ERIC Number: ED442525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Institutional Effectiveness: A Model for Planning, Assessment & Validation.
Truckee Meadows Community Coll., Sparks, NV.
The report presents Truckee Meadows Community College's (Colorado) model for assessing institutional effectiveness and validating the College's mission and vision, and the strategic plan for carrying out the institutional effectiveness model. It also outlines strategic goals for the years 1999-2001. From the system-wide directive that education and training are the chief means of developing human capital for investment in the economic health of the state of Nevada, the College has developed its own mission statement: "To develop our communities' diverse human potential." Truckee Meadows vision is to become the nexus for life-long learning for all members of the community. With the development and accessibility to information systems and networks (interactive learning), the College will provide customized quality learning at any location, at any time, for any level of readiness, and in flexible learning environments. Some of the key strategic goals include: (1) keeping pace with changing technologies to ensure student success; (2) functioning as a catalyst for strategic alliances with business and industry; (3) enhancing the college's outreach efforts; (4) delivering high quality education and services to upgrade skills; (5) expanding environmental scanning, forecasting, and research activities; and (6) assessing instructional effectiveness and student satisfaction. (JA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Truckee Meadows Community Coll., Sparks, NV.