Institutional Long-Range Goal 1
The College will expand instruction and services to meet the needs of the entire district.
Objective 1.1
The college will enhance learner access and the educational environment by making available a balanced mix of programs, courses and services at three campus locations beginning fall term 2003.
No applicable campus objective
The college will enhance learner access and the educational environment by making available a balanced mix of programs, courses and services at three campus locations beginning fall term 2003.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 5
Collaborate with other nursing programs, the OIT Respiratory Care Program, and local hospitals to develop a plan for use of a high fidelity clinical simulation laboratory to augment on-site clinical training, making use of shared instructional materials, and to find outside funding sources to implement the plans and participate in development of a coordinated statewide system of simulation labs. (RVC)
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
Delay in funding of the grants, and difficulties in getting SimMan to functino meant our initial utilization of the NCSL for studen education was delayed to this term (spring). However, the RVNC is meeting on a monthly basis and is working on ongoing planning. Efforts to find additional funding also continue, in order to ensure sustainability of the NCSL.
Assessment Tools Used:
Grant award contracts and minutes of meetings of Rogue Valley Nursing Council, the group guiding collaborative efforts regarding the Nursing Competency Simulation Lab or NCSL. (Minutes of meetings are available on request.) Also, see photos under "SimMan" folder in All of RCC Y drive, posted by Rand Hill.
Unexpected Results:
The problems encountered with SimMan were unexpected, and we've been a source of new information for Laerdal and ORegon's Simulation Alliance. It has meant increased networking within and outside the state regarding use of a high fidelity human simulator.
Criminal Justice Objective 1
The College will expand instruction and services to meet the needs of the entire district. Objective: Develop and implement at least one Criminal Justice course with a distributive learning and student interactive framework. Measurement: At least one distributive learning course will be developed this year to be offered to students beginning Fall Term 2005. Future measurements will also incorporate enrollment trends for this section offering(s), student evaluations of the course(s), and faculty feedback.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 5
HPER will create and offer 2 new, 3 unit evening courses: Stress Management and Personal Trainer.
Mathematics Objective 2
The Mathematics Department will provide pedagogical training opportunities and encourage full and part-time faculty to participate in training sessions.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (6/10)
The Math Department at RVC held two training sessions for math faculty facilitated by Janet Brougher and Caroline Bessey. They were well attended by part-time faculty. Individual training and discussions were held at RWC facilitated by Charlotte Hutt, Dorette Long, and Dennis Kimzey.
Assessment Tools Used:
The department sponsored a number of activities on each campus directed towards faculty training and professional growth.
Extent of Accomplishments:
We are trying to free up time within our workload to offer more of these training sessions on all campuses. During spring of 05 we will take this into consideration in determining workloads for the 05-06 academic year.
Unexpected Results:
No, the part-time faculty were very interested and appreciative of the efforts of the department. They are waiting for more.
Mathematics Objective 3
The Mathematics Department will implement measures to improve retention in the Developmental Math courses.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (4/10)
The statistical studies are underway but we have not had sufficient time to thoroughly analyze the results.
Assessment Tools Used:
The department assessed this objective by observing student readiness at the next level. Statistical studies are underway to measure success of students as they move through the math curriculum. Steps are taken to work with any part-time instructor whose students do not appear to be prepared for or have difficulties at the next level of math course.
Extent of Accomplishments:
We will have ongoing efforts to complete the studies already begun. This will be done summer and fall of 05-06.
Mathematics Objective 4
The department will offer and measure the effectiveness of the Mth95 Recitation sections and Mth93 and Mth94 courses.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
Students are responding well to the Mth93 and Mth94 courses. They appreciate the slower pace. The enrollment in the Mth93-94 courses is increasing and we will offer each course each term.
Assessment Tools Used:
Data involving the success rates of students in the Mth95R was gathered and analyzed to see if the course was a help to the students. The sample is very small so no decisions could be made but anecdotally it has been a help to the students. Follow-up on students completing Mth94 was done to see the success rate in Mth111, Mth105, and Mth243. This data was then compared to the success rate of all students in Mth111, Mth105, and Mth243.
Unexpected Results:
The slower pace allows the course to have more depth and the students can investigate more applications of the content and improve on their numeracy issues.
Mathematics Objective 5
Offer stipends or hourly compensation for part-time math faculty so they can participate in the departmental meetings, math seminars and training sessions, and/or in-service days.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
The department offered meeting pay out of our part-time salary budget. The attendance was greatly improved when pay was offered. Some faculty said they would not have come without the meeting pay.
Assessment Tools Used:
How many times we were able to offer meeting pay compared to how many meetings were scheduled.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 3
Increase course offerings: ANTH 150, (Intro to Archaeology, classroom format) RVC/RWC HST201, 202,203 (U.S. History sequence) RVC SOC218,(Sociology of Gender) to be offered alternating terms RVC/RWC HS152 Stress Management, at RVC PSY119, Life Processes, at RVC
Social Science/Human Services Objective 6
Evaluate department needs regarding full-time faculty to meet projected FTE growth.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 8
Explore distance delivery of PSY201-production locally.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 9
Explore distance delivery for SOC225 (Social Problems) to increase FTE.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 10
Explore a process to develop Special Topics (199) courses.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 14
Human Services-Propose curriculum changes to allow first year of program in both Medford and Grants Pass, second year only in Grants Pass. Propose A.S. degree (as opposed to A.A.S. degree) to articulate with SOU Human Services degree. Propose new Certified in Alcohol and Drug Counseling available only to students who already have a degree.
GED Testing Objective 1
By the end of fall term 2004, an on-line GED registration procedure will be ready to pilot test.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
No viewable progress was made toward this goal. IS director asked to be reminded of GED's request at the end of Spring term because programmer is working on other projects for RCC.
Assessment Tools Used:
We have seen no program to pilot test.
Extent of Accomplishments:
GED testing coordinator reminded IS director of the goal and will keep reminding Internet Services term by term how important on-line registration is to our GED testing students and to our GEDTS program.
Unexpected Results:
Yes, GED testing did not know that the programmer would get so many additional assignments that time to accomplish this GEd task would be so limited.
Student Employment Objective 5
Through effective & efficient use of resources, Student Employment Services will maximize job opportunities for students by expending 100% of available Federal Work Study budget and at least 95% of available Learn and Earn budget by end of 2005 academic year.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
We created a new system, restructuring the college’s student employment delivery system, with the goal being more efficient use of available resources because prior to this the budgets – particularly Learn & Earn – were underspent. This change went through Student Development Council, ATC & EC, which required a tremendous investment of time and collaborative efforts with management groups.
Assessment Tools Used:
The extent to which both budgets were expended.
Unexpected Results:
This was the first year of implementation of the new system, and in a survey of student supervisors we received very positive remarks from the rest of the college about our results.
Table Rock Campus Objective 1
Deliver quality educational opportunities that allow students access and articulation with higher education partners. These opportunities include Prof/Tech, Transfer, Workforce, Personal Enrichment and Continuing Education. Quality of existing programs will be assessed through procedures as outlined for each program in accreditation Standard II.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
A. Students completing their A.S. Manufacturing degree at RCC are guaranteed junior status at OIT in their Manufacturing Engineering program. B. Departments review goals from the previous year and an assessment of them; also included are current year goals. The program review process is used to evaluate where the program is regarding FTE, enrollment, facilities, and equipment. The review covers: program mission and goals, quality of instructional competencies, quality of instruction/competency measures, and resources/program staffing. C. Table Rock Campus has developed a master schedule for 05-06 that will support professional technical program core classes and complimentary coures (math, writing, computer, etc.). The campus will also offer a selection of ESL, developmental studies, and transfer classes. The array of classes will focus on advanced technology and industry, giving student practical workforce skills and the opportunity for life-long learning. The programs and courses offered at TRC will be developed with our business, university and community partners to ensure the best, up-to-date instruction to a diverse student population. The individual classes will be crafte to address a variety of learning styles, issues of scheduling and location limitations and will employ a wide range of delivery methods to meet learner and industry demands.
Assessment Tools Used:
A. The Manufacturing department established an A.S. degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and articulated this degree into OIT's B.S. Manufacturing Engineering degree program. There is a signed articulation agreement on file and in effect with OIT. B. The instructional area of RCC conducts every year a review process for each program, professional technical and transfer. C. Master schedule of classes.
Construction Technology Objective 1
Develop at least two articulations with higher education partners.
Construction Technology Objective 3
Increase department FTE by 5% through additional course offerings and increased enrollment in existing classes.
Diesel Technology Objective 1
Prepare department for its move to the Table Rock Campus as per the college plan of expansion.
Electronics Objective 1
Develop and implement a cohort-based learning community model for the PC Microprocessor Certificate, Electronics Technician Certificate and AAS Electronics Technology degree programs. • Continue to integrate core courses and academic program requirements (Example: Align writing resources thru the Online Writing Lab (OWL) with student assignments, lab documentation, and projects using integrated WR199/WR299 courses). • Identify outcomes for two additional core courses based on what students need to be able to do in industry. • Implement a computer database structure and procedures to document student tracking and assessment commensurate with accreditation and program outcomes.
Apprenticeship Objective 3
Revise curriculum and learning materials to meet industry and committee standards.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (9/10)
Partially completed; trainers are being built and should be complete by 6/1/05.
Assessment Tools Used:
The millwright curriculum has been revised and the course matrix completed. The committee is currently completing their trainers for additional learning materials.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Instructors and students building trainers as part of their related training class and the trainers should be complete by 6/1/05.
Unexpected Results:
The committee spent more time than expected researching for the trainers they wanted.
Apprenticeship Objective 4
Continue expansion of continuing education classes for all trades.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
More than 10 percent over 2003-04 was accomplished. All of the above (no. 1) classes were offered and were well attended; however, the community did not show interest in the OSHA and two of the code update classes.
Assessment Tools Used:
Courses offered and enrollment. Increase current number of continuing education classes by 10 percent over 24 from 2003/04. Continuing Ed courses for the trades offered in 2003/04 were: Limtied Energy Technical Update - 2, OSHA Lock-Out, Tag-Out - 0, OSHA Fall Protection - 0, OSHA Hazard Communication - 0, OSHA Excavation Safety - 0, NEC Changes - 2, Pesticide Laws and Safety - 2, Pesticide Ornamentals, Herbicides - 1, Pesticide Ornamentals, Insecticides and Fungicides - 1, Flagger Certification - 8, Forklift Certification - 10, Code Update, Service Calculations - 1, Code Update, Basic Electrical Calculations - 1, Code Update, Fire Alarm Code - 0, Code Update, Transformers - 0.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
There was more interest in the flagger classes than anticiapted, but this was a positive result.
Apprenticeship Objective 5
Add an additional apprenticeship program to the list.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (9/10)
The standards for the Southern Oregon Aviation JATC need to be approved by the Oregon State Apprenticeship and Training Council. The Renewable Energy apprenticeship program has been established and is up and running.
Assessment Tools Used:
Accomplish addition of Southern Oregon Aviation JATC and Renewable Energy as new apprenticeship programs.
Extent of Accomplishments:
The standards are scheduled to be presented to the Oregon State Apprenticeship and Training Council at their June 2005 meeting.
Unexpected Results:
The Bureau of Labor and Industries requested more revisions than expected.
Workforce Training Objective 1
Deliver 20 quality educational opportunities that allow students access and articulation with higher education partners. These opportunities include Prof/Tech, Transfer, Workforce, Personal Enrichment and Continuing Education. Quality of existing programs will be assessed through procedures as outlined for each program in accreditation Standard II.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
During 2004-05 academic year, Manufacturing Engineering technology served 184 students in 30 sections, generating 20.10 FTE. the retooled Manufacturing program offers students a one-year Computer Numeric Control (CNC) technician certificate, Associate of Applied Science, and an Associate of Science articulated with Manufacturing/Engineering.
Assessment Tools Used:
Student count and FTE.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No
College Services Objective 1
College Services is committed to providing dependable, timely, accurate service and meeting the planned and unplanned needs of the RCC family. Beginning September 26, 2004, College Services staff will acknowledge within two working days all requests for assistance from the campus community for most college services. Further, College Services will direct each department within its purview to establish baselines for optimum response time for each major function.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (7/10)
We have been acknowledging requests - work order system is in development that will provide baselines - for response time it is dependent upon the request. Work order system will provide acknowledgement. Each department has established a baseline - their own guidelines for responses.
Assessment Tools Used:
Acknowledgements and completion of requests.
Bookstore Objective 1
The bookstores will work with the IT department to implement a more timely financial aid book charging program to allow students to purchase their books prior to the start of winter term.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Programming changes were made to the bookstore charging progrom to allow FA students to charge against awarded funds instead of applied funds which allows them to purchase their books weeks instead of days before start of term.
Assessment Tools Used:
program changes were completed before winter term.
Art Objective 1
Financial Aid Objective 1
The Financial Aid department acknowledges the importance of providing timely and relavent information and services to students. During 2004/05, we will work with our IT department to begin implementing expanded web-based services to promote direct student access to aid status. This will be housed in a navigationally friendly environment. Further, we will continue to refine file processing in order to deliver an internal turn-around of less than our advertized 4-6 weeks.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (6/10)
Since this is part of a larger objective, I've rated it moderately. When considered alone, it's a "10."
Assessment Tools Used:
Electronic in-box dates for initial reviews. In prior years, we've experienced up to a 12-14 week back-log in file processing. This year, we were able to consistently turn around files in less than 4 weeks, often in less than two.
Extent of Accomplishments:
In the future, a timely beginning to annual processing is key, as is system dependabiliy, personnel longevity, and streamlining of processes..
Objective 1.2
By the year 2006-07, the college will have an enrollment of approximately 5200 FTE, reflecting a projected annual growth rate of 3% to 4%, serving an unduplicated head count of nearly 20,000 students.
No applicable campus objective
By the year 2006-07, the college will have an enrollment of approximately 5200 FTE, reflecting a projected annual growth rate of 3% to 4%, serving an unduplicated head count of nearly 20,000 students.
President's Office Objective 1
Build FTE: The President's Office will support college efforts to increase FTE by 5% in 2004-05 to better provide the quality of teaching and services the region needs and help stabilize the college financially.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (7/10)
We have everything in place to achieve success. This is an evolutionary process
Assessment Tools Used:
From fall to winter there was a .2 of 1% increase in FTE. The Grant development Coordinator 1. Wrote grants to develop specific programs' FTE counts. 2. We were successful with the Title III grant. 3. We were successful with the TRIO SSS grant. The goal to raise FTE was advertised on postrs, handouts, and discussed on a regular basis. The President developed and posted the "Idea Board" asking for ideas for increasing FTE. Strategic planning involvement with the development of the 4 keys and work with the departments to advance the keys Increased Foundation scholarships
Extent of Accomplishments:
We will continue to stress the issue and encourage and empower staff to move forward with ideas that will help increase FTE.
ABE/GED Objective 1
During the 2004-05 school year, the Adult Basic Education Department will increase its FTE by 7 (2 in Josephine County and 5 in Jackson County).
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (1/10)
This goal of increasing FTE by 7% was not realized. The department decreased by 20 FTE (about 4%) in keeping with the overall college decrease for the year. Jackson County held steady, while Josephine Co. was the area of the decrease.
Assessment Tools Used:
FTE Reports
Extent of Accomplishments:
In Josephine County, the director will actively pursue opportunities to access new student populations.
Art Objective 2
The Art Department will hire a full-time faculty which will help them serve an increase in student enrollment.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
We requested a full-time position and were denied.
Assessment Tools Used:
N/A
Extent of Accomplishments:
We will continue to request this much needed position.
Unexpected Results:
We were informed that if there had been one more full-time position available we would have received it.
Developmental Education Objective 1
By the end of spring term 2005, FTE will increase in the tutoring centers by at least 5 FTE per location.
Developmental Education Objective 2
By the end of fall term 2004, a baseline for retention of required DE classes (WR 10, 20, 30, RD 20, 30, and SK 8) will be determined. By spring term 2005 retention in those required courses will be increased by 2%.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (5/10)
Please see #3 and #4 below for explanation. Although we did not meet the numerical objectives of this goal, we came to a qualitative understanding of the complexity of defining, measuring, and assessing "retention."
Assessment Tools Used:
See note under #3 below
Extent of Accomplishments:
We will incorporate this objective into our 2005-2006 objectives with a clear definition of "retention" and systematic collection of the retention data for all required DE courses.
Unexpected Results:
We had a somewhat simplistic notion of "retention" when we wrote DE Objective 2 for 2004-2005. Research throughout the year has deepened our understanding of the issues and led to a decision to more fully define "retention" for our purposes and set goals that are consistent with that understanding.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 2
HPER will develop a plan to implement an AAOT Transfer degree program that offers a Personal Trainer certificate through the American College of Sports Medicine as an outcome.
Massage Therapy Objective 2
Redwood Campus: Increase FTE and course offerings in massage therapy as electives and continuing education. Three added courses in 04-05. (1.2)
Massage Therapy Objective 5
Redwood Campus: Purchase two massage chairs in Fall 2004 to offer courses in chair massage by Spring of 2005.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 4
Develop a process to maintain a current pool of part-time instructors. RVC
Social Science/Human Services Objective 15
Human Services-Propose curriculum changes to allow first year of program in both Medford and Grants Pass, second year only in Grants Pass. Propose A.S. degree (as opposed to A.A.S. degree) to articulate with SOU Human Services degree. Propose new Certified in Alcohol and Druge Counseling available only to students who already have a degree.
2 + 2 Objective 1
Increase FTE and student participation by reducing 2+2 Early College Credit Fee and make the process less cumbersom for high school teachers. Change 2+2 fee from $10 per credit to $10 per class. Presented proposal Spring 2004 to Tuition and Fees Committee to reduce fee because participation in the program has dropped since we increased the fee substantially two year ago. The fee will be reduced so that more students can participate and more FTE generated. Teachers will no longer handle money wich will make them more likely to market the program. They will collect and send in registration forms with grades to RCC. A congratulatory letter and explanation of classes and fees will be sent to parents of 2+2 students who will send payment directly to Rogue Central. Measurement: If we have Board Approval in time to launch new fees during 2004- 05, there will be an increase in 04-05 totals im student participation, FTE adn total fees collected.
Library Objective 1
Increase FTE in Lib 127 by creating one new section tailored to a specific academic or professional/technical program, delivering research instruction as a library lab coordinated with classroom assignments and employing learning community, team teaching, or other collaborative models. Outcome measure: Class offered on schedule Responsibility: Library Director, Reference Team Timeline: Fall 2005 Budget implication: Salary for faculty to write curriculum and teach the section
Redwood Campus Objective 1
RWC will generate an increase of 50 FTE. • Develop and reconstitute 41 classes in the year 2004-05.  At least 50 % of the classes will be in the professional technical area.  They will consist of approximately 40% day classes and 60% evening classes. • There will be at least 10 new distance learning classes made available. • Each class new will have an average class size of 18. • New student target groups will include retired community members, high school graduates, homebound community members, CEU, and Community Ed partnering
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 1
Collaborate with other nursing programs, the OIT Respiratory Care Program, and local hospitals to develop a plan for use of a high fidelity clinical simulation laboratory to augment on-site clinical training, making use of shared instructional materials, and to find outside funding sources to implement the plans and participate in development of a coordinated statewide system of simulation labs.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
Delay in funding of the grants, and difficculties in getting SimMan to function meant our initial utilization of the NCSL for student education was delayed to this term (spring). However, the RVNC is meeting on a monthly basis and is working on ongoing planning. Efforts to find additional funding also continue, in order to ensure sustainability of the NCSL.
Assessment Tools Used:
Grant award contracts and minutes of meetings of Rogue Valley Nursing Council, the group guiding collaborative efforts regarding the Nursing Competency Simulation Lab or NCSL. (Minutes of meetings are available on request.) Also, see photos under "SimMan" folder in All of RCC Y drive, posted by Rand Hill.
Unexpected Results:
The problems encountered with SimMan were unexpected, and we've been a source of new information for Laerdal and ORegon's Simulation Alliance. It has meant increased networking within and outside the state regarding use of a high fidelity human simulator.
Business Technology Objective 1
Develop and offer at least six new distributed delivery classes during 04-05 (BA199 Project Management - developed in 03-04, scheduled for Spring 05; BA199 Internet Marketing; BA211 Financial Accounting I; BA212 Financial Accounting II; BA213 Managerial Accounting; BT113 Business English I; and BT114).
Community Education Objective 1
Community Education will offer two additional courses in collaboration with credit courses (a campus-based program).
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Turf management, jewelry, stained glass, HD150 and PE 185, Backpacking, basketball, yoga, Early Childhood Education winter conference and ECE250B, ECE250C, 9.910.
Assessment Tools Used:
New sections implemented.
Early Childhood Education Objective 1
The ECE Department will add at least two courses or secitons per term.
Early Childhood Education Objective 3
ECE Department Student Outcome Objective: To include information about observing children in every class that observation is relevant to the class objectives. Instructors will be encouraged to spend at least 60 minutes of class time on observation as it relates to their particular classes.
Early Childhood Education Objective 4
The ECE department will offer evening classes, weekend classes, and offer clases via the web and IP Video that will serve both counties.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 1
Anth150 (Introduction to Archaeology, classroom format) RWC Soc218 (Sociology of Gender) to be offered alternating terms RVC/RWC
Instructional Media Objective 1
Create and implement a fully online orientation to web-based classes and WebCT that serves at least 10% of web-based students.
Redwood Campus Objective 2
RWC will generate an increase of 40 FTE in the non-traditional instructional for arena. • 6 new FTE in the professional/Technical training arena. • 2 new FTE in the ABE/GED/ESL academic arena. • 8 new FTE in the Services to Students arena. • 6 new FTE in the Community Education arena. • 18 new FTE in the Workforce Training arena.
Automotive Objective 1
The Automotive Tech Department will continue to develop and schedule off-hour, evening, and/or weekend classes to invite more non-traditional students into the program. These additions should improve the opportunities for those in the workforce to transition into an automotive career.
Community Education Objective 3
Community Education will develop a senior/retiree market and offer four targeted events in 2004-05.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (8/10)
Senior day, Adult Health and Wellness Fair, Powerful Tools for Caregiving, Youth-Science Kaleidoscope.
Assessment Tools Used:
Events offered.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Limited budget; just received $1000 grant for next senior day event.
Contracted Training Objective 1
Customized Training will develop and offer a MCDST (Microsoft) certificate program at a local high school.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (4/10)
MCDST "pocket" advertisement PDF will be distributed via email to all high school computer instructors with 50 hard copies of the marketing piece to arrive via US mail within 3 days of the email distribution.
Assessment Tools Used:
Developed marketing strategy.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Completing project in August 2005.
Unexpected Results:
No.
Contracted Training Objective 2
Customized Training will explore offering Microsoft certificate training as a web-based course.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
Initial discussion with Jeremy Taylor determined possible lack of security in that the material could be stolen and distributed through peer-to-peer software.
Assessment Tools Used:
Discussed with instructor, Jeremy Taylor.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Project was cancelled when we determined security was an issue.
Unexpected Results:
Yes, we found security issues which were too costly to pursue this objective.
Contracted Training Objective 4
Customized Training will identify a qualified instructor to develop and offer advanced certification courses for dental assistants.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Trained a Hispanic lead instructor for dental lab in Spring term and she is preparing curriculum for General Chairside. Other dental instructor has developed Infection Control curriculum and class is scheduled for Spring 2005 delivery.
Assessment Tools Used:
Met with instructor to determine viability of possible programs.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No
Contracted Training Objective 5
Customized Training will determine viability of offering an adult driver training refresher course.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
Insurance companies able to offer the class far below what RCC could to find a return on investment.
Assessment Tools Used:
Initial assessment determined return on investment too low.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
Found competition priced too low for RCC to compete and still find revenue return.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 2
Social Science/Human Services Objective 19
Human Services-Propose curriculum changes to allow first year of program in both Medford and Grants Pass, second year only in Grants Pass.
Instructional Media Objective 2
Expand the RCC interactive video network to include the Kerby Learning Center, SOU, and TRC.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
All site are up, operating and being used on a regular basis.
Assessment Tools Used:
Observation. The system has been completed, and is currently being used. We are experiencing some network difficulties that we hope to resolve in the next week.
SBDC Objective 2
The SBDC will produce at least one business related web-based class per term.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (2/10)
A. Contractor Education class: Three of the four instructors met with Rich Kirk to discuss the concept. The fourth instructor never responded to the numerous requests, indicating he did nto have sufficient extra time to develop the course. B. Review of the extent to which existing Education-to-Go courses are meeting need - enrollment increasing. C. Frequency of class would have to be revised, requiring additional salary expenses. D. Project put on hold until more data can be gathered as to types and feasibility of classes to be offered.
Assessment Tools Used:
N/A
Extent of Accomplishments:
Project put on hold. Other courses being assessed for on-line presentation.
Unexpected Results:
A. Unresponsive accounting and recordkeeping contractor education instructor. B. Because of logistical issues with director, instructors, and media, this objective was not met.
SBDC Objective 4
The SBDC will develop an additional two courses per term (SBM Lite and SBM Alumni).
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Accomplished and development is on-going. Twelve new classes developed and offered, averaging 3 per term. New courses developed are: 1. Microsoft Office computer courses offered in a module format. 2. Hospitality training, offered each term. 3. Real Estate, offered each term. 4. Small business express. 5. Small business management alumni. 6. Financial Management courses packaged with QuickBooks and incentives to registrer for all developed. 7. QuickBooks courses upgraded to QuickBooks 2005 and offered at RVC. 8. Insurance continuing education classes started and offered each term. 9. Accident Prevention/OSHA offered at RVC. 10. Bidding and Estimating offered at RVC. 11. Project Management offered at RVC but cancelled for insufficient enrollment. 12. Unleash the Power of Your Advertising three-part series developed and offered.
Assessment Tools Used:
A. Number of classes developed in this year's schedule. B. Number of courses offered in previous year's schedule.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
The instructor we had anticipated developing a mortgage broker CEU program for the SBDC did not follow through.
SBDC Objective 5
The SBDC will develop a potential pool of part-time instructors by Spring 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Developed a database of 30 instructors with areas of expertise developed. Database will be revised with new instructors added as appropriate.
