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					                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                               DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:              Administrative Services

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                  Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                        cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      Computers/computer related equipment
  1 Facilities       Multimedia System, with      Maximize instructional tools     Enhanced student success           $10,000.00     1,4,13,14,15   B - High
                     cabinet                      available to faculty             and teaching and learning
                                                                                   effectiveness



         Resource Category:                      Facilities
  2 Facilities       Storage shed or enclosed     Need convenient storage area     Improved support for               $15,000.00      3,4,14,15     A - Urgent
                     trailer for storage of       near quad for tables/chairs to   campus events with less
                     portable tables & chairs     efficiently support campus       impact on other services;
                                                  activities                       improved employee
                                                                                   satisfaction


         Resource Category:                      New classified staff
                  .5 fte
  3 Duplicating/Mailroomfor temp classified       to keep up with growth and       maintain high levels of             $3,000.00     1,4,13,14,15   C - Important
                                                  increased demand                 quality and service
  4 Facilities       1 FTE regular custodial      maintain/improve standards as    high quality of service; high      $35,000.00        1,4,15      A - Urgent
                     for additional space in      campus grows                     level of customer satisfaction
                     CAC, Science & Cafeteria
                     Buildings - approx 30,000
                     net additional sf

  5 Facilities       1 temporary custodian on     maintain/improve standards as    high quality of service; high       $5,000.00        1,4,15      B - High
                     Saturdays                    campus grows                     level of customer satisfaction

  6 Facilities       1 FTE regular custodian      maintain/improve standards as    high quality of service; high      $35,000.00        1,4,15      B - High
                     for NE Mod & EG              campus grows                     level of customer satisfaction
                     Ctr (approx 25,000+ sf)

  7 Facilities       1 FTE regular custodian      maintain/improve standards as    high quality of service; high      $35,000.00        1,4,15      B - High
                     for Winn Ctr for             campus grows                     level of customer satisfaction
                     Construction and
                     Architecture (approx
                     30,000 sf)


         Resource Category:                      New classified staff
  8 Facilities       1 FTE regular custodian      maintain/improve standards as    high quality of service; high      $35,000.00        1,4,15      C - Important
                     for day or swing shift to    campus grows                     level of customer satisfaction
                     handle additional
                     restrooms, garbage due to
                     student growth.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                            DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:             Administrative Services

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                   Desired outcome             Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                    cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Replace
  9 Duplicating/Mailroom spiral binding                                                                            $3,500.00                    A - Urgent
                     machine to improve
                     effectiveness and
                     efficiency and reduce
                     maintenance costs.
                 Replace
10 Duplicating/Mailroom laminator                                                                                  $3,000.00                    B - High
                 ASF Machine
11 Duplicating/Mailroom                                                                                           $15,000.00                    B - High
                 Replace
12 Duplicating/Mailroom 90 ppm copier             to keep up with growth and        maintain high levels of       $50,000.00     1,4,13,14,15   B - High
                     with 110+ppm copiers,        increased demand                  quality and service
                     1,000,000+ duty cycle
13 Facilities        Replacement furniture for    Provide facilities that support   Improved student success      $50,000.00         1,4        A - Urgent
                     classrooms (year 1&2)        exemplary teaching and learning   and teaching & learning
                                                                                    excellence
14 Facilities        Equipment for Cafeteria      enhance productivity              improve efficiency and         $9,000.00         14         A - Urgent
                     building                                                       service quality
15 Facilities        For Science building         enhance productivity              improve efficiency and         $9,000.00         14         A - Urgent
                                                                                    service quality
16 Facilities        Outdoor Furniture            Enhance the student experience    Improved student success      $15,000.00          3         B - High

17 Facilities        Equipment for EG Ctr bldg    enhance productivity              improve efficiency and         $3,000.00         14         B - High
                                                                                    service quality
18 Facilities        Equipment for NE Mod         enhance productivity              improve efficiency and        $10,000.00         14         B - High
                                                                                    service quality
19 Facilities        Vacuums, other custodial     Maintain and improve level of     Maintain and Improve          $10,000.00         4,7        B - High
                     equipment; note becomes      services as campus expands        employee and student
                     urgent with additional                                         satisfaction
                     buildings
20 Facilities        Welding machine & spool      Enhance and streamline            Reduced costs and improve      $3,800.00       1,7,9,14     B - High
                     gun                          maintenance services; reduce      services
                                                  maintenance time and costs
21 Facilities        Scaffolding for              Enhance and streamline            Reduced costs and improve      $5,000.00       1,7,9,14     B - High
                     maintenance work             maintenance services; reduce      services
                                                  maintenance time and costs
22 Facilities        Replacement equipment        Enhance and streamline            Reduced costs and improve     $10,000.00       1,7,9,14     B - High
                     for maintenance shop         maintenance services; reduce      services
                     (with building               maintenance time and costs
                     modernization)

23 Facilities        Replacement furniture for    Provide facilities that support   Improved student success      $50,000.00         1,4        C - Important
                     classrooms (years 3&4)       exemplary teaching and learning   and teaching & learning
                                                                                    excellence
                                                         COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                             DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                  UNIT PLAN
                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:        Administrative Services

         Department Item description         Brief rationale                      Desired outcome           Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                 Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                 maintain
24 Duplicating/Mailroom current equipment    to keep up with growth and           maintain high levels of      $2,000.00     1,4,13,14,15   B - High
                                             increased demand                     quality and service
                 Shrink
25 Duplicating/Mailroom wrap machine                                                                             $500.00                    C - Important
26 Facilities    Miscellaneous COLA and      Maintain and improve level of        Maintain and Improve        $10,000.00         4,7        A - Urgent
                     Growth Increases        services as campus expands           employee and student
                                                                                  satisfaction


         Resource Category:                 Supplies
                 paper,
27 Duplicating/Mailroom staples, misc.       to keep up with growth and           maintain high levels of      $5,000.00     1,4,13,14,15   A - Urgent
                                             increased demand                     quality and service
28 Facilities        Walk Off Mats           Reduce dirt tracked into buildings   Reduced costs and            $6,000.00      7,13,14,15    A - Urgent
                                             to improve efficiency and            improved safety and
                                             cleanliness of buildings; reduce     cleanliness
                                             overall costs from renting mats
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                              Unit Name:              Business and Family

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                      Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                          Computers/computer related equipment
  1 Business             55 or more                   In an effort to improve student      Increase student success       $100,000.00        1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
                                                      success rates and to meet the        rates and meet the ever
                         computers to fill labs
                                                      increased enrollment numbers,        growing demands of an
                         (both Business and           the Business Department has          expanding enrollment.
                         Tutoring).                   identified the need for designated
                                                      and dedicated spaces for a
                                                      Business Learning Lab and a
                                                      Tutoring Lab.


  2 Computer           Upgrade hardware to            To run new software and use     Hardware upgraded and                $26,500.00          9          B - High
         Info Science: support new software and       new technologies, hardware must enhanced every 3 – 4 years
         Applications new technologies                be continually upgraded.        to support new software and
         & Web         Note: Cost is for one                                          technologies
                       classroom--BS-146 (or 32
                       computers). It should be
                       done every three to five
                       years.



  3 Computer             VMware Servers                                                                                    $20,000.00     1,4,7,9,11,14   A - Urgent
         Info Science:
         Networking &
         Security

  4 Computer                                          To run new software and use     Hardware upgraded and                $26,500.00          9          C - Important
         Info Science: Upgrade hardware to            new technologies, hardware must enhanced every 3 – 4 years
         Networking & support new software and        be continually upgraded.        to support new software and
         Security      new technologies                                               technologies


                         Note: Cost is for one
                         classroom--BS-153 (or 32
                         computers). It should be
                         done every three to five
                         years.
  5 Early                Two lap-top computers for    Student focus groups indicated       Increase the success rates       $2,300.00         2,4         B - High
         Childhood       students to sue for          the need for tutoring by ECE         in ECE core classes.
         Education/      coursework or lab work       students in the ECE courses.         Increase the number of
         Family          and a color printer.         This support to English- language    student transferring to a 4
         Consumer                                     learners and other students will     year university
         Science                                      increase their success rates.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                 DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                            UNIT PLAN
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                 Business and Family

         Department Item description                   Brief rationale                      Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                           Facilities
  6 Accounting          Additional classroom                                                                                     $0.00          4         B - High
                        access - 16 hours/week
  7 Business            Dedicated                      In an effort to improve student      Increase student success                         1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
                        Space/Classroom                success rates and to meet the        rates and meet the ever
                                                       increased enrollment numbers,        growing demands of an
                                                       the Business Department has          expanding enrollment.
                                                       identified the need for designated
                                                       and dedicated spaces for a
                                                       Business Learning Lab and a
                                                       Tutoring Lab.


  8 Computer           Create/builld a new CIS         Because there is no way to           Expand/modify/modernize/rel    $100,000.00          9         B - High
         Info Science: classroom/lab (Mac lab)         predict what new technology will     ocate or add a new space to
         Applications and retrofit BS-145A into a      emerge in the future, we would       create a CIS classroom/lab
         & Web         "Smart Lab" to include          like to plan for a CIS               that utilizes future
                       future technology that          classroom/lab that would include     technology.
                       would be the best long-         future technology. For example,
                       term solution to serve CIS      our current lab cannot easily
                       students. This should           accommodate students using
                       include laptop support.         laptops.
                       Note: cost is
                       approximate. It is difficult
                       to guess what the cost of
                       a computer lab will be in a
                       couple years



  9 Computer            Create/builld a new CIS                                                                            $100,000.00                    B - High
         Info Science: classroom/lab (Mac lab)
         Networking & and retrofit BS-145A into a
         Security      "Smart Lab" to include
                       future technology that
                       would be the best long-
                       term solution to serve CIS
                       students. This should
                       include laptop support.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:              Business and Family

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                               cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                         New classified staff
10 Accounting          1.0 FTE Accounting I/A                                                                                $40,000.00          4         A - Urgent
11 Business            6 IA Positions                In an effort to increase student      Improve student success                            1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
                                                     success, the Department has           rates across all disciplines.
                                                     identified a great need for
                                                     instructional assistants across all
                                                     disciplines. Due to the difficulty of
                                                     the subject matter, skill level of
                                                     the student body, wide range of
                                                     course offerings, pace of
                                                     instruction, and lower success
                                                     rates, the D


12 Business            2 new classified staff to     In an effort to improve student       Increase student success                           1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
                       support labs                  success rates and to meet the         rates and meet the ever
                                                     increased enrollment numbers,         growing demands of an
                                                     the Business Department has           expanding enrollment.
                                                     identified the need for designated
                                                     and dedicated spaces for a
                                                     Business Learning Lab and a
                                                     Tutoring Lab.


13 Computer            Daytime CIS IA to support     The 30+ students in our hands-        Improved core and                     $13.42         1,4        A - Urgent
         Info Science: CIS hands-on computer         on computer classrooms would          applications course success
         Applications classrooms                     benefit from having an IA help        rates
         & Web                                       them to solve their problems
                       Note: Cost is per hour for    while completing the tutorial
                       one IA.                       during the teacher led classroom
                                                     lecture/presentation.


14 Computer            Daytime CIS IA to support     The 30+ students in our hands-        Improved core and                     $13.42        1,4,15      B - High
         Info Science: CIS hands-on computer         on computer classrooms would          applications course success
         Networking & classrooms. Note the cost      benefit from having an IA help        rates
         Security      is the hourly cost.           them to solve their problems
                                                     while completing the tutorial
                                                     during the teacher led classroom
                                                     lecture/presentation.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:            Business and Family

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
15 Early              Hire new teacher or lead     Child Development Center is                    Provide high quality                       1,4,7       A - Urgent
         Childhood    teacher if staff reduction   licensed and funded by the state      early care and education
         Education/Fa occurs                       of California as well as accredited   and quality learning
         mily                                      by NAEYC and must meet these          opportunities for students as
         Consumer                                  requirements and accreditation        measured by NAEYC
         Science                                   standards to continue it’s            accreditation standards and
                                                   operation and support of children     the CDE CDD’s annual
                                                   and families as well as the lab       agency self report, which
                                                   students from the practicum           includes a variety of
                                                   classes.                              measures
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:              Business and Family

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                        Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                         New faculty
16 Accounting          1.0 FTE Adjunct Faculty                                                                             $100,000.00           4        B - High
17 Business            4 Faculty (immediate need)    : The Business Department, and Increase student access to              $75,000.00       1,2,3,4,7    A - Urgent
                                                     most of its disciplines, has seen high demand business
                                                     significant enrollment increases  discipline courses.
                                                     over the past four years.
                                                     Unduplicated enrollment for the
                                                     various disciplines has increased
                                                     as follows: Business - 62%;
                                                     Management - 48%; and,
                                                     Economics - 34%. Other
                                                     disciplines have seen moderate to



18 Business            4 Future Faculty; and         : The Business Department, and Increase student access to                               1,2,3,4,7    B - High
                       Retirement Placement as       most of its disciplines, has seen high demand business
                       needed                        significant enrollment increases  discipline courses.
                                                     over the past four years.
                                                     Unduplicated enrollment for the
                                                     various disciplines has increased
                                                     as follows: Business - 62%;
                                                     Management - 48%; and,
                                                     Economics - 34%. Other
                                                     disciplines have seen moderate to



19 Computer            Hire replacements for         With the probability of several        The majority of                 $98,408.00          1         C - Important
         Info Science: retiring CIS faculty          CIS core/applications faculty          core/applications classes
         Applications Note: Cost is for one          retiring within the next 4 years,      are taught by full-time CIS
         & Web         faculty member. We            requests must be made to assure        faculty
                       expect three full-tim         the continuation of
                       faculty members to retire     core/application course being
                       in the next five years.       taught by full-time CIS faculty


20 Computer            Hire replacements for         With the probability of several        The majority of                 $98,408.00          1         C - Important
         Info Science: retiring CIS faculty          CIS faculty retiring within the next   core/applications classes
         Networking & Note: Cost is for one          4 years, requests must be made         are taught by full-time CIS
         Security      faculty member. We            to assure the continuation of          faculty
                       expect three full-tim         courses being taught by full-time
                       faculty members to retire     CIS faculty.
                       in the next five years.
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:              Business and Family

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
21 Early              1.0 FTE for new ECE full      Load of teaching faculty includes    Increase the continuity of       $98,000.00          4         A - Urgent
         Childhood    time faculty                  many duties in support of           instruction of ECE/FCS
         Education/Fa                               credentialing and grant             classes though evening,
         mily                                       requirements.                       weekend, and online.
         Consumer
         Science


         Resource Category:                        New student help
22       Business      3 or 4 new positions for     In an effort to increase student    Improve student success            $3,000.00       1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
23       Business      student help
                       4 new student help           In an effort toDepartment has
                                                    success, the improve student        rates across all disciplines.
                                                                                        Increase student success                           1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
24       Computer      positions Student help to
                       Additional                   success rates andin our hands-
                                                    The 30+ students to meet the        rates and core and ever
                                                                                        Improved meet the                 $20,000.00        1,4,15
25       Info Science: support CIS Classrom
         Early         Three student                on computer classrooms would
                                                    Student focus groups indicated      applications course success
                                                                                        Increase the success rates        $10,000.00         2,4
         Childhood     interns/tutors (10 hours     the need for tutoring by ECE        in ECE core classes.
         Education/Fa per week)                     students in the ECE courses.        Increase the number of
         mily                                       This support to English- language   student transferring to a 4
         Consumer                                   learners and other students will    year university
         Science                                    increase their success rates.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                              Unit Name:             Business and Family

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                         Non-Computer related Equipment
26 Business              Video Camera                In an effort to meet growing      Increase student success                                1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
                                                     enrollment demands and to         and satisfy demands of
                                                     facilitate greater success rates  increasing enrollment.
                                                     across all disciplines, the
                                                     department has identified various
                                                     equipments needs.
27 Computer              Wii Hotspots locations                                                                               $25,000.00                    A - Urgent
         Info Science:
         Database &
         Programming



28 Early                 6 Digital Cameras/          Child Development Center is                     Provide high quality      $3,000.00        1,4,7
         Childhood       camcorders $500 each for    licensed and funded by the state       early care and education
         Education/Fa    documentation of ECE        of California as well as accredited    and quality learning
         mily            students and child          by NAEYC and must meet these           opportunities for students as
         Consumer        interactions                requirements and accreditation         measured by NAEYC
         Science                                     standards to continue it’s             accreditation standards and
                                                     operation and support of children      the CDE CDD’s annual
                                                     and families as well as the lab        agency self report, which
                                                     students from the practicum            includes a variety of
                                                     classes.                               measures



29 Early              2 Digital Cameras for          To support practicum classes and       Increase student                     $500.00         1,4        B - High
         Childhood    documentation                  to allow other staff to engage         competency and skills in the
         Education/Fa                                children in small group visual         small group investigation
         mily                                        arts, science and math                 process identified in the
         Consumer                                    experiences, and other age             advanced practicum and
         Science                                     appropriate curriculum. It will also   observation classes.
                                                     support the students enrolled in
                                                     the Observation class and the
                                                     Early Childhood Environments
                                                     class
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:       2/3/2010
                                                                           UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                Business and Family

         Department Item description                   Brief rationale                      Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                           Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
30 Accounting           curriculum development         Ethics is a major Program SLO        Better assessment of the             $0.00          1         B - High
                        and assessment of ethics       for Accounting. However it does      Ethics Program SLO and a
                        content in courses.            not have sufficient exposure         better determination of the
                                                       within the courses in the program.   impact of expanded focus on
                                                                                            ethics within the program.

31 Accounting           Release time to develop                                                                             $22,000.00                    C - Important
                        report
32 Accounting           Research time to                                                                                    $40,000.00                    C - Important
                        investigate impediments
                        to African
                        American/Hispanic
                        student participation rates
                        and identify strategies to
                        address these
                        impediments.
33 Business             Release Time to Work           The demand for more courses       Satisfy demand by                                     1,7        B - High
                        with Dean to Gain more         (FTE) and release time is evident increasing course offerings.
                        FTE; Review Courses and        by the enrollment figures and
                        Make Needed                    reflects our need for increased
                        Adjustments.                   course offerings and student
                                                       success rates.

