Institutional Committees at College of San Mateo - Distance Education and Educational Technology Committee
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Distance Education and Educational Technology Committee

Mission

The immediate and long-term future of distance education and educational technology involves the merging and integration of many forms of teaching, learning, communication and adaptive, technologies. These technologies include onsite educational technology and distance learning tools and systems.

College of San Mateo’s Distance Education and Educational Technology Committee (DEETC) advises and makes recommendations on policy and plans for the academic use of these technologies to a variety of governance and administrative entities, including the Institutional Planning Committee (IPC), the Committee on Instruction (COI), other college and district committees, and the Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of Academic Support and Learning Technologies. DEETC reports directly to IPC.

The CSM Distance Education and Educational Technology Committee facilitates the development of distance learning instruction in response to student and community needs, and the latest developments and standards in educational technology. The committee is committed to supporting faculty and students in obtaining training in the use of appropriate technology for teaching and learning, both in the classroom and online. The committee evaluates current and emerging resources and educational technology used to instruct, support, and educate CSM Distance Education and on-campus students to determine what changes or improvements need to be made to meet the needs of our faculty and students, and makes recommendations based on these evaluations.

The phrase “educational technology” is often associated with, and encompasses, instructional theory and learning theory. Educational technology involves "the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning," according to the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). Educational technology includes, but is not limited to, software, hardware, learning management systems, and cloud-based applications such as wikis, e-portfolios, apps, and other online tools.

The goals of the committee are to:
  1. Help shape a college vision of distance education;
  2. Provide direction for integrating educational technology into all on-campus and distance education courses and programs;
  3. Guide departments, faculty and staff towards an efficient, effective, and consistent use of educational technology;
  4. Recommend policies for quality and academic rigor of all distance education classes;
  5. Encourage faculty to participate in and make recommendations on the development of courses, course materials, and the use of appropriate educational technology;
  6. Help guide student accessibility and promote distance education courses as a viable option for pursuing educational goals;
  7. Develop procedures and guidelines for education technology and online instruction in consultation with the Accreditation Liaison Officer and Vice President of Instruction regarding compliance with external mandates, including specifications articulated by Title 5, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), and Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act;
  8. Make recommendations to provide centralized online access to all student support services and resources;
  9. Make recommendations to provide online support for students, such as creating an online readiness course for students struggling to use educational technology;
  10. Provide support for professional development for all faculty and staff at the college in the area of educational technology;
  11. Advise the college community about the appropriate use of proprietary applications (e.g. textbook publishers’ online resources) that support teaching and learning; and
  12. Consult, advise, and collaborate with, as appropriate, other college and district staff concerned with the effective use of distance education and educational technology.
Members
NameRepresentationEmailAddressOffice Phone
Tania Beliz Biology beliz@smccd.edu (650) 358-6248
Diana Bennett Digital Media bennettd@smccd.edu (650) 358-6769
Yoseph Demissie Information Technology Services demissie@smccd.edu (650) 358-6754
Jaqueline Gamelin Counseling gamelin@smccd.edu (650) 574-6473
Steven Lehigh Economics lehighs@smccd.edu (650) 574-6428
Joseph Mangan Cross Country/Track manganj@smccd.edu (650) 574-6448
Jaime Marron Reading marron@smccd.edu (650) 574-6339
Theresa Martin Biology martin@smccd.edu (650) 574-6252
Lee Miller Political Science millerlee@smccd.edu (650) 574-6474
Rosemary A. Nurre Accounting nurre@smccd.edu (650) 574-6493
Annette M. Perot Information Technology Services perot@smccd.edu (650) 574-6328
Erica Reynolds Instructional Technologist reynoldse@smccd.edu (650) 574-6271
Chris Smith Biology smithchris@smccd.edu (650) 358-6516
Jennifer Taylor-Mendoza (co-chair) Dean, Academic Support mendozaj@smccd.edu (650) 574-6572
Jasmine Witham (co-chair) Information Technology Services withamj@smccd.edu (650) 358-6788
Jing Wu Foreign Language wu@smccd.edu (650) 358-6341
Jielin Yu Student Representative jielinyu@my.smccd.edu ---------------------

2015-2016

Agendas Minutes
October 6, 2015 Resources 
2014-2015

Agendas Minutes

2013-2014

Agendas Minutes
  • May 5, 2014
  • March 21, 2014
  • March 10, 2014
  • February 24, 2014
  • February 10, 2014

2012-2013

Agendas Minutes
  • May 17, 2013
  • May 8, 2013
  • May 1, 2013
  • April 24, 2013
  • April 10, 2013
  • March 13, 2013
  • February 20, 2013
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