Use of the Paper "The Role of Noncredit in the California Community Colleges"

Fall
2006
Resolution Number: 
09.08
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The Academic Senate's proposed Fall 2006 paper The Role of Noncredit in the California Community Colleges was written to inform faculty and senate leaders about the status of and issues concerning noncredit courses and programs; and

Whereas, The Role of Noncredit in the California Community Colleges is intended to help faculty and senate leaders make informed decisions about issues and proposals related to noncredit funding, course alignment, articulation with credit programs, and quality standards;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges promote and encourage community college faculty and senate leaders to use The Role of Noncredit in the California Community Colleges as a tool to educate and discuss with all faculty, administrators, and other members of their college community, the potential benefits to students offered by noncredit programs; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges encourage local senates to work with their faculty and colleges to examine or re-examine the roles that noncredit might play in fulfilling their college missions. MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Status Report: 

Noncredit has been highlighted at various ASCCC functions, such as the Curriculum Institute, and will continue to be prominent. Noncredit issues were addressed in various venues at the spring '07 Plenary.