Collective Bargaining Agreement on Distance Education
What are the definitions of distance education and of online classes?
"Distance Education is defined as instruction where the FACULTY MEMBER(S) and the
student(s) are separated geographically so that face-to-face communication is absent;
communication is accomplished instead by one or more technological media."
"For purposes of compensation, online/web-based distance education courses must have (80%) of the course instruction delivered online."
APSCUF / PASSHE collective bargaining agreement Article 42.A
What is the compensation for teaching VIA CLARION ONLINE?
Details of the compensation are provided in the APSCUF / PASSHE collective bargaining agreement Article 42.
What are the preparation requirements via clarion online?
- To teach via Clarion Online, under Article 42 of the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement the following procedures now apply.
Article 42 C.2.
Faculty who have not taught an online course (80% or more online) before must complete the Teaching Online Certification Course (TOCC) prior to teaching an online course for the first time. The TOCC is a 5-week, totally online course offered through the Learning Technology Center (LTC). Faculty who have not taught ITV before must complete two hours of individualize instruction by the Distance Education staff.
Faculty who have taught online at another university must complete the TOCC Course at Clarion University.