34 Computer            It support both locally and
         Info Science: remotely will be needed to
         Database & implement this project.
         Programming



35 Computer            Training for IT staff on
         Info Science: maintenance of new
         Database & software packages.
         Programming Coordination between the
                       CIS dept. and IT staff will
                       be critical to make student
                       labs remotely accessible.
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:           Business and Family

         Department Item description             Brief rationale                    Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                      cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
36 Early                Reassign/                Breadth and depth of the work                    Completion of      $8,100.00      1,4,5,7,13    B - High
         Childhood                               involved in obtaining accreditation theNAEYC Accreditation
                        professional
         Education/Fa                                                                process – This needs to be
         mily           development for the                                          added to the Unit Plan for
         Consumer       2 year process,                                              funding
         Science        Application fee $500,
                        Self-study $2,000.
                        Site visit $2,500,
                        NAEYC Re-
                        Accreditation fees for
                        CDC, Site Visit and
                        process $2,000.
                        Annual reports
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                           UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                              Unit Name:               Business and Family

         Department Item description                   Brief rationale                      Desired outcome             Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                           Software
37 Business             Learning assisted              In an effort to improve student      Increase student success      $20,000.00       1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
                                                       success rates and to meet the        rates and meet the ever
                        software and
                                                       increased enrollment numbers,        growing demands of an
                        Interactive software           the Business Department has          expanding enrollment.
                        to enhance tutoring            identified the need for designated
                        services and student           and dedicated spaces for a
                        learning, i.e. Flickr          Business Learning Lab and a
                                                       Tutoring Lab.
                        Interactive
                        Technology,
                        GroupWare, Self-
                        Paced Tutoring
                        Software (student
                        paced), and other
                        state of art
                        technology software
                        used in the business
                        community and
                        designed to

38                      provide students
                        skills and abilities to
                        meet licensing and
                        employment and
                        academic needs.
39 Computer            Install Netsupport in all of    To remain current, new versions Application and operating           $2,000.00        9,15        A - Urgent
         Info Science: the computer labs. This         of software should be taught in    software upgraded within 18
         Applications software will allow faculty      our core and applications courses. months of new releases
         & Web         and/or staff to monitor
                       computer-use by the
                       students.
40 Computer            Upgrade to newest               To remain current, new versions Application and operating          $16,000.00        9,15        C - Important
         Info Science: version of application          of software should be taught in    software upgraded within 18
         Applications software and operating           our core and applications courses. months of new releases
         & Web         system
                       Note: cost is for one
                       classroom--it is
                       approximate. Software
                       should be upgraded every
                       three to five years.
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                 DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                              Unit Name:              Business and Family

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                   Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)
41 Computer             VMware Infrastructure                                                                            $16,000.00     1,4,7,9,11,14   A - Urgent
         Info Science: 3 Datacenter and
         Networking & VMware Workstation
         Security
                        (60 copies)

42 Computer            Install Netsupport in all of   To remain current, new versions Application and operating           $2,000.00          9          A - Urgent
         Info Science: the computer labs. This        of software should be taught in    software upgraded within 18
         Networking & software will allow faculty     our core and applications courses. months of new releases
         Security      and/or staff to monitor
                       computer-use by the
                       students.
43 Computer            Upgrade to newest              To remain current, new versions Application and operating          $16,000.00          9          C - Important
         Info Science: version of application         of software should be taught in    software upgraded within 18
         Networking & software and operating          our core and applications courses. months of new releases
         Security      system

                        Note: cost is for one
                        classroom--it is
                        approximate. Software
                        should be upgraded every
                        three to five years.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:       2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:              Business and Family

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                               cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                         Supplies
44 Accounting           General Printing                                                                                        $500.00          4         C - Important
45 Business             Various Lab Needs            In an effort to improve student        Increase student success         $20,000.00       1,2,3,4      A - Urgent
                                                     success rates and to meet the          rates and meet the ever
                                                     increased enrollment numbers,          growing demands of an
                                                     the Business Department has            expanding enrollment.
                                                     identified the need for designated
                                                     and dedicated spaces for a
                                                     Business Learning Lab and a
                                                     Tutoring Lab.


46 Early                Supplies to set up the       To support practicum classes and       Increase student                  $2,000.00         1,4        B - High
         Childhood      room for small group         to allow other staff to engage         competency and skills in the
         Education/Fa   investigations as a          children in small group visual         small group investigation
         mily           resource for lab students    arts, science and math                 process identified in the
         Consumer       and CDC staff                experiences, and other age             advanced practicum and
         Science                                     appropriate curriculum. It will also   observation classes.
                                                     support the students enrolled in
                                                     the Observation class and the
                                                     Early Childhood Environments
                                                     class
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                                                                           UNIT PLAN
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                             Unit Name:               Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description                Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                 cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                           Computers/computer related equipment
  1 Agriculture        Computer to support             we will be able to accommodate        To increase the number of          $2,500.00        4,7,9        B - High
                       offering new curriuculum        more students and also provide        students served and also
                       online                          them with a greater sense of          student retention because of
                                                       success because of reliability.       a positive experience with
                                                       We will also be able to create        distance education.
                                                       more opportunities and access
                                                       for students who want to continue
                                                       their education and at the same
                                                       time increase enrollment



  2 Architectural      1 Computer console, 1           The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders         $7,000.00    4,5,6,10,11,12   B - High
         Design Tech   projector projector             outdated and does not support         and the community will
                                                       running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                       technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                       use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                       Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                       provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                       high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                       furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                       instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                       purposes.                             facility will support growth.




  3 Architectural      31 new computers, 1 laser       The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders       $200,900.00    4,5,6,10,11,12   B - High
         Design Tech   color printer, 1 platter, 31    outdated and does not support         and the community will
                       flat screen monitors            running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                       technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                       use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                       Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                       provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                       high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                       furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                       instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                       purposes.                             facility will support growth.
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                        DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:           Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description          Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                   Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
  4 Automotive        12 Desktop PCs and        A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates             $12,200.00                        A - Urgent
         Mechanics                              it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
                      networked printers
         Tech                                   enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                budgets that growth would
                                                require.
  5 Automotive        32 internet compatible    A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates             $28,000.00                        B - High
         Mechanics    notebook computers        it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                   enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                budgets that growth would
                                                require.
  6 Automotive        3 Desktop PCs             Large waitlists combined with        Access and growth will be            $2,400.00                        B - High
         Mechanics                              community growth will make it        well-planned for, which will
         Tech                                   likely that more sections and        also increase organizational
                                                courses will need to be offered,     effectiveness.
                                                and the stagnant growth may
                                                accelerate rapidly to catch-up
                                                with slowed current growth. AMT
                                                has been falling behind, and
                                                there may be pent-up enrollment
                                                expansion to be planned f


  7 Culinary Arts     CAM computer              The ease of entry into the           The profitability of events            $850.00            3           B - High
         Management                             catering field provides an           catered by students should
                                                opportunity for students             increase. Students’ records
                                                unmatched in the hospitality         will provide data.
                                                arena. The number of catering
                                                companies is limited in the
                                                Sacramento providing an
                                                opportunity for caterers to enter
                                                the field.
  8 Fire              New desk top computer     A full-time Fire Tech faculty is     New full time fire tech faculty        $800.00           1,5          A - Urgent
         Technology                             needed to provide leadership for     is hired
                                                this program
  9 Horticulture/Pla Computer and Printer for   The proper and appropriate tools,    Update existing tool                 $6,000.00 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 B - High
         nt Science   new greenhouse            equipment and supplies are           inventory and purchase new
                                                essential to providing students      tools as needed. Existing
                                                with the best training opportunity   tool inventory will be
                                                at CRC. The latest tools and         updated by spring 2011.
                                                proper supplies will provide
                                                experience required by
                                                horticulture employers.
                                                          COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                               DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                  UNIT PLAN
                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:        Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description       Brief rationale                  Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                  cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)
10 Nutrition          The provision of       We will continue to look for ways New NUTRI certificates            $8,000.00        1,4,5,6      A - Urgent
                                             to service our community and our offered
                      more sections of
                                             students. This may involve
                      online NUTRI           collaboration with other entities
                      courses will require   within the greater community to
                      more support and       determine the highest need.
                      equipment. Thus,
                      advanced technology
                      (PC) for the NUTRI
                      faculty will be
                      needed to meet this
                      need (2)
11 Nutrition          The development of     To meet student demand and       enhanced student success           $8,000.00         4,7,9       A - Urgent
                                             enhance student success
                      new online programs
                      will required more
                      advanced technology
                      (PC) for the NUTRI
                      faculty

12 Work               5 new computers        Maximize and enhance the         Increase in student service,       $4,000.00     2,3,4,9,12,15   A - Urgent
         Experience                          service to students and          internet access, productivity
                                             productivity of staff.           and quality of product i.e.
                                                                              resume, cover letters etc.
                                                                              being produced.
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:          Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description          Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                     Facilities
13 Architectural       New ADT Lab and Office    The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders                      4,5,6,10,11,12   A - Urgent
         Design Tech   in the Winn Center        outdated and does not support         and the community will
                                                 running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                 technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                 use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                 Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                 provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                 high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                 furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                 instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                 purposes.                             facility will support growth.




14 Automotive                                    Insufficient lab space is harming     Course access and                                                A - Urgent
         Mechanics                               the ability to grow any where near    enrollment growth to occur
         Tech                                    the same rate as the college.         at same rate as college
                                                 Access and Growth, a vital part       growth.
                                                 of the Strategic Plan, is very
                                                 limited by this inadequate lab
                                                 space, and is inadequately
                                                 addressing community needs.


15 Automotive          3 Faculty Offices         Large waitlists combined with         Access and growth will be                                        B - High
         Mechanics                               community growth will make it         well-planned for, which will
         Tech                                    likely that more sections and         also increase organizational
                                                 courses will need to be offered,      effectiveness.
                                                 and the stagnant growth may
                                                 accelerate rapidly to catch-up
                                                 with slowed current growth. AMT
                                                 has been falling behind, and
                                                 there may be pent-up enrollment
                                                 expansion to be planned f
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:            Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description           Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
16 Construction       Access to the new lab in   The addition of the                   Exiting students will be                              4,5,6         B - High
                      the Winn Center            Weatherization and the Home          more marketable and well
                                                 Energy Audit certificates require    rounded for employment.
                                                 new kinds of instruction in the      They will not be experts, but
                                                 computer lab                         even a fundamental
                                                                                      understanding of the
                                                                                      software and it’s applications
                                                                                      will increase each students
                                                                                      awareness abut what factors
                                                                                      effect different building
                                                                                      performance modeling
                                                                                      software.



17 Culinary Arts      Dedicated Lab Space        For the next 18 months, the CAM Increased enrollment in the                                   9           B - High
         Management                              program is available during the     CAM program
                                                 day, a change from the past 20
                                                 years. Students in the past
                                                 expressed a desire to have
                                                 classes during the day, but the
                                                 lack of a dedicated facility
                                                 prevents this at this time. A
                                                 dedicated facility will support and
                                                 day and evening program


18 Horticulture/Pla Equipment Storage and        The proper and appropriate tools,    Update existing tool                $7,500.00 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         nt Science   Maintenance Shed           equipment and supplies are           inventory and purchase new
                                                 essential to providing students      tools as needed. Existing
                                                 with the best training opportunity   tool inventory will be
                                                 at CRC. The latest tools and         updated by spring 2011.
                                                 proper supplies will provide
                                                 experience required by
                                                 horticulture employers.


19 Nutrition          Classroom needed for       We will continue to look for ways New NUTRI certificates                                   1,4,5,6        A - Urgent
                      NUTRI 300 sections         to service our community and our offered
                                                 students. This may involve
                                                 collaboration with other entities
                                                 within the greater community to
                                                 determine the highest need.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:              Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description             Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
20 Veterinary         installation of storage      Current facilities do not support     modernized facilities               $3,000.00       10,11,12     A - Urgent
         Technology                                program quality and sufficient
                      cabinets in Rm
                                                   access
                      ag102: safety item

21 Veterinary         Remodel of Rm                Current facilities do not support     modernized facilities                               10,11,12     C - Important
         Technology                                program quality and sufficient
                      AG101
                                                   access


22 Welding            Safety Inspection, repair    An overhead bridge crane will be      Install the 5 ton bridge crane      $2,200.00      1,2,3,4,5,6   A - Urgent
                      and update overhead          used to train welding students        onto the apron area of the
                      bridge crane into current    how to properly rig choker chains     new welding shop to
                      safety standards to safely   and slings to lift steel correctly.   implement crane operation
                      operate and train students                                         and lifting of materials
                      how to lift steel.                                                 training.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                        DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:          Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description           Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      New classified staff
23 Architectural       IA/lab assistant           The current computers take 2-         Students, industry leaders                       4,5,6,10,11,12     A - Urgent
         Design Tech                              minutes to boot-up the software       and the community will
                                                  applications before students can      experience a high quality
                                                  start work on projects. The           learning environment and
                                                  sloping desk top of the instructor    well as industry leaders and
                                                  station makes it difficult on the     community. Standards will
                                                  wrist and arm when working at         continue to be set high in
                                                  the station. We also sometimes        student performance and the
                                                  remove the glass from desktop to      facility will project that
                                                  see monitor                           image. The high tech T117
                                                                                        facility will support growth.




24 Architectural       1 full time IA             The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders                       4,5,6,10,11,12     B - High
         Design Tech                              outdated and does not support         and the community will
                                                  running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                  technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                  use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                  Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                  provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                  high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                  furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                  instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                  purposes.                             facility will support growth.




25 Architectural       2 adjunct faculty          The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders                       4,5,6,10,11,12     B - High
         Design Tech                              outdated and does not support         and the community will
                                                  running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                  technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                  use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                  Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                  provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                  high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                  furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                  instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                  purposes.                             facility will support growth.




26 Construction        New full time permanent    This will require a lot more          To get the position next time     $60,000.00   4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                       Lab Tech (to replace       logistical coordination of            the opportunity arises.
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                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                               Unit Name:             Careers and Technology

         Department      Item description             Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy         Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                                 cost    and/or Strategies       (A, B, C)
27       Culinary Arts   Full Time Instructional      The CAM program caters five           The instructional assistant is                          4            A - Urgent
         Management
         Emergency       Assistant
                         1500 hours per year in       annual events in Assistants (IAs)
                                                      The Instructional addition to the     available for all lab classes
                                                                                             Instructional Assistants          $20,130.00         1,4,7          A - Urgent
28
29       Medical
         Emergency       increased IA support - to
                         Temp classified support      can provide the manual support
                                                      Recruit students, especially          (IAs) hired and EMT
                                                                                            development of brochure               $540.00           8            B - High
         Medical
         Emergency       develop web site (40
                         Technical Assistance to      students from under-represented
                                                      Detailed and professional made        and web site
                                                                                            Create and place online             $1,500.00          1,5           B - High
30
         Medical
         Fire            support video staff to
                         Temp Classified              skills videos will improve students
                                                      Recruit students, particularly from   videos
                                                                                            Development of brochure               $540.00           8            B - High
31
32       Technology
         Fire            develop web site
                         Classified temp              under-represented groups can
                                                      The Instructional Assistant           and web site Assistant is
                                                                                            Instructional                       $5,000.00           7            B - High
         Technology      instructional assistant      provide the manual support and        hired
                         (372 hours per year)         security for a large class

33 Veterinary            .5 FTE classified staff      Addition of full time instructional   new staff and faculty hired        $25,000.00       1,3,4,5,6        B - High
         Technology                                   staff will decrease the utilization
                                                      of part time staff. This should be
                                                      measurable by the fact that one
                                                      full time personnel will replace
                                                      1.00FTE now being taught by
                                                      part time personnel.


34 Welding               Classified staff to manage   The welding department needs          Allocate funds to provide          $21,000.00   1,2,4,7,9,13,14,15   B - High
                         the welding program.         additional staffing due to the        support for student help to
                                                      increasing class size and number      reduce accidents, injuries,
                                                      of classes offered per semester.      theft and management of a
                                                      Additional staffing is needed to      welding laboratory.
                                                      address the preparation of
                                                      processing materials and
                                                      organizing the laboratory to
                                                      ensure safety for students and
                                                      staff. A staff position of


35 Work                  Temporary Clerical - 20      The program is required to            Increased access and                $7,000.00      2,3,7,12,15       A - Urgent
         Experience      hours                        produce, distribute, collect,         availability to Co-op
                                                      record and maintain all Title V       staff/office for students,
                                                      documentation (over 3,500             employers,
                                                      documents annually), track and
                                                      document program outcomes,
                                                      provide student services and
                                                      maintain open office hours.
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                        DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description                 Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                  cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                            New faculty
36 Architectural       1 full time FTE                  The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders                       4,5,6,10,11,12     B - High
         Design Tech                                    outdated and does not support         and the community will
                                                        running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                        technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                        use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                        Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                        provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                        high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                        furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                        instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                        purposes.                             facility will support growth.




37 Automotive          3 Full-Time AMT faculty          Large waitlists combined with         Access and growth will be                                           B - High
         Mechanics     after lab expansion              community growth will make it         well-planned for, which will
         Tech                                           likely that more sections and         also increase organizational
                                                        courses will need to be offered,      effectiveness.
                                                        and the stagnant growth may
                                                        accelerate rapidly to catch-up
                                                        with slowed current growth. AMT
                                                        has been falling behind, and
                                                        there may be pent-up enrollment
                                                        expansion to be planned f


38 Construction        Need 1.0 FTE for new full        We were fortunate enough to           Request and receive FTE          $100,000.00          7,8,9         A - Urgent
                       time faculty member. This        receive funds to initiate the         allocation commensurate
                       means that a faculty             development and addition of new       with the courses offered
                       computer and office need         classes. Now we need a                during the grant cycle, after
                       to be obtained as well.          commitment from the district to       the seed money has run out.
                                                        continue these new courses
                                                        without being askedto
                                                        compromise the integrity of the
                                                        current program structure.


39 Construction        Additional full time position    The construction industry is          To get the FTE as soon as        $100,000.00   4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
40 Culinary Arts       New full time faculty            The lab classes close early           The desired outcome would                                7          B - High
         Management                                     during the registration period        be an increase in program
                                                        every semester. Additional            productivity and program
                                                        sections of each course would         enrollment.
                                                        increase the number of students
                                                        in each class, leading to program
                                                        growth.
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                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:              Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description              Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                   Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                 cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
41 Emergency           Increased FTE for full time   The Instructional Assistants (IAs)     Instructional Assistants            $9,700.00        1,4,7       A - Urgent
         Medical       faculty (WIA Grant            can provide the manual support        (IAs) hired and EMT
         Technology    increase of one section)      and accreditation requirements        sections maintained by
                                                     for large class sections. Increase    increased FTE.
                                                     the FTE allocated (currently
                                                     maintained by WIA grant) to
                                                     continue current section load in
                                                     the EMT program.


42 Fire                New full time faculty         A full-time Fire Tech faculty is      New full time fire tech faculty     $98,000.00         1,5        A - Urgent
         Technology    member                        needed to provide leadership for      is hired
                                                     this program
43 Health              Additional Adjunct            At the last review in 2005, the       Meet the CAHIIM                      $4,800.00        1,4,15
         Information   instructor to teach an        program employed three adjunct        accreditation standards for
         Technology    addition class.               faculty in addition to the program    the Program Director’s
                                                     director. When the new program        release time/credit hour
                                                     director was hired in fall of 2007    course load per term.
                                                     the course load for the director
                                                     was inadvertently increased.


44 Nutrition           0.6 FTE/semester -            We will continue to look for ways New NUTRI certificates                  $30,000.00       1,4,5,6      A - Urgent
                                                     to service our community and our offered
                       Additional adjuncts
                                                     students. This may involve
                       may be needed to              collaboration with other entities
                       teach the extra               within the greater community to
                       sections of NUTRI             determine the highest need.
                       courses
45 Veterinary          I new full time faculty       Addition of full time instructional   new staff and faculty hired         $90,000.00       1,3,4,5,6    C - Important
         Technology    member                        staff will decrease the utilization
                                                     of part time staff. This should be
                                                     measurable by the fact that one
                                                     full time personnel will replace
                                                     1.00FTE now being taught by
                                                     part time personnel.
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:               Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description               Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                          Non-Computer related Equipment
46 Architectural       31 computer chairs and         The current computers take 2-         Students, industry leaders        $13,000.00    4,5,6,10,11,12   A - Urgent
         Design Tech   new instructor console.        minutes to boot-up the software       and the community will
                                                      applications before students can      experience a high quality
                                                      start work on projects. The           learning environment and
                                                      sloping desk top of the instructor    well as industry leaders and
                                                      station makes it difficult on the     community. Standards will
                                                      wrist and arm when working at         continue to be set high in
                                                      the station. We also sometimes        student performance and the
                                                      remove the glass from desktop to      facility will project that
                                                      see monitor                           image. The high tech T117
                                                                                            facility will support growth.




47 Architectural       15 computer tables, 30         The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders        $69,350.00    4,5,6,10,11,12   B - High
         Design Tech   computer chairs, 1             outdated and does not support         and the community will
                       instructor stool, two 30 by    running the existing high             experience a high quality
                       60 tables, 10 arm chairs, 4    technology software in current        learning environment and
                       filing cabinets, 2 book        use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                       cases, 2 large magazine        Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                       rackts, 1 projection           provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                       screen, 6 materials            high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                       cabinets                       furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                      instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                      purposes.                             facility will support growth.




48 Architecture        Elmo P30S Document             Architectural instruction has          Students should develop a         $2,000.00       1,3,4,5,9
                       Camera                         significant visual communication      better understanding
                                                      needs for demonstrating               rendering technique, visual
                                                      rendering, visual note-making         note-making and
                                                      and architectural images to a         understanding of
                                                      mass audience. The current            architectural precedent. The
                                                      device is outdated and has            outcome would be
                                                      resolution issues.                    measurable by improved
                                                                                            grades on rendering
                                                                                            projects, note-making
                                                                                            projects and greater use of
                                                                                            architectural precedent in
                                                                                            design projects.
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                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                              Unit Name:          Careers and Technology

         Department     Item description          Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)
49 Automotive           12 work benches           A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates          $9,000.00                     A - Urgent
         Mechanics                                it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                     enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                  budgets that growth would
                                                  require.
50 Automotive           12 hose reel assemblies   A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates         $18,000.00                     A - Urgent
         Mechanics                                it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                     enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                  budgets that growth would
                                                  require.
51 Automotive           1 vehicle emissions       A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates         $60,000.00                     A - Urgent
         Mechanics      dynamometer               it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                     enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                  budgets that growth would
                                                  require.
52 Automotive           10 vehicle lifts          A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates         $60,000.00                     A - Urgent
         Mechanics                                it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                     enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                  budgets that growth would
                                                  require.
53 Automotive           A/C machine               A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates          $7,000.00                     B - High
         Mechanics                                it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                     enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                  budgets that growth would
                                                  require.
54 Automotive           10 scan-tools             A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates          $7,200.00                     B - High
         Mechanics                                it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                     enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                  budgets that growth would
                                                  require.
55 Automotive           1 Tire changing machine   A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates         $10,000.00                     B - High
         Mechanics                                it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
         Tech                                     enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                                                  budgets that growth would
                                                  require.
56       Automotive     1 Wheel Balancer          A doubling of lab space will mean   Access and growth at rates       $35,000.00                     B - High
57       Mechanics
         Automotive     3 Office Desks            Large waitlists double the
                                                  it is possible to combined with     commensurate with will be
                                                                                      Access and growth the             $1,800.00                     B - High
58       Mechanics
         Automotive     A/C Machine               community growth will make it
                                                  A doubling of lab space will mean   well-planned for, which will
                                                                                      Access and growth at rates        $8,400.00                     C - Important
59       Mechanics
         Construction   Shop Tools, and           it is possible to double the
                                                  Program Growth and teaching         Better training with the
                                                                                      commensuratewith better lab                    4,5,6,10,11,12   A - Urgent
                                                  effectiveness (see supplemental     opportunities to support
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                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:              Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description             Brief rationale                      Desired outcome              Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
60 Emergency          New equipment and            The CRC EMT Program has a            obain needed EMT               $45,000.00           4,15         B - High
         Medical      supplies (see attached for   very limited budget. We have         equipment
         Technology   detail)                      relied on the resources available
                                                   to by ARC EMT program for the
                                                   equipment itself.

61 Fire               Equipment for Fire Tech      The Fire Tech Program has no      Obtain the necessary fire         $35,000.00            4           B - High
         Technology   Program (see descriptive     budget. We have relied on the     tech equipment
                      info for an itemized list)   resources available to our
                                                   adjuncts' place of employment for
                                                   equipment and equipment
                                                   demonstration
62 Horticulture/Pla Hand Tools, Power              The proper and appropriate tools,    Update existing tool           $77,000.00 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         nt Science                                equipment and supplies are           inventory and purchase new
                      Tools, SK-500
                                                   essential to providing students      tools as needed. Existing
                      Attachments, Riding          with the best training opportunity   tool inventory will be
                      Mower, Soil Blender          at CRC. The latest tools and         updated by spring 2011.
                                                   proper supplies will provide
                                                   experience required by
                                                   horticulture employers.


63 Horticulture/Pla                                The proper and appropriate tools,    Update existing tool           $76,000.00 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 B - High
         nt Science   Wheel Tractor, Reel          equipment and supplies are           inventory and purchase new
                                                   essential to providing students      tools as needed. Existing
                      Mowers (2), Rotary
                                                   with the best training opportunity   tool inventory will be
                      Mower, Blowers (3),          at CRC. The latest tools and         updated by spring 2011.
                      Hedge Trimmers (3),          proper supplies will provide
                      Power Brooms (2),            experience required by
                      Chipper                      horticulture employers.



64 Horticulture/Pla Skid-Steer Loader, Area        The proper and appropriate tools,    Update existing tool           $71,000.00 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 C - Important
         nt Science   Vaccuum, Man-lift            equipment and supplies are           inventory and purchase new
                                                   essential to providing students      tools as needed. Existing
                                                   with the best training opportunity   tool inventory will be
                                                   at CRC. The latest tools and         updated by spring 2011.
                                                   proper supplies will provide
                                                   experience required by
                                                   horticulture employers.
                                                          COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                  UNIT PLAN
                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:        Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description       Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy        Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                        cost    and/or Strategies      (A, B, C)
65 Veterinary         Digital radiography    The majority of all veterinary        Addition of this equipment         $97,975.00   1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9   A - Urgent
         Technology                          practices in the U.S are now          will: Modernize/upgrade
                      equipment
                                             utilizing this technology or are in   existing equipment and
                                             the transition phase to this          provide the instruction
                                             technology.                           needed for students to be
                                                                                   competitive in the workforce.
                                                                                   Additional training on this
                                                                                   equipment will be needed for
                                                                                   instructional staff to provide
                                                                                   best practices for student
                                                                                   learning.




66 Work               OnBase or other        Student Title V documents and         Create a safer and more                             2,3,7,15        C - Important
         Experience                          records are currently stored in       effective way to keep
                      more efficient
                                             locked file cabinets in the Co-op     student documentation and
                      method for storing     office.                               confidential information.
                      Title V documents.                                           Additional and better
                      In the process of                                            utilization of office space
                      exploring what is
                      currently being used
                      by Admissions and
                      Records
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:            Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description            Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
67 Agriculture        Maintain or improve help    The online faculty’s computer will   Continue to maintain and/or                          4,7,9       A - Urgent
                      line for online students    also need to be upgraded in order    improve our high student
                                                  to effectively utilize all the       success rates for students
                                                  teaching tools available. In         enrolled in online agriculture
                                                  addition, the agriculture faculty,   classes. Upgrade the
                                                  are subject matter experts, not      agriculture faculty’s
                                                  computer technicians. The            computer to accommodate
                                                  agriculture faculty cannot be        for the demands of online
                                                  expected to answer technical         teaching. Maintain the Help
                                                  questions.                           Line for online students.




68 Agriculture        Provision of long           By either reworking the              Students will stay in a                              10,11       B - High
                                                  Agriculture Marketing course         course that is only 1.5 units
                      distance phone line
                                                  and/or adding a new certificate in   in length and focused on
                      for Agriculture faculty     agriculture we can improve           local projects instead of
                      since many of the           teaching and learning along with     national commodities and
                      students will be            student retention                    strategies.
                      residing outside of
                      the Greater Sacto
                      Area.
69 Agriculture        Release time (.2            By either reworking the              Students will stay in a                              10,11       B - High
                                                  Agriculture Marketing course         course that is only 1.5 units
                      FTE) needed to
                                                  and/or adding a new certificate in   in length and focused on
                      research and apply          agriculture we can improve           local projects instead of
                      for grants or other         teaching and learning along with     national commodities and
                      sources of funding to       student retention                    strategies.
                      support the
                      development and the
                      implementation of a
                      new Agritourism
                      certificate program.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                         DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:           Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description          Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
70 Architectural       Software training         The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders          $6,000.00      4,5,6,10,11,12     A - Urgent
         Design Tech                             outdated and does not support         and the community will
                                                 running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                 technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                 use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                 Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                 provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                 high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                 furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                 instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                 purposes.                             facility will support growth.




71 Architecture        Web site design - in      The Department of Labor grant          The outcome initially would              1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                           $1,000.00                          A - Urgent
                       support of planning       charges CRC with providing            be the same as the
                       agenda item #1 and #2     training, course work and             Department of Labor grant
                                                 certificates to help satisfy the      but hopefully would be
                                                 predicted labor need for green        sustainable beyond the
                                                 technology and clean energy.          grant. The measurable
                                                                                       outcome would be the
                                                                                       number of students trained,
                                                                                       getting green jobs and/or
                                                                                       starting green businesses.



72 Architecture        web site and newsletter   Architectural instruction has          Students should develop a            $500.00         1,3,4,5,9       A - Urgent
                       design                    significant visual communication      better understanding
                                                 needs for demonstrating               rendering technique, visual
                                                 rendering, visual note-making         note-making and
                                                 and architectural images to a         understanding of
                                                 mass audience. The current            architectural precedent. The
                                                 device is outdated and has            outcome would be
                                                 resolution issues.                    measurable by improved
                                                                                       grades on rendering
                                                                                       projects, note-making
                                                                                       projects and greater use of
                                                                                       architectural precedent in
                                                                                       design projects.

73 Automotive          .2 FTE Release Time       Most AMT courses haven’t had a        Improved teaching and               $4,000.00                         C - Important
         Mechanics                               full review in over 10 years,         learning effectiveness,
                       for AMT curriculum
         Tech                                    below college standards               organizational effectiveness,
                       update, revisions.                                              as identified in the Strategic
                                                                                       Plan.
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                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:             Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description            Brief rationale                    Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
74 Construction       Develop incoming            As the program grows with            Improved student success                           4,5,6      B - High
                      assessment test .           Building Performance and             rates, and better student
                      Coordinate with             Building Science related courses learning experience.
                      assessment center and       and certificates, there are more
                      basic skills departments.   options for students to choose
                      May need release time.      from, and proper placement will
                                                  reduce duplication of skill building
                                                  and improve student success.


75 Culinary Arts      curriculum development      The intent of the CAM program      An increase in the number of                          11        C - Important
         Management                               when introduced was to meet the students placed in jobs after
                                                  needs of hospitality supervisors. program completion
                                                  Currently, the job market
                                                  indicates a need for culinary
                                                  professionals with skills in the
                                                  areas of cooking and baking. The
                                                  addition of more hands-on
                                                  classes will enable students to be
                                                  competitive


76 Fire               Release time for            Establish as system of outcome     SLO assessment survey             $10,000.00          5         A - Urgent
         Technology                               assesssment for a program          that is implemented each fall
                      Chair of Allied Health
                                                  without a designated full-time
                      to complete SLO             faculty member
                      assessment survey
                      and report.
77 Fire               Release time for the        The Fire tech program curriculum revised and updated fire            $20,000.00      1,5,6,10,11   A - Urgent
         Technology   Chair of Allied Health      needs to be reviewed and           curriculum
                      Programs to complete        updated to meet industry needs.
                                                  This will require meeting with the
                      a detailed review of the
                                                  Fire community
                      Fire Tech
                      curriculum. Update the
                      curriculum as needed
                      to meet industry
                      needs. Chair will also
                      develop an adjunct
                      request to initiate a
                      change to the
                      curriculum form (to
                      address Planning
                      Agenda #6) (.2 FTE)
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                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:           Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description          Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
78 Horticulture/Pla Release Time for            The department needs to identify       Revised and/or new                         1,2,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                           $5,000.00
         nt Science   curriculum development    the reasons behind the low             horticulture AA degree
                                                number of degrees and                  and/or certificates will be in
                                                certificates awarded and provide       place for the 2010-2011
                                                degrees and certificates that are      catalog.
                                                of value to industry employers.

79 Horticulture/Pla Research and                The horticulture industry is           Have all existing curriculum               1,2,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15High
                                                                                                                          $25,000.00                          B-
         nt Science                             constantly changing, and it is vital   updated and approved by
                      possible release time
                                                to incorporate current trends and      the CRC curriculum
                      for program               new information into the               committee and the
                      development.              curriculum.                            Horticulture advisory
                      Software training.                                               committee by the end of the
                                                                                       spring 2010 semester.


80 Nutrition          Additional (NUTRI         Changes in Industry                    reallocation of FTE                                    1,7,10         A - Urgent
                      and counselor)
                      faculty time needed
                      to advise students of
                      program closure;
                      development of new
                      curriculum; revise
                      current curriculum.
                      This also supports
                      planning agenda
                      item #2

81 Nutrition          Release time needed       To meet student demand and             enhanced student success                                4,7,9         A - Urgent
                                                enhance student success
                      to research and
                      apply for grants or
                      other sources of
                      funding to support
                      the development and
                      the implementation
                      of a new NUTRI
                      certificate program.

82 Nutrition          Maintain or improve the   To meet student demand and             enhanced student success                                4,7,9         A - Urgent
                      Help Line for online      enhance student success
                      students
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                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:            Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description           Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                        cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
83 Nutrition          0.2 Release time for       Currently we are piloting the use   Adoption of i-Respond in all                           5            B - High
                                                 of i-Respond clickers with the      face-to-face classes and i-
                      research into the
                                                 face-to-face NUTRI 300 sections.    Respond Anywhere in our
                      effectiveness of I-        We want to examine if the           online courses.
                      Response on student        clickers improve persistence
                      persistence and            and/or success rate for our
                      success.                   students.
84 Nutrition          0.2 Release time for       Currently there are very few        Either the deletion of the                           10,11          B - High
                                                 available review programs or        expansion of NUTRI 356 as
                      research into the
                                                 courses for the national            the review course for the
                      effectiveness of I-        registration exam. NUTRI 356        registration exam.
                      Response on student        could be changed and be
                      persistence and            developed into an online review
                      success.                   course. We will need to
                                                 investigate if NUTRI 356 can be
                                                 altered to meet the needs of
                                                 these individuals.
85 Veterinary         Training at outside        Enhanced staff proficiency in new Enhanced student learning                                             A
                                                                                                                      $15,000.001,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 - Urgent
         Technology                              technologies is needed            and success
                      facility for veterinary
                      instructional and
                      classified staff. (3)
                      personnel total.
86 Work               Add two additional         To return the .2 FTE ECE WEXP Classes added to the                    $6,000.00       1,3,4,7,11,13     B - High
         Experience   sections of WEXP classes   class that was eliminated      schedule by the 2011-2012
                      to the schedule by tghe    because of budget constraints. academic year
                      2011-2012 academic year    And to accommodate enrollment
                                                 growth and provide additional
                                                 internship opportunities for
                                                 students. Class enrollment is
                                                 currently and has consistently
                                                 been maxed out.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                         DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:             Careers and Technology

         Department    Item description             Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                        Software
87 Architectural       1 software site lcense:      The current equipment is              Students, industry leaders         $2,000.00      4,5,6,10,11,12     B - High
         Design Tech   SketchUp. Cost is for a      outdated and does not support         and the community will
                       three year license           running the existing high             experience a high quality
                                                    technology software in current        learning environment and
                                                    use by the Architectural Design       well as industry leaders and
                                                    Technology department. All            community. Standards will
                                                    provisions for this new lab require   continue to be set high in
                                                    high quality equipment,               student performance and the
                                                    furnishings and materials for         facility will project that
                                                    instructional and marketing           image. The high tech ADT
                                                    purposes.                             facility will support growth.




