Distance Education @ Chaffey College
Resources for Faculty
Distance Education Accessability Guidelines - For Students with Disabilities
This document has been thoughtfully prepared as a resource for supervisors of Disabled Students Program and Services (DSPS), Assistive Technology Specialists, Alternate Media Specialists, Distance Education Coordinators, instructional designers, faculty, ADA/504 Coordinators, trainers and administrators. It is the intention of the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office that these guidelines will provide an extensive revision to the 1999 Distance Education: Access Guidelines for Students with Disabilities and an expansion of the guidance provided in the interim document, Distance Education Guidelines, 2008 Omnibus Version.
Theory and Practice of Online Learning
This book, edited by Terry Anderson and Fathi Elloumi, is concerned with assisting providers of online education with useful tools to carry out the teaching and learning transactions online. The book is available entirely via the web; individual chapters are copyright by Athabasca University, 2004.
Educating the Net Generation
An Educause e-book: "The Net Generation has grown up with information technology. The aptitudes, attitudes, expectations, and learning styles of Net Gen students reflect the environment in which they were raised-one that is decidedly different from that which existed when faculty and administrators were growing up." © 2005 EDUCAUSE
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching, is a repository of links to online teaching materials organized in discipline communities.
Strategies for Teaching at a Distance
Distance Education at a Glance Guide #2 by Barry Willis, the Associate Dean for Outreach and the Engineering Outreach staff present the following series of guides highlighting information detailed in Dr. Willis' books, Distance Education - Strategies and Tools and Distance Education - A Practical Guide.
California Distance Learning Project: What is Distance Learning?
The California Distance Learning Project's definition is: "Distance Learning (DL) is an instructional delivery system which connects learners with educational resources. DL provides educational access to learners not enrolled in educational institutions and can augment the learning opportunities of current students. The implementation of DL is a process which uses available resources and will evolve to incorporate emerging technologies."