ERIC Number: ED428803
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Resources Three Year Master Plan, 1998-2001.
American River Coll., Sacramento, CA. Office of Research and Development.
This report outlines the three-year master plan for the distance learning programs at American River College (California), part of the Los Rios Community College District, for academic years 1998-2001. The report's trend analysis looks at the emergence of new technologies, such as the Internet and multimedia applications, in relation to the differences in student learning styles, and discusses American River College's ability to deliver open learning using the Internet. Future goals for the college include: (1) continual expansion of telecourse offerings and staff development activities; (2) regular assessment of online credit and extension course offerings via the Internet; (3) the hiring of an Open Learning Coordinator to plan and expand online course offerings; (4) guaranteed student and staff access to open learning and new media; (5) participation in district-wide planning; and (6) coordination of regional open learning activities. The paper reports on goal status, recent accomplishments and technological acquisitions. In the area of staff development, American River College seeks to recruit learning resources staff who will participate and assume leadership roles with technology-related, professional organizations at the state and national level. (AS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American River Coll., Sacramento, CA. Office of Research and Development.