Online Learning at CCGA

The Department of eLearning provides support, training, and instructional design services for faculty teaching online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced courses using the Brightspace (D2L), the University System of Georgia’s collaborative learning management system.

This includes providing CCGA faculty and students with support for academic technologies such as Respondus, Blackboard Collaborate (web-conferencing), Turnitin, and other products.

In addition to support, eLearning staff provide professional development and training opportunities to faculty, offer instructional design consultation, and review online and hybrid courses.

CCGA students may take different types of online courses. For example, a student may register for a CCGA Web course, an online course developed and taught by CCGA faculty. Additionally, students may take an online course through eCore.

eCore—short for electronic core-curriculum—allows University System of Georgia (USG) students the opportunity to complete their first two years of their collegiate careers in an online environment. eCore courses are taught entirely online, except for the occasional proctored exam. eCore courses are designed, developed, taught and supported by faculty and staff from the USG. See the eCore website for more information.

Faculty should include a link to this page on this syllabus in order to comply with the federal requirements listed below.

Federal Requirement 4.8 (Distance and correspondence education). An institution that offers distance or correspondence education documents each of the following:

4.8.1. demonstrates that the student who registers in a distance or correspondence education course or program is the same student who participates in and completes the course or program and receives the credit by verifying the identity of a student who participates in a class or coursework by using, at the option of the institution, methods such as (a) a secure login and pass code, (b) proctored examinations, (c) new or other technologies and practices that are effective in verifying student identification.

4.8.2. has a written procedure for protecting the privacy of students enrolled in distance and correspondence education courses or programs.

4.8.3.has a written procedure distributed at the time of registration or enrollment that notifies students of any projected additional student charges associated with verification of student identity.

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