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ERIC Number: ED503102
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Program Planning and Review to Promote Responsiveness to Public Needs, 2007-08. Commission Report 08-15
California Postsecondary Education Commission
This annual report provides a summary of program planning and review activities conducted by the Commission during the 2007-08 academic year. Recommendations that will enable the Commission to better meet and respond to its statewide statutes and obligations regarding academic and vocational program review include: (1) The Program Review Advisory Committee assist staff in developing a methodology that connects institutional program planning across higher education systems to emerging societal and workforce educational needs, and prioritizes identified needs; and (2) Starting in 2009, and annually thereafter, Commission staff convene a panel of faculty and academic planning administrators to identify and discuss issues pertaining to emerging workforce and societal program needs, innovation and scientific discovery, and instructional and pedagogical practices that enhance student learning, training, and knowledge acquisition. Four appendices are included: (1) The Commission's Program Review Principles and Guidelines, June 2006; (2) University of California's Long-Range Program Plans; (3) Commission Assignment of Degree Programs to Discipline Area; and (4) California State University Proposed Programs, 2008-09 through 2017-18. (Contains 5 displays.)
California Postsecondary Education Commission. 770 L Street Suite 1160, Sacramento, CA 95814. Tel: 916-322-9268; Fax: 916-327-4417; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Postsecondary Education Commission
Identifiers - Location: California