Welcome from the Director of Online Initiatives 

Welcome to the Online Initiative Webpages of the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business (LCOB).

We hope that the following pages help keep you informed about all of the interesting things we are doing in the LCOB, provide you with the necessary resources to design and develop your online classes successfully, and inform you about our Online Degree Completion options. 

                                                                      
Michael Merz

News & Announcements

10/21/2015: We have two information sessions on our Online Certification Program coming up soon. Please review the Fall 2015 Online Initiative Matters Newsletter for details or look out for email reminders.

10/07/2015: We have hired another Wang Video Studio Student Assistant to help you with your onlineteaching needs. Please welcome Pankaj Singh.

10/05/2015: We have scheduled a series of exciting Online Initiative Workshops for LCOB faculty during this Fall 2015 semester. For dates and times of our Fall 2015 Online Initiative Workshops, please see our Fall 2015 Online Initiative Matters Newsletter or look out for email reminders. For SJSU-related workshops on Online Education, please visit the eCampus website or see our Fall 2015 Online Initiative Matters Newsletter.

10/03/2015: Our Fall 2015 Online Initiative Matters Newsletter is now available. You can access the most current and past newsletters in the “Newsletter” section.

10/01/2015: I am happy to announce that we have now formed an Online Education Committee with representatives from each department/school. Among other things, the committee will review existing policies related to our online initiatives, develop new policies as necessary, select online course development grant recipients, promote our online initiatives at the departmental/school levels, consult with faculty regarding all online initiative matters (e.g., online teaching), and support Department Chairs/School Directors as appropriate with implementation of our online initiatives.

06/01/2015: We have hired another Wang Video Studio Student Assistant to help you with your online teaching needs over the summer. Please welcome Prashanth Mudelli.

03/02/2015: For dates and times of our Spring 2015 Online Initiative Workshops, please see our Spring 2015 Online Initiative Matters Newsletter or look out for email reminders.

02/18/2015:  Our Spring 2015 Online Initiative Matters Newsletter is now available. You can access the most current and past newsletters in the “Newsletter” section.  

02/12/2015: We are happy to announce the official launch of our LCOB Online Degree Completion option. For more details, please see the respective link in the Menu bar.

02/10/2015: We are happy to announce the official launch of our LCOB Online Initiative Website. 

 

Michael Merz
Faculty Director
 Lucas College
of Business 
Online Initiatives

 Associate Professor
of Marketing

San Jose
State University
Lucas College and Graduate School
of Business

michael.merz@sjsu.edu
408-924-3536