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Distance Education Committee: Charge & Members

Distance Education Committee: Charge & Members

On October 3, 2017, the Laney Faculty Senate voted to approve the formation of a Distance Education subcommittee. Below is the charge:


Whereas the Laney College Academic Senate voted to create a Distance Education Committee as a standing Committee of the Senate;

Whereas training on Distance Education technology and pedagogy are important to ensure a smooth transition to Canvas and to improve DE offerings overall;

Whereas Laney College needs better processes and accountability, and more resources for distance education;

Be it resolved that the Laney College Distance Education Committee will serve as the college’s primary recommending body on matters related to distance education – specifically, focusing on supporting excellence in distance education teaching and learning; recommending policies, procedures, and resources to support effective, innovative, and equitable distance education at Laney College; and ensuring that Laney College distance education classes meet federal, state, and accreditation standards.


DE Committee Members, Spring 2018

  • Inger Stark, District DE Coordinator
  • Chelsea Cohen, DE Coordinator
  • Adrienne Oliver, Canvas Transition Coordinator
  • Alta Erdenebaatar, Canvas Transition Coordinator
  • Phillippa Caldeira
  • Scott Godfrey
  • Suzan Tiemroth-Zavala
  • Rupinder Bhatia