Assessment Tools Used:
A. Assessed current instructor pool. B. Assessed potential new courses and need for instructors.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No.
Student Employment Objective 1
During the 04-05 academic year, increase enrollment in Skills Training, gaining at least 4 FTE as compared to 03-04. To aid in this effort, SES will send a monthly OST training site listing to our target markets (Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Veterans Administration, The Job Council, Employment Department) and to counseling and other RCC departments as appropriate.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (8/10)
In today’s climate of FTE reduction – across the state – we are one of the few areas of the college producing an increase in FTE. Though we did not achieve the net gain of 4 FTE we had worked toward, we did gain 1 FTE to date over last year.
Assessment Tools Used:
Review of Admin. View FTE reports, comparing 03-04 FTE to 04-05 FTE.
Extent of Accomplishments:
SES will continue to look for new ways to increase Skills Training FTE, including targeting new populations to serve, increasing marketing efforts, and considering new program/service options. Our goal for next year is to increase FTE by 4.
Objective 1.3
The college will have successfully implemented the redesigned support systems to improve the quality of service for RCC students and programs by June 2004.
No applicable campus objective
The college will have successfully implemented the redesigned support systems to improve the quality of service for RCC students and programs by June 2004.
Developmental Education Objective 6
By the end of spring term 2005, the Riverside and Wiseman Test Centers will expand with at least two computer stations to meet the increasing needs for on- line testing
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Both testing centers have increased their on-line testing capabilities and presently meeting the appointments requested.
Assessment Tools Used:
Physical evidence: Riverside and Wiseman are using the two new computer stations for on-line testing.
Student Employment Objective 4
Student Employment Services will implement Student Employment Services’ new department database, to be operational for Skills Training by the end of Winter Term 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (8/10)
Accomplishment of this objective is extremely important so that we have our employer information organized to minimize the number of employer contacts we have to make and coordinate those contacts with the members of our Skills Training team.
Assessment Tools Used:
The extent to which the database is operational by the end of Winter 2005 term.
Extent of Accomplishments:
The data base was originally intended to be a comprehensive, multi-use database, but because of the complexity of our systems, we have had to scale back the operation to simply use it as an employer contact database for the time being. At this time we are not planning to use this database to manage other Skills Training functions.
Unexpected Results:
We did not anticipate the difficulty involved in creating a complicated database to deal with complex systems. If we were to tackle such a task again, we would begin more simply and build slowly from there.
College Services Objective 2
College Services is committed to providing dependable, timely, accurate service and meeting the planned and unplanned needs of the RCC family. Beginning September 26, 2004, College Services staff will acknowledge within two working days all requests for assistance from the campus community for most college services. Further, College Services will direct each department within its purview to establish baselines for optimum response time for each major function.
Bookstore Objective 1
The bookstores will work with the IT department to implement a more timely financial aid book charging program to allow students to purchase their books prior to the start of winter term.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Programming changes were made to the bookstore charging progrom to allow FA students to charge against awarded funds instead of applied funds which allows them to purchase their books weeks instead of days before start of term.
Assessment Tools Used:
program changes were completed before winter term.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 2
The college will have a stable financial base consisting of varied sources of funding.
Objective 2.1
The college will continue to research best practices and coordinate activities across the district to generate additional funding.
No applicable campus objective
The college will continue to research best practices and coordinate activities across the district to generate additional funding.
President's Office Objective 3
Generate Revenue: The President's Office will support college efforts to create new revenue-generating projects, programs, and ideas increasing current baseline by 10%.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Assessment Tools Used:
Grants increased by 71% (2003-04: $1,938,504 ~ 2004-05: $3,320,190) Sold Rogue Net to two community colleges Developed Austrailia program abroad Appointed Entrepreneurial officer
President's Office Objective 4
Manage Expenses and Future Funding: The President's Office will support college efforts to be good stewards of existing resources and cultivate partners to positively impact state funding for education.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Assessment Tools Used:
Peter made many trips to Salem to represent RCC and other community colleges. RCC kept tuition flat; there was no increase. The President's Office wrote many letters in support of community college funding. We had a lobbying campaign. ASRCC became a strong partner in the effort. PTK held public and civic engagements with the committee in support of community colleges. The RCC advisory group was active in the effort. Economic Development and SOREDI were also actively supportive of RCC. Staff and students attended Community College Day in Salem. The President and 30 staff and students carpooled to Salem for the event.
ABE/GED Objective 2
The ABE Department will negotiate a contract with Three Rivers School District to provide GED preparation instruction to students referred from the district under the Oregon Options Plan.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
The ABE Department successfully negotiated a contract with Three Rivers School District bringing the college an increase of 8.5 ADM.
Assessment Tools Used:
A contract and final ADM report.
Unexpected Results:
The department developed a very good working relationship with the Three Rivers School District.
Science Objective 2
The department will develop an instructional policy for lecture instruction. Measurement: A written instructional policy will be created.
Library Objective 2
Write at least one grant to supplement the library materials budget. Outcome measure: Grant submitted Responsibility: Library Director, Library staff Timeline: Spring 2005 Budget implication: Revenue generated, if successful
College Services Objective 11
College Services will, through the Entrepreneurial and Program Opportunity Council (EPOC), remove barriers and promote activities that will result in potential funding opportunities. At least 5 potential new activities will be developed during the year.
Objective 2.2
The college will develop and implement an annual integrated fund development plan in response to changing financial realities.
No applicable campus objective
The college will develop and implement an annual integrated fund development plan in response to changing financial realities.
Objective 2.3
RCC's financial planning and budgeting processes will be ongoing, realistic and strategically guided by the mission and goals of the college. The scope and diversity of programs and services as well as the number and diversity of students will be considered when making budgetary decisions.
No applicable campus objective
RCC's financial planning and budgeting processes will be ongoing, realistic and strategically guided by the mission and goals of the college. The scope and diversity of programs and services as well as the number and diversity of students will be considered when making budgetary decisions.
Mathematics Objective 9
Pursue funding and authorization of three additional full-time math faculty positions at RVC, one additional full-time math faculty at RWC, and one new full-time faculty position at TRC.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
The department was denied new positions even though we have one of the highest FTE to Full-time faculty ratios at the college.
Assessment Tools Used:
Whether the positions were authorized or not.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Budget and politics drive this decision. We will continue to fight for desparately needed full-time positions at each campus.
Unexpected Results:
The quality of our math program is declining due to the very high part-time to full-time ratio of faculty.
College Services Objective 12
Although funding from the state remains uncertain, College Services will continue to provide 5-year budget projections based on realistic assumptions. It will also support the institutional commitment to build FTE and revenue, as well as manage resources and expenses, by providing timely, accurate data. The cross-functional, cross-campus Budget Advisory Group remains in place to validate assumptions, provide guidance and promote communication to the College community.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 3
The College will develop and maintain appropriate facilities throughout the district based on the institutional facilities master plan.
Objective 3.1
The college will create an updated integrated institutional facility master plan for short-term and long-term growth that includes facilities plans for three major campuses.
No applicable campus objective
The college will create an updated integrated institutional facility master plan for short-term and long-term growth that includes facilities plans for three major campuses.
Art Objective 4
The Art Department will continue to develop the Art Quad at the Redwood Campus in collaboration with the Art Works Initiative and community involvement.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (2/10)
The foundry, which is the first component of the Quad, is 90% complete. Campus and community leaders continue to develop the means necessary to push this project forward.
Assessment Tools Used:
Visible progress.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Current financial uncertainties make a definite timeline impossible to estimate. The department and ArtWorks initiative will continue to seek opportunities to meet this goal.
Unexpected Results:
No. We know it will take a long-term commitment to this objective in order to bring it to completion.
Science Objective 1
The science department will work with the RWC and RVC leadership as needed to develop a preliminary plan for science expansion to best determine: A. Location B. Nature of Expansion 1. Labs 2. Leture 3. Faculty Offices Measurement: Science faculty will participate as memebers of the Facilities Committee, participate in other facilities planning as needed or permitted, create a written plan for expansion.
Redwood Campus Objective 3
RWC will develop a master plan and outline timelines for facilities improvements by December of 2004 including: • the new Early Childhood Education building • expansion of or addition of a classroom in G building • Explore remodeling or building issues related to Science facilities. • exploration related to Health/PE/recreation, gym, track and field • Relocation of the Office of Diversity and YES! Women’s Resource Center to the Student Center • collaboration on the Business Tech Park with the City of Grants Pass • Improvements to facilitate high tech deliveries at Kerby Belt building • on going review of the Arts complex needs either on campus or remodeling issues for programs returning to campus • review issues related to Historic City Hall building and possible updating or expansion • Art Works/foundry project needs for expansion and/or development of D building • ongoing maintenance and upgrades related to Rogue Building and the Marjorie Holtzgang Concert Bowl • review location for the OWL and writing lab • signage improvements for campus and outreach centers
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (7/10)
RWC Master planning process is in its internal campus forum stage and will continue community forums during summer 2005. ECE building is on target with fund raising and site development. Office of Diversity and YES is relocated in Student Center and awaits a remodel to include an exterior entrance and deck. High tech delivery to Kerby-Belt building in substantially completed. Work is on going with ArtWorks/Foundry, Business Tech Park and signage.
Assessment Tools Used:
Anecdotal evidence and reports from continuing work of Management Team members and faculty/staff
Automotive Objective 3
The Automotive Tech Department with the help of it’s advisory committee will review it’s current facilities to determine if it is adequate to meet the increasing needs for expansion of the department to meet requests by prospective students.
Science Objective 9
The science department will work with the RWC and RVC leadership as needed to develop a preliminary plan for science expansion to best determine: A. Locations B. Nature of Expansion 1. Labs 2. Lecture 3. Faculty Offices Measurement: Science faculty will participate as members of the Facilities Committee, participate in other facilities planning as needed or permitted, create a written plan for expansion.
Theatre Arts Objective 4
Replace the carpet and upgrade the electrical/lighting capacity in the Rogue Building.
Instructional Media Objective 3
Upgrade all mediated classroom computers and create a system to manage those computers over the network.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (5/10)
We completed on campus due to budget.
Assessment Tools Used:
Observation. Redwood Campus was completed. RVC will be completed this year
Redwood Campus Objective 4
Redwood will continue to explore the sale of the downtown learning center and the appropriate use of funds generated by the sale for facilities uses related to the Redwood campus and outreach centers
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (1/10)
DLC has been advertised. Potential buyer submitted offer contingent on inspection. Buyer withdrew offer after inspection...work on the sale of building is still in process.
Assessment Tools Used:
Sold or not sold.
Automotive Objective 4
The Automotive Tech Department will review, through it’s advisory committee, the current equipment budget to determine if it is adequate for the existing program and to determine if more funding is needed to remain current with technology changes in the industry.
Instructional Media Objective 4
Implement new instructor web site and have 20% of faculty users trained and using the new system by June 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
This project was put on hold due to the redesign of the entire college Web site
Extent of Accomplishments:
Our staff is working with the Internet department to achieve this goal.
Redwood Campus Objective 5
RWC will continue to explore co-location possibilities with GPHS, Siskiyou Field institute, Communiversity-Williams or other community projects as the need arises
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
Welding and Culinary arts courses have ben co-located and offered all three quarters at GPHS. Both have been great successes and plans continue for expansion in 2005-06. Associate Deans, Science Department faculty and head, RWC Executive Dean and RCC president have continued their active involvement and participation in the development of SFI partnership and site selection. Administrators have also been in contact with Pacifica exploring shared course offering alternatives and potential collaborative programming. Both of these community projects will continue!
Assessment Tools Used:
Courses Offered Continued involvement in SFI and Pacifica/community projects
Science Objective 10
The science department will continue to build relationships with outside partners to advance mutually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnership as an active member in advisory meeting determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility.
Science Objective 11
The science department will continue to imrove lab safety by completing and implementing the department chemical hygiene plan this year. Measurement: A written chemical hygiene plan will be submitted to the college for evaluation and approval. The plan will be implemented by the college and science department. Laboratory specialists will serve on the RWC and RVC safety committee.
Objective 3.2
The system-wide plan will include comprehensive policies, procedures and budgets for facilities maintenance, equipment upgrades/replacement, institutional technology infrastructure and capital improvements.
No applicable campus objective
The system-wide plan will include comprehensive policies, procedures and budgets for facilities maintenance, equipment upgrades/replacement, institutional technology infrastructure and capital improvements.
Art Objective 3
The Art Department will complete their bronze casting program with the necessary completio of facilities at the Redwood Campus. The curriculum is currently in place.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
The foundry is 90% complete with minor modifications still to be made in the burnout oven.
Assessment Tools Used:
Observable results.
Extent of Accomplishments:
We expect to have the foundry complete by the end of the 2005-2006 academic year.
Unexpected Results:
While the foundry facility is 90% complete and curriculum for a bronze casting sequence is in place, the sequence has not generated expected enrollment due to the fact that plans for the commercial foundry which we expected to provide employment for our students were abandoned in the middle of the year.
Fire Science Objective 1
Explore optioins to acquire fire apparatus to support actiities such as driving, pumping, and hose and equipment deployment. Measurement: Measured by the acquisition of fire apparatus to support the program.
