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Distance Learning Rates Online

HROG Section:
Compensation
Document Title:
Distance Learning Rates - Online (includes INET, IDL, TVI and TVP Courses)
Initial Date Posted:
Board Approval:
Approved by Chancellors Staff on November 21, 2011
Applies To:
All Staff
Source:
District Human Resources
Related TASB Policy:
Last Date Revised:
Fall 2009 (replacing Fall 2006 HROG)
Sept. 1, 2012 (replaced Fall 2012)

*Online-Internet (INET), Indiv. Distance Learning (IDL), Interactive TV (TVI), Video-based Plus (TVP) Courses:

Class size will be 15-25 students: 

  • Sections should be filled to global capacity of 25. The intent is to fill a section to maximum before opening a new section.
  • Compensation will be based on the enrollment as of 11:59 p.m. before the start date of the class. Because of financial aid and other circumstances, there can be exceptions made to the compensation after the registration deadline and before the certification date approved by vice president(s) and/or president(s).

Online sections of equal contact hours of instruction with varying start dates may be combined for determination of faculty load and supplemental employment agreement.

  • Sections may be campus-based, Dallas College Online, or campus-based sections linked to the Dallas College Online.
  • Supplemental employment agreement with multiple start dates will be initiated for all sections on the certification date of the last start date.
  • Supplemental employment agreement with classes with multiple start dates will be based on the enrollment as of 11:59 p.m. before the start date of each section of the class.  Because of financial aid and other circumstances, there can be exceptions made to the compensation after registration and before the certification date approved by vice president(s) and/or president(s).

Compensation for 15-25 students:

  • Full time faculty will be paid as part of regular load or supplemental employment agreement.  All classes will be set with a global capacity of 25 unless otherwise approved by vice president(s) and president(s).
  • Supplemental employment agreements will be paid according to Board-approved adjunct faculty rates.

Compensation for classes less than 15 students:

  • Supplemental employment agreements will be paid 1/15th of extra service rate times number of students and receive pro-rata load not to exceed 49% of load .
  • When teaching section as part of load, full time faculty will receive pro-rata load for the number of students taught.

Compensation for classes greater than 25 students:

  • Available only for supplemental employment agreements (not part of faculty load).
  • Supplemental employment agreement, overload an existing section to be paid at 1/26th of the extra service rate up to 12 additional students not to exceed the total of 37 students with prior approval by faculty and dean.
  • Regular load faculty sections may be overloaded for extra payment, at president’s approval.
  • Faculty may teach more than 25 students in a section as part of load without additional compensation with prior approval by faculty and dean.
Compensation for lecture/lab courses paid by supplemental employment agreements will be calculated on number of units of lecture/lab hours per week (reference source:  Colleague screen CRSE; course example: BIOL 1408, detail on Field 22: Offering info. To COFF Lecture and Lab Contact Hours)

Open enrollment sections

Compensation generally will be on supplemental employment agreement and will be based on the enrollment as of 11:59 p.m. before the start date of each section of the class unless prior approval by the dean and documented on the supplemental service agreement.
 
  • Sections will be counted in load calculations and will be based on the enrollment as of 11:59 p.m. before the start date of each section of the class unless prior approval by the dean and documented on the supplemental service agreement.
  • Any class section that begins and ends within one semester (regardless of class length - 3 weeks, 8 weeks, 10 weeks, etc.) is counted toward faculty load for the faculty member in the semester.
  • Extenuating circumstances will require written approval by vice president for special circumstances.

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Other Notes

Related Links

Distance Learning Grid in PDF Format (PDF - 15KB)

Distance Learning Rates-Videobased courses (with no on-line component) and CD ROM with no on-line component)