ERIC Number: ED368424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Dec-1
Reference Count: N/A
Analysis of Departmental Functions: The Department of Staff and Instructional Services, Houston Community College System.
The Department of Staff and Instructional Services (SIS) in the Houston Community College System (HCCS) takes a leadership role in providing and promoting products and services required to empower the HCCS in the pursuit of quality service to the campus community. The goals of the SIS department are to adopt Total Quality Service orientation, increase awareness of the need and opportunities for growth for all staff, continue as a major source of communications products and services, and promote organizational development through teamwork. The major functions of the SIS are: (1) general instructional support, through such projects as the Great Teachers Seminar, the Business Externship Program, the Faculty Mentoring/Master Teacher Program, and a range of video projects; (2) general instructional support provided by other HCCS sources, including the Information Technology Division and the Student Services Division; (3) instructional support through the individual colleges in the HCCS; (4) distance education; (5) student evaluation of instruction; (6) staff development activities, such as the Community College Exchange Program and the Employee Higher Education Program; and activities sponsored by the HCCS Student Services Division, Administrative Services Division, Department of Accounting Services, Office of Business Services, Purchasing Department, Department of Human Resources, Office of Affirmative Action, and Information Technology Division; (7) computer training; (8) total quality training; (9) telecommunication conferencing; (10) grant development support; (11) graphic arts production support; and (12) public information marketing support. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Community Coll. System, TX.