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Strategic Plan 2010–2011 Tracking

Improve Instructional Technology—Updates/New Action Steps

 

Priority

 

Strategic Objective

 

Action Step

Timeline

Responsible Party

What activities did you or will you do to achieve each action step?

What is or will be the assessment & evidence for each action step?

What are the outcomes/results for each strategic objective?

Priority 3: Improve Instructional Technology

 

3.1 Refine and implement approved action items that came from the College of Marin Technology Plan 2010-2016 that identified the current needed improvements in policies, hardware, software, and training.

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.6: Accessibility

 Collaborate to develop an assignment for a qualified external consultant that will result in an written evaluation of the state of the college’s compliance with Section 508 (physical and/or electronic accessibility to services).  Review the findings and develop responses to the most critical deficiencies.

 Timeline: already in process, due date to be confirmed by ‘Responsible Party’

 Responsible Party: VP for Student Learning

 

IT will assist in the development of the assignment.  Once the report is received, key responses will be action items for the next phase and IT will assist in addressing those.

 

Approved document outlining the assignment; written response.

Progress report to WASC

3.1.6: 5%.  Check with Adhoc task group for the most recent report.  

Detail: In November 2010, the accessibility task force met and went over the list of technologies to assess our internal capability to review their accessibility and to determine the next steps in this project.  With the retirement of the VP of Student Learning, the Director of Communications and Community Relations agreed to facilitate this group’s work in spring 2011 only.

(1/25/2011)

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3.1.6 : VP for Student Learning : Section 508 : none : unknown

(5/25/2011)

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3.1.6. 25%

-Guidelines and a check list for developing 508 Compliant webpages were developed and distributed to web editors (contribut users, 60).

-Guidelines are available online on the Communications and Community Relations webpage.

-Preliminary assessment of web-related and some classroom technology was compiled to develop an assignment for a qualified external consultant.

-Recommend 508 is part of the Technology Master Plan and identify responsible parties to oversee this task and hire a qualified external consultant.

-ADA Web

-Email communication

(5/2/2012)

 

 

3.1.7: Online/distance education

 Develop and implement a process for moving from the current version of Blackbard, to Moodle

Timeline: already in process, due date to be confirmed by ‘Responsible Party’

 Responsible Party> VP for Student Learning

 

IT will assist in the development and implementation of a project plan that identifies scope, timeline, steps and necessary resources for each.

Minutes from project meetings, email

Have Moodle in production in time for summer 2011 classes.

3.1.7. 25%. Detail: The VP of Student Learning, with the Director of Learning Resources and the Director of Information Technologies, interviewed local customers of two Moodle support groups.  IT developed a draft spending plan for the Moodle project.  Faculty have started to use @ONE’s Moodle training.

(1/25/2011)

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3.1.7 : VP for Student Learning : Moodle migration : product is installed, initial training was funded, 3-course summer pilot is on, anticipate all necessary integration tools will be available and course shells for all courses for fall : 70%

(5/25/2011)

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3.1.7.     Moodle: 100%.  Summer 2011: Set up Moodle shells for all Fall 2011 distance education classes, approximately 100.  Fall 2011: Set up Moodle shells for all Spring 2012 CR and NC courses.   Upgraded to Moodle 2.2.  Spring 2012: Set up Moodle shells for all summer and fall 2012 CR and NC classes.  Enabled Banner/Moodle synchronization.  Offered Online Writing Center (OWC) its own course shell.  Upgraded to Moodle 2.2.2.

(4/17/2012)

 

 

 

3.1.8: Lab computer replacement

 Develop and implement a plan to replace key lab computers

  Timeline: already in process, due date to be confirmed by ‘Responsible Party’

 Responsible Party: VP for Student Learning

 

Purchase and install all approved equipment and software

Purchase Order, confirmation of delivery, report for the lab manager(s) that all items are available to students

Labs will be able to teach using the latest products on capable equipment.

3.1.8. 100%. Detail: Three labs were initially targeted for new computers.  After some deliberation, the VP for Student Learning selected two labs for complete replacement.  Equipment was purchased for and installed in LC 150 (language lab) and MB 129 (multimedia lab).

