Referred to the Executive Committee to determine redundancy and report back to the Fall 2008 Plenary Session. The Executive Committee determined that the original is redundant because of recommendations in the adopted technology papers.
Whereas, The number of online classes that community colleges offer has increased;
Whereas, Questions have been raised by various faculty regarding working conditions and full participation in academic and professional matters by faculty who teach online; and
Whereas, Some of the pertinent issues are accessibility due to the digital divide, percentage of faculty workload on campus and online, shared governance responsibilities, student options between online or on-campus course offerings, use of online pedagogy as compared to on-campus pedagogy, and online student satisfaction;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, working with faculty unions, develop a survey about online issues, and, using the information derived from the survey, present a breakout at Spring 2009 plenary session. MSR Disposition: Referred to the Executive Committee to determine redundancy and report back to the Fall 2008 Plenary Session