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Distance Learning Committee

The Butte College Distance Learning Committee

The Butte College Distance Learning Committee (DLC) is a standing committee of the Butte College Academic Senate.

Please use the links on the left to access agendas and minutes, to see the step-by-step process of developing an online or hybrid course and getting it approved, and to download important guidelines and other documents.


Though more information is given in the DLC Bylaws the purpose of the DLC is to

  • establish, review and implement DLC Course Review for the approval of the instructor's online course with special attention to "instructor presence," "regular and substantive interaction," ease of navigation, and ADA compliance. 



Distance Learning Coordinator, Chair - Dan Barnett (

Administrator of Distance Learning - Cheryl Babler (Interim Dean of Student Learning)

Associated Students - Mark McKenzie, Student Ambassador

Faculty Members

Associate Faculty

Daniel Griggs (LATN) - (through Spring 2019)

Fulltime Faculty

Lisa Christiansen (BUS) - (through Spring 2019)

Suzanne Wakim (BIOL) - (through Spring 2017)

Maggi Dorsett (FN) - (through Spring 2018)

Terri Hutton (CDF) - (through Spring 2018)

Instructional Technology Specialists (ex officio) - Chris Palmarini, Dave Stephens
Janet Palermo (Administrative Assistant)

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