ERIC Number: ED428811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-May
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Vision and Implementation.
Cuesta Coll., San Luis Obispo, CA.
This paper discusses Cuesta College's (California) technology plan, outlining the principles, goals, and strategies that support the college's ultimate goals of keeping curricula current, increasing student success, and providing learning options. The college's goals/principles and sub-goals are listed, and include: (1) promoting a campus climate receptive to new technologies; (2) soliciting community needs and attempting to meet them; (3) increasing the use of technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of instruction; (4) providing technical links for the effective delivery of information, instruction, and other services to students, faculty, and staff; (5) implementing technology to improve the efficiency of services to students; (6) establishing interconnectivity on campus as well as connections to the community and other institutions; (7) facilitating the use of internal resources to support the appropriate use of technology; and (8) developing relationships with external sources of support for Cuesta's technology mission. Tables illustrating the implementation plan describe access to information on and off campus, including Internet access for students and faculty/support staff, student computer labs, library Internet access, file servers and Internet management tools, video conferencing, presentation equipment available in classrooms, degree and certification programs, multi-media notebook computers, and equipment for hands-on training. (AS)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Materials, Internet, Learning Strategies, School Community Relationship, Student Needs, Two Year Colleges, World Wide Web
Web site: http://academic.cuesta.cc.ca.us/techno/visionmay98.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cuesta Coll., San Luis Obispo, CA.