ERIC Number: ED409051
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reference Count: N/A
Planning 1997-98, Progress 1996-97. Annual Report.
Platt, Gail M.
Established in fall 1980, TheLearningCenter at South Plains College, in Texas, is designed to provide assistance to students seeking specialized services, offering developmental and college-level courses, peer-tutoring, computer-aided instruction, learning opportunities, and learning assessments. This annual report describes instructional activities, curriculum, faculty, equipment and facilities, and the accomplishments of students who received services through the Center during 1996-97, as well as goals and plans through 1998. The first section presents a detailed report of outcomes for 1996-97 for the following seven performance measures: (1) students, indicating that 13,287 student contacts were recorded for fall 1996 amounting to an unduplicated count of 2,420 students; (2) curriculum, describing proposed changes and faculty involvement in curriculum development; (3) instruction, indicating that on fall 1995 evaluations Center instructors received a mean rating of 4.6 on a 5-point scale; (4) faculty, describing professional development activities; (5) physical facilities, reviewing needs for additional technology; (6) intra-institutional relationships, describing cooperation with the college library and business office; and (7) external relationships, describing specific efforts to work with area high schools and organizations. Next, a progress report is provided on the seven goals in the Center's 1996-97 planning statement and goals developed for 1997-98 are presented for the seven performance measures. A course evaluation instrument and tables of outcomes for students who received reading remediation at the Center are attached. (HAA)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Resources Centers, Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading, Two Year Colleges
Office Manager, TheLearningCenter, South Plains College, Box 129, Levelland, TX 79336 ($10; money order preferred).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Plains Coll., Levelland, TX. Learning Center.