Local Adoption of the California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative Course Design Rubric

Fall
2018
Resolution Number
09.03
 
Contact
Julie Oliver
Assigned to
Online Education Committee
Category
Curriculum
Status
Assigned
Proposer Contact
Julie Oliver, Cosumnes River College, Online Education Committee

Whereas, Online courses reviewed with the California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative (CVC – OEI) Course Design Rubric and offered through the CVC – OEI Course Exchange have a success rate 4.9 percentage points above the statewide average;[1] 

Whereas, California Code of Regulations Title 5 §55206 maintains districts’ local authority to determine if courses will “be provided through distance education”;[2][3]

Whereas, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Resolution 9.01 S15 encourages “local senates to establish rubrics for online course standards”; and 

Whereas, The CVC – OEI has indicated in its 5-Year Roadmap that local peer online course review is planned as an activity intended to increase course and degree completion; 

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates, through their curriculum committees and online education committees, to adopt the CVC – OEI Course Design Rubric for local use;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local academic senates to explore the development of local peer online course review; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that local academic senates work with their colleges to develop a plan to identify resources so that faculty who wish to participate in local peer online course review may do so.

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