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EDC Minutes for May 10, 2000, 9D-5, 11:00 12:30 p.m.

Members attending:
Dwight Ayle Terri Beam Robin Benedict Lane Braver
Megan Chen Danny Cobbs Carol Craig Bob Farris
Mark Fernandez Angela Henderson Robert Ho Honors Rep.
Laurel Jones Tom McFarland Dick Ryerson Linda Small
Kerry Stern Christine Tunstall Glenn Vice Bruce Williams
Vic Zamora      
Guests: Michelle Grimes-Hillman, Catherine McKee
Item Discussion / Comments / Outcome
Course
Approval
Catherine McKee reviewed Introduction to Paralegal/Legal, BUSL 30. Course was approved for delivery as both online and hybrid for Spring 2002.
Course
Approval
Form
A draft of the revised Distance Learning Course Proposal form was discussed.
Publisher's
Expo
On April 27, Terri Beam and Kerry Stern attended the Publishers' Expo hosted by CVC II. Many course management programs were demonstrated.
Academic
Senate
Report
Terri presented an Academic Senate Resolution on distance learning issues.
EDC
Meeting
Time
A suggestion was made to change the EDC meeting time in the Fall Semester to the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 12:30 - 2:00 pm. Dwight Ayle will post a matrix online to help determine if this time slot will work in the EDC members' schedules.
New
Hybrid
Course
Terri and Vic Zamora will be teaching a six week, two unit course for faculty, "Introduction to Online Learning," starting Fall, 2001.
Conferences EDC would like to support attendance of its members at conferences and will check on funding availability.
  • TechEd, Chicago: Conference will be held Sept. 24-26,2001. Proposal deadline for presentations is June 1.
  • TechEd, Long Beach: Conference will be held Feb. 25-28, 2002. Proposal deadline for presentations is June 22.
  • League for Innovation in the Community College: Conference on Information Technology will be held November 14-17, 2001 in Minneapolis, MN.
  • CVC Conference: "Online Learning and Higher Education" will be held October 14-16, 2001 in Huntington Beach.
  • Online Workshop: "Evaluating Course Management Systems" will be held June 4-30, sponsored by Sloan Center for Online Education (SCOLE) at Babson College and Olin College in Massachusetts.
Best
Practices
Retreat
EDC members were supportive of hosting a Best Practices Retreat that would use the same format as the Hybrid Distance Learning Retreat with threaded discussions and postings prior to and after the face-to-face retreat.
Other Dwight Ayle presented a draft of "Policy on Collaborative Activities" for web-based learning.

Next tentative meeting: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 12:30 - 2:30 p.m., 9D-5
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