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Online Course Committee

Membership: 8 Faculty, 2 Staff (1 of whom is from Information Technology) 2 Students, and the Director of Distance Education and 1 Staff from Distance Education serving as ex officio members. Members will serve a three-year term and can serve two consecutive terms. When consecutive terms have been served, a three-year break must occur before serving again.

Description: The committee is responsible for promoting distance education initiatives that directly support the institution’s mission, values and strategic objectives. The committee is also responsible for developing research centered best practices, policies and procedures that promote quality online/hybrid teaching and learning; examining institutional and instructional support mechanisms to ensure online/hybrid students have adequate and equitable access to services; advising institution on how to continuously improve online/hybrid faculty support and training; evaluating and recommending emerging technologies and technological infrastructure that support student learning in online/hybrid courses; and establishing and monitoring processes for the assessment of online learning effectiveness.

(Approver: Provost/SVPAA) 

 2020-2021 Membership:

Name Area Department Service Term*
Kathryn Woods Faculty, CoBHS/FC Leadership and Organizational Administration 2018-2021
Matthew Lee Hale Faculty, CoAL Communication 2020-2023
Adam Attwood Faculty, CoE Teaching and Learning 2020-2023
Amye Melton Faculty, CoB Management and Marketing 2020-2023
Matt Jones, Chair Faculty, CoSTEM Mathematics and Statistics 2018-2021
Nancy Gibson Faculty, Library Research and Instruction 2020-2023
Stephen Truhon Faculty, CoBHS/APC@FC Psychological Science and Counseling 2018-2021
Jiang Li Faculty, CoSTEM Computer Science and Information Technology 2018-2021
Jarad Sneed Staff, Finance and Administration Information Technology 2018-2021
Kim Jorgenson Staff, Finance and Administration Information Technology 2018-2021
Lauren Wood Student Affairs Student Representative 2020-2021
Amor Moran Director, Distance Education Distance Education ex officio
Michael Johnson Staff, Distance Education D2L Administrator Distance Education ex officio

*Appointment is September through August
For more information, contact:

Matt Jones
Email: jonesm@apsu.edu