88 Architecture        Additional software would    The Department of Labor grant          The outcome initially would             1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                       be part of future            charges CRC with providing            be the same as the
                       development                  training, course work and             Department of Labor grant
                                                    certificates to help satisfy the      but hopefully would be
                                                    predicted labor need for green        sustainable beyond the
                                                    technology and clean energy.          grant. The measurable
                                                                                          outcome would be the
                                                                                          number of students trained,
                                                                                          getting green jobs and/or
                                                                                          starting green businesses.



89 Automotive          Mitchell On-Demand           A doubling of lab space will mean Access and growth at rates             $3,000.00                         A - Urgent
         Mechanics                                  it is possible to double the      commensurate with the
                       and ALLDATA
         Tech                                       enrollment, and the attendant     college as a whole.
                       Automotive Repair            budgets that growth would
                       information. Cost is         require.
                       annual.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:            Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description           Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
90 Construction       Energy Modeling Software   The addition of the                  Exiting students will be          $10,000.00        4,5,6
                                                 Weatherization and the Home         more marketable and well
                                                 Energy Audit certificates require   rounded for employment.
                                                 new kinds of instruction in the     They will not be experts, but
                                                 computer lab                        even a fundamental
                                                                                     understanding of the
                                                                                     software and it’s applications
                                                                                     will increase each students
                                                                                     awareness abut what factors
                                                                                     effect different building
                                                                                     performance modeling
                                                                                     software.



91 Construction       BIM Modeling,              To continue to grow with the        Exiting students will be more      $15,000.00        4,5,6       B - High
         Management                              changing needs of the industry.     marketable and well
                      estimating,
         Tech                                                                        rounded for employment.
                      scheduling, project                                            They will not be experts, but
                      management                                                     even a fundamental
                      Software                                                       understanding of the
                                                                                     software and its applications
                                                                                     will increase each student’s
                                                                                     awareness about what
                                                                                     factors effect different
                                                                                     building performance
                                                                                     modeling software.



92 Culinary Arts      Catering Software          The ease of entry into the          The profitability of events                            3         B - High
         Management                              catering field provides an          catered by students should
                                                 opportunity for students            increase. Students’ records
                                                 unmatched in the hospitality        will provide data.
                                                 arena. The number of catering
                                                 companies is limited in the
                                                 Sacramento providing an
                                                 opportunity for caterers to enter
                                                 the field.
93 Emergency          Movie Software             Detailed and professional made      Create and place online               $500.00         1,5        B - High
         Medical                                 skills videos will improve students videos
         Technology                              overall success in the program.
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:           Careers and Technology

         Department   Item description          Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
94 Fire               Training DVD              The Fire Tech Program has no      Obtain the necessary fire              $5,000.00          4         A - Urgent
         Technology                             budget. We have relied on the     tech equipment
                                                resources available to our
                                                adjuncts' place of employment for
                                                equipment and equipment
                                                demonstration
95 Agriculture        Production of new         Having a place to call home or for   To have a building that we          $2,000.00        4,7,9       B - High
                      brochures and marketing   students to meet has been            can have a place that can
                      tools                     challenge in our program. We are     be recognized for
                                                not able to hang out student         agriculture. This will provide
                                                awards or have a reasonable          access to an outstanding
                                                storage area for presentation        program.
                                                items, equipment and also class
                                                supplies.


96 Agriculture        Wine glasses              By either reworking the              Students will stay in a             $1,000.00        10,11       B - High
                                                Agriculture Marketing course         course that is only 1.5 units
                                                and/or adding a new certificate in   in length and focused on
                                                agriculture we can improve           local projects instead of
                                                teaching and learning along with     national commodities and
                                                student retention                    strategies.
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                         DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                    UNIT PLAN
                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:         Careers and Technology

          Department   Item description         Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                   Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
 Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

          Resource Category:                   Supplies
 97 Architecture       Signage                  The Department of Labor grant        The outcome initially would               1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                           $200.00                          A - Urgent
                                                charges CRC with providing          be the same as the
                                                training, course work and           Department of Labor grant
                                                certificates to help satisfy the    but hopefully would be
                                                predicted labor need for green      sustainable beyond the
                                                technology and clean energy.        grant. The measurable
                                                                                    outcome would be the
                                                                                    number of students trained,
                                                                                    getting green jobs and/or
                                                                                    starting green businesses.



 98 Construction       Weatherization           Program Growth and teaching         Better training with better lab                     4,5,6,10,11,12     A - Urgent
                                                effectiveness (see supplemental     opportunities to support
                       Training Supplies,
                                                information)                        classroom instruction.
                       and Construction
                       Material to Build a
                       test home
 99 Culinary Arts      Various Supplies to      The ease of entry into the          The profitability of events                                3           B - High
          Management   support the new class    catering field provides an          catered by students should
                                                opportunity for students            increase. Students’ records
                                                unmatched in the hospitality        will provide data.
                                                arena. The number of catering
                                                companies is limited in the
                                                Sacramento providing an
                                                opportunity for caterers to enter
                                                the field.
100 Emergency          Office Supplies          Establish a system of outcome       The SLO assessment                     $750.00             5           A - Urgent
          Medical                               assessment for a program.           survey will be implemented
          Technology                                                                every fall semester.

101 Emergency          Printing                 Recruit students, especially        development of brochure              $1,000.00             8           B - High
    Medical                                     students from under-represented     and web site
    Technology                                  groups.
102 Fire               Office Supplies for      The Fire Tech Program has no        Obtain the necessary fire              $500.00             4           A - Urgent
    Technology         adjuncts                 budget. We have relied on the       tech equipment
                                                resources available to our
                                                adjuncts' place of employment for
                                                equipment and equipment
                                                demonstration
103 Fire               Printing                 Recruit students, particularly from Development of brochure              $1,000.00             8           B - High
          Technology                            under-represented groups            and web site
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                                                                      UNIT PLAN
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                             Unit Name:          Careers and Technology

           Department   Item description         Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                    Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
104 Horticulture/Pla various laboratory          The proper and appropriate tools,     Update existing tool                 $17,500.00 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 A - Urgent
           nt Science   materials ....$17,500    equipment and supplies are            inventory and purchase new
                        annually                 essential to providing students       tools as needed. Existing
                                                 with the best training opportunity    tool inventory will be
                                                 at CRC. The latest tools and          updated by spring 2011.
                                                 proper supplies will provide
                                                 experience required by
                                                 horticulture employers.


105 Horticulture/Pla Annual Supplies             A modern facility is essential to     The new greenhouse and                $5,000.00 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 B - High
           nt Science                            providing cutting-edge training in    horticulture area will be
                                                 horticulture, as well as attracting   ready for use by fall 2012.
                                                 students and increasing               Additional project and
                                                 enrollment in the program.            instructional support facilities
                                                 Industry leaders are also             will need to be identified by
                                                 encourage to invest in a program      spring 2012.
                                                 that demonstrates growth and
                                                 dedication to proper training of
                                                 the work force.


106 Nutrition           Provision of long        We will continue to look for ways New NUTRI certificates                                      1,4,5,6        A - Urgent
                                                 to service our community and our offered
                        distance phone line
                                                 students. This may involve
                        for NUTRI faculty        collaboration with other entities
                        since many of the        within the greater community to
                        students will be         determine the highest need.
                        residing outside of
                        the Greater Sacto
                        Area. The access
                        must be available in
                        the faculty’s
                        office. Currently only
                        the DTP Director has
                        long distance access
                        from her office.
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                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:            Careers and Technology

           Department   Item description           Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
  Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
107 Nutrition           Provision of long          To meet student demand and            enhanced student success                             4,7,9       A - Urgent
                        distance phone line for    enhance student success
                        NUTRI faculty since
                        many of the students
                        will be residing outside
                        of the Greater Sacto
                        Area. The access must
                        be available in the
                        faculty’s
                        office. Currently only
                        the DTP Director has
                        long distance access
                        from her office.

108 Nutrition           Production of new          Support new employment                new transfer degree created         $2,000.00        1,8,10      B - High
                                                   requirements for field
                        brochures and
                        marketing tools for
                        the new degree
109 Veterinary          Veterinary supplies        current budget is insufficient        increased student learning         $15,000.00        1,3,4       A - Urgent
           Technology                                                                    and success
                        including catheters,
                        fluids, medications,
                        surgical supplies,
                        cadavers,
                        instruments,
                        radiographic
                        materials, gowns,
                        gloves, disposable
                        nursing supplies.
110 Welding             Rigging Chains and         An overhead bridge crane will be      Install the 5 ton bridge crane        $700.00      1,2,3,4,5,6   A - Urgent
                                                   used to train welding students        onto the apron area of the
                        straps
                                                   how to properly rig choker chains     new welding shop to
                                                   and slings to lift steel correctly.   implement crane operation
                                                                                         and lifting of materials
                                                                                         training.
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                                                                                                                               cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
111 Welding            Purchase flux core wire         The welding industry needs           Increase student welding         $38,400.00   1,2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12 B - High
                       feeders for students to         welding operators to be certified    time on flux core machine by
                       practive how to become a        in the flux core process with NR     purchasing more machines
                       certified welding operator      232, NR 233, Coreshield 8            so that students do not have
                       in the flux core process.       welding electrodes for structural    to share machines with two
                                                       steel applications.                  or three other students
                                                                                            during class.


112 Welding            Purchase new Gas                All Phase Repair informed me         Purchase new welding             $60,000.00 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12B - High
                       Tungsten Arc Welding            when I had the current Gas           machines to replace the
                       machines to replace the         Tungsten Arc Welding Machines        current old machines that no
                       current 1991 models             repaired that locating               longer have the available
                       which can no longer             replacement parts for the            replacement parts.
                       locate parts to repair the      machines was becoming more
                       machines.                       and more difficult due to the age
                                                       and type of welding machine. All
                                                       Phase suggested replacing the
                                                       machines in the very near future
                                                       due to t


113 Welding            Purchase a 3/4 Ton truck        As of today, the staff and faculty   Purchase a district vehicle       $3,500.00   4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 B - High
                       to transport welding            use their own vehicles to pickup     around $3,500.00 to reduce
                       consumables and welding         welding consumables and              the burden of driving our
                       supplies to and from the        supplies because a vehicle is not    own vehicles for campus
                       welding shop. Staff is          conviently provided.                 activities.
                       currently using their own
                       vehicles to pickup
                       supplies.


114 Welding            Purchase a construction         As of today, the staff and faculty   Purchase a district vehicle      $15,000.00   4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 B - High
                       style forklift to safely move   use their own vehicles to pickup     around $3,500.00 to reduce
                       steel around the welding        welding consumables and              the burden of driving our
                       yard but to also train          supplies because a vehicle is not    own vehicles for campus
                       students how to operate a       conviently provided.                 activities.
                       forklift for employment
                       requirements.
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                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)
115 Welding            Purchase a cold cutting        Safety must be number one with Purchase a replacement tool            $10,000.00    4,5,6,13,14,15   C - Important
                       saw to replace the unsafe      performing operations in the        to replace the current unsafe
                       abrasive saw that              welding laboratory. The current     abrasive saw.
                       currently does not have a      model is unsafe because it does
                       brake which causes a high      not stop because it fails to have a
                       risk for welding students.     magnetic brake. This is a
                                                      dangerous sitiation with training
                                                      students in the welding lab!



116 Work               annual supply budget to        To provide for appropriate         Plan and maintain an                $2,000.00      2,3,4,7,12     B - High
          Experience   support the acquision of       supplies and program resource      effective and efficient way to
                       office supplies, printing of   needs                              provide for program
                       brochres, marketing tools                                         operating needs.
                       and the acquision of
                       periodicals to be placed in
                       the center.
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                                                                                                                        cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                   Computers/computer related equipment
  1 Research         USB Microphones           In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that               $250.00         3,4        A - Urgent
         Office                                proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                               needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                               current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                               This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                               computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                               in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                               operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                               video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                               current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                    basic electronic
                                                                                    communications issues
                                                                                    includin


  2 Research         Printer/Scanner           In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that               $450.00         3,4        A - Urgent
         Office                                proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                               needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                               current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                               This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                               computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                               in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                               operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                               video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                               current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                    basic electronic
                                                                                    communications issues
                                                                                    includin


  3 Research         2 Apple iMAC Computers    In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that             $3,500.00         3,4        A - Urgent
         Office                                proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                               needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                               current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                               This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                               computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                               in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                               operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                               video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                               current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                    basic electronic
                                                                                    communications issues
                                                                                    includin
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                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
  4 Research         3 Laptops (for checkout      In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that             $5,000.00           3,4          A - Urgent
         Office      purposes)                    proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                                  needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                                  current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                                  This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                                  computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                                  in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                                  operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                                  video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                                  current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                       basic electronic
                                                                                       communications issues
                                                                                       includin


  5 Research         4 new PC computers,          In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that             $5,000.00           3,4          A - Urgent
         Office      monitors and keyboards       proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                     with peripherals             needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                                  current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                                  This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                                  computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                                  in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                                  operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                                  video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                                  current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                       basic electronic
                                                                                       communications issues
                                                                                       includin




         Resource Category:                      Facilities
  6 Office of        FInd and design new                                                                                                   12,14,15
         College     space for the
         Advancement advancement office
         /Foundation

  7 Research         Identify needs and           to enhance efficiency, service,      Improved productivity,                              13,14,15        B - High
         Office      suitable location to         communication and employee           visibility, communication and
                     support the research         satisfaction                         employee satisfaction
                     functions at the college.
  8 Research         permanent location           Program Effectiveness                Program fully operational                      1,2,3,4,5,6,13,14,15 C - Important
         Office                                                                        and supported


         Resource Category:                      New classified staff
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                             Unit Name:                 College President

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                                                                                                                       cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)
  9 Office of        Hire a full-time regular                                                                                            14
         College     classified position
         Advancement
         /Foundation

10 Public              Hire full time regular                                                                                           8,14
   Information         classified
   Office
11 Research            Clerical help to support      Improve the college's           Improved access to data         $35,000.00     1,2,5,6,10,11   A - Urgent
   Office              LODS, CASSL and the           understanding of key data       and use of data in decision
                       Research Office               elements that are relevant to   making and program
                                                     decision making and program     planning
                                                     planning
12 Research            Web based applications        To meet new WASC standards      Enhanced program                $40,000.00     1,2,5,6,14,15   B - High
13 Office
   Research            designer/developer .50
                       add 1.0 in to research        and the demands of growth
                                                     To meet new WASC standards      effectiveness and increased
                                                                                     Enhanced program                $65,000.00     1,2,5,6,14,15   B - High
         Office        office staffing               and the demands of growth       effectiveness and increased
                                                                                     ability to provide quality
                                                                                     information in a timelly
                                                                                     manner.

14 Research            Web designer to develop       Improve the college's           Improved access to data          $4,000.00     1,2,5,6,10,11   B - High
         Office        web sites - internship        understanding of key data       and use of data in decision
                       and/or temp classified - 5    elements that are relevant to   making and program
                       hours per week                decision making and program     planning
                                                     planning


         Resource Category:                         New student help
15 Research            Develop student               To meet new WASC standards      Enhanced program                 $1,500.00     1,2,5,6,14,15   B - High
         Office        internships                   and the demands of growth       effectiveness and increased
                                                                                     ability to provide quality
                                                                                     information in a timelly
                                                                                     manner.
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                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                College President

         Department Item description             Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                     Non-Computer related Equipment
16 Public            Purchase new camera                                                                                                   8,14
   Information       with at least 10MP
   Office
17 Research          Video cameras               In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that               $400.00         3,4         A - Urgent
   Office                                        proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                                 needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                                 current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                                 This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                                 computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                                 in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                                 operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                                 video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                                 current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                      basic electronic
                                                                                      communications issues
                                                                                      includin


18 Research          Storage Cases for           In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that             $1,500.00         3,4         A - Urgent
         Office      Computers/Equipment         proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                                 needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                                 current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                                 This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                                 computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                                 in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                                 operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                                 video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                                 current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                      basic electronic
                                                                                      communications issues
                                                                                      includin


19 Research          Scanner(s) to support       To meet new WASC standards           Enhanced program                   $1,250.00     1,2,5,6,14,15   B - High
         Office      data collection and         and the demands of growth            effectiveness and increased
                     analysis by the research                                         ability to provide quality
                     office and faculty                                               information in a timelly
                                                                                      manner.
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:      2/3/2010
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                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                   College President

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                   Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                          Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
20 Research          training and support for         To meet new WASC standards        Enhanced program                   $900.00      1,2,5,6,14,15      B - High
         Office      scanner                          and the demands of growth         effectiveness and increased
                                                                                        ability to provide quality
                                                                                        information in a timelly
                                                                                        manner.

