Distance Education FacultyFaculty at Distance Education are seperated in to two groups: Lecturing Professor and Professor of Record.
The Lecturing Professor is the faculty member from an RTS Residential Campus who lectures on the material. The material being taught is captured by the DE department who then design a course based on those lectures. These lectures are available for free on iTunes U.
The Professor of Record is the faculty who supports the class in the LMS. Many times the Professor of Record and Lecturing Professor are the same, but there are other courses where this is not the case. As such the Lecturing Professor is available to the students to answer course related content, respond to forum posts, and give guidance and grade the students research paper.