Ensure all content follows and meets the guidelines outlined in the NC Virtual training specifications.
  • Uphold all NC Virtual guidelines and procedures outlined within the NC Virtual training course and workshop, to include meeting all deadlines and communicating with the assigned staff member when a deadline cannot be met.

Course Outliner

Responsibilities:

  • Be knowledgeable of, and follow NC Virtual requirements and federal and state laws and/or guidelines regarding copyright, Fair Use, and accessibility, and report any violations of federal and state laws and/or guidelines to the NC Virtual Staff.
  • Be knowledgeable of, and follow Understanding by Design (UbD) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, and Quality Matters (QM) standards when designing the course and module outlines and compiling recommended materials.
  • Develop and compile materials according to the course preparation templates, including, but not limited to:
    • A Course Outline to include a course description, prerequisites, list of non-specific textbooks (if applicable), a list of materials, and other items as required in the Course Outline Template.
    • Module and Lesson Standard Charts that show alignment between the standards, learning objectives, assessments, and resources.
    • A Module Outline and Materials List for each module in the course.
    • A Standards Mapping Document using the template provided.
  • Develop and compile materials according to the module and lesson development templates for an agreed upon module and lesson to serve as a course exemplar. The course exemplar will include the introduction, standards, assessment, and a sample lesson for one agreed upon module.
  • Uphold all NC Virtual guidelines and procedures outlined within the NC Virtual training course and workshop, to include meeting all deadlines and communicating with the assigned staff member when a deadline cannot be met.

 

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