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Committee On Online Learning (COOL)


What We Do: The COOL supports our college in the development of hybrid and fully online courses. We help to reinforce how hybrid and online courses are equivalent in rigor, expectations, and student participation to their on-campus counterparts. We share our expertise by taking part in a collaborative review process... Read more...


The COOL meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at noon in room 1801. View the schedule of meetings.

Planning on submitting a proposal? Getting Started

  1. Proposal Deadline. The deadline for submitting a proposal is typically during the second month of the term. Please look for an email sent out to the college at the start of the semester. You can also contact the current COOL chairs for the latest updates. The chairs may also post information on the COOL calendar.

  2. Review the Online/Hybrid Course Proposal Process. You'll note that the first component in the process is your own skills development and research.

  3. View Online/Hybrid Proposal Form to get an idea of the tasks, consultations, and write-ups you will need to do. If this is your first proposal submitted to the COOL, please note the last section, which explains that you will need to develop a course site for review near the end of the semester.

Resources (view more)

Online/Hybrid Course Proposal Form

Online/Hybrid Course Review Checklist Guide

Online/Hybrid Courses Suggested Schedule Notes

Success Rates: Online vs. Face to Face: Spring 2016 / Fall 2015


Contact one of the COOL Members

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