21 Research          Enhanced Professional            To meet new WASC standards        Enhanced program                 $1,500.00      1,2,5,6,14,15      B - High
         Office      Development budget for           and the demands of growth         effectiveness and increased
                     CASSL and Outcomes                                                 ability to provide quality
                     Coordinators and                                                   information in a timelly
                     research office personnel.                                         manner.



22 Research          Better use of PIO and            Improve the college's             Improved access to data              $0.00      1,2,5,6,10,11      B - High
         Office      Graphic Artists to enhance       understanding of key data         and use of data in decision
                     publications                     elements that are relevant to     making and program
                                                      decision making and program       planning
                                                      planning
23 Research          enhancing CASSL budget           Enhanced understanding of         Improved teaching and            $2,000.00         1,4,5,6         B - High
         Office      to support enhanced              student need and best practices   service effectiveness
                     ability to support on-
                     campus PD events such
                     as webinars, podcasts,
                     etc., and faculty research
                     projects


24 Research          Stipends to support the          To ensure college processes       Continued accreditation and     $12,000.00   1,2,5,6,10,11,14,15   B - High
         Office      creation of assessment           meet WASC accreditation           improved teaching and
                     experts/facilitators/training    requirements                      learning and services

25 Research          Obtain permanent funding         To ensure college processes       Continued accreditation and     $50,000.00   1,2,5,6,10,11,14,15   B - High
         Office      to support SLO                   meet WASC accreditation           improved teaching and
                     Coordinator                      requirements                      learning and services
26 Research          Permanent funding for            Program Effectiveness             Program fully operational       $50,000.00   1,2,3,4,5,6,13,14,15 B - High
         Office      CASSL Coordinator                                                  and supported
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Item #




                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      Software
27 Research          Quicktime Pro                In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that               $200.00         3,4         A - Urgent
         Office                                   proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                                  needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                                  current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                                  This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                                  computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                                  in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                                  operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                                  video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                                  current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                       basic electronic
                                                                                       communications issues
                                                                                       includin


28 Research          Parallels Desktop for Mac    In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that               $500.00         3,4         A - Urgent
         Office                                   proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                                  needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                                  current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                                  This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                                  computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                                  in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                                  operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                                  video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                                  current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                       basic electronic
                                                                                       communications issues
                                                                                       includin


29 Research          Camtasia                     In an effort to expand technology    Faculty and staff that               $550.00         3,4         A - Urgent
         Office                                   proficiency among faculty CASSL      participate in CASSL
                                                  needs to update and expand in        technology workshops
                                                  current technology lab space.        should be able to enhance
                                                  This expansion should include        their teaching through
                                                  computers with the ability to work   incorporating graphics, text,
                                                  in both a Mac and Windows            video and audio into lessons
                                                  operating system, audio and          and projects. Additionally
                                                  video recoding capabilities and      they should be able to
                                                  current software.                    understand and articulate
                                                                                       basic electronic
                                                                                       communications issues
                                                                                       includin


30 Research          Software for Scanner         To meet new WASC standards           Enhanced program                   $1,650.00     1,2,5,6,14,15   B - High
         Office                                   and the demands of growth            effectiveness and increased
                                                                                       ability to provide quality
                                                                                       information in a timelly
                                                                                       manner.
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                           Unit Name:               Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
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Item #




                                                                                                                                   cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                         Computers/computer related equipment
  1 Art               Adobe Creative Suite,          Our program is lacking in the          Increase enrollment and              $16,500.00    1,4,6,7,9,10,11,13   A - Urgent
                      licensed for 25-30 laptops.    integration of digital imaging tools   interest in digital art major by
                      Painter X1 or most current     as part of our current studio and      providing more digital studio
                      edition                        applied art fields. The integration    classes at more desired
                                                     of digital skills will enhance our     times.
                                                     student’sability to compete for
                                                     entry-level jobs in art-related
                                                     fields as well as transfer to
                                                     programs emphasizing digital ima



  2 Art               Dedicated IMAC for             The addition of an art gallery run     Gallery will run effectively                                             C
                                                                                                                                  $1,700.001,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13 - Important
                      gallery use                    by the art department will require     and campus as well as the
                                                     FTE for gallery management             community will be attending
                                                     courses, additional                    and interacting with
                                                     supplies/tools/technology for          exhibitions.
                                                     exhibition installation, promotion,
                                                     etc.


  3 Art                                              Our program is lacking in the          Increase enrollment and               $7,000.00    1,4,6,7,9,10,11,13   C - Important
                      Large format                   integration of digital imaging tools   interest in digital art major by
                      printer:e.g.Epson 9880         as part of our current studio and      providing more digital studio
                                                     applied art fields. The integration    classes at more desired
                                                     of digital skills will enhance our     times.
                                                     student’sability to compete for
                                                     entry-level jobs in art-related
                                                     fields as well as transfer to
                                                     programs emphasizing digital ima



  4 Communicati Multimedia Station for new           There is a need to offer more          An additional classroom              $12,000.00   4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 B - High
         on Studies   classroom                      sections of oral communication         would increase our
                                                     courses at times most                  productivity and course
                                                     assessable and available to            success rates.
                                                     students in the day and evening.
                                                     An additional classroom would
                                                     allow the department to offer
                                                     more oral communication courses
                                                     at the same time in those prime
                                                     time slots.
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                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies     (A, B, C)
  5 Communicati 2 Lap Tops                         the ability to record speeches in  increased course success            $4,000.00         1,4,9        C - Important
         on Studies                                real time will enhance program     rates and decreased student
                                                   effectiveness and student learning apprehension

  6 Music             Replace 2005 Mac             Equipment wears out and            Continue to submit COB             $56,000.00     1,3,4,5,7,9,15   A - Urgent
                      computer lab and             technology changes. Students       requests and work to have
                      controllers (28 stations     can no longer play VHS tapes,      them funded. Explore other
                      Computers for M300 and       we are unable to archive           avenues, such as piano
                      M306 multi media stations    performances for assessment.       loaner programs.
                      (Mac)                        Musical instruments such as
                      Replace computer running     practice room pianos and
                      piano lab (PC)               amplifiers have a definite life
                      Install multi media          span, and many of ours are well
                      classroom in M206            beyond reasonable expectations
                      (projector and computer)     (30 year old


  7 Photography Keep ALL electronic                We want to encourage transfer     Increase number of transfer                            1,11         A - Urgent
                      equipment running            opportunities from our Department students to 4 year institutions
                      smoothly, inc. computers,
                      printers, scanners, hubs
                      and cords, monitors, card
                      readers

  8 Photography Lap top computer for               This goal will support both the    Increase overall enrollment         $2,000.00        1,6,7,8       A - Urgent
                      traveling faculty            Photography and Fine Art
                                                   Photography Departments
  9 Photography Purchase new computers             For over ten years, we have been Move to a new building                                  1,5,7        A - Urgent
                      for the Facility             teaching in a faciilty that is too
                                                   small and unable to meet the
                                                   needs of our students. Although
                                                   we have struggled to keep our
                                                   environment current, we have
                                                   outgrown the space
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                             DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:               Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                   Desired outcome            Approximate College Strategy        Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                      cost    and/or Strategies      (A, B, C)
10 Radio, TV,          LRC 108 digital media Lab     Assess industry standards as      To maintain the highest                   2,3,5,7,8,9,11,13   A - Urgent
         and Film     Upgrade (student stations      they change to make sure we are   possible standard to
         Production   and HD video compliant         equal to the task of teaching     production and education
                      server expansion), TV          students in a a changing          possible.
                      Studio TelePrompter            environment
                      Computer Replacement, L-
                      111 upgrade to Multi-
                      Media Instructor station w/
                      Apple Computer, projector
                      screen and projector, L-101
                      Radio Studio Lab Upgrade
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                           Unit Name:           Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
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Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                     Facilities
11 Art                Add new space to           To support and expand 2-D and        Students will produce large      $120,000.00    1,2,4,5,6,7,12,13   A - Urgent
                      existing area: Enclosed    3-D programs by being able to        scale works of art in both 2-
                      storage area               store larger works of art by         D and 3-D area that
                                                 students. Production of higher       demonstrate their new found
                                                 level, large scale art pieces        knowledge of this subject
                                                 requires students to deal with       matter.
                                                 new challenges and develop
                                                 skills that don’t apply to smaller
                                                 works of art.
12 Communicati New Classroom                     There is a need to offer more        An additional classroom                        4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 B - High
         on Studies                              sections of oral communication       would increase our
                                                 courses at times most                productivity and course
                                                 assessable and available to          success rates.
                                                 students in the day and evening.
                                                 An additional classroom would
                                                 allow the department to offer
                                                 more oral communication courses
                                                 at the same time in those prime
                                                 time slots.


13 Music              Remove back wall of        The Recital Hall stage was           The Recital Hall stage was                                           B
                                                                                                                                1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,15- High
                      Recital Hall to enlarge    reduced in size by the state as      designed to be enlarged by
                      stage and add storage      ―value added engineering‖ after      removing the back wall and
                      space and green room       the original plans were submitted.   adding space. The Recital
                      space.                     The result is a stage that is not    Hall needs to be included in
                                                 sufficient to safely accommodate     future physical site plans so
                                                 the size of our larger performing    that the stage and wing area
                                                 groups or community guests and       can be enlarged to safely
                                                 performers.                          accommodate current
                                                                                      ensemble sizes, community
                                                                                      guest group needs, and
                                                                                      articulat
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                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
14 Theatre Arts      Renovation for the theatre    Like many other programs across     The renovation of the           $175,000.00 1,2,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                     complex. Facility Updates     the campus, the Theatre             existing facility to include
                     –                             programs have been impacted by      catwalks, adequate
                     1)       Add in Grid          a paucity of space. Increasing      classrooms, and appropriate
                     catwalk                       course offerings and number of      rehearsal and performance
                     2)       Acting               productions has been limited as a   spaces available for use by
                     Classrooms                    result. The current space is        the Theatre Department.
                     3)       Renovate             inadequate and insufficient to
                     Recital Hall.                 meet the current size and long
                                                   term goals
                     Locate additional
                     classroom,
                     Rehearsal and alternative
                     performance space for
                     use by the Theatre
                     department. Consider
                     designating space at Elk
                     Grove Center for use by
                     Theatre Department as a
                     rehearsal space,
                     classroom space and
                     alternative performance
                     space.
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                        DATE:         2/3/2010
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                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
         Resource
         Category:
                                                   New classified staff
         Art           Add hours to IA time         The addition of an art gallery run    Gallery will run effectively                                          B
                                                                                                                                $13.421,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13 - High
                                                    by the art department will require    and campus as well as the
                                                    FTE for gallery management            community will be attending
                                                    courses, additional                   and interacting with
                                                    supplies/tools/technology for         exhibitions.
                                                    exhibition installation, promotion,
                                                    etc.

         Music         1 full time IA               The Music Department currently        Increase student success.         $40,000.00                         A - Urgent
                                                    has one half time technology IA       Higher quality rehearsals,
                                                    shared with the rest of the           performances, access to
                                                    division. We are one of the rare      department equipment and
                                                    departments that do not have an       uniforms. Students will have
                                                    IA to support students and faculty    greater success in skills
                                                    in a normal capacity. We are          learned in classes and be
                                                    lacking in the ability to offer       more successful when
                                                    onsite, offsite and web based         transferring to the four-year
                                                    publicity, etc.                       institution and/or succeeding
                                                                                          in the music industry.




         Music         Music IA to supervise and    Four year institutions require        Have our students                          1                          A
                                                                                                                            $40,000.00,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13,14,15- Urgent
                       assist with applied music    Applied Music for music majors        successfully complete their
                       lab                          and provide those lessons to their    AA degree in music and
                                                    majors at no additional cost. This    successfully transfer to the
                                                    course is a requirement for the       four year institution as
                                                    AA degree, yet the student has to     juniors. Restructure our
                                                    hire and pay for the instruction at   applied music program to
                                                    their own expense. Increasingly,      include applied instruction
                                                    our sister community colleges a       covered by FTE.



         Photography   Exend IA coverage to         For over ten years, we have been      Move to a new building                                 1,5,7         A - Urgent
                       evenings and weekends        teaching in a faciilty that is too
                                                    small and unable to meet the
                                                    needs of our students. Although
                                                    we have struggled to keep our
                                                    environment current, we have
                                                    outgrown the space
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                 DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:              Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                    Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
         Photography   Extend I-A’s schedule to      We want to encourage transfer     Increase number of transfer                           1,11        B - High
                       10 month                      opportunities from our Department students to 4 year institutions

         Radio, TV,     Expand RTVF Classified IA    To increase students ability to    Published schedule of when                          1,2,6,7      A - Urgent
         and Film      to full time                  graduate within an appropriate     major courses will be offered
         Production                                  amount of time
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:         2/3/2010
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                          Unit Name:               Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
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Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
         Resource
         Category:
                                                   New faculty
         Art         Add FTE for gallery            The addition of an art gallery run    Gallery will run effectively                                         B
                                                                                                                            $8,100.001,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13 - High
                     management courses             by the art department will require    and campus as well as the
                                                    FTE for gallery management            community will be attending
                                                    courses, additional                   and interacting with
                                                    supplies/tools/technology for         exhibitions.
                                                    exhibition installation, promotion,
                                                    etc.

         Music       Adjunct Faculty FTE to         Four year institutions require        Have our students                         1                          A
                                                                                                                            $3,240.00,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13,14,15- Urgent
                     teach applied music            Applied Music for music majors        successfully complete their
                                                    and provide those lessons to their    AA degree in music and
                                                    majors at no additional cost. This    successfully transfer to the
                                                    course is a requirement for the       four year institution as
                                                    AA degree, yet the student has to     juniors. Restructure our
                                                    hire and pay for the instruction at   applied music program to
                                                    their own expense. Increasingly,      include applied instruction
                                                    our sister community colleges a       covered by FTE.



         Music       Increase FTE for major by      Music Theory and Ear Training         Rewrite our degree and            $3,240.00 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,13,14,15 B - High
                     one unit, impacting current    are separated in the curriculum at    curriculum to split the
                     staffing                       four year institutions. To insure     current Music Theory
                                                    our student’s success as              courses (MUFHL 400, 401,
                                                    transferring music majors and         410, 411) into separate
                                                    success at junior level entrance      Theory and Ear Training
                                                    exams we need to model our            courses.
                                                    curriculum to match the four year
                                                    university.


         Music       Adjunct faculty to             Music majors should take applied      Ensure music major success                                           B
                                                                                                                            $9,720.00 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,12,13,14,15 - High
                     additional sections            music on their major instrument       in applied music by having
                                                    or voice. The catalogue currently     them take the correct
                                                    allows courses designed for non-      course. Ensure music major
                                                    majors (basic piano, guitar and       success in piano skills by
                                                    voice) to fulfill those               providing appropriate
                                                    requirements. This curriculum         curriculum and instruction
                                                    needs to be corrected so that         gearing them towards the
                                                    majors are clearly required to        four year institution piano
                                                    take applied music                    requirements.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:         2/3/2010
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                                                                                                                       cost    and/or Strategies       (A, B, C)
         Radio, TV,      New RTVF Faculty        Assess industry standards as      To maintain the highest                        2,3,5,7,8,9,11,13   B - High
         and Film       Conversion and growth    they change to make sure we are   possible standard to
         Production                              equal to the task of teaching     production and education
                                                 students in a a changing          possible.
                                                 environment
         Theatre Arts   .4 FTE Scene Design      Enhanced program quality          Enhanced front of house                      1,2,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                        Faculty                                                    support. New adjunct
                                                                                   instructors who meet the
                                                                                   minimum qualifications to
                                                                                   build sets and hang lighting
                                                                                   for 4 productions per year.
                                                                                   Student help to support front
                                                                                   of house personnel and
                                                                                   stage management of
                                                                                   productions. Clear
                                                                                   guidelines for jobs written.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:              Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                               cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
         Resource
         Category:
                                                     New student help
         Photography    New student help as           For over ten years, we have been     Move to a new building                                1,5,7         A - Urgent
                        needed                        teaching in a faciilty that is too
                                                      small and unable to meet the
                                                      needs of our students. Although
                                                      we have struggled to keep our
                                                      environment current, we have
                                                      outgrown the space

         Photography    Students to participate in    This goal will support both the      Increase overall enrollment                          1,6,7,8        B - High
                        job fairs, panels and         Photography and Fine Art
                        lectures at Area High         Photography Departments
                        Schools
         Radio, TV,     Increased access to radio     Assess industry standards as         To maintain the highest                         2,3,5,7,8,9,11,13   B - High
         and Film       and digital media             they change to make sure we are      possible standard to
         Production     equiptment                    equal to the task of teaching        production and education
                                                      students in a a changing             possible.
                                                      environment
         Theatre Arts   Student help for stage        Enhanced program quality             Enhanced front of house            $5,000.00 1,2,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                        Management and Box                                                 support. New adjunct
                        Office Staff                                                       instructors who meet the
                                                                                           minimum qualifications to
                                                                                           build sets and hang lighting
                                                                                           for 4 productions per year.
                                                                                           Student help to support front
                                                                                           of house personnel and
                                                                                           stage management of
                                                                                           productions. Clear
                                                                                           guidelines for jobs written.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:               Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy       Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies     (A, B, C)
         Resource
         Category:
                                                     Non-Computer related Equipment
         Art           Stools for A605, replace       To insure safety and proper use      Students and faculty will be      $6,000.00     1,2,4,5,6,7,13   A - Urgent
                       broken stools                  of existing space and tools, we      able to use existing
                                                      need to keep tools and furniture     equipment and classroom
                                                      operating effectively.               furniture.

         Art           Air compressor for 3-D         To insure safety and proper use      Students and faculty will be      $4,500.00     1,2,4,5,6,7,13   B - High
                       and Air compressor for         of existing space and tools, we      able to use existing
                       framing equipment              need to keep tools and furniture     equipment and classroom
                                                      operating effectively.               furniture.

