ERIC Number: ED453867
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
California Community Colleges Technology II Strategic Plan, 2000-2005.
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
This Strategic Plan aims to address the issues facing California Community Colleges (CCCs) due to new technology. The issues raised by the report include: (1) the pervasive and economically and socially necessary use of the Internet; (2) the digital divide; (3) the need for integrating technology into teaching and learning; (4) the impact of Tidal Wave II on demand for college access; and (5) access to technology for persons with disabilities. The focus of the plan is in the two major areas of student access and student success. The plan suggests that familiarity with computers is an essential element of economic success, particularly in California. The CCC system, in partnership with the State of California and the private sector, has formed the Technology and Telecommunications Infrastructure Program (TTIP) in an effort to focus on these technological needs. TTIP funding has been used to provide: (1) data via connection to the California Community Colleges and California State University network; (2) video conferencing capabilities at each college and district site; (3) dual satellite downlink capability for each college and district office; and (4) library automation. Nevertheless, there are still gaps in the CCC's technology needs, which have been identified and for which remedies have been proposed. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.