The Distance Education Committee can be reached by email by contacting Distance Education Co-Coordinators Brielle Plump (bplump@peralta.edu) and Jennifer Fowler (jfowler@peralta.edu).

 Mission and Responsibilities

The Distance Education Committee at College of Alameda is charged with reviewing and recommending policies, procedures, and practices to achieve academic excellence and success for online students.

The committee’s charge is to:

  • Improve student persistence, retention, success and support services for online students
  • Coordinate ongoing professional development and mentoring support for effective online teaching and learning
  • Recommend policies, procedures and practices for effective online teaching and learning
 In supporting the charge, the committee’s duties may include but are not limited to:
  •   Evaluating student enrollment, student success and retention data to provide ongoing improvement in distance education.
  • Exploring and recommending distance education conferences, grants, trainings, multi-college collaborations and other opportunities.
  • Promoting and disseminating effective practices, trainings and workshops.
  • Recommending policies, procedures and practices that align with state and federal distance education guidelines.
  • Promoting equitable access in distance education.
  • Advocating for resources and academic support services that improve outcomes for online students.
  • Providing ongoing assessment of the learning management system.
  • Participating on the District Distance Education Committee and/or other related participatory governance constituencies.
  • Sharing distance education current events and issues with the college community.

Meeting Schedule and Location

Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the month

Time: 12:30-1:30PM

Date Agenda Minutes
February 16, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
December 15, 2021 Agenda  Minutes
November 17, 2021 Agenda
October 27, 2021 Agenda  Minutes
September 15, 2021 Agenda Minutes
November 8, 2019 Agenda Minutes
October 24, 2019 Agenda
September 26, 2019 Agenda
April 25, 2019 Agenda
March 28, 2019 Agenda
February 14, 2019 Agenda