         Communicati 2 Digital Cameras                the ability to record speeches in  increased course success            $1,500.00         1,4,9        C - Important
         on Studies                                   real time will enhance program     rates and decreased student
                                                      effectiveness and student learning apprehension

         Music         Digital video cameras for      Equipment wears out and              Continue to submit COB           $56,000.00     1,3,4,5,7,9,15   A - Urgent
                       voice classes                  technology changes. Students         requests and work to have
                       Digital recorders for M300     can no longer play VHS tapes,        them funded. Explore other
                       and M306                       we are unable to archive             avenues, such as piano
                       PA system replacement          performances for assessment.         loaner programs.
                       for Commercial Music and       Musical instruments such as
                       Jazz Band                      practice room pianos and
                       3 Guitar amplifiers            amplifiers have a definite life
                       2 Bass amplifiers              span, and many of ours are well
                       2 Keyboard amplifiers          beyond reasonable expectations
                       1 Digital piano                (30 year old
                       1 Digital synth/controller
                       1 Mac laptop (midi for

                       Commercial Music)
                       7 practice room pianos
                       1 instructor piano
                       4 violins
                       1 electric violin
         Photography   Purchase new support           For over ten years, we have been     Move to a new building                              1,5,7        A - Urgent
                       equipment for the Facility,    teaching in a faciilty that is too
                       inc enlarging stations,        small and unable to meet the
                       shooting bays,                 needs of our students. Although
                       background systems,            we have struggled to keep our
                       lighting systems               environment current, we have
                                                      outgrown the space
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:               Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
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Item #




                                                                                                                               cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
         Photography    Continue to supplement         We want to encourage transfer     Increase number of transfer                             1,11          B - High
                        our camera and lighting        opportunities from our Department students to 4 year institutions
                        equipment, inc. digital and
                        film camera bodies,
                        lenses, tripods, flashes,
                        lights and accessories



         Radio, TV,      HD Camcorders, Film           Assess industry standards as        To maintain the highest                         2,3,5,7,8,9,11,13   A - Urgent
         and Film       Audio Equipment (Fishpole      they change to make sure we are     possible standard to
         Production     Boom, shotgun mics),           equal to the task of teaching       production and education
                        Replacement Studio             students in a a changing            possible.
                        Speakers, Character            environment
                        Generator Upgrade,
                        personal digital audio
                        recorders, Digital HD
                        compliant Vectorscope and
                        Waveform Monitor, TV
                        Studio HD Conversion
                        Phase 1 (Cameras and
                        Infrasturcture)

         Theatre Arts   Replacement Curtains for       Like many other programs across     The renovation of the             $15,000.00 1,2,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                        Blackbox theatre               the campus, the Theatre             existing facility to include
                                                       programs have been impacted by      catwalks, adequate
                                                       a paucity of space. Increasing      classrooms, and appropriate
                                                       course offerings and number of      rehearsal and performance
                                                       productions has been limited as a   spaces available for use by
                                                       result. The current space is        the Theatre Department.
                                                       inadequate and insufficient to
                                                       meet the current size and long
                                                       term goals


         Theatre Arts   Updated tools in Scene         Like many other programs across     The renovation of the             $30,000.00 1,2,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                        Shop and Costume Shop          the campus, the Theatre             existing facility to include
                        Energy Efficient lighting      programs have been impacted by      catwalks, adequate
                        fixtures in Blackbox           a paucity of space. Increasing      classrooms, and appropriate
                        Theatre                        course offerings and number of      rehearsal and performance
                                                       productions has been limited as a   spaces available for use by
                                                       result. The current space is        the Theatre Department.
                                                       inadequate and insufficient to
                                                       meet the current size and long
                                                       term goals
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:         2/3/2010
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                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:          Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description              Brief rationale                      Desired outcome              Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                        cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
         Theatre Arts   New lights for theatre    The technology of stage lighting     Curriculum changes to                                              A
                                                                                                                     $100,000.001,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,13,14,15 - Urgent
                                                  is rapidly changing. Rather than     support the new technology
                                                  fixating upon the lack of a
                                                  catwalk in the theatre faculty the
                                                  department would like to put
                                                  together a six year plan to
                                                  convert the stage lighting system
                                                  in the theatre from an analog
                                                  static lighting system


         Theatre Arts   Upgrades to Lighting      The technology of stage lighting     Curriculum changes to                                              B
                                                                                                                      $15,000.001,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,13,14,15 - High
                        Rendering Software        is rapidly changing. Rather than     support the new technology
                                                  fixating upon the lack of a
                                                  catwalk in the theatre faculty the
                                                  department would like to put
                                                  together a six year plan to
                                                  convert the stage lighting system
                                                  in the theatre from an analog
                                                  static lighting system
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                          DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                                                                                                  cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
         Resource
         Category:
                                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
         Art           Grants to fund guest            Art history is lacking a designated   Increase interest in art                                               B
                                                                                                                                 $2,000.00 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,13,14 - High
                       speakers, estimated cost        display area to advertise courses,    history major and community
                       $500 per speaker, 4/year        local events, major information or    awareness of art history, its
                                                       information about transfer            discipline and current trends
                                                       institutions. Art history college     in art history research.
                                                       courses are surveys that cover
                                                       art of big areas of the globe and
                                                       many time periods.


         Art           Release time for faculty to     Students express conflicting          Students will persist with the                1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,11,13,14C - Important
                       explore counseling              information about the concept of      required courses or
                       information. Dedicated          the art major, requirements for       fundamental courses for the
                       time from counselor             the art major and application of      art major.
                       assigned to art.                the art skills.
         Music         Release time to work with       Music Theory and Ear Training         Rewrite our degree and              $1,620.00 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,13,14,15
                       other district music            are separated in the curriculum at    curriculum to split the
                       departments                     four year institutions. To insure     current Music Theory
                                                       our student’s success as              courses (MUFHL 400, 401,
                                                       transferring music majors and         410, 411) into separate
                                                       success at junior level entrance      Theory and Ear Training
                                                       exams we need to model our            courses.
                                                       curriculum to match the four year
                                                       university.


         Music         Release time to research        Four year institutions require        Have our students                                                      B
                                                                                                                                         1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13,14,15- High
                       implemented plans at            Applied Music for music majors        successfully complete their
                       other community colleges        and provide those lessons to their    AA degree in music and
                                                       majors at no additional cost. This    successfully transfer to the
                                                       course is a requirement for the       four year institution as
                                                       AA degree, yet the student has to     juniors. Restructure our
                                                       hire and pay for the instruction at   applied music program to
                                                       their own expense. Increasingly,      include applied instruction
                                                       our sister community colleges a       covered by FTE.



         Photography   On-going                        We want to encourage transfer     Increase number of transfer                                 1,11           A - Urgent
                       technology/historical           opportunities from our Department students to 4 year institutions
                       training for all Faculty and
                       Classified Staff
         Photography   On-going                        This goal will support both the       Increase overall enrollment                            1,6,7,8         A - Urgent
                       technology/historical           Photography and Fine Art
                       training for all Faculty and    Photography Departments
                       Classified Staff
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:         2/3/2010
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                             Unit Name:            Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
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                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies       (A, B, C)
         Radio, TV,     Travel support for media    Assess industry standards as        To maintain the highest                         2,3,5,7,8,9,11,13   B - High
         and Film       related conferences and     they change to make sure we are     possible standard to
         Production     events                      equal to the task of teaching       production and education
                                                    students in a a changing            possible.
                                                    environment
         Theatre Arts   Open dialogue with          The recital hall was constructed    A frank and open                                    13,14,15        A - Urgent
                        administration.             to be able to be expanded as the    conversation with the
                                                    college grew. As both the music     administration about the
                                                    department and theatre              problems perceived with our
                                                    department have noted in            current facilities and whether
                                                    program review after program        or not these concerns will be
                                                    review, the current operation and   addressed.
                                                    structure of many of the elements
                                                    in the VPA facility are not
                                                    meeting programmatic needs.



         Theatre Arts   Rewriting of Job            Enhanced program quality            Enhanced front of house                       1,2,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                        Description for Managing                                        support. New adjunct
                        Directing – Theatre                                             instructors who meet the
                        Production Specialist                                           minimum qualifications to
                                                                                        build sets and hang lighting
                                                                                        for 4 productions per year.
                                                                                        Student help to support front
                                                                                        of house personnel and
                                                                                        stage management of
                                                                                        productions. Clear
                                                                                        guidelines for jobs written.



         Theatre Arts   Theatre IA Position         Enhanced program quality            Enhanced front of house                       1,2,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                        Reallocation                                                    support. New adjunct
                                                                                        instructors who meet the
                                                                                        minimum qualifications to
                                                                                        build sets and hang lighting
                                                                                        for 4 productions per year.
                                                                                        Student help to support front
                                                                                        of house personnel and
                                                                                        stage management of
                                                                                        productions. Clear
                                                                                        guidelines for jobs written.
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                            UNIT PLAN
                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:               Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description                   Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                 cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
         Theatre Arts    Release time for creation     Currently, the theatre program        Full curriculum review and                                           C
                                                                                                                                        1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,13,14,15 - Important
                        of online classes (.4 to .6    suffers from lack of focus, lack of   revision that focuses on long
                        FTE)                           understanding about its mission       term planning and enables
                                                       and lack of continuity within the     growth for our program as
                                                       coursework. Our PSLO’s are            measured by increased
                                                       dated and do not reflect the depth    theatre majors, increased
                                                       and breadth of a well-balanced        degrees awarded, increased
                                                       theatre studies program. Our          student placement in local
                                                       scope and sequence of courses         theatre organizations and
                                                       need revision                         increased numbers of
                                                                                             student transferring to 4
                                                                                             year schools
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                        DATE:       2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:            Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description                Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
         Resource
         Category:
                                                   Software
         Art            Adobe Creative Suite        The addition of an art gallery run    Gallery will run effectively                                         C
                                                                                                                              $550.001,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13 - Important
                                                    by the art department will require    and campus as well as the
                                                    FTE for gallery management            community will be attending
                                                    courses, additional                   and interacting with
                                                    supplies/tools/technology for         exhibitions.
                                                    exhibition installation, promotion,
                                                    etc.

         Photography    Keep current on ALL         We want to encourage transfer     Increase number of transfer                               1,11          A - Urgent
                        photographic software in    opportunities from our Department students to 4 year institutions
                        BS-104 and LRC 108
                        (Photoshop, bridge,
                        lightroom, etc)
         Theatre Arts   Access to a lighting lab    The technology of stage lighting      Curriculum changes to                                                B
                                                                                                                                     1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,13,14,15 - High
                        (PC) and software for       is rapidly changing. Rather than      support the new technology
                        those computers             fixating upon the lack of a
                                                    catwalk in the theatre faculty the
                                                    department would like to put
                                                    together a six year plan to
                                                    convert the stage lighting system
                                                    in the theatre from an analog
                                                    static lighting system
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                            DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:           Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description               Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                    Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                 cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
         Resource
         Category:
                                                  Supplies
         Art           Dedicated Bulletin Board    Art history is lacking a designated    Increase interest in art                                                 A
                                                                                                                                  $600.00 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,13,14 - Urgent
                       for art history info and    display area to advertise courses,     history major and community
                       announcements               local events, major information or     awareness of art history, its
                                                   information about transfer             discipline and current trends
                                                   institutions. Art history college      in art history research.
                                                   courses are surveys that cover
                                                   art of big areas of the globe and
                                                   many time periods.


         Art           Ink, Paper                  Our program is lacking in the          Increase enrollment and               $1,000.00     1,4,6,7,9,10,11,13   B - High
                                                   integration of digital imaging tools   interest in digital art major by
                                                   as part of our current studio and      providing more digital studio
                                                   applied art fields. The integration    classes at more desired
                                                   of digital skills will enhance our     times.
                                                   student’sability to compete for
                                                   entry-level jobs in art-related
                                                   fields as well as transfer to
                                                   programs emphasizing digital ima



         Art           DVDs w/broadcasting         Art history is lacking a designated    Increase interest in art                                                 B
                                                                                                                                $5,000.00 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,13,14 - High
                       rights purchased            display area to advertise courses,     history major and community
                                                   local events, major information or     awareness of art history, its
                                                   information about transfer             discipline and current trends
                                                   institutions. Art history college      in art history research.
                                                   courses are surveys that cover
                                                   art of big areas of the globe and
                                                   many time periods.

         Art           Tools for Installation      The addition of an art gallery run     Gallery will run effectively                                             C
                                                                                                                                  $700.001,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13 - Important
                                                   by the art department will require     and campus as well as the
                                                   FTE for gallery management             community will be attending
                                                   courses, additional                    and interacting with
                                                   supplies/tools/technology for          exhibitions.
                                                   exhibition installation, promotion,
                                                   etc.

         Photography   Our new ART PH courses      We want to encourage transfer     Increase number of transfer                $1,000.00           1,11           A - Urgent
                       require specialized         opportunities from our Department students to 4 year institutions
                       supplies. We have found
                       vendors in LA and New
                       Mexico
                                                                      COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                              UNIT PLAN
                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                 Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
         Department Item description                     Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                  cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
         Photography   Increased on-going                In an ever changing discipline, we   Increase relationships with                         1,4,9       A - Urgent
                       funding for reusable              need to keep up with Industry        vendors,ie donations to the
                       supplies for the                  standards to give our students a     Department, continue to
                       Photography Lab, inc.             meaningful educational               participate actively in the
                       chemistry, papers, dvds,          experience                           College and District budget
                       digital media, print                                                   process
                       sleeves, matting supplies

         Photography   Various promo pieces              This goal will support both the    Increase overall enrollment            $500.00       1,6,7,8      B - High
                       about the Program                 Photography and Fine Art
                                                         Photography Departments
         Photography   When the Winn Center is           For over ten years, we have been Move to a new building                                  1,5,7       C - Important
                       completed, we will need to        teaching in a faciilty that is too
                       re-equip the facility entirely    small and unable to meet the
                                                         needs of our students. Although
                                                         we have struggled to keep our
                                                         environment current, we have
                                                         outgrown the space

         Radio, TV,      Supplies-- Increased            To increase students ability to      Published schedule of when                         1,2,6,7      B - High
         and Film      Annual budget allocations         graduate within an appropriate       major courses will be offered
         Production    to support increased costs        amount of time
                       of technology support
                       including HD tape and
                       camera batteries
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                      Counseling

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       Computers/computer related equipment
                  SARS Grid Server, SARS
  1 Counseling (Student Support/Service)           This agenda item will address        Increased service                  $5,000.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                     Call/eSARS server,            several planning ideas listed        satisfaction for our students
                                                   above spanning from service          as indicated by future Noel-
                                                   delivery to communication of         Levitz results, survey and
                                                   information to staff training.       focus group feedback, better
                                                   Please refer back to the             overall quantitative data
                                                   Technology narrative of the          collection, increased number
                                                   Planning Ideas section.              of students reached through
                                                                                        improved communication
                                                                                        methods, and increased
                                                                                        website traffic to access
                                                                                        information



                  Web Support/Service)
  2 Counseling (StudentCam, Front desk             This agenda item will address        Increased service                  $3,185.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 B - High
                     computers (2),. Flat Panel    several planning ideas listed        satisfaction for our students
                     Monitor, Counseling           above spanning from service          as indicated by future Noel-
                     Laptop                        delivery to communication of         Levitz results, survey and
                                                   information to staff training.       focus group feedback, better
                                                   Please refer back to the             overall quantitative data
                                                   Technology narrative of the          collection, increased number
                                                   Planning Ideas section.              of students reached through
                                                                                        improved communication
                                                                                        methods, and increased
                                                                                        website traffic to access
                                                                                        information



                  2 flat Support/Service)
  3 Counseling (Student screen monitors and        This agenda item will address the    Increased service                    $400.00     7,8,9,13,14,15     B - High
                     printer pedestal              greater need for space as the        satisfaction for our students
                                                   numbers of students being            as indicated by future Noel-
                                                   served increases and additional      Levitz results, survey and
                                                   staffing is added to address the     focus group feedback, and
                                                   increased need to serve our          increased faculty and staff
                                                   students. Please refer back to the   satisfaction
                                                   Facility narratives of the
                                                   Challenges and Planning Ideas
                                                   section.
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                     Counseling

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                    Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
                  Front Support/Service)
  4 Counseling (Student desk printer, server      This agenda item will address      Increased service                  $1,400.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 C - Important
                     for counseling LCD,          several planning ideas listed      satisfaction for our students
                     Larger monitor for video     above spanning from service        as indicated by future Noel-
                     production                   delivery to communication of       Levitz results, survey and
                                                  information to staff training.     focus group feedback, better
                                                  Please refer back to the           overall quantitative data
                                                  Technology narrative of the        collection, increased number
                                                  Planning Ideas section.            of students reached through
                                                                                     improved communication
                                                                                     methods, and increased
                                                                                     website traffic to access
                                                                                     information



  5 DSPS             Alternative: 3 computers     Improved program quality and     enhanced access to test              $9,000.00                        A - Urgent
                     for indiv. rooms             enhanced services to students    proctoring services and
                                                                                   enhanced integrity of the
                                                                                   testing environment
  6 DSPS             3 faculty computers & 1      The current DSPS space has       Large DSPS facilities are                                             A - Urgent
                     reception computer           been limited to small spaces for necessary (between 1700-
                     currently running Office     reception, counseling, and high  2100 SF) to situate up to 4
                     2003; 3 computers for Alt.   technology training needs for a  faculty counseling offices
                     media specialist, 2 of       prolong duration at CRC—a        (minimum) which are
                     which are older. 6 current   limited number of students can   confidential with sound proof
                     HTC workstations             be served at a given time,       walls and wheelchair
                     w/adjustable tables and      compromising safety, privacy and accessible; 1 High Tech
                     listed software; CCTV,       organizational effectiveness.    Center /Training room
                     other equipment                                               (capacity 15-20) separate
                                                                                   from proctoring and other
                                                                                   spaces.


  7 DSPS             9 desktop computers (lab)    The current DSPS space has         Large DSPS facilities are         $40,000.00                        A - Urgent
                     and 3 desktop                been limited to small spaces for   necessary (between 1700-
                     computers (faculty/staff)    reception, counseling, and high    2100 SF) to situate up to 4
                                                  technology training needs for a    faculty counseling offices
                                                  prolong duration at CRC—a          (minimum) which are
                                                  limited number of students can     confidential with sound proof
                                                  be served at a given time,         walls and wheelchair
                                                  compromising safety, privacy and   accessible; 1 High Tech
                                                  organizational effectiveness.      Center /Training room
                                                                                     (capacity 15-20) separate
                                                                                     from proctoring and other
                                                                                     spaces.
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                       Counseling

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy      Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies    (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                        Facilities
  8 Counseling (Student Support/Service)
                  Relocated                         This agenda item will address the    Increased service                               7,8,9,13,14,15   A - Urgent
                                                    greater need for space as the        satisfaction for our students
                     Counseling Office
                                                    numbers of students being            as indicated by future Noel-
                     with Increase Sq               served increases and additional      Levitz results, survey and
                     Footage as Plans for           staffing is added to address the     focus group feedback, and
                     New Structures Arise           increased need to serve our          increased faculty and staff
                                                    students. Please refer back to the   satisfaction
                                                    Facility narratives of the
                                                    Challenges and Planning Ideas
                                                    section.


  9 DSPS             4 assessible, confidential,    The current DSPS space has           Large DSPS facilities are                                        A - Urgent
                     larger faculty offices         been limited to small spaces for     necessary (between 1700-
                     (counselors); 1 private        reception, counseling, and high      2100 SF) to situate up to 4
                     testing/ screening room;       technology training needs for a      faculty counseling offices
                     one large 3- cpu station       prolong duration at CRC—a            (minimum) which are
                     office for Alt. Media          limited number of students can       confidential with sound proof
                     Specialist; 1 office for       be served at a given time,           walls and wheelchair
                     HTC IA; Large                  compromising safety, privacy and     accessible; 1 High Tech
                     reception/working space        organizational effectiveness.        Center /Training room
                     for 2; Large storage space                                          (capacity 15-20) separate
                     for student files &                                                 from proctoring and other
                     documents; Table space                                              spaces.
                     for group meetings/




10                   work; Assistive Tech
                     Computer lab capacity for
                     15 stations for training
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                   Counseling

         Department Item description             Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                     New classified staff
                 110 day temp classified
11 Counseling (Student Support/Service)          This agenda item will address the    Increased service                  $11,000.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                     Note -- this supports       greater need for staff in order to   satisfaction for our students
                                                 increase our capacity in meeting     as indicated by future Noel-
                     agenda item #4 also
                                                 our extensive service hours and      Levitz results, survey and
                                                 provide informational programs to    focus group feedback, and
                                                 our students and larger              decreased coverage gaps
                                                 community. Programs such as          and utilization of CTO
                                                 the call center, course planning
                                                 sessions, and others not yet
                                                 conceived.


                 PT Permanent Counseling
12 Counseling (Student Support/Service)          This agenda item will address the    Increased service                  $30,500.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 B - High
                     Clerk I                     greater need for staff in order to   satisfaction for our students
                     Note -- this supports       increase our capacity in meeting     as indicated by future Noel-
                     agenda item #4 also         our extensive service hours and      Levitz results, survey and
                                                 provide informational programs to    focus group feedback, and
                                                 our students and larger              decreased coverage gaps
                                                 community. Programs such as          and utilization of CTO
                                                 the call center, course planning
                                                 sessions, and others not yet
                                                 conceived.


13 DIOP Scholars Instructional Assistant
                  Program                        Data show that the Diop Scholars     Increase the number of                              1,2,3,7,8,9
                     support in the Classroom    program is effective at both         students who successfully
                                                 semester to semester                 complete English Writing 51
                                                 persistence and course success       and 101 combined and
                                                 rates. The program would like to     enroll in English Writing 300.
                                                 afford a larger number of
                                                 students to be a part of this
                                                 success.
14 DSPS              IA/Proctor (clerk), part    Improved program quality and         enhanced access to test            $25,000.00                        A - Urgent
                     time 40%                    enhanced services to students        proctoring services and
                                                                                      enhanced integrity of the
                                                                                      testing environment
                                                           COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                  UNIT PLAN
                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                 Counseling

         Department Item description         Brief rationale                         Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                       cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                 New faculty
15 DSPS              1 FTE assistive         This would enhance the quality          One full-time faculty for       $70,000.00                    A - Urgent
                     technology faculty      and delivery of services to DSPS        DSPS counseling, and 1full-
                                             students due to the commitment          time faculty or experienced
                                             of a full time faculty in addition to   paraprofessional for
                                             current adjunct faculty.                Assistive technology
                                                                                     instruction.


16 DSPS              1 FTE counselor         This would enhance the quality          One full-time faculty for       $70,000.00                    A - Urgent
                                             and delivery of services to DSPS        DSPS counseling, and 1full-
                                             students due to the commitment          time faculty or experienced
                                             of a full time faculty in addition to   paraprofessional for
                                             current adjunct faculty.                Assistive technology
                                                                                     instruction.



         Resource Category:                 New student help
17 DSPS              2 student assistants    Improved program quality and            enhanced access to test          $4,300.00                    A - Urgent
                                             enhanced services to students           proctoring services and
                                                                                     enhanced integrity of the
                                                                                     testing environment
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                       Counseling

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                   Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                        Non-Computer related Equipment
                 LCD Support/Service)
18 Counseling (Studentmonitor                       This agenda item will address     Increased service                  $1,200.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 C - Important
                                                    several planning ideas listed     satisfaction for our students
                                                    above spanning from service       as indicated by future Noel-
                                                    delivery to communication of      Levitz results, survey and
                                                    information to staff training.    focus group feedback, better
                                                    Please refer back to the          overall quantitative data
                                                    Technology narrative of the       collection, increased number
                                                    Planning Ideas section.           of students reached through
                                                                                      improved communication
                                                                                      methods, and increased
                                                                                      website traffic to access
                                                                                      information



19 DSPS              Use of existing cubicles       Improved program quality and      enhanced access to test                                             A - Urgent
                     (up to 18 people), existing    enhanced services to students     proctoring services and
                     Univ. sorftware, existing                                        enhanced integrity of the
                     supplies, and the part time                                      testing environment
                     IA/Proctoring clerk

20 DSPS              3 adjustable tables, 6         Improved program quality and     enhanced access to test             $2,100.00                        A - Urgent
                     chairs and 3 lamps             enhanced services to students    proctoring services and
                                                                                     enhanced integrity of the
                                                                                     testing environment
21 DSPS              9 adjustable tables,           The current DSPS space has       Large DSPS facilities are           $6,300.00                        A - Urgent
                                                    been limited to small spaces for necessary (between 1700-
                     12 chairs, 4 lamps; 4
                                                    reception, counseling, and high  2100 SF) to situate up to 4
                     shelves for storage,           technology training needs for a  faculty counseling offices
                     4 Locking files for            prolong duration at CRC—a        (minimum) which are
                     confidential folders           limited number of students can   confidential with sound proof
                                                    be served at a given time,       walls and wheelchair
                                                    compromising safety, privacy and accessible; 1 High Tech
                                                    organizational effectiveness.    Center /Training room
                                                                                     (capacity 15-20) separate
                                                                                     from proctoring and other
                                                                                     spaces.
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:       2/3/2010
                                                                    UNIT PLAN
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                  Counseling

         Department Item description            Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                    Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                 Additional technology
22 Counseling (Student Support/Service)         This agenda item will address       Increased service                   $1,200.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 C - Important
                     training                   several planning ideas listed       satisfaction for our students
                                                above spanning from service         as indicated by future Noel-
                                                delivery to communication of        Levitz results, survey and
                                                information to staff training.      focus group feedback, better
                                                Please refer back to the            overall quantitative data
                                                Technology narrative of the         collection, increased number
                                                Planning Ideas section.             of students reached through
                                                                                    improved communication
                                                                                    methods, and increased
                                                                                    website traffic to access
                                                                                    information



23 DIOP Scholars Release Time
                 Program                        Highly successful programs          Reduce program faculty                                 4,5,6
                                                require time above and beyond       attrition and maintain faculty
                                                with is normally required of        longevity to the program.
                                                teaching faculty; in addition
                                                programs with learning
                                                communities with sequence
                                                courses require faculty to
                                                dialogue and collaborate on
                                                course/program assignments


                 Program
24 DIOP Scholars Release time for               Data show that the Diop Scholars    Increase the number of                              1,2,3,7,8,9
                                                program is effective at both        students who successfully
                     faculty to work with IA
                                                semester to semester                complete English Writing 51
                                                persistence and course success      and 101 combined and
                                                rates. The program would like to    enroll in English Writing 300.
                                                afford a larger number of
                                                students to be a part of this
                                                success.
                 Program
25 DIOP Scholars Release time to                A Council of Elders can help        Higher retention rate of                            1,2,3,7,8,9
                                                provide guidance and direction to   students in the program
                     coordinate Council
                                                the students and the program.       because of since of
                     of elder                   Creating a formal community         connectedness to the
                     meetings/activities        services component will help us     college community at large.
                                                achieve the mission of giving
                                                back. Also adding structured
                                                workshops on professionalism
                                                will help bridge the cultural and
                                                professional worlds
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:    2/3/2010
                                                                   UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                  Counseling

         Department Item description           Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank      Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                        cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                 Program
26 DIOP Scholars Release time of               Financial need is the number one     Increase the number of                            1,2,3,7,8,9
                                               and two reasons for students not     students who complete the
                     financial aid staff to
                                               being able to continue to attend     FAFSA and Financial Aid
                     conduct workshops         college. Providing an intensive 3-   process necessary to
                                               day workshop on the Financial        received federal, state and
                                               Aid process including writing        local scholarship assistance.
                                               letters of recommendation and a
                                               personal essay for scholarships
                                               will help students acquire
                                               necessary funds.



         DSPS        Release time of DSPS      : To assure program access to        Written and verbal
                     faculty to provide        current and underrepresented         communication about the
                     information sessions on   college student populations,         program provided at
                     campus.                   DSPS should decimate                 orientation or presentations
                                               information (i.e. DSPS functions,    which can be in various
                                               Identifying students who could       formats such as on-line,
                                               benefit) about the Program during    social media, on campus
                                               orientations, on-going program       workshops. Enhanced
                                               information sessions, via web        program website and
                                               and other social media that pr       increased communication
                                                                                    that can reach students
                                                                                    most effective (i.e.
                                                                                    twitter/podcasts).
                                                           COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                  UNIT PLAN
                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                Counseling

           Department Item description        Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
  Item #




                                                                                                                      cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

           Resource Category:                Software
                  Camtasia
227 Counseling (Student Support/Service)      This agenda item will address       Increased service                    $179.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                                              several planning ideas listed       satisfaction for our students
                                              above spanning from service         as indicated by future Noel-
                                              delivery to communication of        Levitz results, survey and
                                              information to staff training.      focus group feedback, better
                                              Please refer back to the            overall quantitative data
                                              Technology narrative of the         collection, increased number
                                              Planning Ideas section.             of students reached through
                                                                                  improved communication
                                                                                  methods, and increased
                                                                                  website traffic to access
                                                                                  information



                  Adobe Design Suite
 28 Counseling (Student Support/Service)      This agenda item will address       Increased service                    $400.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 C - Important
                                              several planning ideas listed       satisfaction for our students
                                              above spanning from service         as indicated by future Noel-
                                              delivery to communication of        Levitz results, survey and
                                              information to staff training.      focus group feedback, better
                                              Please refer back to the            overall quantitative data
                                              Technology narrative of the         collection, increased number
                                              Planning Ideas section.             of students reached through
                                                                                  improved communication
                                                                                  methods, and increased
                                                                                  website traffic to access
                                                                                  information



 29 DSPS               Multi-user / Server    There is a growing demand to        A campus maintained server        $14,255.00
                                              provide adaptive technology         dedicated to housing
                       versions for:
                                              resources outside of the DSPS       adaptive software ,
                       JAWS
                                              training room/lab for purposes of   specifically JAWS,
                       ZoomText               physical access by students         Inspiration, Kurzweil,
                       Kurzweil 1000/3000     during off hours such as in the     ZoomText, Text Aloud but
                       Inspiration            Reading Writing Center and open     more may be identified. 1-2
                        Indiv licenses:       computer labs (Math labs,           versions of Dragon NS at
                                              extended hour open computer         major labs (computer, RW
                       TextAloud – 5          labs in other areas.                Center, Library).
                       Dragon NS - 3
                                                          COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                 UNIT PLAN
                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                         Unit Name:                 Counseling

         Department Item description         Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                      cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                 Supplies
                 Headset with microphone,
30 Counseling (Student Support/Service)      This agenda item will address        Increased service                     $50.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                                             several planning ideas listed        satisfaction for our students
                                             above spanning from service          as indicated by future Noel-
                                             delivery to communication of         Levitz results, survey and
                                             information to staff training.       focus group feedback, better
                                             Please refer back to the             overall quantitative data
                                             Technology narrative of the          collection, increased number
                                             Planning Ideas section.              of students reached through
                                                                                  improved communication
                                                                                  methods, and increased
                                                                                  website traffic to access
                                                                                  information



                 Program
31 DIOP Scholars Funds to pay for bus        A Council of Elders can help         Higher retention rate of                           1,2,3,7,8,9
                                             provide guidance and direction to    students in the program
                     to corporations ;
                                             the students and the program.        because of since of
                     funds for               Creating a formal community          connectedness to the
                     refreshments for        services component will help us      college community at large.
                     workshops               achieve the mission of giving
                                             back. Also adding structured
                                             workshops on professionalism
                                             will help bridge the cultural and
                                             professional worlds



                 Program
32 DIOP Scholars Folders/packets,            Financial need is the number one     Increase the number of                             1,2,3,7,8,9
                                             and two reasons for students not     students who complete the
                     copies for workshop;
                                             being able to continue to attend     FAFSA and Financial Aid
                     Lunch for workshop      college. Providing an intensive 3-   process necessary to
                     participants each of    day workshop on the Financial        received federal, state and
                     the 3 days              Aid process including writing        local scholarship assistance.
                                             letters of recommendation and a
                                             personal essay for scholarships
                                             will help students acquire
                                             necessary funds.
                                                          COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                               DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                 UNIT PLAN
                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                Counseling

         Department Item description         Brief rationale                     Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                   cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
33 DSPS              Sound/voice cards and   There is a growing demand to        A campus maintained server         $480.00                    A - Urgent
                     microphones with        provide adaptive technology         dedicated to housing
                     headsets (6)            resources outside of the DSPS       adaptive software ,
                                             training room/lab for purposes of   specifically JAWS,
                                             physical access by students         Inspiration, Kurzweil,
                                             during off hours such as in the     ZoomText, Text Aloud but
                                             Reading Writing Center and open     more may be identified. 1-2
                                             computer labs (Math labs,           versions of Dragon NS at
                                             extended hour open computer         major labs (computer, RW
                                             labs in other areas.                Center, Library).
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                                                                      UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                  Humanities

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      Computers/computer related equipment
  1 English -           Scanners for documents    The growing popularity of online    Increase in the number of                                            C - Important
                                                                                                                             1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
         Basic Skills   upload                    classes makes it necessary and      staff members who can offer
                                                  feasible for CRC to increase the    computer-assisted and
                                                  number of online class offerings.   online classes.
                                                  With a sufficient number of staff
                                                  trained in computer-assisted and
                                                  distance education classes, the
                                                  English Department would be
                                                  able to meet the demands of
                                                  many students



  2 Foreign             5-8 additional            We can serve more students that More classes will be                  $6,400.00   1,2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12
         Languages                                we currently turn away because    available for student access,
                        computers in
                                                  of physical space limitations. It thus serving more students.
                        language                  benefits ASL students who wish
                        lab,including ear         to take SILA 305, 338, and 345.
                        phones
  3 Foreign                                       This will benefit students who      It will better prepare                           1,2,3,10,11,12      A - Urgent
         Languages      5-8 additional            want to learn conversational        students in the culture and
                                                  Spanish for purposes other than     mechanics of the language if
                        computers in
                                                  transfer. It will also directly     they take need to take other
                        language lab,             benefit students who wish to take   courses for transfer.
                        including ear phones      elementary Spanish courses.

  4 Foreign                                       Allows students to take other       Increase student interest in                                         A - Urgent
                                                                                                                             1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
         Languages      5-8 additional            classes on opposite days when       the target language.
                                                  they would normally take lab. It
                        computers in
                                                  also allows the department to
                        language                  offer more courses.
                        lab,including ear
                        phones
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                       Humanities

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       Facilities
  5 Anthropology Move current                      More space is needed for the        Move storage facility from        $20,000.00        1,2,7,9,15       A - Urgent
                     Anthropology storage          safety of our collection used in    LRC 170 to LRC 103.
                     facility from inside LRC      Anthropology courses
                     102 (room LRC 170) to
                     LRC 103 once science
                     building remodel is
                     complete. An interior door
                     between LRC 102 and
                     103 would be needed as
                     well as storage furniture
                     (shelving, cabinets, etc).


  6 English -        Space needed for              This will enhance community         This temporary solution                                2,6,8         B - High
         Transfer    programs                      learning and create a collegial     minimizes the cost. In the
                                                   atmosphere                          future, we will work for the
                                                                                       best long-term solution to
                                                                                       serve students (a permanent
                                                                                       space).

  7 Foreign          Another classroom             This will benefit students who      It will better prepare                            1,2,3,10,11,12
         Languages                                 want to learn conversational        students in the culture and
                     and ASL lab
                                                   Spanish for purposes other than     mechanics of the language if
                                                   transfer. It will also directly     they take need to take other
                                                   benefit students who wish to take   courses for transfer.
                                                   elementary Spanish courses.

