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CEP Policy on Remote and Distance Instruction REMOTE INSTRUCTION

Summary: CEP Policy on Remote and Distance Instruction
All courses offered at UCSD should meet the same high standards in terms of the educational experience they offer to
students regardless of the mode of instruction. Hallmarks of these standards include active engagement of a qualified
instructor who has significant expertise in the subject of the course, regular interactions between the instructor and
students, and a means for students to periodically assess their progress towards achievement of course learning goals.
Courses may be offered at UCSD that meet these standards by employing (primarily or exclusively) online modes of
instruction. For the purposes of this policy, such "remote instruction" courses will be defined as those in which the full
class meets in person for less than one hour per week for instruction (excepting Special Studies courses and courses
focusing on fieldwork taking place off campus). Please note that all courses, including those employing remote
instruction, must be available to all students, including those with disabilities.
1. Remote instruction courses satisfying requirements for B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees must be
proposed and taught by Senate faculty. However, the Undergraduate Council and Graduate Council will
consider requests for exceptions to this restriction on a case by case basis from departments that believe they
have an exceptionally well-qualified instructor for a remote instruction course who is not a Senate faculty
2. Remote instruction courses must bear the letter R at the end of the course code, and proposals for such courses
must be accompanied by a supplementary statement addressing each of the points listed below. For a course
that is already offered at UCSD in a conventional (non-remote) format, a new course proposal must be


Source: Abagyan, Ruben - School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California at San Diego


Collections: Biology and Medicine