Support for the Technology III Plan

Fall
2007
Resolution Number: 
11.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Technology
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has a long established position of supporting technology that will enhance the educational experiences of students; and

Whereas, Significant portions of the Technology III Plan 2007-2010 (Tech III) developed by the system Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Committee (TTAC) support this position;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the initiatives proposed by the Tech III Plan that propose a systemwide solution for various system-level problems; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support seeking funds in future budget cycles to fund these initiatives, particularly those portions of the Technology III plan that seek to: 1) ensure uninterrupted connectivity through the establishment of redundant circuits; 2) bolster or establish a baseline of wireless infrastructure at all campuses; 3) provide technologies to facilitate assessment and accreditation-related activities; and 4) adjust the funding model for technologies to reflect actual costs and increased use. MSC Disposition: System Office, Local Senates