ERIC Number: ED450863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-22
Reference Count: N/A
Telecommunication and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP) Certification for Expenditures, Fiscal Year 2000-2001.
This document presents the guidelines for the California Community College 2000-2001 State-Funded Telecommunication and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP) Program. The 2000-2001 State Budget Act contains $44.3 million for expenditures on the TTIP. The Act provides that $31,600,000 be allocated to colleges for the following purposes: (1) data and video network services provided by the California State University and California Community Colleges Network (4Cnet), including the acquisition and installation of equipment, lease of communications lines, software and other costs associated with connecting to the network; (2) local planning and development for improving library technology; (3) digital and analog satellite systems and components that were funded in fiscal year 1996-97; (4) development of technology plans on how each campus will implement the Technology II Strategic Plan; (5) campus development and expansion of local- and wide-area networks; and (6) technology training for faculty and staff. One hundred and seven community colleges and nineteen district sites participate in the TTIP. This report lists the allocated funding for each program, along with contact information for each sponsor. A detailed expenditure plan and reporting requirements for TTIP are also discussed. Appended are standards and guidelines for video conferencing, library automation and electronic resources, satellite analog and digital downlinks and uplink, local telecommunication planning, and allocation and expenditure of the Technology Human Resources Fund; the total cost of ownership guidelines; distance education access guidelines for students with disabilities; a workshop schedule; and relevant forms. (CJW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.