The second phase is the Develop phase. The data that could be needed in this phase include: institutional data, external scans, and other institutional plans. The items that need to be considered in this phase are: goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities. Each college will decide what needs...Read more
The first phase of integrated planning is the Discover phase. During the Discover phase, you ask, “What is the planning process and structure? Who’s involved? What resources are needed?” This phase typically begins with a self-assessment and data analysis. Logic models or diagrams may be employed...Read more
The fourth phase is the Evaluate phase. In this phase you evaluate the progress made towards goals. The tools needed in this phase are templates and rubrics.Read more
The third phase is the Implement phase. This is the phase that calls for putting the plan into action. Hiring, allocating resources, and purchasing may be an element of this phase. The integration of other departments is a key component. Templates for tracking progress can be useful. At any point...Read more
During the 2015-2016 review of CCC student equity plans, the plans were read by a panel of 42 volunteers that included faculty, students, researchers, and administrators. As part of that reading process, readers were asked to identify colleges that had well-constructed plans that could be used as...Read more
During the 2015-2016 review of CCC student equity plans, the plans were read by a panel of 42 volunteers that included faculty, students, researchers, and administrators. As part of that reading process, readers were asked to identify colleges that had well-constructed plans that could be used as...Read more
During the 2015-2016 review of CCC student equity plans, the plans were read by a panel of 42 volunteers that included faculty, students, researchers, and administrators. As part of that reading process, readers were asked to identify colleges that had well-constructed plans that could be used as...Read more
During the 2015-2016 review of CCC student equity plans, the plans were read by a panel of 42 volunteers that included faculty, students, researchers, and administrators. As part of that reading process, readers were asked to identify colleges that had well-constructed plans that could be used as...Read more
During the 2015-2016 review of CCC student equity plans, the plans were read by a panel of forty-two volunteers that included faculty, students, researchers, and administrators. As part of that reading process, readers were asked to identify colleges that had well-constructed plans that could be...Read more
This paper is one of a collection of papers written by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCC) to support the use of content review as the basis for establishing communication and computation prerequisites. "Student Success: The Case for Establishing Prerequisites Through...Read more
In 1988 The Community College Reform Act (AB 1725) began to phase out credentials for faculty in favor of a process for establishing minimum qualifications to teach in a discipline. Part of that process included a way to determine equivalencies that are at least equal to the state-adopted minimum...Read more
The pressure to increase degree and certificate completion numbers has been mounting since the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and other leaders in higher education signed an agreement in 2010 to enact the Obama Administration’s College Completion Challenge. This ambitious...Read more
This Web page offers links to videos and handouts (infographics and text equivalents) to troubleshoot common issues faculty can experience with Canvas. Topics covered include: Creating a Virtual Office Navigation Link in Canvas (using the redirect tool) Customizing Your Dashboard in Canvas...Read more
This article discusses the creation of a Habits of Mind-inspired value system (Dream, Organize, Learn, Persist, Have a plan, Innovate, and Never give up; DOLPHIN) for a tutoring center in a medium-sized community college. This article is intended for those who are interested in the application of...Read more
Title 5 (§ 55204. Instructor Contact.) requires that "Any portion of a course conducted through distance education includes regular effective contact between instructor and students, through group or individual meetings, orientation and review sessions, supplemental seminar or study sessions, field...Read more
This resource positions tutors as agents of change who can strengthen student grit and foster a growth mindset. Links to videos on grit and growth mindset are included, and suggestions for how tutors can support grit and growth mindset are provided.Read more
Every college struggles to create processes of quality assurance and continuous improvement to demonstrate and ensure its service to students and community. Accreditation is one avenue that ensures some uniformity across many institutions in the eyes of the public. While this paper focuses on...Read more
This video is the third from a series about online course "exchanges" developed by e-literate. It looks at the Online Education Initiative's (OEI's) investment in academic infrastructure and how it provides benefits that go well beyond the courses and students participating in the course exchange...Read more
This paper provides guidelines on local decision-making processes that were developed by a joint task force of representatives of the California Community College Trustees (CCCT), Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC), and the Academic Senate for California...Read more
Curriculum is the heart of the mission of every college. College curriculum approval processes have been established to ensure that rigorous, high quality curriculum is offered that meets the needs of students. While some concerns may exist regarding the effectiveness and efficiency of local...Read more