DISTANCE EDUCATION COMMITTEE MISSION STATEMENT
In responding to the learning needs of its expanding communities, Hartnell College supports innovative applications of technology and methodology to create accessible, inspiring, and measurably effective learning opportunities for an increasingly diverse student population. The mission of the Hartnell College Distance Education Committee (DEC) is to address the changing educational environment and students’ needs by growing and enhancing the Hartnell College Distance Education Program.
DISTANCE EDUCATION COMMITTEE VISION STATEMENT
Hartnell College shall provide its diverse communities and student population with equal opportunities for educational access and success via the distance education modality.
The College shall increase its distance education course and program offerings to enhance the ability of every student to persist and obtain a certificate or degree of choice.
The College shall seek out and dedicate the same pedagogical resources and quality standards for courses offered in the distance education modality as for courses offered face-to-face.
The College shall anticipate and respond to both technological and regulatory change, and will develop policies and procedures to ensure that the Hartnell College Distance Education Program conforms to current standards. The College shall be a valuable resource and facilitator of change for its communities.
Strategic Priority 1 - Student Access
Strategic Priority 2 - Student Success
Strategic Priority 3 - Effective Utilization of Resources
Strategic Priority 4 - Innovation and Relevance for Educational Programs and Services