18 February 2010

SACS on Distance Learning

New guidance from SACS addresses distance learning. Just added to the web in January 2010, the document relates standards to likely documentation with these headings: Expectations, Questions / Considerations (in question form), and Best Practices (with helpful level of specificity). Direct links to the pertinent PDF files:

Guidelines added in 2010:
Distance Education and the Principles of Accreditation: Documenting Compliance

Policy Statement from 1997, updated 2006, endorsed 2009:
Distance and Correspondence Education

The full set of SACS' Instituitional Resources is on the SACS-COC web site:

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