Distance Education Committee

SJCC Distance Education Committee

stack of books with a mouse and diploma


To develop policies and promote practices that contribute to the quality and growth of distance education at San Jose City College.


A.  The committee will support student success in Distance Education by making recommendations to the A.S., College Advisory Council, and College President regarding:

  1. Curriculum and instruction, evaluation and assessment, course design, accessibility, technology, infrastructure, and academic support services that affect all modes of distance education course delivery
  2. Accreditation compliance
  3. Ongoing faculty development and training in the areas of pedagogy and technology
  4. Online student support and training

B. Make recommendations to the IPCC:

  1. Regarding the D.E. supplement Form
  2. Upon request, about Distance Education as an appropriate mode of learning


The membership consists of at least six (6) faculty, the VPAA, and up to two (2) other administrators, one (1) classified member, one (1) student, all with interest or background in Distance Education. Per the senate constitution there may be no more than 1/2 as many administrators as faculty. The Chair of IPCC or designee shall be an ex-officio member (voting).
The Committee reserves the right to request that the Academic Senate replace members who fail to attend three consecutive committee meetings with unexcused absences in a single semester. ​


The consensus model shall be used for making recommendations.


The Distance Education Committee meets once the month on Monday at 3:30 PM in L-307.   

All are welcome to attend.

10/22/2018 12:30-1:30L-307
11/26/2018 12:30-1:30L-307


​​For more information regarding Distance Education at SJCC, please check out the Faculty & Staff>"Faculty Online Learning Resources" page.



DE Meeting Minutes 2016-02-29http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DE Meeting Minutes 2016-02-29.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-02-29DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2016-03-14http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesmarch14.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-03-14DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2016-04-11http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DE Meeting Minutes 2016-04-11.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-04-11DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2016-05-05http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesMay52016.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-05-05DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2016-09-26http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesSept262016.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-09-26DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2016-10-10http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesOct102016.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-10-10DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2016-11-07http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesNov072016.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-11-07DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2016-12-05http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesDec052016.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2016-12-05DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-02-13http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesFeb132017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-02-13DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-02-27http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesFeb272017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-02-27DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-03-13http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesMar132017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-03-13DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-03-27http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesMar272017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-03-27DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-04-24http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesApr242017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-04-24DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-05-08http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesMay082017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-05-08DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-09-11http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesSept112017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-09-11DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-10-09http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminuteSept252017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-10-09DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-10-09http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesOct092017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-10-09DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-11-13http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesNov132017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-11-13DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2017-12-11http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesDec112017.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2017-12-11DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2018-02-26http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesFeb262018.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2018-02-26DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2018-03-12http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesMar12018.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2018-03-12DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2018-04-2018http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesApr232018.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2018-04-2018DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2018-09-24http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesSept242018.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2018-09-24DE Committee Minutes
DE Meeting Minutes 2018-10-22http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DEminutesOct222018.pdfDE Meeting Minutes 2018-10-22DE Committee Minutes
DE Handbook 8-26http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/DE handbook 8-2016.pdfDE Handbook 8-26DE Resources
Distance Education Plan Draft June 2016http://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/Distance Education Plan Draft June 2016.pdfDistance Education Plan Draft June 2016DE Resources
books and computer mousehttp://www.sjcc.edu/AdministrativeServices/Documents/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=143books and computer mouseDE Resources
DE Committee Self-Evaluation 2015http://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/DE Committee Self-Evaluation 2015.pdfDE Committee Self-Evaluation 2015Distance Ed Committee
DE Course Supplement Formhttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/Distance Ed Course Supplement Form.pdfDE Course Supplement FormDistance Ed Committee
DE Minutes 2-29-16http://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/Feb292016DEmeeting.pdfDE Minutes 2-29-16Distance Ed Committee
DE Minutes 4-11-16http://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/DEcommitteeminutesApril112016.pdfDE Minutes 4-11-16Distance Ed Committee
Distance Education Handbookhttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/DE Handbook 8-2016.pdfDistance Education HandbookDistance Ed Committee
Eligibility Verification Formhttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/Eligibility for Online Teaching Verification Form.pdfEligibility Verification FormDistance Ed Committee
OEI Course Design Rubrichttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/OEI Course Design Rubric.pdfOEI Course Design RubricDistance Ed Committee
Online Faculty Observation Formhttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/Online Faculty Observation Form Nov 2012 edited.pdfOnline Faculty Observation FormDistance Ed Committee

Committee Composition

Faculty Representatives

Audrey Blumeneau, DE Coordinator and Chair

Carlos Chavez

Sherry Dorfman

Gerald Grudzen

Padma Manian

Dan McElroy

Dorothy Pucay

William Reyes​

Jessica Smay

Christine Trombly-Christen

MSC Representatives ​

Dean Susan Hines

Classified Representative

Joanne Nakaso

Peter Vu

Student Representative



IPCC Chair - Linda Meyer






DE Meeting Dec. 7, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting October 26, 2015 Minutes

DE Meeting October 12, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting Sept. 15, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting May 4, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting April 20, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting April 6, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting March 16, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting March 3, 2015 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting February 23, 2015 Minutes.pdf


DE Meeting December 14, 2014 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting December 1, 2014 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting November 17, 2014 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting November 3, 2014 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting October 20, 2014 Minutes.pdf

DE Meeting October 6, 2014 Minutes.pdf

SJCC Supporting Page
San Jose City College