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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 the technical training necessary for instructors who want to teach distance learning courses
  • establish the diagnostic standards for the approval of distance learning courses



Distance Learning Coordinator, Chair - Dan Barnett (

Administrator of Distance Learning - Luozhu Cen (Dean of Student Learning)

Associated Students - Lydia Breitenfeldt (Satellite Campus Director, Associated Students), voting member; Emily Lui (AS Student Ambassador)

Five Certified Online Instructor Faculty Members

Associate Faculty

Elizabeth Dunn (ACCT) - (through Spring 2016)

Fulltime Faculty

Lisa Christiansen (BUS) - (through Spring 2016)

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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