Annual Collaborative Activity Objectives

By September 30, 2012

1. Student access and Success Research Centers will be established at Hartnell and Gavilan Colleges and will deliver services to 1,000 Hispanic and low income students and train 125 faculty.

2. Persistence in the gateway ESL and English course sequences will increase 15% per year during the project years 3-5.  By Year 5, the three-year success rate for students enrolled in ESL sequence will increase from 10% to 15% and the English sequence, from 30% to 45%

3. Students participating in project related courses will achieve a retention rate of 70%

4. Two new courses and up to eight curricular modules will be developed, pilot-tested, and fully implemented in Information Competency and Computer literacy with an emphasis in multimedia.  Curricular modules based on each course will be developed to integrate directly into existing courses.  Students who enroll in the new courses will achieve a retention (completion) rate of 70%.

5. The colleges will pilot test, establish and institutionalize processes to assess, monitor and track performance outcomes for 1000 participating students, targeting students enrolled in gateway ESL and English courses, as well as the introductory courses in information competency and computer literacy.

6. Hartnell College will share its executive information system infrastructure with Gavilan College.

7. All targeted courses (ESL, English, Information Competency and Computer Literacy) will have student learning outcomes by year two.   By year five, 25% of all courses, across the curriculum, will have SLOs.

8. Twenty-five (25) ESL and basic English faculty, in total from both colleges, will complete at least two training courses on improving student persistence.  At least 90% of the participating faculty will report integrating one or more new methodologies into their courses.

9. One-hundred (100) faculty in total from both colleges will complete at least two training courses in integrating information competency and /or computer literacy modules into their course curriculum.  At least 75% of participating faculty will report integrating one or more new methodologies into their courses.

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HartnelL College shall provide its diverse communities and student population with equal opportunities for educational access and success.

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