Distance Education and Educational Technology (DEET) is responsible for most activities related to the development, revision, maintenance, and implementation of courses offered via the Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS) and through multimedia. Courses encompass all delivery systems: face-to-face, blended, online, and multimedia. Services include 24/7/360 technical support for CTC students, faculty, and staff, as well as assistance to test proctors and non-CTC personnel who contribute to the education of CTC students. Behind-the-scenes support involves extensive programming and server administration to ensure that courses, instructors, and students are properly loaded into Blackboard; student enrollments and withdrawals are reflected in Blackboard; online mathematics and English placement tests are available; data is collected and can be analyzed to identify strengths and areas for improvement; and accrediting agency and Federal requirements, such as usability and ADA compliance, are addressed.
To accomplish these tasks, DEET is structured into three primary areas: