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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) 

 2021-2022 Membership:

Name Area Department Service Term*
Ibukun Amusan Faculty, CoSTEM Mathematics and Statistics 2021-2024
Amy Hamlin Faculty, CoBHS Nursing 2021-2024
Pam Gray Faculty, CoAL Communication 2021-2024
Adam Attwood Faculty, CoE Teaching and Learning 2020-2023
Amye Melton, Chair Faculty, CoB Management and Marketing 2020-2023
Nancy Gibson Faculty, Library Research and Instruction 2020-2023
Ying Ma Faculty, CoBHS/APC@FC Sociology 2021-2024
James Church Faculty, CoSTEM Computer Science and Information Technology 2021-2024
Mark Jeffers Staff, Finance and Administration Information Technology 2021-2022
Tim O'Neal Staff, Academic Affairs Distance Education 2021-2024
Candace Clay Student Affairs Student Representative 2021-2022
Anna Carrie Webb Director, Distance Education Distance Education ex officio
Rachel Carroll Staff, Distance Education Quality Enhancement Plan ex officio

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

Amye Melton
Email:meltona@apsu.edu