​Educational Technology Committee

The ​COS Educational Technology Committee (ETC)  a subcommittee of the Academic Senate, 
  • develops and makes recommendations concerning the management and support for the District’s learning management system (LMS). 
  • serves as a voice and advocate for the appropriate application of technologies to the teaching and learning process. 
  • facilitates District-wide communication on instructional technology issues, including compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and U.S. Copyright laws. 
  • develop and make recommendations for the specifications and uses of classroom technologies. 
  • develop and make recommendations concerning professional development activities related to the District’s (LMS) and other learning technologies.  
The Distance Education Committee (DECOS), a subcommittee of ETC:
  • reviews and recommends policies and procedures for the conduct of online instruction and the operation of online courses
  • makes recommendations to the Academic Senate regarding priorities as they relate to instructional support for online and hybrid courses
  • provides input to the Academic Senate on the development of policies and academic initiatives as they relate to online courses
  • serves as a discussion forum for pedagogical issues regarding the teaching, learning, assessment, ADA/504/508 compliance, and student support services for online and hybrid courses.

 
The Educational Technology Committee meets on the second Friday in September, October, November, December, February, March, April, and May at 1:10-3:00, in LRC 210.
The Distance Education Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month in September, October, November, December, February, March, April, and May from 2;10-3:00 in LRC 210. 

 
Please contact the faculty co-chair, Deborah Nolan, for more information (deborahn@cos.edu).
 
 

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 REPORT_DistanceEducation2013_090313.pdf
  
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 ApprovalLetterJuly2011.pdf
  
Background Information
 Background for Policy Formation Concerning Regular Effective Contact.doc
  
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 Cerro Coso.docx
  
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 CSU East Bay.docx
  
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 DE Faculty Handbook TOC Draft 9-09.docx
  
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 DECOS Meeting Dates for 2013.docx
  
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 Distance Ed Apr2009 (2) Contract Language.pdf
  
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 Distance Education FAQ.doc
  
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 DLA Proposal - Revised September 2008.doc
  
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 DLA_Prior_to_2015.docx
  
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 Final Program Review Report October 2008.doc
  
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 Grid.xlsx
  
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 Important Information for All Faculty - Flyer April 29 09.doc
  
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 Making Your Online Class Accessible.doc
  
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 MSJC_RegularEffectiveContact_v4.doc
  
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 OEI_CourseDesignRubric_Nov2016-3.pdf
  
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 oei-ocdr_r1-20150501.pdf
  
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 Office Hours Apr2009.pdf
  
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 one_sqot.pdf
  
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 Penn State.docx
  
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 Program Review 1.pdf
  
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 Program Review Report Draft October 2008.doc
  
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ETC Meeting April 2019
Normal 4/2/2019
DECOS Meeting April 2, 2019
Normal 3/8/2019
ETC March 2019 Meeting
Normal 3/5/2019
DECOS Meeting 3/8/19
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ETC Meeting
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DECOS Meeting February 2019
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ETC Meeting - Date changed from 12/14
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DECOS Meeting
Normal 11/9/2018
ETC Meeting
Normal 11/6/2018
DECOS Meeting
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DECOS Meeting
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 AP 4105 - Distance Education and Student Authentication Process (DECOS to Senior Management).docx
  
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 ETC March Minutes (1).docx
  
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 Faculty Online Classroom Observation April 2019 (1).xlsx
  
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 Governance Manual Language the Two Tech Committees (1).docx
  
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​Chairpersons
  
  
  
  
  
<div><b>Deborah Nolan</b></div>
Academic Services
Distance Education Coordinator
deborahn@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6132</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Richard Lubben</b></div>
Acad Svcs Arts & Letters
Dean, Arts, Letters, and LRC
richardl@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3735</span></nobr></div>
 
Committee Members
  
  
  
  
  
<div><b>Jeremy Tierce</b></div>
Technology Services
LMS Administrator - WOC
jeremyt@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6245</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Sandra Calderon</b></div>
Disabled Student Prgm & Svcs
Director, Access and Ability
sandraca@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6212</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Stephen Meier</b></div>
Technology Services
Mngr Infrastructure & Security
stephencm@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6210</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Dustin Schieler</b></div>
Technology Services
Webmaster
dustinsc@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6188</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Emily Campbell</b></div>
Library
Info Competency Librarian
emilyc@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6172</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Deborah Nolan</b></div>
Academic Services
Distance Education Coordinator
deborahn@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6132</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>David Hurst</b></div>
Language Arts
English
davidh@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>6118</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Kristine Hodges</b></div>
Matriculation
Counselor
kristineh@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>5411</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Katie Beberian</b></div>
Language Arts
English Instructor
katieb@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 737-<span style='color:green'>4814</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Katherine Becker</b></div>
Social Sciences
Instructor
katherineb@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3959</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Christopher Mangels</b></div>
Fine Arts
Theatre Arts
chrism@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3865</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Glen Profeta</b></div>
Technology Services
Dean, Technology Services
glenp@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3843</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Mary-Catherine Oxford</b></div>
Library
Director, Learning Resources
marycat@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3826</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Donal Howell</b></div>
I & T
Automotive Technology
donalh@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3788</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Richard Lubben</b></div>
Acad Svcs Arts & Letters
Dean, Arts, Letters, and LRC
richardl@cos.edu
<div><nobr>(559) 730-<span style='color:green'>3735</span></nobr></div>
 
<div><b>Brissa Flores Romero</b></div>
COS Student
 
<div><b>Sofia Cook</b></div>
Language Arts
Language Arts
sofiac@cos.edu
 
<div><b>Tara Bosma</b></div>
Bus/Comp Science
Business/Paralegal
tarab@cos.edu
 
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