Fire Science Objective 6
Purchase an enclosed trailer to provide securtiy and mobility for equipment and tools. Measured by the acquisition of an enclosed utility trailier.
Foreign Language Objective 1
GOAL: Improve student access to computers and software Objectives: 1. In collaboration with the RWC library, acquire 24 laptop computers for a language lab on RWC 2. In collaboration with RWC library, acquire software (interactive CDs, audio CDs,) for each proposed RWC computer and for the existing computers in the RVC Language Lab 3. Provide lab orientations to students and faculty
Mathematics Objective 6
Pursue funding to enhance the student’s access to up to date technology in the Wiseman Technology Lab.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
Tech funds were awarded to upgrade the technology lab.
Assessment Tools Used:
Were we able to upgrade the Wiseman Technology Lab?
College Services Objective 13
College Services will continue its efforts to complete facility master planning for all three campuses. A master plan for Table Rock campus is virtually complete. A Riverside campus master plan is under development and will be influenced by the bond levy results in November of 2004. A master plan for Redwood campus will be completed in anticipation of a bond levy in November of 2006. In addition, a study is being completed in conjunction with the City of Grants Pass to determine the feasibility of a Technical Park located on the Redwood Campus. Additional funds are available in the Capital Improvement fund to cover unanticipated capital needs. In addition, a portion of the College Service fee will be distributed to campuses for remodeling needs. The technology fee and non-tech equipment fee will continue to be administered by cross-campus groups to prioritize equipment needs for the institution. Funding is distributed to the campuses and departments via established processes.
Objective 3.3
The institutional facilities master plan will address both external and internal elements to create safe, comfortable environmentally friendly, state of the art campuses.
No applicable campus objective
The institutional facilities master plan will address both external and internal elements to create safe, comfortable environmentally friendly, state of the art campuses.
Art Objective 5
The Art Department will continue to lobby for an adequate studio/lab facility at the Riverside Campus.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
We are still teaching in a completely inadequate space in terms of size, light and ventilation.
Assessment Tools Used:
observable results.
Extent of Accomplishments:
We will keep requesting adequate facilities on the RVC campus.
Unexpected Results:
No
Developmental Education Objective 4
By the end of fall term 2004, the Wiseman Testing Center expansion will be completed with two enclosed computer stations. One station will be furnished with adjustable workstations to meet accommodated testing requirements. Both stations will be equipped with video and sound monitors.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Major contruction of the two room project adjacent to the larger Wiseman testing room was expedited to accommodate Pearson Vue testing. The result: two fine smaller enclosed testing rooms with computers.
Assessment Tools Used:
Physical evidence: one can view the finished product.
Unexpected Results:
Obtaining workable adjustable workstations was a challenge; however, mission was accomplished eventually.
Developmental Education Objective 7
By the end of winter term 2005, the Riverside Test Center will obtain a video monitoring system.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (4/10)
A second order was placed when the supplier was unable to deliver the system. A new supplier was found and the another order was placed for the system during Spring 2005.
Assessment Tools Used:
Visual assessment: No system was in place to assist the monitoring process in the Riverside Test Center before Spring term began.
Extent of Accomplishments:
The system arrived at the end of Spring Term, and a work order was placed to get the system installed July 2006.
Unexpected Results:
The cancellation of the first order delayed the receipt and installation of the video monitoring system.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 3
HPER will continue structural building improvements and purchase upgrades for HPER gymnasium to keep current with industry and community college standards: · Install windows between HPER offices and gymnasium instructional areas to address security and liability concerns. · Replace 2 pieces of aging weight and fitness equipment each year to keep current with industry standards · Paint inside of offices, gymnasium and locker rooms · Create a fitness circuit/walking path to improve the function and atmosphere of the Redwood Campus
Science Objective 3
The department will develop an instructional policy for lecture instruction. Measurement: A written instruction policy will be created.
Science Objective 8
The science department will continue to improve lab safety by completing and implementing the department chemical hygiene plan this year. Measurement: A written chemical hygiene plan will be submitted to the college for evaluation and approval. The plan will be implemented by the college and science department. Laboratory specialiasts will serve on the RWC and RVC safety committees.
GED Testing Objective 2
Obtain approval for a dedicated testing room which meets the 2004-2005 GEDTS requirement at the Riverside Campus.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
GED testing was assigned G-12 for each term for all testing and registration sessions.
Assessment Tools Used:
Dedicated GED testing room published on Room Schedule
Unexpected Results:
No. We were pleased with the pursuit and final result.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 4
Beyond campus-based programs, the college will expand learning services to meet a variety of expressed needs to help build, strengthen, and enrich the diverse communities Rogue serves.
Objective 4.1
The college will better serve all of its community by refocusing non-traditional scheduling of course and program offerings, including night, weekend, and distributed delivery.
No applicable campus objective
The college will better serve all of its community by refocusing non- traditional scheduling of course and program offerings, including night, weekend, and distributed delivery.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 9
Collaborate with CCHAP and other community college nursing programs to complete a model/plan for a distributed PN Program, and obtain outside funding to continue development of the project with a plan to present the proposal to the OSBN in the winter of 2005. (RVC, RWC)
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (7/10)
While PN faculty accomplished their fall goals of preparing 2/3 of the curriculum for distributed learning, lack of outside funding prevented our moving forward in the planned time frame. The community college partners also decided to change venues-OCCC is going with their own ADN program. Chemeketa is exploring taking their ADN first year and moving it as a PN program to the Dallas area (which earlier had been where they thought they would house the RCC extended campus program).
Assessment Tools Used:
Minutes of meetings with CCHAP and Community College partners. Minutes available on request.
Extent of Accomplishments:
The project may redirect to where the PN faculty serve more in a consultative role to other parties interested in PN education. We will continue to meet with CCHAP and may paly a key part in a proposed LPN education summit for Oregon, perhaps this fall.
Unexpected Results:
Potential barriers for utilization of video-conferencing for distributing "lecture" to distant sites were identified. The program recognized a number of benefits from the developmental work done by PN faculty in fall, particularly regarding WebCT use. Dori and Linda can also be consultants for teaching our ADN program regarding Web CT.
Developmental Education Objective 3
By the end of Winter 2005, on line reading labs for RD 20 and RD 30 will be tested and ready to fully implement at all locations.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (8/10)
RD 20 was online by fall. RD 30 was functioning by winter.
Assessment Tools Used:
RD 20 & RD30 online labs were fully functionary for all reading students in Josephine and Jackson Counties by the beginning of Winter Term.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Met
Unexpected Results:
Yes, differing assessment qualifications arose between the two campuses. Initially, there were some technical sign on, access, and score transfer problems
Mathematics Objective 8
Research the feasibility of developing curricula involving alternate delivery methods (ie.: web courses, distributed learning, recitation, IP Video & Starboard, etc.) for transfer level math courses (Mth111, Mth112, and Mth256).
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
Assessment Tools Used:
We have developed alternate delivery methods for some courses.
Extent of Accomplishments:
We developed Mth243, Statistics for the Web and offered, for the first time, Mth256, Differential Equations via IP video using Starboard and web components. As money is available we will consider developing web courses for Mth111, Mth20, and Mth105.
Table Rock Campus Objective 2
Provide three industry-driven training opportunities to meet apparent and emerging community needs through the integration of cost recovery components with existing professional technical programs.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
A. Manufacturing companies use a variety of automated machinery controlled by robotic and programmable controllers for repetitive and heavy industrial settings. The Fanuc robots donated by Sony Corportation were used in pick-and-place and industrial application of carbon spraying for CRT manufacturing. The footprint and robotic armature is similar to the three robots. The addition of actuators can change the function of them in a particular business or industry setting. In addition to the three Fanuc robots, the following items and resources were donated with them: curriculum units, operational and service manuals, and related workbooks tied to the mechanical operation of the robots. A service technician for Sony is will to come up when the robots are in place and assist us in bringing the unit(s) on line and show us how they work. Resources required for installation of robots: the physical placement including a safety cage with electrial lockouts when robot is in operation, the electricity for operation, and the time for the robots to be cycled periodically through maintenance program when not being used in a teaching or production operation. These robots will assist in the modification of the High Technology 1-year certificate and the development of a two-year degree in Industrial Technology where students could take focus classes in areas such as Construction, Manufacturing, Electronics, Automotive, Design, and either apply for a work-related position in the field where the job description requires experience in several areas or transfer to a four-year degree program which has an industrial technology B.S. degree (typical options are Management, Technical or Teaching). B. Despite some initial technical issues, this goal was accomplished. I would rate this a 7 due to the initial problems. C. Erickson-Master CAM contract trained 6 employees. Curriculum used was MFG242. Erickson-Solid Works contracted to train 25 employees. Curriculum used was MET121. Pro-Tool - Statistical Process Control contracted to train 8 employees. Curriculum used was MFG230. D. Steps were taken to assess need, build a budget and revise the curriculum to 172 hours of training. Industry advised that there is a huge need for licensed drivers. Presently the program is on hold until Spring Term 2006. Rated accomplishment of objective - 5.
Assessment Tools Used:
A. PC Microprocessor; Sony donations of robots for collaborative curriculum development in emerging technologies. We have in possession three $150,000 robots to use for this training. We obtained the robots from Sony in order to provide the training opportunities. B. The assessment of this objective can only be measured by the objective actually being accomplished. The Media Department collaborated with RVC self-support to successfully host a series of health Care Interpreter Training classes orginiating at PCC. There were significant technical challenges to this effort. Those challenges were met through collaboration with PCC technical staff. RCC is now well positioned to take advantage of these types of opportunties in the future. C. Total number of students in classes, number of companies contracting and evaluation from participating students and companies. D. Restart the Commercial Truck Driving Program.
Workforce Training Objective 2
Provide three industry-driven training opportunities to meet apparent and emerging community needs through the integration of cost recovery components with existing professional technical programs.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
RCC has partnered with Professional Tool Manufacturing LLC, the Rogue Creamery, and Greyback Forestry to successfully support employee training in manufacturing, cheese making, and ESL for firefighters. Continuing education for license renewal of Electricians and Boiler Operators resulted in 3.4 FTE for RCC during 2004-05. The new Aluminum Welding Lab at SORCC is ready for the first class. Graduates of the 210 hour course are receiving high marks from employers for their competency. A new Hydraulic Shear purchased with a grant from the RCC foundation and student tuition will add additional fabrication skills to the student resumes. Addiction Recovery Center of Medford contracted with the Workforce Training Center to provide eight-hour computer classes in Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint. Nine classes were offered with a total of 114 registrations.
Assessment Tools Used:
programs offered
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No.
Objective 4.2
The college will implement at each campus at least one new Learning Community, integrating academic and support services.
No applicable campus objective
The college will implement at each campus at least one new Learning Community, integrating academic and support services.
Construction Technology Objective 3
The Construction Technology Department will develop a modified delivery of courses and curriculum that emphasises the connection between academic and technical skills.
Foreign Language Objective 5
GOAL: Provide RVC and RWC campus libraries with materials that promote diversity, International Studies, and Foreign Language study Objective: 1. Write grants directed at attainment of additional materials for “Colección Internacional” which has already been started (a collection of books, videos, and other media materials with international themes which rotate between RVC and RWC libraries)
Redwood Campus Objective 6
The RWC Learning Communities Committee will sponsor 2-3 learning communities’ pilot projects during the 04-05 school year. These collaborative efforts will be focused on students within the Computer services and Speech classes, Computer services and Math classes, and Moving On and Developmental Ed.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (2/10)
The RWC Learning Communities met two times in the fall quarter. It was determined that resources and interest were not sufficient to launch a new initiative with Learning Communities. However, the concepts are continuing to be supported and nurtured in programs and courses where natural communities exist. This objective will be reconsidered in the 2005-06 Campus Master Planning process.
Assessment Tools Used:
Learning Communities initiated or not.
Automotive Objective 5
The Automotive Tech Department will review it’s current FTE as well as projected student enrollment in relation to our current departmental staffing to determine if additional part-time or full-time staff are needed to maintain quality of the program.
Riverside Campus Objective 2
Shooting for the Stars. Riverside Campus is committed to retaining and graduating its students. Through an improved master schedule and pro-active advising, Riverside seeks to increase the number of students transferring from both Basic Skills Programs to college credit classes and from RVC to SOU (or other institutions of higher education) by 3% over previous year levels.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
Consistent effort has been made to host SOU recruiters at RVC G bldg. lounge. We still are awaiting data on the ABE transfers.
Assessment Tools Used:
Data is still being developed; waiting on info from SOU.
Humanities Objective 2
Under the direction of the new Writing Coordinator, the Humanities department will evaluate the Education Testing Service’s (ETS) computer-graded writing test, which purports to be a more accurate measure of a student’s writing ability than our current multiple choice placement test. Pending a positive evaluation (based on both qualitative and quantitative data), the department would recommend the ETS program, which could also supplement or even replace our current Writing Proficiency Exam.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 13
Develop a process to maintain a current pool of part-time instructors.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 18
Propose A.S. degree (as opposed to A.A.S degree) to articulate with SOU Human Services degree.
Table Rock Campus Objective 3
Provide three industry-driven training opportunities to meet apparent and emerging community needs through the integration of cost recovery components with existing professional technical programs.
