Distance Education Committee

Functions:

  1. Reviews policies and guidelines, and recommends changes to support quality distance education programs.
  2. Established standards of good practice for distance education course development and delivery based on SACS and THECB guidelines.
  3. Assists in the analysis of evaluation for distance education student support services, and recommends changes to improve activities and outcomes.
  4. Advises staff on faculty development and resources needed to design, develop and implement quality distance education courses.

Recommendations: Forwarded to the Academic and Student Affairs Council.

Meetings FY18:  1:00–2:30pm, HLC Room 2218 on the following dates: September 8, 2017, November 3, 2017, February 2, 2018 and April 6, 2018.

Agendas & Minutes 
If you have any questions about this committee, please contact Pam Montalbano, 223-8027.

Co-Chair: Dr. Erasmus Addae, Dean of Distance Learning), 512-223-8032.

Co-Chair: Carol Townsend, Counselor, Distance Learning, 512-223-8187.

Membership

PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail
Dean of Distance EducationErasmus AddaePositionPIN3-8032erasmus.addae@austincc.edu
Interim Director, Virtual College of TexasClark PetersonPositionPIN3-8070cpeterso@austincc.edu
Interim Director, Instructional Development ServicesTeresa MoorePositionHBC3-7750tsmoore@austincc.edu
Support Services Coordinator, Distance LearningClark PetersonPositionPIN3-8070cpeterso@austincc.edu
Specialist, Distance Education DesignAmy SetterPositionPIN3-8226amy.setter@austincc.edu
Library Services, Distance Education LiaisonTerry BarksdalePositionCYP3-2135tbarsdal@austincc.edu
Counselor, Distance EducationCarol TownsendPositionPIN3-8187townsend@austincc.edu
Representatives of Job Functions or College Offices
(1-year terms)
Workforce CE CoordinatorTBADirector, Workforce Development CenterTBATBATBA
Instructional Design SpecialistTravis IrbyDirector, Instructional Development ServicesHYS3-1600travis.irby@austincc.edu
Student Retention and Intervention ManagerApril WhalenAVP, Student Success & AnalyticsRRC3-0075april.whalen@austincc.edu
Coordinator, Business Testing ServicesTBAVP, Student ServicesTBATBATBA
Instructional DeanSam Echevarria-CruzVP, InstructionRGC3-3770sechevar@austincc.edu
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Full-Time Faculty SenateJune GeppertAssociation Pres.CYP3-2167jgepper2@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateDonna MooreAssociation Pres.EVC3-5797dmoore3@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateAzzurria CrispinoAssociation Pres.NRG3-4039acrispin@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateSean NighbertAssociation Pres.HYS265-6548sean.nighbert@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateWayne ButlerAssociation Pres.TBA3-0278wbutler@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateJames StephensAssociation Pres.RGC3-3227jstephen@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateEduardo GarciaAssociation Pres.RRC3-0064egarcia1@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateNick SarantakesAssociation Pres.HLC3-7455sarantak@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateSarah StrongAssociation Pres.RVS3-6260sstrong@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateAl PurcellAssociation Pres.RGC3-3398apurcell@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateJudy SandersAssociation Pres.RGC3-3249jsanders@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateCarol TownsendAssociation Pres.PIN3-8187townsend@austincc.edu
Full-Time Faculty SenateZoe VanSandtAssociation Pres.SAC3-9213vansandt@austincc.edu
Adjunct Faculty AssociationShih-Ting LeeAssociation Pres.RRC3-0113slee12@austincc.edu
Adjunct Faculty AssociationHerb ColemanAssociation Pres.NRG223-1790
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hcoleman@austincc.edu
Professional-Technical AssociationClark ShafferAssociation Pres.HBC3-7005clark.shaffer@austincc.edu
Classified Employees AssociationTyshun RobinsonAssociation Pres.EVC3-5015trobinso@austincc.edu