About

Overview
The Office of Online Learning at Snead State Community College promotes and supports the innovative use of technology in teaching, advising, and mentoring students while emphasizing academic excellence within a supportive environment. The technologies that we support can be used in online, blended, and traditional courses.

Online Learning Mission
The mission of the Office of Online Learning at Snead State Community College is to support quality instruction through electronic technologies to enable students to attain their educational goals. Our strategic initiative is to acquire and support appropriate emerging technologies for curricular, instructional and administrative enhancement.

Online Learning Goals
  • To identify, provide, expand, and coordinate the development of quality courses and programs to meet the needs of students.
  • To support and encourage the internal development of online learning by promoting and providing guidelines for training and providing technical support.
  • To provide strategies for effective delivery of online learning alternatives through the development of policies for consistency in online learning.
  • To evaluate periodically and comprehensively every facet of the online learning program and to use these results to restructure and improve the program.
Affiliations
  • Snead State is a member of the Alabama Consortium for Technology and Learning (ALACTL). ALACTL is a member service organization that provides opportunities for collaboration, resource sharing and achieving economies of scale in procurement of instructional technology resources.
  • Snead State is a Quality Matters subscriber. Quality Matters provides tools and processes used to evaluate quality in course design.
  • Snead State Community College has been approved by the State of Alabama as a participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Contact Us for Assistance
Please email questions/issues to DL@snead.edu. Emails sent to this address are forwarded to all of the Office of Online Learning staff to ensure the fastest reply possible.

    Michael Gibson
Associate Dean for Online Learning
Phone: 256-840-4124
Email: michael.gibson@snead.edu
Office: Administration 222
     
    Jerri Gullion
IT Technician I/Blackboard Administrator
Phone: 256-840-4180
Email: jerri.gullion@snead.edu
Office: McCain 108
     
    John Miller
Head Librarian/Online Learning Help Desk
Phone: 256-840-4195
Email: jmiller@snead.edu
Office: Administration – Library




Gary Bodine

Librarian/Online Learning Help Desk
Phone: 256-571-0638
Email: gbodine@snead.edu
Office: Administration – Library