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Module 2 References - gathered by participants during research

Module 2 A

Distance Education Guidelines: Title 5 Regulations
(Released March 2004). This is a PDF document which will download to your computer.

Curriculum Standards:
This site contains the information from the Statewide Academic Senate concerning curriculum development, guidelines and sample course outlines.

Center for Intellectual Property and Copyright in the Digital Environment

Module 2 B

Center for Economic Development and Continuing Education, (2003). West Los Angeles College website, Retrieved July 24, 2003 from

Community College League of California. (October 2000). Education Master Plan Update, Issue 6. A Regular Report on Hearings of the Joint Legislative Committee To Develop a Master Plan.

Jumpstart Program, (2003). West Los Angeles College website, Retrieved July 24, 2003 from

Kintzer, Frederick C. (1997). Articulation and Transfer: Critical Contributions to Lifelong Learning - Discussion Supplement (ERIC).

Ryan, James A. (2000). "Penn State's World Campusİ: Mainstreaming a Virtual Campus Initiative." Hershey, PA, USA: Idea Group, Inc.

Szatmary, David. (Fall 2000). "The Internet, Partnerships, and Online Education." Continuing Higher Education Review, V. 64.

Module 2 C

Community of Science - COS
The searchable COS database is an updated, comprehensive source of funding information , with more than 23,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion.

American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC)
Federal programs and grants. Dozens of organizations, foundations and governmental agencies are listed, categorized by topic areas.

The Foundation Center
Tools and search options in the Finding Funders section lead to contact information and other sources. The Foundation Center publishes its Guide to Grantseeking on the Web which is available for purchase and provides both novice and experienced Web users with a gateway to numerous online resources available to grantseekers.
This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. A "Get Started" checklist helps potential applicants through the process required for grant submissions. is the single location to find over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 U.S. Federal grant-making agencies.

Department of Commerce's Technology Opportunities Program (TOP)
As part of the Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), TOP gives grants for model projects demonstrating innovative uses of network technologies.

U.S. Department of Education Forecast of Funding Opportunities
This document (as of April 1, 2004) lists virtually all programs and competitions under which the Department of Education has invited or expects to invite applications for new awards for FY 2004 and provides actual or estimated
deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs.

NETC - Northern Educational Technology Consortium
This site provides access to information about educational technology grants and grant writing.

US Department of Commerce

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST Advanced Technology Program (ATP)

Technology Opportunities Program (TOP)



National Science Foundation (NSF)

Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications (WCET)


Foundation for California Community Colleges

Module 2 D

California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges Technology II Strategic Plan. (September 2002). Retrieved from the California Community College Chancellor's Office website at on July 30, 2003.

Carnevale, Dan. (Tuesday, December 10, 2002). Online-Lab Software Simulates Chemical Interactions -- and Explosions. Retrieved from the Chronicle of Higher Education website at on July 30, 2003.

Olsen, Florence. (December 6, 2002). Foothill College Will Build Its Own Next-Generation Software Courseware and Offer It to Others. Retrieved from The Chronicle of Higher Education website at on July 31, 2003.

Opper, John; Mathews, J.B. (September 2002). Funding and Cost Containment of Educational Technology: Shifting Policy and Practices. Retrieved from the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications website at on July 24, 2003.

Sjogren, Jane; Fay, James. (May/June 2002). Cost Issues in Online Learning: Using "Co-opetition" to Advantage. Change, V. 34(3), 52-57.

Washington State University, A Cost Analysis of the Three Technology Development Strategies in Higher Education Using the Flashlight Cost Model. (2002). Retrieved from the Center for Institutional & International Academic Cost Management National Awards Program website at, July 29, 2003.

Module 2 E

• Planning for Student Services: Best Practices for the 21st Century, edited by Martha Beede and Darlene Burnett, published by the Society for College and University Planning, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1999. ISBN 0-9601608-9-2

CAEL - Principles of Effectiveness for Serving Adult Learners in Higher Education

WICHE - Principles of Good Practice for Electronically Offered Academic Degree and Certificate Programs

• This "Media Selection Matrix" offers a wealth of systematized information.

NEA and Distance Education - Many great research articles for Distance Education.

• California Distance Learning Project has a great section of teaching resources, plus adult education and distance learning resources.

• Distance Education at a Glance includes a section on strategies for teaching at a distance.

• The Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI) includes a section on learning with technology.

“Pedagogy & Video conferencing: A Review of Recent Literature,” Amirian, Dr. Susan. First
NJEDge.NET Conference, Plainsboro, NJ, Oct. 31, 2003. (PDF document)

Module 2 F

Polycom - - Hardware and Software provider for videoconferencing - Streamstation adds streaming to Polycom's line of videoconference systems; Webstation allows powerpoint/html slides to be shared via the internet and Showstation IP allows live media to be broadcast over the net. Great source for equipment and educational solutions.




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