About eLearning

About eLearning

The Office of eLearning inspires excellence and innovation in online instruction.   We create and provide resources and 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 2019-2020 academic year*, the instructional design team accomplished the following:

  • 796 individual consultations were provided to faculty and staff across 35 college departments.
  • 92 individual eLearning consultations were provided to prospective and current students from degree seeking and continuing education programs.
  • Delivered 1,658 countable hours of training to DMC faculty and staff.
  • Certified 154 DMC personnel who successfully completed the learning management system course, Getting Started with Canvas.
  • Faculty from two college departments completed the instructor-facilitated course, Canvas LMS, with each participant receiving 32-hours of professional development.
  • Faculty from eight college departments completed the instructor-facilitated course, Designing and Teaching Online, with each participant receiving 32-hours of professional development.
  • Faculty and staff from 26 college departments attended the 15 Webinars/Workshops delivered by the Office of eLearning.
  • Hosted the first annual eLearning Symposium.
  • Developed numerous resources to support course design and development, including how-to videos, course template shells, a quarterly newsletter, and instructional guides.
  • Served as presenters at the Summer 2020 TEXAAN Drive-In Conference for Advising, as well as at all Faculty Professional Development Day venues for the academic year.
  • Maintained an active presence at Viking Orientations for the fall and spring semesters.

*AY2020 was heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, requiring the college to transition its face-to-face courses to an online format. To support the college during its transition, the Office of eLearning worked extensively to offer additional training opportunities and personalized consultations to members of the Del Mar community.

Page last updated September 30, 2020.

Contact Information

eLearning
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
elearning@delmar.edu
(361) 698-1312

White Library, Room 515
Mon-Thu 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fri 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.