Distance and Blended Learning Committee

Deadlines to Submit Majority Online Course Proposal to Committee:

  • 10/04/19 – Proposals due to the Committee for Spring semester delivery
  • 11/01/19- Proposals due to the Committee for Summer semester delivery
  • 1/17/20 – Proposals due to the Committee for Fall semester delivery

 Majority Online Course or Program Proposalsshould be sent via email to Marisa Martinez-Mira (mmira@umw.edu)

Meeting Dates for the 2019-2020 Academic Year:

  • Spring dates TBD

Members

  • 2020 Marisa Martinez-Mira (CAS), Chair
  • 2020 Alexandra Dunn (COB), Secretary
  • 2021 Mara Scanlon (CAS)
  • 2022 Christy Irish (Education)
  • 2022 Adria Goldman (English, Linguistics, & Communication)

Ex-Officio Members

  • Jeff McClurken, Special Assistant to the Provost for Teaching, Technology, and Innovation
  • Jerry Slezak, Director of Digital Learning Support
  • Paul Boger, Representative appointed by the University Librarian from the UMW Libraries
  • Hall Cheshire, Chief Information Officer
  • Alison Grimes, Office of Disability Services

Duties

2.8.1 The committee’s duties are to :

.1 Maintain the quality and integrity of the curriculum for courses and programs offered in a majority online format;

.2 Establish procedures and criteria for approval, deletion, and alteration of courses and programs offered in a majority online format;

.3 Review and approve or reject proposals from the various departments for courses to be offered in a majority online format;

.4 Review and evaluate majority online courses on a scheduled and on-going basis to ensure that courses continue to represent the tradition of quality education at UMW, making suggestions for course revisions or removal from the curriculum as appropriate;

.5 Perform any and all additional duties pertaining to this committee at the request of the committee’s chair;

.6 Make information available regarding the procedures and deadlines for proposing courses to the appropriate oversight committee; and

.7 Perform other duties as assigned by the UFC.