Committee on eLearning
2022-2025: (9 Members)
Faculty Representatives (Name, Department (Term Ends))
- Tony Monahan (2024) - Chairperson
- Punita Bhansali, Biological Sciences and Geology (2023) Secretary
- Celia Sporer (2023)
- Merlinda Drini Prelvukaj (2023)
- Fei Ye (2024)
- Humberto Morales (2024)
- Daniel Garbin, Mathematics & Computer Science (2025)
- Gabriel Lataianu, Social Science (2025)
- Shenaz Georgilis, Nursing (2025)
- Zivah Perel Katz, English, Steering Committee Designee
- Sandra Palmer, Dean for Faculty, President's Liaison
The Committee meets at 3:10 pm on Thursdays during the week of the Academic Senate meetings.
Section 20. The Committee on eLearning
The Committee on eLearning shall consist of nine (9) faculty members and two (2) students. All faculty and students should be familiar with online instruction. Faculty shall come from different departments so as to be representative of the wide range of disciplines and degree programs at the college.
The Committee on eLearning shall:
- Report and make recommendations to the Academic Senate on all matters related to eLearning, in particular concerning policies and procedures related to the development of, support for, and offering of fully online, partially online, hybrid and web-enhanced programs, degrees and classes;
- Develop and disseminate guidelines, standards, and best practices in online instruction to the College;
- Serve as the faculty advisory body for the College’s program for certifying faculty for instruction in online modalities, as developed in conjunction with the Committee;
- Provide standards for assessment of the quality of online course instructional designs, reviewing and revising these standards as needed;
- Work on the assessment process and criteria related to the eLearning program of the College and report findings to the Academic Senate; and
- Serve as an advisory body for all matters related to eLearning.
Steering Committee Suggested Charges/Committee Goals
- Address Bylaw Charges that were tabled because of the changes in teaches modality necessitated by the pandemic. These include: provide standards for assessment of the quality of online course instructional designs, reviewing and revising these standards as needed; and work on the assessment process and criteria related to the eLearning program of the College and report findings to the Academic Senate.
- Revisit Committee goal of participating in assessment of online classes to ensure parity of student success with in-person courses
- Complete Committee Guide Addendum
- Facilitate Student participation – A Committee Representation Preference Form will be sent to already-elected student senators during the first week of the semester, and to the remaining roster of senators culled from Club officers by the end of September. Students will be given link to your committee's webpage, so make sure the webpage has chair/secretary contact information on it, including meeting times where possible.