Local Adoption of the California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative Course Design Rubric

Fall
2018
Resolution Number: 
09.03
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Category: 
Curriculum

Whereas, Online courses reviewed with the California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative (CVC – OEI) Course Design Rubric and offered through the CVC – OEI Course Exchange have a success rate 4.9 percentage points above the statewide average;[1] 

Whereas, California Code of Regulations Title 5 §55206 maintains districts’ local authority to determine if courses will “be provided through distance education”;[2][3]

Whereas, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Resolution 9.01 S15 encourages “local senates to establish rubrics for online course standards”; and 

Whereas, The CVC – OEI has indicated in its 5-Year Roadmap that local peer online course review is planned as an activity intended to increase course and degree completion; 

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates, through their curriculum committees and online education committees, to adopt the CVC – OEI Course Design Rubric for local use;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates to explore the development of local peer online course review; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that local academic senates work with their colleges to develop a plan to identify resources so that faculty who wish to participate in local peer online course review may do so.

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