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ACCJC Special Event: DE on the Front Burner - New Regulations, New Challenges and Accreditation

with Barbara Beno and Patricia James
Wed, 05/09/2012 - 12:00am - 2:00pm (Pacific Time)

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Join Barbara Beno, President, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges and Patricia James, Mt. SanLogo for the WASC Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Jacinto College, as they discuss major issues in Distance Education with James Glapa-Grossklag, College of the Canyons, Pamela K. Shay, Franklin University and Sharyl Thompson of the American College of Education. In this web seminar, regulation related topics that have recently surfaced will be presented and discussed among the panel members.  The goal of the seminar is to identify the impacts on DE practice of these federal regulations and discuss how the ACCJC will be working with its member colleges in addressing the concerns.  Topics to be covered are State Authorization, Student Authentication, Last Date of Attendance, Effectively Identifying Types of DE Courses, and What's On The Horizon.


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Seminar Outline:

I.  Welcome and Introductions:

For the topics below, Barbara Beno, President of the ACCJC, will be presenting perspectives of the ACCJC, particularly how the regulations will impact accreditation preparation.

II. State Authorization:  Practical Implications
    Pamela Shay, Franklin University, Sharyl Thompson, American College of Education

III. Student Authentication:  Truth and Science Fiction
     James Glapa-Grossklag, College of the Canyons

IV. Last Day of Attendance:  Asynchronous Attendance?
     Patricia James, Mt. San Jacinto College

V.  Categorizing DE:    DE vs. Correspondence
     Barbara Beno, ACCJC

VI. On the Horizon: U.S.D.E. Intentions to regulate DE; Review of ACCJC Accreditation Standards; and Changes in Evaluation Team Training and Evaluation Strategies
     Barbara Beno, ACCJC

VII. Other Challenges, Concerns and Comments
      All Participants

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