SUBJECT: Distance Learning Interactive Compressed Video Budget Guidelines
Purpose : To specify budget responsibilities for Distance Learning (DL) Interactive Compressed Video (ITV) courses.
During the fall and spring semesters, colleges are responsible for salary expenses for regular faculty teaching DL and ITV courses inload. Off-campus courses taught on an overload basis by regular faculty are paid at the adjunct rate and are the responsibility of Extended Campus and Online Studies. Colleges will identify all projected DL courses and instructors as early as possible and no later than January 15 for summer, February 1 for fall, and September 1 for spring to ensure adequate funding is allocated to the appropriate budgets for salary and travel.
During the summer semester, colleges and Extended Campus and Online Studies are equally responsible for salary expenses for faculty teaching DL ITV courses between Martin and any off-campus location. Extended Campus and Online Studies is responsible for salary expenses for faculty teaching DL ITV summer courses between off-campus locations only.
Extended Campus and Online Studies is responsible for all line and room charges for DL and ITV courses and supplemental pay and travel expenses for regular faculty and staff teaching DL and ITV courses not to exceed a maximum of 25 percent of the scheduled class meetings offered at remote locations. Travel requested beyond the 25 percent of the scheduled class meetings must be approved in advance and funded by the departments or colleges.
Colleges will submit projected increases in operating costs resulting from DL ITV courses to Extended Campus and Online Studies two weeks prior to annual budget planning process as notified by Extended Campus and Online Studies. Extended Campus and Online Studies will compile these projections and submit the projected operating costs as non-recurring budget requests to be transferred as needed to respective colleges during the academic year. Operating costs must pertain to instruction costs such as text books, copying, software site licenses, lab supplies, technician expenses, and maps.