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Faculty Resources

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 Distance Learning Faculty Coordinator, Mary Johnson, (x6369) for review and Distance Learning Committee approval before obtaining Department, Division, Educational Design Committee, and Academic Senate approval. 

Certification for Online Teaching (SPOT)

All 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 (Distance Learning Faculty Coordinator) or Sandra Weatherilt, x6112, (Assistant Distance Learning Faculty Coordinator).

List of SPOT-Certified Faculty (sorry, under construction)

Evaluation Forms for Distance Learning Faculty
Newly approved forms for Student Evaluations and Classroom Visitation are now available at the Mt. SAC Faculty Association website.  The evaluation forms for distance learning faculty / classes 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)

Learning Management Systems Training & Other DL-related Workshops
Many workshops offerings are available to all faculty, staff and administrators through Professional & Organizational Development (POD).  Visit the POD web page for more information.
Mt. SAC Moodlerooms (MR) Community Course
The OLSC maintains a MR Community course for faculty to find quick answers to questions they may have regarding Moodlerooms. This course is available to faculty/staff/managers who have taken at least one Moodlerooms workshop. To access this course, log in to the Mt. SAC portal, click on the eLearning Tools tab (at the top) and click the Moodlerooms link. The Community course will be included in your list of courses under My Courses.

Online Learning Support Center (OLSC) - web site located at: /instruction/learning/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
Sandra Weatherilt x6112
Paul Kittle x4258
Carol Webster x5016

Faculty Directory
Following is a list of all SPOT-certified faculty. This is a list of all faculty that may teach a DL class.

DL Faculty List - as of 3/27/2014