Construction Technology Objective 5
The Construction Technology Department will develop a modified delivery of courses and curriculum that emphasizes the connection between academic and technical skills.
Objective 4.3
The college will establish one or more mechanisms to identify community needs and interests and provide appropriate learning opportunities.
No applicable campus objective
The college will establish one or more mechanisms to identify community needs and interests and provide appropriate learning opportunities.
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 2
Compile employer surveys and NREMT testing results to assess effectiveness of patient assessment and scene management of EMT students.
Foreign Language Objective 3
GOAL: Develop short term study abroad program in a Spanish speaking country for FL Objectives: 1. Identify possible sites 2. Develop academic program
Science Objective 4
The department will develop an instructional policy for lecture instruction. Measurement: A written instructional policy will be created.
Student Employment Objective 2
Student Employment Services will implement a new service for agencies and students, On-the-Job Evaluation (OJE), following Chemeketa CC’s model, an FTE generating, non-credit, pre-employment, student evaluation service, beginning fall 2004.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
This was a brand new service and accomplishing its development and implementation required a tremendous investment of time and effort on the part of department staff. We have had 7 referrals and 4 students placed on site as of this time, which is a high placement percentage for a brand new program. We have generated in excess of $1200 self-support.
Assessment Tools Used:
The extent to which the OJE program was implemented.
Unexpected Results:
Yes; the time lag between initially marketing the program and initial referrals was greater than expected. However, we are getting regular referrals now.
Riverside Campus Objective 4
Hello Neighbor. Riverside Campus sees itself as helpmate to a revitalized downtown Medford. Through its participation in civic improvement projects, downtown activities such as parking and transportation planning, and the development of a campus advisory committee, this campus will continue to build its good image in our local community measured by a survey of downtown businesses and agencies.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
RVC is perceived as a good neighbor by all businesses around us. We have staff members on Heart of Medford, MURA Parking and MURA design committees; we have interacted with City Arts and Historical Commissions; have taken steps to assure friendly relationships with neighboring businesses. Also participate in Chamber and Small Business Fair meetings and committees.
Assessment Tools Used:
Committee participation, campus advisory committee meetings, heavy publicity of community events.
Theatre Arts Objective 1
Theatre Arts will Continue Developing Community Partnerships. Through Theatre partnerships with The Green Room Theatre in Ashland, The Oregon Conservatory of Performing Arts in Medford, and Suzee Grilley of The Dance Space, the Theatre Program will offer the local Community more chances to enjoy, celebrate , and collaborate on local art and culture.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 5
The college will align its priorities to continually provide quality programs, services, and affordable access.
Objective 5.1
The college will consolidate the delivery of services and instruction for students and staff that maintains institutional standards while honoring campus needs.
No applicable campus objective
The college will consolidate the delivery of services and instruction for students and staff that maintains institutional standards while honoring campus needs.
Art Objective 6
The ARt Department will pursue a coordinator position to oversee student and department needs at the Riverside Campus.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
We were not awarded a coordinator's position this year.
Assessment Tools Used:
Observable results.
Extent of Accomplishments:
We are continuing to lobby for this much-needed position. While we didn't receive this position as yet, we have been assured that the college recognizes the need and we hope it will be in place in the 2005-2006 academic year.
Unexpected Results:
No.
Diesel Technology Objective 2
Continue to upgrade equipment and add to equipment inventory to maintain and improve student learning of industry equipment and standards.
Emergency Medical Technology Objective 1
Create a smooth transition of instruction and program coordination between new and outgoing faculty and staff. -Develop procedures for routine EMT Program processes -Conduct formal orientations with new faculty regarding EMT Program processes -Meet with DPSP staff and associate deans to develop a transition plan for EMT program coordination and instruction.
Foreign Language Objective 7
GOAL: Enhance learning opportunities for the intermediate level Spanish speaker Objective: 1. Explore options for a new text and ancillary materials for Spanish 201, 202, 203
Massage Therapy Objective 1
Redwood Campus: Redesign the curriculum to allow a better learning environment for the students, including power point and video presentations, and more lab time to acquire the Kinesiology, Communication and Oriental Massage topics needed to pass the licensing exams. New curriculum will be implemented in 05-06. Exam statistics in 2007 should show improvements.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 5
Develop a process for maximizing efficiency in class scheduling vis-a-vis use of part-time and full-time faculty
Social Science/Human Services Objective 7
Evaluate department needs regarding full-time faculty to meet projected FTE growth.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 11
Explore a process to develop Special Topics (199) courses.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 16
Human Services-Propose curriculum changes to allow first year of program in both Medford and Grants Pass, second year only in Grants Pass. Propose A.S. degree (as opposed to A.A.S. degree) to articulate with SOU Human Services degree. Propose new Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling available only to students who already have a degree.
College Services Objective 4
College Services recognizes the essential role of its staff and desires to assist individuals and the college community maintain health, wellness, and professional growth.. Therefore, beginning in fall 2004, College Services will require that no less than 80 percent (and optimally 100 percent) of staff members develop professional growth plans, with the long-term objective of providing educational, training, and wellness opportunities to employees that fulfill those growth plans.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
We haven't quite reached 80% for this, but have hit health & wellness targets. We have not met part of this goal in the measurable meaning. While we have been encouraging health and wellness, and professional development, we have not aggressively pursued tracking professional growth plans. Resolve to discuss a plan during each classified employee's annual evaluation, but not necessarily require a plan. This goal will not be measured by number of professional growth plans.
Assessment Tools Used:
Professional growth plans.
Bookstore Objective 2
The bookstore will work in partnership with the library to determine the feasibility of establishing a book rental program for students before the start of fall 05.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (5/10)
Extent of Accomplishments:
More information is needed and the bookstore will try to meet this goal before FAll 06.
Science Objective 14
The science department will continue to improve lab safety by completing and implementing the department chemcial hygiene plan this year. Measurement: A written chemical hygiene plan will be submitted to the college for evaluation and approval. The plan will be implemented by the college and science department. Laboratory specialists will serve on the RWC and RVC safety committees.
Objective 5.2
The college will strengthen its planning, implementation and assessment processes in a manner leading to a successful accreditation visit in fall 2003.
No applicable campus objective
The college will strengthen its planning, implementation and assessment processes in a manner leading to a successful accreditation visit in fall 2003.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 6
Continue provision of quality Nursing Assistant courses, through both the full term and Fast Track options, that result in high success rates on the OSBN tests. (RVC, RWC)
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
The most recent report to Diane Nye, program coordinator, shows 100% pass rate on the written portion of the OSBN CNA test, and 95% pass rate on the skills portion of the test by students who completed NA101 in the last tew months.
Assessment Tools Used:
OSBN written and skills Nursing Assistant test results
Unexpected Results:
None
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 7
Demonstrate leadership in meeting all program, college, and regulatory agency requirements for ongoing evaluation plans and utilization of findings, e.g. employer and graduate satisfaction survey findings, for maintenance and enhancement of programs. (RVC, RWC)
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 8
Model the implementation of agreed upon statewide PN competencies for the state nursing community. (RVC, RWC)
Business Technology Objective 3
Develop standardized, comprehensive final examinations for the accounting sequences (both practical accounting and transfer accounting). In an effort to ensure that all students are meeting the outcomes designated in the state- approved course outlines for accounting classes, a standardized exam (providing for comprehensive review) of material will be jointly developed by the accounting faculty (Linda Marti and Paul Fisher) for BT151, BT161, BT171, BA211, BA212, and BA213. This is consistent with a similar goal in the Math department of having uniform tests for their developmental classes. Our purpose is to ensure that Business Technology students are retaining information taught in sequential classes.
Fire Science Objective 2
Review and update all course outlines to ensure accuracy, indicate appropriate course outcomes and ensure continuity in content covered among Fire Science course work. Measurement: Progress or completion measured by the number of outlines maintained up-to-date.
Science Objective 6
The science department will continue to: A. Improve use of our student outcomes rubric; B. Evaluate and improve the rubric itself C. Evaluate rubric data to determine students success in achieving outcomes and investigate possible improvement in instruction. Measurement: Rubrics forms and notes on rubric/student discussion and decisions.
Objective 5.3
The college will formulate a hybrid system combining the current horizontal budget process and a new vertical budget process in order to best meet the needs of a multi-campus college.
No applicable campus objective
The college will formulate a hybrid system combining the current horizontal budget process and a new vertical budget process in order to best meet the needs of a multi-campus college.
Mathematics Objective 10
At RWC pursue funding to reinstate the part-time Mathematics Lab Technician/receptionist and make it a full-time position.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 6
The college will increase its efforts to recognize and serve a more diverse community.
Objective 6.1
The college will strengthen its target marketing efforts to address distinct populations.
No applicable campus objective
The college will strengthen its target marketing efforts to address distinct populations.
Business Technology Objective 5
In conjunction with the High School outreach program, expand our capacity to reach out to the community in recruiting and educating potential students regarding the professional-technical and transfer programs offered by the Business Technology Department by visiting one high school in the district each quarter.
Foreign Language Objective 4
GOAL: Develop short term study abroad program in a Spanish speaking country for FL Objectives: 1. Identify possible sites 2. Develop academic program
Foreign Language Objective 6
GOAL: Provide RVC and RWC campus libraries with materials that promote diversity, International Studies, and Foreign Language study Objective: 1. Write grants directed at attainment of additional materials for “Colección Internacional” which has already been started (a collection of books, videos, and other media materials with international themes which rotate between RVC and RWC libraries)
Social Science/Human Services Objective 12
Explore a process to develop Special Topics (199) courses.
Redwood Campus Objective 7
In ’04-’05, RWC will strengthen its marketing efforts to address target populations of seniors/retirees, Hispanics, high school students, and Small Business Management program alumni.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (8/10)
The Senior Day on campus in September launched an increasing number of programs and marketing efforts in partnerships with several community organizations. The Spring Health Fair focused on this populations with over 400 attendees. The two programs developed with GPHS (Welding and Culinary Arts) have been immensely successful and have been used as models for other high school outreach options. These will be continued and expanded in 2005-06 with the addition of an automotive technology program offering on RWC campus for high school studentsin the afternoons during fall quarter and continued if enrollment is sufficient. The Small Business Management and SBDC experienced considerable growth in enrollment. The contact with SBM alumni is still in the development stages.
Industrial Welding Objective 5
Maintain a highly visible recruitment program in the two county high school districts and communities projected at freshman student enrollment as well as industry employment upgrading. To support this effort we will develop a marketing brochure for high school recruitment.
Theatre Arts Objective 5
Explore and address State Guidelines and/or Prof/Tech guidelines to Develop Drama Therapy Class in Grants Pass that continues to reach out to special populations such as Hospice, SOASTC, and Oak Lane.
SBDC Objective 3
The SBDC will hire a part-time Hispanic/bi-lingual business counselor, Spanish speaking business instructor, and/or interpretor.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
Objective deemed as not necessary at this time. If an interpreter is needed, counseling can be scheduled at a time that John Lopez has office hours and is available.
Assessment Tools Used:
Frequency of requests and perceived need.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Will monitor on an on-going basis to determine if and when objective becomes necessary.
Unexpected Results:
Yes, no requests were made
Riverside Campus Objective 5
Hello Neighbor. Riverside Campus sees itself as helpmate to a revitalized downtown Medford. Through its participation in civic improvement projects, downtown activities such as parking and transportation planning, and the development of a campus advisory committee, this campus will continue to build its good image in our local community measured by a survey of downtown businesses and agencies.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
RVC is perceived as a good neighbor by all businesses around us. We have staff members on Heart of Medford, MURA Parking and MURA design committees; we have interacted with City Arts and Historical Commissions; have taken steps to assure friendly relationships with neighboring businesses. Also participate in Chamber and Small Business Fair meetings and committees.
Assessment Tools Used:
Committee participation, campus advisory committee meetings, heavy publicity of community events.
Theatre Arts Objective 2
Continue developing and enhancing the new multi-pupose H building in Medford, which will allow us to offer more innovative productions, while we dovetail more effectively with Community events like Art in Bloom.
Riverside Campus Objective 6
Embracing the Best in Everyone. Openness to cultural diversity is a hallmark of RCC’s Riverside Campus. In 2004-2005, this campus will increase student participation in its language and cultural offerings by 3% above the previous year baseline.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Oregon Leadership Institute was a new initiative bringing Hispanic high school students to RVC. We also hosted an expanded Oportunadides conference featuring a nationally-known speaker. Faculty and staff celebrated Cinco de Mayo events. Planning was done through our new Hispanic outreach committee to strengthen efforts in 2005-06.
Assessment Tools Used:
Number of events/offerings increased.
ABE/GED Objective 3
The ABE Department will form a coalition in Talent with Rogue Rock Learning Center and Anderson Vista, a Housing Authority project, to provide daytime and evening ESL classes for native Spanish speakers.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (5/10)
The ABE Department successfully formed a coalition with Rogue Rovck Learning Center and Anderson Vista Housing Project, both in Talent; and offered ESL classes at the sites 2-3 days a week. The church paid the students' fees and Anderson Vista paid part of the students' fees, making attendance morfe accessible for the native Spanish speakers.
