Principles of Good Practice
NOTE: This page is for historical reference purposes only. Do not complete a PGP for any semester after spring 2014.
The Principles of Good Practice for Electronically Delivered Courses (PGP) is a self study that must be completed for every distance learning course by each faculty member who teaches the course. Once submitted, the PGP is circulated to the department chair and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for approval. Completion and collection of PGPs ensure that quality standards in online learning are being met at our university in compliance with SACSCOC and THECB requirements. The agreement must be completed and submitted according to the following deadlines:
Courses taught in Fall: January 15 (for 2013 courses only)
Courses taught in Spring: March 1
Courses taught in Summer I and II: July 1
You may complete and submit the Principles of Good Practice (.pdf) electronically. To complete and submit this form, you will need Adobe Reader XI or Adobe Acrobat XI Pro or later. (Mac users, please take care to ensure that you are completing the form in Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Pro, not Preview.)
For assistance digitally signing, please view the How to Digitally Sign and Submit the Principles of Good Practice video.
If you have any difficulty completing the PGP, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning (5-2322) for assistance.