ERIC Number: ED381183
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Learning through Technology. Ocotillo Report '94.
Harper-Marinick, Maria, Ed.; And Others
Begun in 1988 to address issues of technology and education, the Maricopa County Community College District's (MCCCD's) Ocotillo program has expanded to provide a forum for faculty and staff to address general issues of the quality of learning and instruction in MCCCD through year-long committees on subjects of interest. This document features the year-end reports for 1993-94 of the following nine Ocotillo committees: (1) the Authoring Languages Committee, highlighting the need for college and district support of faculty programming activities; (2) the Emerging Technologies Committee, reviewing its efforts on the Internet and indicating that meeting attendance was poor; (3) the External Networks Committee, discussing the status of District networks, user training, newsgroup access, policy needs, and user expectations of MCCCD faculty; (4) the Information Literacy Committee, describing the group's activities and plans for implementing an information literacy curriculum; (5) the Intellectual Rights Committee, reviewing the efforts of the committee to increase copyright law awareness, define copyright guidelines for multimedia, and develop a policy on proprietary rights; (6) the Mechanisms for Technology and Evaluation and Implementation Commission, identifying the methods in which technology may be integrated into college systems; (7) the Open-Entry/Open-Exit Committee, describing issues related to education that does not follow traditional timelines; (8) the Technology-Based Testing Committee, describing its efforts to identify models for a technology-based testing system; and (9) the Technology Training Committee, discussing its plan to train faculty to use current computer technologies. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maricopa County Community Coll. District, Tempe, AZ. Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction.