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Distance Education Committee

Welcome to the Distance Education Committee

Membership: Faculty and Administrators​

 
Scope and Function
Scope:
The Committee makes recommendations to the Senate regarding policies and plans for all aspects of distance education, and collaborates with all campus constituencies to support distance education students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
 
Functions:
A.    Provides a forum for dealing with evolving issues in distance and digital education and disseminates information about these issues to the campus community.
B.    Makes recommendations to the Academic Senate regarding distance education and other online delivery of instructional material, including the development of administrative regulations and Board of Trustees’ policies, learning management systems, and other related digital education products and services.
C.    Supports faculty in development and delivery of their online courses by establishing and maintaining best practices for online course delivery and recommends skills for teaching online.
D.    Collaborates and coordinates on areas of mutual interest with other senate committees.
 
Chair
 Sal Veas, 4617
Vice Chair

 

2014-2015 Committee Membership

 

Voting Members
Non-Voting Members
Interested Parties
Dana Del George
Timothy Cramer 
 Patti Nakao
Peggy Kravitz
Jenny Resnick
Fariba Bolandhemat
Walter Meyer
Jamie Cavanaugh
Laura Manson
Saul Rubin
Keith Graziadei
Waleed Nasr
Odemaris Valdivia
Judith Remmes
Dan Hurley
Sal Veas
Peggy Kline
Wendy Parise
Lee Johnston
Ellen Cutler
Ebrahim​ Jahangard 
Mona Martin
Pete Morris
 DiEm Nguyen​​
Julie Yarrish 
Christine Miller


 

 

​Meeting - Dates/Time/Location
  
Time: 11:15-12:30pm, Thursdays
Location: Senate Conference Room (HSS 261)
(unless otherwise noted)
*Joint DE/ISC Meeting​
 
Fall Term 2014: Sept 11, Sept 25, Oct 9, Oct 23, Nov 6, Nov 20, Dec 4*
 
Spring Term 2015: Feb 26, March 12, March 26, April 9, April 23*, May 7, May 21, June 4
 
 
 
Agenda’s & Minutes
 
 
Resources
 
What is the process for developing an online course??
Distance Education Approval Checklist and Narrative

Also review Best Practices materials and contact:
Julie Yarrish and Christine Miller

Distance Education Best Practices:

See FAC 101 on www.smconline.org

DE Committee Reports

2001-02 Report
2005-06 Report

2001 SMC Survey
SMC Faculty Survey

DE Recommendations to Senate
Course Management System Recommendation presented 2/23/2010


Agendas & Minutes Archive

2003-2004 archived
2004-2005 archived
2005-2006 archived
2006-2007 archived
2007-2008 archived
2008-2009 archived
2009-2010 archived​

 

 
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