Distance Education at College of San Mateo - Overview
Distance Education

Contact Us

Erica Reynolds
Instructional Technologist
Building 18, Room 206
(650) 574-6271
Monday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm
The Distance Education (DE) office and Instructional Technologist are located in the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE).

For students, the DE office provides:
  • Information about CSM resources for any online or hybrid class
  • Online and phone support for questions
  • Referrals for more help as needed
For faculty and staff, the DE office provides:
  • Strategies for making online offerings more student-centered, flexible, and pedagogically innovative
  • Suggestions about DE courses that  better serve our under-prepared and underrepresented students
  • An integrated online "campus" – integrating library, counseling, financial aid and other services into the students' "virtual classroom" learning space
  • Online and face-to-face instructional materials to meet Section 508 accessibility standards
  • Information about emerging technologies and resources to support the enhancement of teaching and delivery of distance education courses.