Whereas, Faculty across California are considering migration to a new Course Management System (CMS) in conjunction with the adoption of the Canvas course management system by the Online Education Initiative (OEI);
Whereas, Migration to a new CMS provides an opportunity for faculty to evaluate and update their online and hybrid courses, and colleges may wish to include their courses in the OEI Exchange, which will require compliance with certain standards as set forth by the OEI in its adopted rubric; and
Whereas, Faculty are primarily responsible for all course content, academic rigor, and other standards, including regular and effective contact, regardless of instructional modality;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to establish rubrics for online course standards.
Continuing discussions regarding rubrics; presentations at IDI and Online Education Regionals and Rostrum article published on subject. 2017 - 18: The committee will write a Rostrum article in coordination with OEI representatives.