​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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 DE Plan 2017-2020.pdf
  
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 DECOS Initial Senate Report 9-6--17.pdf
  
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 DECOS Meeting Dates for 2013.docx
  
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<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>Mary-Catherine Oxford</b></div>
Library
Director, Learning Resources
marycat@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3826</span></nobr></div>
 
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<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>Emily Campbell</b></div>
Library
Info Competency Librarian
emilyc@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6172</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>David Hurst</b></div>
Language Arts
English
davidh@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6118</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>Meng Vang</b></div>
Counseling
Counselor
mengv@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3964</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Linda DelRio</b></div>
Social Sciences
Psychology
lindad@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3948</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>
 
<div><b>Glen Profeta</b></div>
Technology Services
Dean, Technology Services
glenp@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3843</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>Joe Sousa</b></div>
Allied Health
Physical Therapist Assistant
joeso@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3793</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Michael Tackett</b></div>
Fine Arts
Music
michaelt@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3772</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Brissa Flores Romero</b></div>
COS Student
 
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