Technology Clearinghouse

Fall
1999
Resolution Number: 
11.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Technology
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the California community colleges and the Chancellor's Office are involved in a wide variety of technology-related projects, grants, and initiatives, and

Whereas the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has adopted many resolutions involving a variety of technology-related activities, (i.e., currently proposed resolution 8.01 F99 regarding web advising), which perhaps are being addressed on many campuses, but the Academic Senate has no way of knowing where or what is being done in web advising in California community colleges, and

Whereas there is only minimum communication among and between the colleges and the Chancellor's Office about the many technology-related grants, projects, and initiatives available statewide and locally for technology projects, and


Whereas local senates and local faculty would benefit from knowing what projects, grants, and initiatives are occurring throughout the state, locally, statewide, and regionally,


Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to work with the Chancellor's Office to devise a readily available clearinghouse that would enable local academic senates and faculty to access information about technology-related projects, grants, and initiatives, including locally conducted projects, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to work with the Chancellor's Office to devise a clearinghouse that would enable local senates and faculty to access information about the outcomes of technology-related projects that have been funded by state and/or local grants, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate direct the Executive Committee to report on its progress regarding this clearinghouse with an information breakout at the Spring 2000 Plenary Session.

Status Report: 

Implementation of a technology clearinghouse by the Academic Senate was found not feasible. However, the Senate representatives on the Chancellor's Office Technology Advisory Committees supported this concept in general, and more specifically w