Assessment Tools Used:
Department FTE reports showing numbers of students enrolled in these two classes.
Humanities Objective 4
The Humanities department will work with the college and the Oregon International Education Consortium to continue its overseas programs in London and Florence, offer an African study tour during summer 2005, and develop a term-long program in Australia to be offered in winter term, 2006.
Table Rock Campus Objective 5
Deliver five educational experiences that represent the diverse nature of the community as demonstrated through distinctive signature events that support a diverse culture and workforce.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
A.The following events were held in 2004-05: 1) Women in the Trades Fair (an event for high school and middle school girls and women to show them the opportunities to women in the various trades), 2) Build-a-Thon - a skills contest hosted by the Construction Department for local high school students; 3) CADD-A-Thon - a skills event hosted for high school students. B. RCC Media in conjunction with the Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association sponsored "Convergence on the Rogue" a one-day conference for interactive video technicians and managers. The conference was attended by representatives of all 17 community colleges, OSU and four regional ESDs. Industry sponsors donated $2400 in support of this effort. The program received excellent feedback and has served as a model of state cooperation in the area of distance learning and media.
Assessment Tools Used:
A. The successful completion of various events and skills events. B. Participation and positive feedback from attendees of "Convergence on the Rogue" a one-day conference for Interactive Video Technicians and Managers.
Construction Technology Objective 4
Construction Technology will develop a system for tracking graduates in order to provide program placement data.
Workforce Training Objective 3
Deliver five educational experiences that represent the diverse nature of the community as demonstrated through distinctive signature events that support a diverse culture and workforce.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
During the year, RCC CE in Jackson County has implemented many successful courses delivered in Spanish for the native Spanish-speaking student and continues to create new courses for the Latino population. Spanish Literature delivered in Spanish and Adult drivers preparation for permits have been very successful. 40 Spanish speaking workers are on a waitlist to take Forklift training in Spanish. The first class is scheduled for October 29 with instructor Tom Hannon. 3-4 forklift classes will be offered in Spanish each term.
Assessment Tools Used:
Number of classes successfully held.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No.
College Services Objective 9
College Services is dedicated to providing and enhancing the learning environment for students. Therefore, College Services, which is charged with maintaining grounds and facilities, providing wired and wireless computer connectivity, and enhancing safety and security, will develop a report card detailing College Services initiatives and improvements, which will be disseminated by June 30, 2005, and annually thereafter.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (7/10)
A report card was not done regarding detailing CS initiatives and improvements. We did accomplish many things we would be reporting on but were looking for a good avenue for disseminations. Delete report card. We have done upgrading in wireless and other connectivity, wireless connectivity has been expanded to Coates Hall, Wiseman and G Building at RVC besides the RWC Cafeteria. We have updated safety and security. Will carry forward to next year, sans the need for a report card.
Assessment Tools Used:
Student Satisfaction Survey and accomplishments.
Cafeteria Objective 2
The cafeteria will do quarterly surveys to determine the wants and needs of the diverse population of the college in regards to food service in order to make appropriate changes.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (2/10)
A survey was done at the beginning of Fall term and changes were made to the menu at that time.
Assessment Tools Used:
results of survey
Extent of Accomplishments:
Surveys were not done for Winter and Spring terms. The cafeteria will complete this objective in the 05/06 school year by doing a survey each term.
Enrollment Services Objective 1
In an effort to increase the security of student records, Enrollment Services will limit the use and visiblity of student and staff social security numbers by converting to the use of randomly generated ID numbers. This will take place during the 04-05 academic year.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Fall 2004 was the planning period for the conversion. All RogueNet applications and the Internet registration applicaton were redesigned to allow access via the new assigned ID numbers. Letters were sent to all students who were enrolled in the prior two years to notify them of their ID number and its use starting winter term 2005. winter term registration. The conversion was successful and students started to transition into the use of the assingned ID. Students appreciate having the option to access their records without using their SSN.
Assessment Tools Used:
IT Serives did a code review of the database and confirmed that all students and staff were assigned a student ID to use in place of an SSN.
Enrollment Services Objective 2
To enhance faculty and staff understanding of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Enrollment Services will require a mandatory review of the FERPA tutorial on the college website by all faculty and staff during the 04-05 academic year.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
The level of awareness of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act and each staff member's responsibility to work within the regulations is at an all time high. Staff are more conscious of student privacy issues and working to continue to maintain service excellence while respecting student's right to consent to release of academic record information.
Assessment Tools Used:
The Internet Department worked with Enrollment Sevices to create the online FERPA tutorial and track its use. During fall term 2004 the Director of Enrollment Services made FERPA presentations at each campus inservice and informed the staff of the necessity of taking the tutorial to retain RogueNet application access. By the end of fall term 2004 all faculty and staff who took the tutorial retained network access and those who did not take the tutorial lost access.
Financial Aid Objective 2
Financial Aid will host a series of workshops on financial aid related topics to target prospective aid recipients. This series will be offered on both campuses, approximately once every month, during evening and weekend hours. The focus will be to provide time-sensitive, need-to-know information to those who may not otherwise know to apply.
Objective 6.2
Each RCC campus will celebrate at least one annual signature event reflecting the diverse nature of the community.
No applicable campus objective
Each RCC campus will celebrate at least one annual signature event reflecting the diverse nature of the community.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 7
The college will develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships within its external communities.
Objective 7.1
The college will continue to build relationships with its partners to advance mutually beneficial efforts.
No applicable campus objective
The college will continue to build relationships with its partners to advance mutually beneficial efforts.
President's Office Objective 2
Build Foundation: The President's Office and Board of Education will work cooperatively with the RCC foundation to increase Foundation assets in 2004-05 by 10%.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (7/10)
See assessment tools used listed above.
Assessment Tools Used:
Three joint meetings of the RCC Board of Education and Foundation Board were held with another scheduled in June 2005.
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 3
Develop a closer working relationship with the president and deans.
ABE/GED Objective 4
The ABE Department will negotiate a contract with Three Rivers School District to provide GED preparation instruction to students referred from the district under the Oregon Options plan.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (5/10)
The ABE Deparment successfully negotiated a contract with Three Rivers School District.
Assessment Tools Used:
A contract and final ADM report.
ABE/GED Objective 5
The ABE Department will form a coalition in Talent with Rogue Rock Learning Center and Anderson Vista, a Housing Authority project, to provide daytime and evening ESL classes for native Spanish speakers.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (5/10)
The Department offered both day and evening classes in Talent in multi-level ESL. In addition, to the instructor, five volunteer tutors were provided.
Assessment Tools Used:
Department FTE reports showing numbers of students enrolled in these two classes.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 10
Collaborate with ADN and BSN educators and other nursing leaders to develop a statewide consortium for nursing education and a shared, competency-based integrated nursing curriculum. (RVC)
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 11
Consult and work closely with advisory committee members to understand community needs and to ensure course/program completers attain required competencies. (RVC)
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 12
Collaborate between and among the NA, PN and ADN programs to strengthen program delivery, and continue to serve as a knowledge resource for local Nursing Assistant courses and healthcare facilities. (RVC)
Criminal Justice Objective 3
The college will develop and maintain strong collaborative parnterships with its external communities. Objective: The Criminal Justice Program will continue to work closely with criminal justice and juvenille justice agencies in Jackson and Josephine Counties, including outcome assessment of CWE student's performance. Measurement: The Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, with its representation from both counties, will continue to meet and interact with faculty and administration. Criminal Justice majors will be successfully placed in local agencies for cooperative work experieince. The new CWE assesment form will be untilized, increasing feedback information to department faculty. Local Professinals will participate as guest speakers in the classroom.
Fire Science Objective 3
Continue the process of developing Intergovernmental Agreements between RCC and the various fire departments from which we borrow equipment and facilities to support the Fire Science program. Measurement: Measured by the number of IGAs completed between RCC and local fire departments.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 1
Through site visits and networking, HPER will work to establish and maintain an ongoing relationship with Southern Oregon University’s Health and Athletics Department to explore an articulation agreement specific to HPER students will help .
Massage Therapy Objective 3
Redwood Campus: Increase community relations for three new CWE sites in Spring 2005 and increase future employment opportunities for graduates.
Science Objective 5
The science department will continue to build relationships with outside partners to advance mautually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnerhsip as an active member in advisory meetings determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility.
Social Science/Human Services Objective 17
Propose A.S. degree (as opposed to A.A.S. degree) to articulate with SOU Human Services degree.
2 + 2 Objective 2
Organize a coordinated effort of RCC's three campuses to promote High School Outreach including 2+2 Early College Cretdit. Patti Kramer will coordinate RCC High School Outreach Success Team. Measurement: "White paper" on High School Outreach at Rogue: by June 2005.
Redwood Campus Objective 8
Redwood Campus will create a RWC Campus Advisory Council composed of selected members of existing college and departmental advisory boards. This board will be scheduled to meet twice a year and will provide input for campus direction, programs and services.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (1/10)
The RWC Executive Dean did not re-convene the RWC Advisory committee during 2004-05. She focused her energy on initiating individual contacts and community partnerships i.e. Chamber of Commerce and attending program advisory committees. This will be revisited in 2005-06 especially as the Campus Master Planning process unfolds and consideration of a Bond Levy for 2006 is developed.
Assessment Tools Used:
RWC Advisory Committee did not meet formally.
Redwood Campus Objective 9
Redwood Campus will continue its momentum in 04-05 to build mutually beneficial relationships with partners in the external community as follows: • The SBDC will develop and roll-out a Small Business Management Alumni program that will serve the business community. • The Arts Quad Community Committee will begin fund raising efforts that will produce a fully functioning foundry on campus, help pay for faculty, marketing, supplies and administration costs • The RCC Technology Park will have a “go” “no/go” decision early in the year and if a “go” the park will be in architectural development with funds identified to build at least the first phase. • The Grants Pass High School partnership will consist of our providing the “Tech Academy” for at least two of their vocational programs (welding, construction, or culinary arts). This partnership will also allow RCC to offer evening classes using high school classroom and labs. • The Illinois Valley will have expanded services at our Kerby Center to include IP Video connection to credit and non credit classes, business and community ed computer classes. A plan will be developed to hire an educational coordinator in partnership with agencies such as IV CRT, Siskiyou Educational Project, Family Resource Center, and Three Rivers School District. • A partnership with the Siskiyou Field Institute, SOU and interested foundations will be developed to promote the Illinois Valley as a unique ecosystem through eco-tourism, scientific research, outdoor education, community education and business/agency retreats
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 2
Collaborate with ADN and BSN educators and other nursing leaders to develop a statewide consortium for nursing education and a shared, competency-based integrated nursing curriculum.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Collaboratoin is ongoing; curriculum development will be completed in time for implementation of new nursing courses in fall 2006.
Assessment Tools Used:
Asssessment tools used to measure the extent to which objective was achieved: OCNE meeting minutes-available on request-and Application for Statewide program to ODCCWD, which was mailed on 5/5/05 (copy available on request).
Unexpected Results:
RCC took the lead community college role (thanks to Laura Bennett) in the ODCCWD required process for applying for a statewide program.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 3
Consult and work closely with advisory committee members to understand community needs and to ensure course/program completers attain required competencies.
Allied Health - Nursing Objective 4
Collaborate between and among the NA, PN and ADN programs to strengthen program delivery, and continue to serve as a knowledge resource for local Nursing Assistant courses and healthcare facilities.
Automotive Objective 2
The Automotive Tech Department will have two planned advisory committee meetings with industry representatives during the year.
Community Education Objective 2
Community Education will offer four non-credit computer courses in the Illinois Valley.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (0/10)
Computer lab installation postponed until Summer 2005.
Assessment Tools Used:
If courses offered.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Will offer classes summer term 2005.
Contracted Training Objective 3
Customized Training will expand high school driver training offerings to off- site locations in the community (Grants Pass and Illinois Valley).
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Served 37 students at Grants Pass High School location. As of early May, have 8 students registered for Kerby.
Assessment Tools Used:
Met with high schools to determine need.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No.
Developmental Education Objective 5
By the end of fall term 2004, all Wiseman test proctors will be certified for Pearson VUE testing.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
All Wiseman test proctors obtained their certification for Person VUE testing as required by the end of fall term 2004.
Assessment Tools Used:
Pearson Vue certificates for each proctor
Unexpected Results:
No. The certificates are displayed in the testing office.
Early Childhood Education Objective 2
The ECE Department will continue to expand relationships through community partners by working with the following: SOU--continue collaborating with our joint degree by meeting at least twice per year with educational staff of SOU. Job Council--collaborate with Job Council to provide workshops that include an evaluation component so that they can be combined into ECE credit classes. This will recruit new non-traditional students who otherwise may not attend RCC. Southern Oregon Head Start and Josephine County Early Intervention-- continue collaboration on establishing the Redwood Early Childhood Center and expand collaboration through offering courses at Head Start sites using a combination of Head Start personnel for the financial support and some from part-time instruction budget.
Industrial Welding Objective 1
Identify and develop a RCC/AWS welding certification process to replace the WABO process; to include SMAW, GMAW & FCAW.
Industrial Welding Objective 2
Increase the educational experience with 20 real time job projects for our students, thus empowering them with the skills required to work in a very demanding industrial job market and once employed, improve their quality of life.
