Distance Education at College of San Mateo - Overview
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Final Exams
December 10-16, 2023
Winter Recess
December 22 – January 1
Spring Classes Begin
January 16, 2024
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Distance Education


Distance Education (DE) is supported by the ASLT Dean, Instructional Technologist, and Instructional Designer.

For students, we provide:
  • Information about CSM resources for any online or hybrid class
  • Online and phone support for questions
  • Referrals for more help as needed
For faculty and classified professionals, we provide:
  • Strategies for making online offerings more student-centered, flexible, and pedagogically innovative
  • Suggestions about DE courses that  better serve our under-prepared and underrepresented students
  • Suggestions on creating an integrated online "campus" – integrating library, counseling, financial aid and other services into the students' "virtual classroom" learning space
  • Online and face-to-face instructional materials to meet Section 508 accessibility standards
  • Information about emerging technologies and resources to support the enhancement of teaching and delivery of distance education courses

Contact Us

Julieth Diaz Benitez

Instructional Designer 
(650) 378-7288

Jennifer Howze-Owens

Instructional Designer
(650) 574-6173

Marisol Quevedo

Instructional Technologist
(650) 574-6271

Erica Reynolds

Instructional Technologist
(650) 574-6271

Donna Eyestone

Distance Education Coordinator
Digital Media Faculty

CSM Course Design Corner