Purpose Statement: Technology Committee mandates the use of technology to increase efficiency of college support services, to improve teaching and to enhance student learning. The Committee makes recommendations for creating and improving technological policies and procedures and replacing and enhancing technology components to effectively prepare and position the District’s Information Technology Infrastructure for growth and expansion.
Description: The technology committee prepares the campus Technology Strategic Plan and reviews and revises the plan annually as the College’s priorities change in response to the needs of the staff and students. They support and assist the college’s mission and strategic planning efforts with regard to technology training decisions, including software, platforms, communications systems, operating systems, computers and infrastructure. Issues include scheduled replacement, maintenance, and reallocation of equipment, security, staffing and processes for acquisition. The committee develops guidelines for computer assisted instruction. This includes such areas as online instructing, assessment of instructional computer usage, etc. The committee transmits this information to the Institutional Effectiveness Committee and the Business & Finance Committee.