Technology Reorganization in System Office

Fall
2004
Resolution Number: 
07.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
Status: 
Ongoing

Whereas, The System Office agency review may include evaluation and adjustment of the way technology services are provided to the system; and

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has many existing positions regarding technology;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support changes in the System Office that:
create a more effective technology oversight and budgeting structure;ensure the academic integrity of distance education offerings by providing training, support and stable infrastructure;
facilitate continued support for the appropriate use of technology to enhance student learning and success;
recognize that decisions about the use of technological resources must be made with consideration of both academic and financial factors;
maintain the provision of current systemwide technology services at a reduced cost; and
enhance the advisory committee structure to include discussion of wider technology and education issues.

Summary: 
Support changes in the System Office that: create a more effective technology oversight and budgeting structure;ensure the academic integrity of distance education offerings by providing training, support and stable infrastructure; facilitate continued support for the appropriate use of technology to enhance student learning and success; recognize that decisions about the use of technological resources must be made with consideration of both academic and financial factors; maintain the provision of current systemwide technology services at a reduced cost; and enhance the advisory committee structure to include discussion of wider technology and education issues.
Status Report: 

The Distance Education Technology Advisory Council, where this would be considered was disbanded this year and was reinstated under a new advisory charter which began meeting in mid May, 2007. ETAC Liaisons to follow-up, the survey has been improved annually and should continue to so be updated. Executive Committee Liaisons will continue this.