Dan O'Connor Training Course Content Review Policy

Effective date: Jan 1 2023  

Policy on Course Content Review

1. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to outline the expectations and process for reviewing course content. This includes guidelines on when course content should be reviewed, who is responsible for conducting the review, etc.

2. Scope

This policy applies to all courses offered at [organization name], including online and in-person classes.

3. Responsibilities

a) Instructors are responsible for ensuring that their course content meets the standards set by [organization name] and any applicable accrediting bodies or regulatory agencies; b) The instructional design team will conduct regular reviews of all course content to ensure accuracy, relevance, currency, accessibility compliance, and quality; c) The curriculum committee will provide guidance on any changes needed after a review has been conducted; d) Senior leadership will approve final revisions before they can be implemented into a course; e) All stakeholders must follow established policies and procedures related to revising existing courses or creating new ones.

4. Process Overview

a) An instructor must submit an updated version of their syllabus prior to each semester/term start date; b) The instructional design team will review the submitted syllabus against established criteria (e.g., currency, accuracy, accessibility); c) The curriculum committee will provide feedback on any potential changes needed; d) Senior leadership will review the proposed revisions and approve or reject them; e) Once approved, instructors must implement any necessary changes to their course content before it can be delivered.

5. Documentation

Instructors are expected to maintain records of all course content reviews, including the review process, feedback received, and any changes that are made. Any relevant documents should be stored securely for future reference.

6. Evaluation

The instructional design team will evaluate course content on an ongoing basis to ensure that it is up-to-date and meets established standards. The curriculum committee will also provide periodic feedback on the quality of course content. Instructors should make any necessary changes as soon as possible after receiving feedback from the curriculum committee.

7. Resources

Instructors may access a variety of resources to support their course content reviews, such as instructional design templates, accessibility guidelines, and other materials provided by the instructional design team.

8. Enforcement

Instructors must adhere to this policy and any associated guidelines or procedures. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

9. Questions

Questions about this policy should be directed to the instructional design team or the curriculum committee.

The content above outlines the expectations and process for reviewing course content at an organization. It covers responsibilities, process overview, documentation requirements, evaluation criteria, resources available for support, and enforcement of policy. This content should serve as a guide for instructors to ensure they are meeting the standards set by their organization and any applicable accrediting bodies or regulatory agencies when creating and delivering course materials.


If any questions arise regarding this policy, the instructional design team or the curriculum committee should be contacted for clarification. It is important that all instructors understand and comply with this policy to ensure course materials are accurate, up-to-date, and of a high quality. By following these guidelines, instructors can create effective courses that meet the needs of their students.

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