​COS Distance Education Committee

The ​COS Distance Education Committee (DECOS) reviews and recommends policies and procedures for the conduct of online instruction and the operation of online courses, as well as makes recommendations to the Academic Senate regarding priorities as they relate to instructional support for online and hybrid courses. DECOS provides input to the Academic Senate on the development of policies and academic initiatives as they relate to online courses and serves as a discussion forum for pedagogical issues regarding the teaching, learning, assessment, ADA/504/508 compliance, and student support services for online and hybrid courses.
DECOS meets on the first Tuesday of each month during the fall and spring semesters from 2;10-3:00 in The Teaching-Learning Center (Giant Forest 204 - above the bookstore. Please contact the chair, Deborah Nolan, for more information (deborahn@cos.edu).
 
 
 

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 Action Plan Guidelines.doc
  
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 ApprovalLetterJuly2011.pdf
  
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 Approved COS Substantive Change Proposal.pdf
  
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 Background for Policy Formation Concerning Regular Effective Contact.doc
  
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 Cerro Coso.docx
  
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 ChancellorsDESurvey2012.pdf
  
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 Copy of Implementation Plan ELI draft 08 13.xls
  
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 CSU East Bay.docx
  
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 Current_DLA.docx
  
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 DE Faculty Handbook TOC Draft 9-09.docx
  
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 DECOS Meeting Dates for 2013.docx
  
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 DECOS_Bylaws_Approved_October_2013.docx
  
Policies
 Dist  Education - Annual Report_August _2014.doc
  
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 Distance Ed Apr2009 (2) Contract Language.pdf
  
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 Distance Education FAQ.doc
  
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 DLA Proposal - Revised September 2008.doc
  
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 Final Program Review Report October 2008.doc
  
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 Grid.xlsx
  
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 Important Information for All Faculty - Flyer April 29 09.doc
  
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 Making Your Online Class Accessible.doc
  
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 MSJC_RegularEffectiveContact_v4.doc
  
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 Office Hours Apr2009.pdf
  
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 Penn State.docx
  
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 Program Review 1.pdf
  
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 Program Review 2.pdf
  
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Committee Members
  
  
  
  
  
<div><b>David Hurst</b></div>
Language Arts
English
davidh@cos.edu
(559) 325-4850
 
<div><b>Deborah Nolan</b></div>
Academic Services
Distance Education Coordinator
deborahn@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6132</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Don Rose</b></div>
Math/Engineering
Mathematics
donr@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3842</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Glena Crumal</b></div>
CFS
Consumer Family Studies
GlenaC@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>4811</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Jeremy Tierce</b></div>
Technology Services
Computer Resource Specialist
jeremyt@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6245</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Joni Jordan</b></div>
Language Arts
Curriculum Coordinator
joni.jordan@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3957</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Lucy DeCaro</b></div>
Bus/Comp Science
Business & Computers
lucyd@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6162</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Marvin Turk</b></div>
Counseling
Counselor
marvint@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3995</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Mary-Catherine Oxford</b></div>
Library
Director, Learning Resources
marycat@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3826</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Milena Seyed</b></div>
Library
Librarian
milenas@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6177</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Nancy Schneider</b></div>
Allied Health
Nursing
nancys@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3835</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Susan Mazzola</b></div>
Bus/Comp Science
Business & Computers
susanm@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3932</span></nobr></div>
 
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