SECTION EBA


INSTRUCTION
ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
DISTANCE EDUCATION

Policy


DISTANCE EDUCATION


Navarro College will offer distance education. Distance education is an alternative form of instruction where the student and instructor are not in the same physical setting for the majority of instruction.


STANDARDS


Distance education courses will comply with the standards and criteria set for all Navarro College courses.

Navarro College distance education courses will be awarded the same credit hours as traditional courses.

The District President will ensure that procedures are in place regarding distance education to meet accreditation requirements as well as state and federal statutes.


STUDENT SERVICES


Distance education students shall be provided academic support services appropriate for distance education courses such as, but not limited to, advising, counseling, library, and other learning resources.


VERIFICATION


Navarro College will demonstrate that the student who registers in a distance education course is the same student who participates and receives credit for the course.


PRIVACY


Navarro College will protect the identity and information of the distance education student.


FACULTY


Faculty will be hired using the same credentialing process for distance education courses and shall meet the same criteria as all other faculty of Navarro College.


FEES


Distance education courses are subject to additional fees. Students will be notified of additional fees at the time of registration.


Date Issued: January 22, 2015