About eLearning

About eLearning

The Office of eLearning inspires excellence and innovation in online instruction by creating and providing resources and professional development opportunities that foster innovative and effective pedagogical practices among all who teach at Del Mar College.

Goals

The Office of eLearning supports the mission of Del Mar College through its focus of the following goals, as established by the institution’s strategic plan:

Academic Preparedness and Student Learning

Accelerate student attainment of academic preparedness and ensure optimal levels of learning in all instructional delivery formats.

Objective: Online Education. Support the Del Mar community by providing resources designed to support the delivery of quality online instruction.

Objective: Technology and Equipment. Support the use of innovative technology solutions and up-to-date equipment used to facilitate student learning and instruction.

Objective: Faculty Professional Development. Provide professional development and one-to-one support designed to support faculty in their delivery of innovative and exceptional online instruction.

Learning Environments

Provide engaging, effective, and student ready environments with accomplished and qualified personnel to facilitate learning and productivity.

Objective: Professional GrowthOffer professional growth and leadership development opportunities for faculty and staff.

Accomplishments 

During the 2020-2021 academic year*, the instructional design team accomplished the following:

  • Conducted over 600 individual consultations with DMC faculty, staff, and students.
  • Delivered 861 countable hours of professional development training to DMC personnel.
  • Virtually hosted the third annual eLearning Symposium, Teaching and Learning Across the Distance
  • Delivered all professional development sessions at the 2021 Summer Academy hosted by Faculty Council. 
  • Delivered 15 livestream webinar training demonstrations specific to instructional design.
  • Delivered presentations at DMC Faculty Development Day
  • Provided ongoing updates via monthly Director's Message releases and quarterly newsletters.​​​​​​​
  • Created numerous resources, including:
    • Multiple Canvas Course Checklists
    • Did You Know?: Foundational Technology Skills Resource Guide
    • ELITE Online Experience.
    • Multiple how-to guides for Canvas updates and third-party products.
  • Active membership in multiple DMC standing committees and councils.
  • Official membership in DigiTex, Online Learning Consortium, The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Learning Technology Advisory Committee, Texas Distance Learning Association, Texas Out-of-State Community of Practices, and the United States Distance Learning Association.
  • Involvement with WCET/State Authorization Network

 

*AY2021 continued to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To support the college during the ongoing pandemic, the Office of eLearning worked extensively to offer additional training opportunities and personalized consultations to members of the Del Mar community.

 

Page last updated March 24, 2022.

Contact Information

Office of eLearning
Heritage Campus
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
elearning@delmar.edu

Office Hours
Mon-Thu 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fri 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.