Online and Distance Learning Forum

Terms

Terms of reference

  1. To act as a forum for those involved in developing, running and supporting online and distance learning programmes (or programmes involving a significant element of online and distance learning) including those developed with external partners, facilitating the exchange of information and the discussion of issues of common interest and concern
  2. To identify good practice in online and distance learning and disseminate it within the University
  3. To serve as a source of advice on online and distance learning within the University (e.g. advising on new online and distance learning programmes and acting as panel members on online and distance learning reviews)
  4. To consider the pedagogic and practical needs of online and distance learning programmes (e.g. in relation to policies on programme design, assessment regulations, student support, finance, student records, staffing, marketing and communications etc.), seeking information from, and referring actions to, relevant committees and offices within the University
  5. To report to University Teaching Committee

Membership

Membership and constituency

  • Chair: the PVC for Learning, Teaching and Students or their nominee, currently the Associate PVC for Learning, Teaching and Students
  • The Head of Programme Design and Learning Technology (Academic Support Office) (ex officio)
  • The Head of Learning Enhancement (Academic Support Office) (ex officio)
  • The Academic Registrar or their nominee (ex officio)
  • The Vice-President (Academic) and CEO of the GSA (ex officio)
  • Student Support Coordinator: Online and Distance Learning (ex officio)
  • Staff involved in developing, running, or supporting online and distance learning programmes (or programmes involving a significant element of online and distance learning) within departments (at least two named representatives (at least one academic) per programme/programme family)
  • Staff involved in the central support of online and distance learning programmes (including a named representative from the Planning Office, Information Services, Careers, Student Recruitment and Admissions, Student Services, and Marketing)
  • Secretary: Academic Support Office

Meetings

Meeting dates

2018-2019

  • Monday 8 October 2018 (12.30-14.00) in H/G17, Heslington Hall
  • Monday 18 February 2019 (12.30–14.00) - H/G17, Heslington Hall
  • Monday 20 May 2019 (12.30-14.00) - H/G17, Heslington Hall

Minutes

‌Minutes from past meetings

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2018-9

2017-18

2016-17

2015 -2016

2014 - 2015

2013 - 2014

2012 - 2013

2011 - 2012

2010 - 2011

2009 - 2010

2008 - 2009

2007 - 2008

2006 - 2007

Chair

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