Accepted by the board of directors of our center, the text describing the duties and responsibilities of the faculty members who have been assigned as the E-learning Specialist, Unit Coordinator and Program Coordinator in the distance education process was put on the agenda at the meeting of the Education Commission of our University dated 30 November 2020 and numbered 26 and was accepted as follows.
E-Learning Specialist: Faculty member who works at GUZEM. The e-learning specialist is responsible for the management of the online GUZEM Learning Management System (LMS) and the technically sound operation of the system. The duties and responsibilities of the e-learning specialist are as follows:
Distance Education Unit Coordinator: Is a full-time associate/lecturer in the relevant academic unit responsible for the healthy operation of the distance education processes of the academic units (faculties, institutes, colleges and vocational schools). The Unit Coordinator is determined by the relevant academic unit management, and is responsible for the execution of all tasks and procedures related to the distance education of the relevant academic units in coordination with GUZEM.
Distance Education Program Coordinator: Is a full-time associate/lecturer in the relevant academic unit responsible for the healthy execution of the distance education processes of the programs (department/science) in the academic units. Program coordinators are determined by the management of the relevant program and work in coordination with the unit coordinator. They monitor the processes of announcing the notifications and information messages from GUZEM and academic events such as the exam calendar created by the relevant academic programs to the students for distance education.
A new user account with the "Restricted Administrator" role in the LMS is opened by GUZEM for the Distance Education Unit and Program Coordinators for the academic units that are under their responsibility. The user name and password information of the unit and program coordinators are sent directly to the relevant persons in an official confidential letter. Unit and program coordinators use the user account provided to them to carry out the distance education processes related to their units. The user accounts are in the Restricted Administrator role and the coordinators must set a unique password and ensure the security of their accounts at the first login. All responsibility in this regard belongs to the coordinators.
The duties, authorities and responsibilities of the users in the Restricted Administrator role in the GUZEM LMS are as follows: