ERIC Number: ED405932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Strategic Plan for Information Technology, 1997-2002: Communication, Cooperation, and Collaboration.
Los Angeles City Coll., CA.
This document presents the strategic plan for information technology at California's Los Angeles City College (LACC) for 1997 through 2002. Following introductory materials, chapter 1 provides background on planning at LACC and describes the Information Technology Core Committee. Chapter 2 describes the college's philosophy and vision related to information technology in education and presents four main goals and seven principles guiding the plan. Chapter 3 focuses on physical resources, providing overviews of LACC and the LACC District computing systems; information on contracts and licenses, security, and services provided; and a description of the college's telecommunications infrastructure. Chapter 4 discusses organizational support for administrative and academic computing and describes recommended changes and staff additions for phase 1 of the plan, from 1997-2000, and phase 2, from 2001-2003. Chapter 5 describes staff development initiatives, including LACC's teaching-learning center and proposed professional development training and activities. Chapter 6 discusses the role of technology in educational planning, describing LACC's learning community approach, while chapter 7 reviews issues related to financing new technologies, including schedules of recurring and projected expenditures. Chapter 8 provides policies and procedures related to the use of computers and networks, educational media, electronic mail, requests for allocation of resources, and equipment disposal and recycling. Chapter 9 presents the plan of action, including immediate, midterm, and on-going recommendations. Appendixes provide supporting documents, including diagrams of network cabling, organizational charts, and fair use guidelines; the California Community Colleges telecommunications plan; and sample forms. Contains 43 references. (HAA)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Community Colleges, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, Information Technology, Mission Statements, Organizational Objectives, Resource Allocation, Staff Development, Strategic Planning, Telecommunications, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Coll., CA.