New Directions: Online Courses & the University of California’s A-G Subject Area Requirements. Monica H. Lin, Ph.D. Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions University of California | Office of the President Available online at: http://www.ucop.edu/agguide/get-help/trainings/index.html.
Monica H. Lin, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
University of California | Office of the President
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California Consortium for Independent Study (CCIS) Conference
January 31, 2013
The “a-g” course lists & course update process
New “a-g” review process for online courses
Policy implementation: challenges & successes
A-G Course List Update Timeline
Assess the online course against the iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Courses and CA content standards
Submit online course to CLRN for review*
Conduct subject-specific review against UC faculty’s content criteria
Submit online course to UC for “a-g” review
Approve course for “a-g”?
Add course to online publisher’s or online school’s “a-g” course list; approval expires in 3 years
*If not eligible for CLRN review, the online course must be self-assessed by the online publisher or school.
Review of Online Courses
Indicate intent to add previously approved online course(s)
Certify that program/school/district will satisfy UC’s online learning guidelines and policy for online courses to receive “a-g” approval (once per annual update cycle)
Select online course to add to “a-g” course list
Add online course to “a-g” course list
Adding A-G Online Courses