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Distance Education

Distance Education

Grossmont College Distance Education Mission Statement

Support faculty and staff in developing the skills and knowledge necessary to build a rich and engaging online learning environment.


Distance Education (DE) is guided by the Online Teaching and Learning Committee, which reports to the Academic Senate. This committee meets twice a month on the second and fourth Wednesday during the fall and spring semesters. The Distance Education Coordinator chairs this committee. Current members include: Carl Fielden, Cary Willard,  Dave Dillon, Dawn Heuft, Janet Gelb, Joe Braunwarth, Eric Klein, Mike Reese, Nadra Farina-Hess, and  Virginia Young. Please contact the Academic Senate President if you are interested in joining this committee or working with us on a project.


The District, in conjunction with Cuyamaca College and Grossmont College, has created a comprehensive site to support student and faculty success in the online learning environment:

Here you will find information such as the following:

Distance Education Plan

In addition, the Online Teaching and Learning Committee created a Distance Education Plan to help guide the college in creating an exceptional learning environment for our online students.


If you are a faculty member at Grossmont College and you would like to create a Distance Education course, please visit the Curriculum Committee's website for further information.


To learn more about Visit the Research, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness website for the most recent Distance Education Report.


Distance Education Substantive Change Proposal approved by ACCJC in 2012.

Guide to Evaluating Distance Education and Correspondence Education


Here you can find presentations that were done on campus in relation to Distance Education.

Last Updated: 07/22/2020
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