Industrial Welding Objective 3
Increase and diversify the number of our Industrial Welding Advisory Committee members by five in order to provide direction to an educational program that will meet the needs/skills Industry requires of their employees/our students, to be gainfully employed in the Metals Fabrication Industry.
Industrial Welding Objective 4
Utilize Cooperative Work Experience (CWE) more effectively through student placement and feedback from Industry/students to ensure that the Industry needs and requirements are met. This will be accomplished by establishing two additional external CWE sites.
Industrial Welding Objective 6
Replace the 1970’s welding machines (10) with new inverter technology welding machines.
Science Objective 13
The science department will continue to build relationships with outside partners to advance mutually beneficial goals. Measurement: Science faculty will attend the High School Outreach Committee, 2+2 Committee Meetings, work with the SFI/SOU/RCC partnership as an active member in advisory meeting determination of an appropriate co-location for the proposed new facility.
SBDC Objective 1
The SBDC will offer local businesses to use the conference room once a month rent free.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Objective was to OFFER the use.
Assessment Tools Used:
A. Review of the extent to which the SBDC conference room has been utilized. B. Evaluation of the announcements made offering the use of the SBDC conference room. C. Conference room has been used for the following meetings, and the following announcements have been made: RASCAL miscellaneous meetings, Community Center meetings, Arts Quad meetings, Business Retention Expansion Committee meetings, Announcements at Chamber of Commerce meetings, Offer made at various talks conducted, Sub Shop for video training.
Extent of Accomplishments:
The conference room has the potential to be utilized more during the day.
Unexpected Results:
Yes, agencies rather than businesses, used it.
Table Rock Campus Objective 6
Foster three partnerships with business, industry and the community through collaboration and encouragement of involvement through financial support and resources for specialized training programs demonstrated, in part, by joint grant funding projects.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
RCC-WFT collaborated with Grayback Forestry, Inc. to write a Workforce Training grant. Award was used to provide ESL for Wildland Firefighters. 114 were trained. Business Technology Pathway DOL grant to fund the mapping of Business Technology courses. Objective will continue into the next year. Part of the grant assists in establishing an advisory committee of Business and experienced employees to provide curriculum and program modification. A partnership with local manufacturing businesses, Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) and Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) has enabled the Manufacturing program at RCC to return and to revise the training delivery to more closely match student training needs.
Assessment Tools Used:
Total number of partnership activities.
Diesel Technology Objective 3
Extend efforts in recruitment through industry support, Rogue outreach programs, Job Council, Oregon State Unemployment and high school counselors.
Electronics Objective 2
Goal 2: Identify and develop two additional resources for maintaining test equipment needs through partnerships in industry and/or grant funding opportunities in preparation for move to Table Rock Campus
Apprenticeship Objective 1
Complete alignment of State Minimum Guideline Standards within each trade to RCC curriculum.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Complete alignment of State Minimum Guideline Standards with RCC curriculum for Rogue Industrial Electrical JATC and Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.
Assessment Tools Used:
Committees completed.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
None
Apprenticeship Objective 2
Update and revise course outlines to align with Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) standards using committee recommendations.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (8/10)
Partially completed updating amd aligning course outlines for the Jackson County Millwrights JATC with BOLI standards using committee recommendations.
Assessment Tools Used:
Completed course outlines.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Meet with the committee and finish the course outlines before the end of the year.
Unexpected Results:
The committee member left in charge left the area and had to re-establish experts.
Workforce Training Objective 4
Foster three partnerships with business, industry and the community through collaboration and encouragement of involvement through financial support and resources for specialized training programs demonstrated, in part, by joint grant funding projects.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
a. In partnership with the Rogue Community College Engineering Technology Department, Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI), Current Workforce Skill Development Project, and Portland Community College (PCC), RCC’s Manufacturing Engineering Technology completed its first full year of operation as a cost-recovery venture. b. SOREDI and Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP) have partnered with RCC to provide Manufacturing Engineering consulting services and tuition reimbursement for manufacturing/engineering companies and students. Professional Tool Manufacturing LLT., Erickson Air Crane Inc., Highway Products Inc., Rogue Valley Door, Kauffman Wood Products, Aviation Associates, Brill Metal Works, Lee’s Quality Doors, Diode Laser Concepts, and Art Center Framing have benefited from this partnership. c. Practicum space was donated by the Community Health Centers, Jackson County Public Health, and La Clinica del Valle. Perpetuation of the classes is enhanced with four of the top students being chosen to be local mentors who will instruct portions of the next delivery. The class is moving to an almost totally local delivery in the 06-07 year, replacing the current ITV classes from Portland Community College.
Assessment Tools Used:
Number of partnerships established.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No
College Services Objective 5
College Services recognizes the essential role of its staff and desires to assist individuals and the college community maintain health, wellness, and professional growth.. Therefore, beginning in fall 2004, College Services will require that no less than 80 percent (and optimally 100 percent) of staff members develop professional growth plans, with the long-term objective of providing educational, training, and wellness opportunities to employees that fulfill those growth plans.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
We haven't quite reached 80% for this, but have hit health & wellness targets. We have not met part of this goal in the measurable meaning. While we have been encouraging health and wellness, and professional development, we have not aggressively pursued tracking professional growth plans. Resolve to discuss a plan during each classified employee's annual evaluation, but not necessarily require a plan. This goal will not be measured by number of professional growth plans.
Assessment Tools Used:
Professional growth plans.
College Services Objective 10
College Services is uniquely positioned to assist in the entrepreneurial activities of the college and support institutional efforts to develop alternative funding sources. Therefore, College Services will continue to promote an agreement with Blue Mountain Community College to use RogueNet by completing installation by the beginning of fall term 2004 and serving a maintenance contract for the system. Additionally, College Services will pursue in 2004-05 additional agreements with other educational institutions for the use of RogueNet.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Implemented RogueNet applications for Blue Mt. Community College and with Columbia Gorge Community College. We are maintaining RogueNet at these colleges.
Assessment Tools Used:
Contracts (verbal and written) with other institutions.
Information Technology - Computer Services Objective 1
IT will research the possibility of developing a way to handle future internal and external programming requests to increase efficiency and provide a way to track and prioritize problems and projects. Research to be completed by summer term 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (1/10)
In the process of researching the price and availability of a purchased product versus building something in-house.
Assessment Tools Used:
Not met.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Within 2006 determine if the need is there to purchase or build an application to track projects and/or progress on debugging applications.
Unexpected Results:
Not enough time for the programmers to do research and determine what software would be helpful.
Information Technology - Computer Services Objective 2
Programming Services will perform an upgrade of the core systems for RogueNet applications by spring 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (2/10)
Steps are being taken currently to meet this objective.
Assessment Tools Used:
Not met.
Extent of Accomplishments:
The IT programming staff is working on meeting this step for the most part in 2006.
Unexpected Results:
Workloads affected it not being met.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 8
The College will strengthen its communication and participatory decision-making processes with its internal communities of staff and students.
Objective 8.1
There will be a clearly identified organizational leadership structure that delineates roles and levels of accountability in order to assure consistency and efficiency in delivering the college's services and fulfilling its mission.
No applicable campus objective
There will be a clearly identified organizational leadership structure that delineates roles and levels of accountability in order to assure consistency and efficiency in delivering the college's services and fulfilling its mission.
2 + 2 Objective 3
Change name of 2+2 Program. With approval from the Advisory Committee Spring 2004, the name of the program will be 2+2 Early College Credit beginning September 2004. Measurement: New name approval at Fall 2004 RVPA meeting.
College Services Objective 7
College Services recognizes the important role of managers and seeks to meet their need for professional growth through trainings, materials, and examples. Therefore, College Services will provide all managers with at least one professional growth opportunity per year.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
CS managers attended FoxPro conference, quarterly directors meetings, statewide facilities ARCRAO, Business Managers, HR Directors' meetings, IT Internet meetings, several Risk Management trainings, OSBA sexual harassment workshop, 20 Ways to Get Sued workshop, Chamber leadership program, OSBA insurance workshop, bargaining workshop, financial aid training. This objective will be carried forward to next year.
Assessment Tools Used:
Trainings attended.
Human Resources Objective 1
Human Resources will provide professional training for management staff in the areas of human resources policies and procedures, supervision and evaluation of classified staff, and legal issues.
Objective 8.2
Technology will be used to provide efficient access to communication and participatory decision-making processes.
No applicable campus objective
Technology will be used to provide efficient access to communication and participatory decision-making processes.
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 4
Continue and intensify its internal communication efforts using print and Web tools.
2 + 2 Objective 4
Update 2+2 Website and make it more user Friendly. Format website with Susie Bates to align with all RCC format. Create teacher contract with pull down menus. Measurement: feedback from RVPA; successful use of teacher contracts.
Instructional Media Objective 5
Install videoconferencing equipment in three meeting rooms per campus with plans to connect the third campus when it is open.
College Services Objective 14
IT is working with the media department to expand video conferencing to multiple rooms at RVC and RWC. This will tie video conferencing into our existing network allowing more sites and more building locations to be served. The first test site will be L building with anticipated completion before winter break.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
In process, site in L building not completed yet, should be by June 30, 2005.
Assessment Tools Used:
A timeline of June 30, 2005
College Services Objective 15
IT is planning an expansion of wireless network to saturate RWC with wireless connectivity and to add connectivity to RVC A and B buildings. Plans for completion by summer 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
Hardware has been purchased, implementation is planned for June 30.
Assessment Tools Used:
Implementation date of June 30.
Objective 8.3
The college will organize councils, committees, and working teams with staff and student representation to improve institutional collaboration and decision-making across locations and functions.
No applicable campus objective
The college will organize councils, committees, and working teams with staff and student representation to improve institutional collaboration and decision- making across locations and functions.
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 2
Consolidate self-support marketing efforts and expenditures under Marketing and Community Relations Department by July 1, 2005.
Redwood Campus Objective 10
The Redwood campus will fully develop the leadership team that is currently reflected on the organizational chart. The Campus Executive Dean will lead this group. Members will be comprised of classified, management and faculty; specifically, this body will have representation from college councils, local committees and task forces. The mission of this group is to broaden representation of various points of view on inter/intra-campus issues and contribute to the decision making processes as appropriate. This team will be represented to E-Council via the RWC management group.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Not Met (1/10)
RWC Executive Dean has reviewed the plans for an RWC Leadership Team and discussed the potential role with Mgt. Team and several faculty and staff. Forming and articulating a clear mission and concrete role for a Leadership team escapes the Executive Dean and Management Team. The Executive Dean is committed to broad communication and input on decision making. However, she is not willing to form groups or call meetings that do not have a clear purpose. This will be revisited in the Campus Planning process in 2005-06.
Assessment Tools Used:
Leadership Team not formed.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 9
The college will increase efforts to enrich student life, the learning environment, and foster individual responsibility and mutual respect.
Objective 9.1
The safety, security, and dignity of all students will be of the highest priority at all college locations.
No applicable campus objective
The safety, security, and dignity of all students will be of the highest priority at all college locations.
College Services Objective 3
College Services is committed to providing dependable, timely, accurate service and meeting the planned and unplanned needs of the RCC family. Beginning September 26, 2004, College Services staff will acknowledge within two working days all requests for assistance from the campus community for most college services. Further, College Services will direct each department within its purview to establish baselines for optimum response time for each major function.
Information Technology - Computer Services Objective 3
Networking Services will install a DNS server and make upgrades to MS Exchange and Active Directory by spring 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
The DNS upgrade allowed RCC to gain full control of our DNS records. Thus greatly reducing the amount of time it takes to make DNS changes. The active directory and Exchange upgrades greatly enhanced database performance, dependability, and ease of maintenance.
Assessment Tools Used:
Tested the DNS server from both inside and outside the firewall successfully. Exchange and active directory upgrades were completed per Microsoft's upgrade process.
Extent of Accomplishments:
N/A
Unexpected Results:
No
Objective 9.2
The college will continue planning and implementation efforts designed to enhance delivery of social, cultural, co-curricular, recreational, community service, and campus government involvement.
No applicable campus objective
The college will continue planning and implementation efforts designed to enhance delivery of social, cultural, co-curricular, recreational, community service, and campus government involvement.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 4
We will expand the HPER offerings for the intramural program: floor hockey.
Massage Therapy Objective 4
Redwood Campus: Develop and enhance the massage club beginning Fall 2004 to bring in guest speakers who may offer new courses in massage therapy and to increase the interest of potential students in these courses.
Science Objective 7
The science department will continue to improve lab safety by completing and implementing the department chemical hygiene plan this year. Measurement: A written chemical hygiene plan will be submitted to the college for evaluation and approval. The plan will be implemented by the college and science department. Laboratory specialists will serve on the RWC and RVC safety committees.
Student Life Objective 1
The Redwood Campus Student Life Department will offer a fall new student welcome day with the goal of 100 newly enrolled students attending.
Student Life Objective 2
The Redwood Campus Student Life Department will work collaboratively with the RWC ASRCC to implement two political events/activities during the 04-05 school year.
