All full-time and part-time faculty are encouraged, but not required, to incorporate some level of instructional
technology into of at least one course. Training and support are available for all faculty interested through the Instructional
Technology Division. Compensation in the form of release time or pay for converting a standard course to an online course is available upon approval.
Please review the following information to learn more in depth about how to create an online course offering at RCC.
- Distance Education Application Form: Please send an email request to
OnlineEd@rcc.mass.edu to receive a copy of the application form. You need to fill out the form,
schedule a meeting with Jenene Cook, the Dean of Instructional Technology, your Academic Dean before it is sent to the Vice President of Academic
Affairs for approval. If you have questions, contact Jenene Cook for assistance.
- Distance Education Agreement
(PDF)*: This memorandum of understanding outlines the guidelines and levels for online and videoconference
courses, compensations and policies for course implementation.
Distance Education Evaluation Process Forms (PDF)*: The forms included here are the
course/instructional materials checklist, Interaction Plan, and Student Evaluations.
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There are an abundance of resources available for online teaching and learning. Here are a few recommended ones:
If you are in need of computer equipment at home, check out the computer discount programs you can get through RCC.