Compressed and/or Alternative Calendars

Fall
2001
Resolution Number: 
13.04
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
General Concerns
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Some California community colleges have adopted compressed and/or alternative calendars and more are considering doing so;

Whereas, Compressed alternative calendars may affect the quality of student learning;

Whereas, Title 5, 53200, defines student success as an academic and professional matter; and

Whereas, Reliable studies on the effect of alternative and compressed calendars on student learning have not yet been published and widely disseminated;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community College surge local senates to take a leading role in any decision to adopt compressed and/or alternative calendars since the decision will impact the student learning experience.

Status Report: 

Not much of an issue anymore.