Riverside Campus Objective 1
It’s the Life! Through social and service activities, Riverside Campus builds upon the unique individual gifts of students. In 2004-2005, this campus will increase opportunities for student involvement by adding one new campus-wide signature event to our campus schedule and expanding student club membership by 10%.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Through expanded use of the poster printer, we are now able to greatly extend the marketing and advertising for clubs and club events as well as theater performances, class offerings, etc. New clubs
Assessment Tools Used:
New clubs this past year included: Blacks on Campus, For Students by Students, Political and Civic Engagement Committee.
Humanities Objective 3
The Humanities department will work throughout the year to develop and upgrade the Theater Arts performance space in H bldg, on the Riverside Campus.
Theatre Arts Objective 1
Theatre Arts will Continue Developing Community Partnerships. Through Theatre partnerships with The Green Room Theatre in Ashland, The Oregon Conservatory of Performing Arts in Medford, and Suzee Grilley of The Dance Space, the Theatre Program will offer the local Community more chances to enjoy, celebrate , and collaborate on local art and culture.
Theatre Arts Objective 3
Successfully mount at least four productions this year in the H building; one or two acting class workshop performances, a Student Playwright's Festival (produced by the new Drama Club), and one or two full length Performances.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 10
The college will increase efforts to provide quality alternative access and learning opportunities.
Objective 10.1
The college will provide sufficient information technology infrastructure services at all sites.
No applicable campus objective
The college will provide sufficient information technology infrastructure services at all sites.
Criminal Justice Objective 2
The College will increase efforts to provide quality alternative access and learning opportunities. Objective: Develop and operate a student-friendly, highly interactive and funcitonal Criminal Justice Website. Mesurement: The Website will be available for student use beginning Fall Term 2005. Future mesurement will include utilitztion rates, student and faculty feedback.
Fire Science Objective 4
Maintain and update Fire Science web page throughout the 2004/05 academic year and increase its presence throughout the fire service community. Measurement: Measured by the presence of up-to-date information from which students can plan their academic schedule and obtain more detailed information about the Program.
Fire Science Objective 5
Provide access to learning tools on-line via WebCT. Measured by the number of courses and the number of students using WebCT.
Foreign Language Objective 2
GOAL: Improve student access to computers and software Objectives: 1. In collaboration with the RWC library, acquire 24 laptop computers for a language lab on RWC 2. In collaboration with RWC library, acquire software (interactive CDs, audio CDs,) for each proposed RWC computer and for the existing computers in the RVC Language Lab 3. Provide lab orientations to students and faculty
Student Employment Objective 3
Student Employment Services will implement web-based services for employment search skills (resume, cover letter, interviewing skills, etc.) and, in cooperation with Counseling, develop a new process to direct students to the appropriate tools and assistance for employment-related issues by May 2005.2)We will also begin design and implementation of Cooperative Work Experience (CWE) website, including web access to CWE procedures and forms by May 2005.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (8/10)
There are few direct services provided on campus for students around resume-writing, interviewing, job search skills, so we wanted to have that information available on-line for our students. Although the website now provides a good mix of job-search information, we will continue to upgrade and add to it. The CWE website design is underway and implementation will continue into next year, though forms are not yet available online. We did not develop a joint process with Counseling to direct students to employment-related tools and assistance. Instead a state grant shared between RCC and The Job Council has provided funding for two TJC employment counselors (one at RWC and one at RVC) for 3 hours each week to assist students with job-search skills.
Assessment Tools Used:
The degree to which the implementation occurred within the prescribed timeframe.
Extent of Accomplishments:
Implementation of the CWE website will continue into next year.
Table Rock Campus Objective 7
Provide ready access to library resources, tutoring assistance and research/class materials in a comfortable setting using traditional as well as high technology delivery methods. Demonstrated by integration with the Phoenix Center and distributed learning including tutoring, library research/references, and interactive video classrooms and conferences.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
There has been a lot of planning around the topics of the Phoenix Center, what it is, how it will support student success, and how it will operate. Lori Sours, specifically, has been working on this project through Perkins funding during the 04-05 school year. Many other key staff members have also been planning the physical facility, the staffing needs, detailing equipment needs, and developing job descriptions and establishing procedures for implementation of the services to be provided in the Phoenix Center.
Assessment Tools Used:
Achievement of this goal would have meant that the Table Rock Campus was open and functioning. Since this is not the case, we did not meet this goal. We did howevever, make great strides with planning and will be ready to fully implement the plan fall 2005
Electronics Objective 4
Complete the development of two web-based courses to support an online PC Microprocessor Systems Technician Certificate (1.1, 3.4, 4.2). • EET116 PC Electronics II • EET131 Digital Fundamentals II
Library Objective 3
Write a specific plan for library services at the Table Rock Campus with input from library staff and from other Phoenix participants. Outcome measure: A plan detailing staff assignments, training, oversight, and coordination; selection and processing of print resources; document delivery; Polaris and Ariel installation and maintenance; etc. Responsibility: Library Director, Library staff, Phoenix participants Timeline: Spring 2005 Budget implication: ?
Objective 10.2
Each campus will work collaboratively with other campus teams to expand alternative delivery offerings.
No applicable campus objective
Each campus will work collaboratively with other campus teams to expand alternative delivery offerings.
Riverside Campus Objective 7
Learn Anywhere! Riverside Campus is dedicated to provide alternative avenues of learning for time- and place-bound learners. In 2004-2005, the campus will participate in an RCC distributed learning initiative by sponsoring the development of five new web courses or telecourses.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Six new DL classes were held: WR 121, Art 204-205-206, BT 113 and 114.
Assessment Tools Used:
New classes held.
Business Technology Objective 2
Develop and offer at least six new distributed delivery classes during 04-05 (BA199 Project Management - developed in 03-04, scheduled for Spring 05; BA199 Internet Marketing; BA211 Financial Accounting I; BA212 Financial Accounting II; BA213 Managerial Accounting; BT113 Business English I; and BT114).
Humanities Objective 1
The Humanities Department will work to more fully integrate Writing Center/OWL resources and services across the curriculum and campuses via orientations, training sessions, and in-class presentations, with special emphasis on providing writing resources and services to students and staff at the Table Rock Campus.
Table Rock Campus Objective 8
Provide technical support by using best available technology and advanced delivery systems that emulate current college-wide standards including Roguenet applications, ubiquitous wireless connectivity, state of the art digital distribution, and interactive video.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
The planning for technical equipment and support at Table Rock Campus has resulted in detailed room by room system specifications and budgets. In conjunction with this effort, the Media Department has developed a set of classroom equipment and infrastructure standards that will be used throughout the district.
Assessment Tools Used:
Achievement of this goal would have meant that the Table Rock Campus was open and functioning. Since this is not the case, we did not meet this goal. We did howevever, make great strides with planning and will be ready to fully implement the plan fall 2005.
Institutional Long-Range Goal 11
The college will strengthen and develop the quality of its staff and faculty as well as foster a safe, humane, and supportive working and learning environment.
Objective 11.1
The college will work to enrich its institutional and campus culture and identity focusing on RCC's hallmarks and values.
No applicable campus objective
The college will work to enrich its institutional and campus culture and identity focusing on RCC's hallmarks and values.
Marketing and Community Relations Objective 1
Research, develop and promote a positive immediately recognized identity (brand) for RCC.
ABE/GED Objective 6
Two ABE department instructors will participate in a state-sponsored ocean sciences training program.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Two ABE part-time instructors participated in a state-sponsored Ocena Sciences and Math Collaborative. They attended three four-day institutes, developed lessons and presented them throughout the year in ABE, GED, and ESL classes.
Assessment Tools Used:
Lesson plans, power point presentations developed by the instructors.
Unexpected Results:
One instructor will participate in the "teacher at sea" program this August for 3 weeks and will be on a research ship in Monterey Bay studying phyto & zooplankton.
ABE/GED Objective 7
Department instructors will initiate a project to better identify specific reading skills gaps of low-level readers and implement appropriate instruction.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (7/10)
Department instructors focused much anttention on reading skills of the students both in ABE and ESL. New materials were purchased in both counties; a new assessment tool for low level readers and two new classes were developed. Instructors attended three trainings over the year; The Reading Summit, and assessment training, and a Reading Study Circle Retreat. All three activities were sponsored by OCCWD.
Assessment Tools Used:
Lesson plans of instructors who attended the conferences and workshops, new materials, new assessment for low level readers.
Redwood Campus Objective 11
The Redwood Leadership Team recognizes the need for building a supportive working and learning environment. During 2004-05, RWC Leadership Team, in collaboration with the Staff Development Council will sponsor six multi- faceted learning opportunities for staff while developing a plan to incorporate staff release time to increase attendance. Examples may include monthly Friday Forums, health, fitness and stress reduction workshops, and teambuilding activities.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (9/10)
RWC offered seven Friday Forums covering a wide range of topics and featuring student development, support services, instructional programs amd college services. The attendance was variable but important to those who participated. The Massage Therapy program offered massages for faculty and staff as their curricula allowed. Faculty and staff were very appreciative. While this was not a formal workshop developed by the management, it was an important community building and learning opportunity for students and staff. These events will be re-evaluated in 2005-06.
Assessment Tools Used:
Numbers of Events for staff and faculty planned and scheduled.
Mathematics Objective 1
Objective 11.2
The college will continue to strengthen its welcoming environment in order to retain and recruit high quality staff and faculty.
No applicable campus objective
The college will continue to strengthen its welcoming environment in order to retain and recruit high quality staff and faculty.
Business Technology Objective 4
Provide training for part-time faulty to ensure quality of instruction and continuity of course delivery/content. The department coordinator, Laura Peterson, will develop a departmental in-service training session for part- time faculty. These sessions will be scheduled once per quarter and provide a round-table discussion of current issues facing our faculty, as well as specific topics including syllabus preparation, dealing with difficult stuents, communication, use of the Advisor program, dissemination of college- wide/departmental policies, and standardizing content for on-line and in-class courses.
Developmental Education Objective 8
By the beginning of fall term 2004, the Riverside Test Center will expand one 19 hour position and unfilled 19 hour position into one 32 hour 44 week position to accommodate the growing student needs.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Fall term began with a 32-hour proctor assisting lead proctor 44 weeks per year.
Assessment Tools Used:
Funding approved and employee filled the position
Unexpected Results:
No.
Diesel Technology Objective 4
Continue to expand department instructors' education in new industry technology to keep instructors current in delivering new standards and technology to the students.
Health, PE, and Recreation Objective 6
HPER will establish a Wellness Assessment protocol for students and staff who wish to take a closer look at their fitness and wellness levels without benefit of enrolling in a class.
Mathematics Objective 7
The department will continue to advertise on the Math Department web site and encourage qualified part-time instructors to apply. Interviews will be held with qualified applicants and references checked prior to hiring.
Riverside Campus Objective 3
Kind 'N Nice. Riverside Campus aims to be a friendly, helpful place. Faculty and staff will continue to go the extra mile in making students and community feel welcome on campus. Our goal is to increase our student satisfaction measure of “campus friendliness by 5%” over the 2004-2005 baseline.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Partially Met (5/10)
There was a small increase in student satisfaction but still below our 5% goal. We will continue to strive to meet or exceed the 5% goal for 2005-06.
Assessment Tools Used:
Student Satisfaction Survey
Bookstore Objective 1
The bookstores will work with the IT department to implement a more timely financial aid book charging program to allow students to purchase their books prior to the start of winter term.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
Programming changes were made to the bookstore charging progrom to allow FA students to charge against awarded funds instead of applied funds which allows them to purchase their books weeks instead of days before start of term.
Assessment Tools Used:
program changes were completed before winter term.
Science Objective 12
The department will develop an instructional policy for lecture instruction. Measurement: A written instructional policy will be created.
College Services Objective 6
College Services recognizes the essential role of its staff and desires to assist individuals and the college community maintain health, wellness, and professional growth.. Therefore, beginning in fall 2004, College Services will require that no less than 80 percent (and optimally 100 percent) of staff members develop professional growth plans, with the long-term objective of providing educational, training, and wellness opportunities to employees that fulfill those growth plans.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (5/10)
We haven't quite reached 80% for this, but have hit health & wellness targets. We have not met part of this goal in the measurable meaning. While we have been encouraging health and wellness, and professional development, we have not aggressively pursued tracking professional growth plans. Resolve to discuss a plan during each classified employee's annual evaluation, but not necessarily require a plan. This goal will not be measured by number of professional growth plans.
Assessment Tools Used:
Professional growth plans.
Bookstore Objective 3
The bookstore will work with staff to determine their ergonomic needs in regards to their work areas. Changes(such as keyboards, chairs, etc) needed to provide a more healthy work environment will be implemented before June 05.
College Services Objective 8
College Services recognizes the important role of managers and seeks to meet their need for professional growth through trainings, materials, and examples. Therefore, College Services will provide all managers with at least one professional growth opportunity per year.
Accomplishment Extent: Objective Met (10/10)
CS managers attended FoxPro conference, quarterly directors meetings, statewide facilities ARCRAO, Business Managers, HR Directors' meetings, IT Internet meetings, several Risk Management trainings, OSBA sexual harassment workshop, 20 Ways to Get Sued workshop, Chamber leadership program, OSBA insurance workshop, bargaining workshop, financial aid training. This objective will be carried forward to next year.
Assessment Tools Used:
Trainings attended.