(1/25/2011)

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3.1.8 : VP for Student Learning : Lab replacement : two labs fully replaced. Supplemental: As part of the college’s Fine Arts Modernization project, a Mac lab was moved from the old Fine Arts building to the new Fine Arts building.  All Macs were replaced as part of this process. : 100%

(5/25/2011)

 

 

 

3.1.9: Enterprise software

 Offer Resource25 and DegreeWorks

 Timeline: already in process, due date to be confirmed by ‘Responsible Party’

 Responsible Party: VP for Student Learning and/or Director of OIM

 

Implement established project plan for R25, develop same for DegreeWorks and implement

Minutes from project meetings, staff training, testing, announcements

Have Resource25 in production for summer 2011 classes.  DegreeWorks schedule will follow Resource25’s.

3.1.9: 50% and 0% respectively. Detail: The Resource25 project is on schedule to be completed in April.  This includes use and support by OIM, Media Services, Community Education and Maintenance and Operations and offers a web-based service for the community to use.  IT anticipates that the DegreeWorks project will start after successful release of Resource25.

(1/25/2011)

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3.1.9 : VP for Student Learning : Resource25 and DegreeWorks :

Resource25 is installed and integrated with Banner, training was funded and OIM and others are using it, some transition and offerings (e.g. web site for faculty/staff inquiries) are outstanding : 90%

DegreeWorks has been tabled per the VP : 0%

(5/25/2011)

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R25: 95%.  Remaining: Summer roll-out of web viewer product to the community.

                DegreeWorks: 5%.  Spring 2012: Contracted needed consulting hours.  Formed the project team.  Purchased and installed the server.

(4/17/2012)

 

 

 

3.1.10: E-911 (Enhanced 911)

 Deploy a district-wide E-911 system

 Timeline: this academic year

 Responsible party: VP for College Operations

Purchase, install and configure the required hardware and software; develop process for training and ongoing data entry

Purchase Order, confirmation of delivery, confirmation of training, demo

Improved safety on campus.

3.1.10. 5%. Detail: IT has completed initial research and pricing.  IT anticipates that the E-911 project implementation will start after all spaces in Kentfield’s Fine Arts building and IVC’s Main Building are fully online.

(1/25/2011)

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3.1.10 : VP for College Operations : E-911 (S.428: IP-Enabled Voice Communications and Public Safety Act of 2007) : no significant progress due to competing projects, currently identifying costs to expand the E-911 offering into lecture and lab spaces : 5%

(5/25/2011)

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E-911: 80%.  Remaining: staff training and inventory data entry into the system.

(4/17/2012)

 

 

 

3.1.11: Wireless network

 Expansion of the wireless network

 Timeline: this academic year

 Responsible party: VP for College Operations

 

Determine process for collecting data that will determine needs and drive the prioritization of installations

Minutes from project meetings, Purchase orders, confirmation of delivery, proof of service

Improved access to web-based College services and Internet services, to serve labs, classrooms and students

3.1.11. 5%. Detail: IT is evaluating different strategies and technologies in support of a district-wide WiFi deployment and will propose a model and spending plan later this spring.

(1/25/2011)

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3.1.11 : VP for College Operations : district wireless : currently evaluating two competing technologies with a proposal and spending plan to be completed May 2011 : 10%

(5/25/2011)

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3.1.11. WiFi: 10%.  Spring 2012: Designed and released an RFP.  Hosted nine vendors for Q&A.

(4/17/2012)

 

 

 

3.1.12: Student ‘computer’ domain

 Expand services to labs and other instructional spaces

 Timeline: this academic year

 Responsible party: VP for College Operations

 

Set up infrastructure, work with lab techs to test and deploy

Demo

Improved lab management, improved software inventory

3.1.12. 5%. Detail: IT is building a prototype environment for a student domain and will work with the lab technicians in the spring of 2011 to test and confirm an approach for summer installation.

(1/25/2011)

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3.1.12 : VP for College Operations : student domain : evaluating two competing approaches to offering this service summer 2011 : 10%

(5/25/2011)

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3.1.12.   Student Domain: 15%.  Winter 2011: Set up infrastructure and tested in all large PC labs.  Deployment will be room by room starting this summer.

 

(4/17/2012)

 

 

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