Distance Education Committee

SJCC Distance Education Committee

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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.



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

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