Every course at SBVC has a formal evaluation process that is a part of the contracted negotiated through collective bargaining.

However, informal evaluation happens every day in every course as instructors monitor their classes.  And instructors share those ideas "that work" with their colleagues.  This self-evaluation and learning from peers is a part of online instruction as well. 

Although there are many tools and rubrics for self and peer evaluation, there are two resources faculty can reference for guidelines. 

One is the CVC-OEI Course Design Rubric.  This rubric provides guideance on course design and structure to support student success, equity and access.  The rubric has been supported by SBVC Academic Senate and is a guiding resource for training related to distance education. You can access the Course Design Rubric here

Another resource identifed by SBVC's Online Program Committee is Cal State Chico's rubric. You can access the CSU Chico Rubric for Online Instruction here.

The two resources are similar in nature.  The CVC-OEI Course Design Rubric is geared toward California Community Colleges.

Please use this rubric to help assess yourself in your online teaching.  And if you want to work with other online instructors to learn from each other, please contact either Davena Burns-Peters and Margaret Worsley, the Co-Chairs of the Online Program Committee. (dburns@valleycollege.edu or mworsley@valleycollege.edu)