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Distance Education Committee

Discusses Issues related to Distance Education and Academic Technology and makes recommendations to the Faculty Senate

The Distance Education Committee

Meeting Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 Zoom Meeting Id 961 1370 6468 and Password: 950357 



This Senate committee will coordinate faculty interests in all areas of academic technology. This committee will advise the Senate on relevant technology matters:

1) discuss issues on technology related to student equity (access)

2) coordinate with faculty on technology governance committees

3) coordinate with curriculum committee on distance learning courses

4) discuss pedagogical issues relating to on-line courses and changes in technology

5) discuss issues of training for on-line instructors

6) advocate for faculty concerns regarding technology

7) discuss academic and professional issues related to courses taught in non-traditional formats such as percentages of faculty and department loads


Reporting Relationship: Faculty Senate

Chair: Erin Hiro, Distance Education Coordinator and Senator

Faculty, PFF (appointed by PFF) (20-22): Russell Backman

Faculty, at large (20-22): Amy Caterina

Faculty, at large (20-22): Kelly Falcone

Faculty, AMBA (19-21) Michael Gilkey

Faculty, MSE (20-22): John Harland

Faculty, Library (20-22): Linda Morrow

Faculty, at large (20-22): Steve Perry

Faculty, CTE (20-22) Jacob Shiba

Faculty, Part-Time (19-21): Tanessa Sanchez

Faculty, L&L (19-21) Stacey Trujillo

Faculty, DRC (20-22): Alyssa Vafaei

Faculty, SBS (19-21): None

Faculty, Student Services (20-22): None