Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has worked for many years to ensure that the delivery of instruction be implemented with the highest degree of excellence and quality regardless of the methods or modalities utilized; and
Whereas, Such efforts to maintain the highest quality standards must continue in tandem with the evolution and changes in the use of technology and the availability of technologies for teaching and learning;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the System Office and its advisory committees to ensure that all modalities and delivery methods of instruction meet the same high standards without regard to the mix of such delivery;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with local senates to ensure that local processes support and promote high quality, academic rigor, and integrity of California community college courses regardless of the delivery methods being used; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local senates, through their curriculum committees, to ensure that their local processes support and promote high quality, academic rigor, and integrity of their courses by implementing a curricular review of all courses with delivery methods that regularly replace face-to-face time with an alternative mode of delivery, regardless of the percentage of face-to-face time being replaced. MSC Disposition: System Office, Local Senates
Such a change has been incorporate into the proposed changes to Title 5 curriculum regulation. The Committee worked with the ASCCC President and the ASCCC Curriculum Committee, the TTAC representatives, the SAC representatives and the SACC representatives to accomplish this goal. It accomplished the second part of the goal by presenting breakouts at various sessions and institutes and through the crafting of several Rostrum articles.