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Resource Center for Distance Learning Faculty

Federal, State, and ACCJC guidelines provide specific course quality recommendations and standards for distance learning. Important materials for faculty teaching online related to such guidelines as well as information on a variety of topics related to distance learning can be found in the Faculty Resource Center for Distance Learning in Insight. Only faculty teaching online at CCSF have access to the Resource Center. Insight Faculty Resource Center topics include: 

Last Date of Attendance
Regular Effective Contact
Distance Integrity
Retention and Success Rates
Tools to Improve Student Learning
Library and Learning Resources

Communication from the Ed Tech Department to faculty teaching online classes is done via the onliners list-serv. Emails include information such as class loads, Insight, roll-over specifics, etc. Only faculty who are teaching online are included in the list-serv.

Information about Fall 2015

Online Classes for Fall 2015
All regular start full semester online classes will open on Monday, August 17, 2105 at 10 am. Students are responsible for checking their instructor's website for important class details. Links to instructor websites can be found in the Class Schedule.

Log in/Password Information
All students who are enrolled in regular start online class will receive an email with the subject, "Welcome to Insight" sent to their CCSFmail address user name and password information.

Adding Students to Insight
Students who have registered for an online class between the first day of registration and the first day of the start of the term will be added to Insight starting on the first day of class. Beginning the first day of classes, students will be added to Insight three times a day throughout the term. 

Late-start Classes
Students will be added to late-start classes with the initial upload on the first day of regular start classes. Adds/drops will be done throughout the semester. 

More information?
For more information visit the Resource Center for Distance Learning Faculty located in Insight (available only to faculty who teach online). All faculty teaching an online class have access to the Resource Center.

Fall 2015 Ed Tech Department Meetings

Plan to join us for the following Ed Tech Department meetings throughout the semester on the third Monday of the month. We will be using the distance learning teleconference room in the MU Building, room 388.

If you would like to have us discuss a particular subject at one of our meetings please do not hesitate to email

August Flex Meeting - Friday, August 14, 2015, from 2-4 pm in MU 398.

September Monday, September 21, 2015 from 2-3:30 in MU 398.

October Monday, October 19, 2015 from 2-3:30 in MU 398.

November Monday, November 16, 2015 from 2-3:30 in MU 398.