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AB-626 Distance learning: definition.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 626


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Blumenfield

February 16, 2011


An act to add Section 66942 to the Education Code, relating to postsecondary education.


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AB 626, as introduced, Blumenfield. Distance learning: definition.
Existing law establishes the California Distance Learning Policy, which sets forth the guiding goal and principles for utilizing technology in postsecondary education.
This bill would define “distance learning,” for the purposes of the above provision, as a course conducted with over 1/2 of the instructional content delivered when faculty and students are in different physical places.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 66942 is added to the Education Code, to read:

66942.
 For the purposes of this article, “distance learning” means a course conducted with over one-half of the instructional content delivered when faculty and students are in different physical places.