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Faculty Resources for Distance Learning

Distance Learning Course Amendment Forms  (click here for Form)
This form was approved by Academic Senate in October 2010.  All faculty wishing to adapt a traditional course for distance learning delivery must use this form for this process.  Submit the completed DL Form to the Online Learning Faculty Coordinator, Mary Johnson, (x6369) for review and Distance Learning Committee approval before obtaining Department, Division and Educational Design Committee approval. 

Certification for Online Teaching (SPOT) 
A
ll instructors must complete the Certification for Online Teaching process in order to teach an online or online-supported (hybrid) class.  A web site, Skills and Pedagogy for Online Teaching (SPOT) details the Certification for Online Teaching process. If you have questions, contact the SPOT facilitators Mary Johnson, x6369 (Online Learning Faculty Coordinator) or Paul Kittle, x4258, (Distance Learning/Electronic Reference Librarian). 

List of SPOT-Certified Faculty (updated 11-20-09)

Evaluation Forms for Distance Learning Faculty
Newly approved forms for Student Evaluations and Classroom Visitation
are now available at the Mt. SAC Employee website.  The new forms are:
  •  H.2.e  STUDENT - DL  Student Evaluation of Distance Learning Faculty
  •  H.4.c  CLASSROOM - DL  Classroom Visitation of Distance Learning Faculty

Faculty should become familiar with these forms as they will be used from now on.  Instructions for using these forms will become available soon.  For more information, contact Mary Johnson, (x6369)

Blackboard Training & Other DL-related Workshops
Many workshops offerings are available to a
ll faculty, staff and administrators through Professional & Organizational Development (POD).  Visit the Blackboard web page and the Workshops web page for more information.

Online Learning Support Center (OLSC)
Faculty are welcome to visit the OLSC for personal support on any Distance Learning issue.  The OLSC is located in LTC-262 (enter on the south side of the building, ascend the left stairs, and the OLSC is to the left at the top of the stairs).  Personnel there who can help you are:
 

Mary Johnson x6369 mtjohnson@mtsac.edu
Paul Kittle x4258 pkittle@mtsac.edu
Carol Webster x5016 cwebster@mtsac.edu
Faculty Directory
To view information on Distance Learning faculty, please visit the Faculty Directory.  The medal icon next to a name indicates completion of Certification for Online Teaching.  A "Bb" icon next to a name indicates the completion of Blackboard Basics training.