ERIC Number: ED451861
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug-13
Reference Count: N/A
Southwest Virginia Community College Technology Master Plan.
This document describes Southwest Virginia Community College's (SVCC's) general technology plan. Goals include: (1) connecting all on-campus buildings with a fiber backbone; (2) connecting all user spaces to this backbone with high-speed lines to form an integrated information infrastructure known as SVCCNet; (3) providing workstations for college employees that include hardware and software specific to their needs; (4) enhancing the use of SVCC's Web page and providing Internet services to faculty, staff, students, and the community; (5) supporting specialized lab and classroom equipment that will integrate technology into the curriculum; (6) integrating two-way interactive voice and video into the infrastructure and supporting innovative uses of distance learning; (7) supporting professional development of faculty and staff; and (8) promoting a positive attitude toward the use of technology as a tool to meet the needs of the future. Many applications of the technology plan are listed such as instructional modules for asynchronous classroom use. Institutional, divisional, and departmental plans for new technology are presented, including Business, Humanities and Natural Science, Engineering, Distance Education, Learning Assistance Centers, and the library. Infrastructure hardware and software specifics are also described. (CJW)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southwest Virginia Community Coll., Richlands, VA.