​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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 REPORT_DistanceEducation2013_090313.pdf
  
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 ApprovalLetterJuly2011.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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 CSU East Bay.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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 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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 DLA_Prior_to_2015.docx
  
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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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 OEI_CourseDesignRubric_Nov2016-3.pdf
  
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 oei-ocdr_r1-20150501.pdf
  
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 Office Hours Apr2009.pdf
  
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 Program Review Report Draft October 2008.doc
  
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 DE Plan 2017 Executive Summary (2).docx
  
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 DECOS Agenda-October 2018.docx
  
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​Chairpersons
  
  
  
  
  
<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>
 
Committee Members
  
  
  
  
  
<div><b>Brissa Flores Romero</b></div>
COS Student
 
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