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I. Institutional Context and Commitment

Online Learning Plan: Institutional Context and Commitment

I.  Institutional Context and Commitment:

All learning takes place in specific social contexts.  In terms of online learning at SBVC, the context is the college, the District of which the college is a part, the Community College system in the state of California, the education code of the state of California, regional and professional accrediting agencies, and the United States Department of Education.  Regarding Institutional Context and Commitment, the Online Learning Plan includes the following goals, objectives, benchmarks, responsible parties and timelines.

 

Objective 1.1

Develop a comprehensive plan which supports the growth of online programs while maintaining academic integrity.

 

Benchmarks

Responsible Party(ies)

date

 

a.  Draft written 

Online Program Committee -Kay Weiss & Jack Jackson

Aug 15, 2011 DONE

 

b.  Draft circulated and approved

Online Program Committee, Technology Committee, Accreditation and  SLO committee, relevant Faculty Chairs, relevant offices--coordinated by Co-chairs and VPI

fall 2011 DONE

 

c.  Plan presented to Technology Committee

Jack Jackson

Spring

2012

DONE

 

d.  Plan presented to Academic Senate

Kay Weiss

Fall 2012 DONE

 

e.  Review the Plan every Fall Semester

Online Program Committee

Fall 2012 & ongoing

 

 

Objective 1.2

Coordinate planning processes to ensure standards of compliance and academic integrity with attention to District, state, and regional policies and procedures

 

Benchmarks

Responsible Party(ies)

date

 

a.  Collect and monitor all relevant ACCJC docs

VPI

Fall 2012 & Ongoing

 

b.  Construct framework for collecting evidence regarding accreditation and DE

OPC -Jack Jackson

Fall 2012

DONE

 

c.  Participate in Accreditation Committee creation of ACCJC self evaluation

Jack Jackson (2012--DONE)

2012--2014

 

Objective 1.3

Monitor District services to ensure stable and consistent online learning and support environment

 

Benchmarks

Responsible Party(ies)

date

 

a. District supported Learning Management System (LMS)

DECC

Ongoing

 

b.  Support Services for online learning

DECC

Ongoing

 

c.  Digital repository for educational resources

DECC

2011-2013