Creation of Distance Education Effective Practices Resource

Spring
2012
Resolution Number: 
11.01
Category: 
Technology
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Distance education has continued to expand throughout California and the nation, and California community colleges offer a wide array of distance education courses and programs;

Whereas, Publishers and others are providing a wide range of for-profit resources to faculty, many of which may not be based on sound pedagogical research or effective practices in online teaching; and

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has long provided guidance on sound pedagogical resources and effective practices to faculty for traditional classes in a variety of disciplines;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges research and expand available materials on effective practices to include additional resources for teaching distance education courses that are based on sound pedagogical research.

MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Status Report: 

Articles published in Rostrum regarding effective practices.  Resolution 11.01 (S16) calls for update to technology paper.