EDC Minutes for Aug 14, 2001, 9D-5, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Comments / Outcome
|Update on Fall 2001 Coursesl
||Online courses: Enrollment is good in most
Online-supported/hybrid courses: Enrollment is low in some Business classes.
Televised courses: Two Business classes had to be cancelled due to low
||Terri Beam and Mark Fernandez attended the Syllabus
Education & Technology Conference in Santa Clara and stated it was a high quality
conference and reinforced ideas we have already been implementing.
|Online Readiness Exercise
||The Online Readiness Exercise can be used to help
students determine how they might do in an online environment. At the end of the
exercise, a report of the responses is generated along with information regarding online
learning. Michelle Grimes-Hillman will pilot the exercise in her class during the Fall
semester. It may be viewed at
||Dick Ryerson reported that Mt. SAC has submitted a
grant proposal for "Developing Competencies for Online Faculty."
||Carol Craig attended a class called, "Evaluating
Course Management Systems," held from June 4-30. This was an online workshop
providing "out-of-the-box learning experience for participants to work with and
evaluate three leading course management systems (CMS): Blackboard, Prometheus, and Web
Next tentative meeting: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.,