  8 Foreign          Another classroom             We need a variety of electives to   Students will graduate with a                  1,2,3,7,8,9,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         Languages                                 support the A.A. degree in          major in Spanish. Students
                                                   Spanish. We need to support         will graduate with a major in
                                                   Deaf Studies degree.                Deaf Studies.

  9 Foreign                                        Allows students to take other       Increase student interest in                                          A - Urgent
                                                                                                                               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
         Languages   More lab space                classes on opposite days when       the target language.
                                                   they would normally take lab. It
                                                   also allows the department to
                                                   offer more courses.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                         DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                       Humanities

         Department Item description                Brief rationale               Desired outcome              Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                   cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
10 Psychology        We originally planned for      Logistics of the laboratory   Stable location for the                           4,9        B - High
                     a laboratory site within the   component continues to be     dissection and computer
                     LRC building. PSYC 312         inefficient.                  features of the biological
                     has continued to function                                    psychology laboratory.
                     by rotating in and out of
                     the classroom assigned
                     and informal cooperation
                     with another instructor in
                     terms of computer access
                     and use. In addition,
                     proper ventilation for the
                     dissection portion of the
                     lab continues to be an
                     issue.
                     The course merits a stable
                     location for its laboratory
                     component-- one that will
                     lend itself to the computer
                     applications and the
                     dissection requirements of
                     this core offering.
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                      Humanities

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                          New classified staff
11 Anthropology Convert our Part time                                                                                       $50,000.00                        B - High
                        temp I.A. position into a
                        Permanent position. This
                        would allow IA to be more
                        involved with the
                        anthropology courses, and
                        would allow the IA to hold
                        open lab/study sessions
                        for ALL anthropology
                        classes. We have found
                        that the Tutor center does
                        not have any students
                        who offer tutoring in
                        Anthropology, and this
                        would solve that
                        deficiency with a trained
                        employee, would be able
                        to allow students to have
                        limited access to the
                        hands on




12 English -            Homework readers              More students are seeking to         increased success and                         1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,13,15 B - High
         Basic Skills                                 enroll in our basic skills classes   retention for students; more
                        /graders: 5 hrs a
                                                      than we have sections available.     time for faculty to address
                        semester for 101-             As a result, faculty feel greater    and attend to individual
                        300-302 @ 13.42 /hr           pressure to add students over the    student needs.
                        Clerical help: 10 hrs         recommended limit (25-28). In
                        a week @ 9.32/hr              turn, students feel greater
                                                      pressure to remain in classes
                                                      even when they are failing.



13 English -            Hire an instructional         This will support student success    Enhanced course                  $40,000.00           4,6          C - Important
         Transfer       assistant                     and assist us with maintaining       success/persistence rate.
                                                      academic standards with part-
                                                      time and full-time professors.
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                        Humanities

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale      Desired outcome   Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                 cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                          New faculty
14 Anthropology We need more lab                                                               $15,000.00                    A - Urgent
                     sections, as the number of
                     students we enroll in our
                     lecture courses (approx.
                     1200 students), but can
                     only accommodate 250 in
                     the companion 301 lab
                     course each year. The
                     students who are enrolled
                     in both 300 and 301 do
                     better in BOTH courses.
                     We would like to add
                     more lab sections over the
                     next few years to try and
                     capture more students
                     and increase student
                     success in both courses.
                     Item cost estimated for 3
                     additional lab sections.




15 Anthropology In addition to exploring the                                                   $20,000.00                    B - High
                     possibility of adding
                     Anthropology courses to
                     the satellite centers and
                     non traditional schedules,
                     we would also like to add
                     more courses in a DE
                     format, including online
                     and hybrid. While this
                     might mean converting
                     current FTE to a DE
                     section, it would also likely
                     mean adding FTE for a
                     DE section or satellite
                     section in addition to our
                     current FTE loads. Item
                     cost estimated for the
                     addition of 4 new sections.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                           UNIT PLAN
                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                              Unit Name:                      Humanities

         Department Item description                   Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                               cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
16 Anthropology Once all the other                     Once lab sections are added,         New Faculty member hired        $100,000.00       1,4,5,6,7,9      C - Important
                        requested additions and        we'll need another faculty           within next 10 years
                        changes occur, we would        member to teach them.
                        likely need another Full
                        time faculty member in the
                        department to help carry
                        the 301 lab load, as well
                        as other added courses.
                        This new FT position
                        would likely be a gneralist,
                        but with training in
                        physical anthropology and
                        experience teaching lab.



17 English -            2 full-time faculty            With the growth of Cosumnes          A new English hire would                      1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,13,15 A - Urgent
         Basic Skills                                  River College, the need for          move CRC’s English
                                                       English classes will continue to     department closer to the Los
                                                       grow. The need for a new faculty     Rios District’s
                                                       member in English is further         recommendation that full-
                                                       compounded by Dennis Hock’s          time faculty instruct 75
                                                       partial retirement and John          percent of college courses;
                                                       Pratt’s retirement in Spring 2009.   currently, CRC’s full-time
                                                                                            English instructs under 65
                                                                                            percent of English
                                                                                            composition courses.


18 English -            1.0 Full time faculty to       This will expand non-traditional      We will have more distance     $100,000.00         2,3,7,11       A - Urgent
         Transfer       develop and teach online       student access and will free up      education options.
                        sections                       our overcrowded facilities. More
                                                       than half of our courses offered
                                                       are presently taught by adjunct
                                                       faculty.
19 Foreign               1.0 FTE                       We can serve more students that More classes will be                  $98,000.00   1,2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         Languages                                     we currently turn away because    available for student access,
                        Spanish Instructor,
                                                       of physical space limitations. It thus serving more students.
                        1.0 FTE SILA                   benefits ASL students who wish
                        instructor, 1.0 FTE            to take SILA 305, 338, and 345.
                        Vietnamese instructor
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                       Humanities

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy       Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies     (A, B, C)
20 History/Politic 2 F-T positions                  Current scholarly trends, the         In the next two years, we       $100,000.00         1,4,6        A - Urgent
         al Science                                 changing world we live in and our     should grow in FTE, a full-
                                                    own institutional demographics        time replacement position in
                                                    support movement in this              Political Science and
                                                    direction.                            another growth position in
                                                                                          history.
21 Humanities         Hire adjunct                  The last hire in 2003 was a           Bring department                               1,4,6,7,9,11,15   A - Urgent
                                                    replacement hire not an addition.     productivity down to the
                      instructor for
                                                    In the meantime student               levels of the campus as
                      evening and                   enrollment on the campus and          whole, relieving overworked
                      summer sessions.              within the Humanities Program         Humanities professors.
                                                    has sky rocketed and we are
                                                    having to turn students away. In
                                                    the next year we are likely to lose
                                                    our emeritus instructor (cultural
                                                    Islam), with no replacem


22 Humanities         Hire a third full time        We are not serving the evening        Hire an adjunct to teach a                         4,7,11        B - High
                                                    student population. This is clearly   once a week Humanities
                      Humanities professor.
                                                    reflected in the head count by        course in the evening, the
                                                    age group (collapsed) for the         measurable outcome should
                                                    department which shows the            be an increase in headcount
                                                    ages groups spanning from 25          for the 25-40 age group to
                                                    years of age and over as being        the college wide level.
                                                    underrepresented in the
                                                    Humanities department (3%-7%)
                                                    when compared to the College as



23 Psychology         We will require .40 FTE to    With the anticipated retirement of    Provision of leadership and                    1,4,7,13,14,15    A - Urgent
                      replace Chris Harris'         our colleague Chris Harris, we        quality control for the
                      position when she retires.    are concerned that the college        Psychology of Women, Life-
                      [She is currently using the   remain committed to the               Span Development, and
                      preretirment option and       maintenance of these important        Human Sexuality features of
                      represents .60 full-time      elements of the curriculum that       the psychology program.
                      FTE in the department.]       she has so well represented.
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                               DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                       Humanities

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                     Desired outcome              Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
24 Psychology        Once resources are              Broader access to a range of        Access for students                            1,7,11,13     B - High
                     reestablished, .40 FTE in       psychology offerings was a          attending both day and
                     order to maintain a             concern voiced by students          evenings to the psychology
                     reasonable scope for our        participating in the LRCCD          curriculum and related
                     elective offerings in the       student follow-up survey. Broad     student satisfaction.
                     day schedule.                   exposure to the psychology
                     .20 FTE in order to             curriculum is problematic for the
                     reestablish the scope of        evening students in the short run
                     our elective offerings in       and the proposed Center
                     the evening schedule. We        students in the mid range future.
                     will use rotation in order to
                     efficiently achieve the goal
                     of evening student access
                     to the elective features of
                     the psychology curriculum.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                          DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                    Humanities

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       New student help
25 English -            Additional Basic Skills    More students are seeking to           increased success and                          1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,13,15 B - High
         Basic Skills   student assistants:        enroll in our basic skills classes     retention for students; more
                        $50/week per section       than we have sections available.       time for faculty to address
                                                   As a result, faculty feel greater      and attend to individual
                                                   pressure to add students over the      student needs.
                                                   recommended limit (25-28). In
                                                   turn, students feel greater
                                                   pressure to remain in classes
                                                   even when they are failing.



26 English -            Student help               This will enhance community            This temporary solution                                2,6,8          B - High
         Transfer                                  learning and create a collegial        minimizes the cost. In the
                                                   atmosphere                             future, we will work for the
                                                                                          best long-term solution to
                                                                                          serve students (a permanent
                                                                                          space).

27 Foreign              Tutors to be available     Currently we do not have tutors        Students will get more oral                    1,2,3,7,8,9,10,11,12
         Languages                                 and the IA’s have very little direct   practice and work in small
                        for all courses
                                                   contact with students and              groups with the IA’s and
                                                   instructors.                           tutors.
28 Foreign              Tutors to be available     We can serve more students that        More classes will be                           1,2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         Languages                                 we currently turn away because         available for student access,
                        for all courses
                                                   of physical space limitations. It      thus serving more students.
                                                   benefits ASL students who wish
                                                   to take SILA 305, 338, and 345.

29 Foreign              Tutors to be available     Allows students to take other          Increase student interest in                                          A - Urgent
                                                                                                                                  1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
         Languages                                 classes on opposite days when          the target language.
                        for all courses
                                                   they would normally take lab. It
                                                   also allows the department to
                                                   offer more courses.
                                                     COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                 DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                             UNIT PLAN
                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                         Unit Name:             Humanities

         Department Item description     Brief rationale                   Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
30 History/Politic Teaching Assistants   The changing world around us,     In the next two years, 5%          $50,000.00        1,2,3       B - High
         al Science                      the opportunity to do the right   more ESL students will
                                         thing and the chance to enhance   enroll in our courses. This
                                         the success of ESL students in    will be accomplished by
                                         other courses and programs.       working closely with the ESL
                                                                           Department in preparing
                                                                           students for the rigors of our
                                                                           courses and by directing
                                                                           them to the student support
                                                                           services once they are in
                                                                           our courses.
                                                          COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                  UNIT PLAN
                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                 Humanities

         Department Item description          Brief rationale                   Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                    cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                  Non-Computer related Equipment
31 English -         Overhead projector,      This will enhance community       This temporary solution                               2,6,8         B - High
         Transfer    whiteboards              learning and create a collegial   minimizes the cost. In the
                                              atmosphere                        future, we will work for the
                                                                                best long-term solution to
                                                                                serve students (a permanent
                                                                                space).

32 Foreign           Video camera, tripod,    We can serve more students that More classes will be                 $5,250.00   1,2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         Languages                            we currently turn away because    available for student access,
                     DVD recorder,
                                              of physical space limitations. It thus serving more students.
                     Closed Captioned JR      benefits ASL students who wish
                                              to take SILA 305, 338, and 345.
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                        DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                            UNIT PLAN
                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                        Humanities

         Department Item description                   Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                 cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                           Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
33 Anthropology Create a Applied                       Would increase ability of             5+ students earning                    $0.00       1,2,3,11,12       B - High
                        Anthropology certificate       Anthropology students to gain         certificate each year
                        showcasing Anthropology        employment after completing our
                        and the various                courses
                        technologies used within
                        the discipline. Creation of
                        the certificate, as well as
                        addition of 1-2 courses
                        would be need.


34 Anthropology While this wouldn't directly           Have all anthropology courses         see above                              $0.00           1,4,5         B - High
                        add FTE back to the            taught by anthropology faculty
                        department, as the FTE is
                        already in Anthropology,
                        we would like to reassign
                        it to Anthropology
                        department faculty. Two
                        courses, ANTH 332 and
                        334 are currently taught
                        by a non anthropology FT
                        faculty, and the course
                        content deviates outside
                        what teh department feels
                        should be discussed in an
                        anthropology course.



35 English -            Program Coordinator for        We need a program coordinator         Increased success and                                                 A - Urgent
                                                                                                                                      1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,12,13,14,15
         Basic Skills   the Basic Skills Program       to provide cohesion within the        retention for students; more
                                                       Basic Skills Program. Due to          time for faculty to address
                                                       factors noted in the last program     and attend to individual
                                                       review, the workload of               student needs; increased
                                                       classroom teachers has                articulation with and
                                                       increased. (A list of those factors   matriculation from our feeder
                                                       is provided below).                   campuses.
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:                  Humanities

         Department Item description             Brief rationale                     Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                       cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)
36 English -            Professional             The growing popularity of online    Increase in the number of             1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                      $2,500.00                          A - Urgent
         Basic Skills                            classes makes it necessary and      staff members who can offer
                        development grants,
                                                 feasible for CRC to increase the    computer-assisted and
                        release time for class   number of online class offerings.   online classes.
                        set up                   With a sufficient number of staff
                                                 trained in computer-assisted and
                                                 distance education classes, the
                                                 English Department would be
                                                 able to meet the demands of
                                                 many students
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                         DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                     Humanities

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
37 English -            Release time should be      Given the increasing numbers of        Since the burden rests on                                             A-
                                                                                                                                      1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,13,14,15 Urgent
         Basic Skills   provided to a department    students entering our institution      our department to facilitate
                        member to establish and     unprepared for college level           articulation meetings, most
                        maintain connections with   work, it will be important for CRC     likely at the high school
                        all feeder high schools.    faculty to maintain                    campuses, a small amount
                                                    communication with our feeder          of release time (.2) should
                                                    high schools.                          be provided to a department
                                                                                           member to meet with
                                                                                           English faculty and
                                                                                           counselors from the feeder
                                                                                           high schools.


38 English -            Continued release time      This will enhance community            This temporary solution                                2,6,8         B - High
         Transfer       and professional            learning and create a collegial        minimizes the cost. In the
                        development                 atmosphere                             future, we will work for the
                                                                                           best long-term solution to
                                                                                           serve students (a permanent
                                                                                           space).

39 History/Politic Release time to                  The changing world around us,          In the next two years, 5%                              1,2,3
         al Science     coordinate with the ESL     the opportunity to do the right        more ESL students will
                        Dept. and Counseling        thing and the chance to enhance        enroll in our courses. This
                                                    the success of ESL students in         will be accomplished by
                                                    other courses and programs.            working closely with the ESL
                                                                                           Department in preparing
                                                                                           students for the rigors of our
                                                                                           courses and by directing
                                                                                           them to the student support
                                                                                           services once they are in
                                                                                           our courses.



40 History/Politic Release time to continue         The institution has a strong           The Political Science                               1,4,6,10,11
         al Science     to develop courses and      commitment to transfer with a          component will continue to
                        collaborate with campus     stellar transfer center and            add new courses in the next
                        colleagues to expand the    articulation agreements with           2-3 years and will improve
                                                    every major four year institution in   the transfer rates by at least
                                                    the area.                              3%.
                                                         COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                               DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                 UNIT PLAN
                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                         Unit Name:                 Humanities

         Department Item description         Brief rationale                   Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                  cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
41 Humanities        Maintain HUM 324        This course speaks directly to the This can easily be measured                     3,4,10,11     B - High
                                             issue of cultural competence and by the increasing interest an
                     offering. No new
                                             informed citizenry of our students. enrollment we already have
                     faculty needed, since                                       in this course.
                     current faculty are
                     qualified and ready
                     to teach the course.
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:         2/3/2010
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                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                Humanities

         Department Item description            Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                       cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                    Software
42 English -            Dreamweaver and         The growing popularity of online    Increase in the number of              1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                        $500.00                          B - High
         Basic Skills                           classes makes it necessary and      staff members who can offer
                        related software for
                                                feasible for CRC to increase the    computer-assisted and
                        staff websites          number of online class offerings.   online classes.
                                                With a sufficient number of staff
                                                trained in computer-assisted and
                                                distance education classes, the
                                                English Department would be
                                                able to meet the demands of
                                                many students



43 English -            Software                This will enhance community         This temporary solution                               2,6,8         B - High
         Transfer                               learning and create a collegial     minimizes the cost. In the
                                                atmosphere                          future, we will work for the
                                                                                    best long-term solution to
                                                                                    serve students (a permanent
                                                                                    space).

44 Foreign                                      This will benefit students who      It will better prepare              $700.00      1,2,3,10,11,12     A - Urgent
         Languages      Rosetta Stone           want to learn conversational        students in the culture and
                                                Spanish for purposes other than     mechanics of the language if
                        Language Program
                                                transfer. It will also directly     they take need to take other
                                                benefit students who wish to take   courses for transfer.
                                                elementary Spanish courses.

45 Foreign              Rosetta Stone           We can serve more students that More classes will be                    $700.00    1,2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         Languages                              we currently turn away because    available for student access,
                        Language Program
                                                of physical space limitations. It thus serving more students.
                                                benefits ASL students who wish
                                                to take SILA 305, 338, and 345.

46 Foreign              Rosetta Stone           Allows students to take other       Increase student interest in           1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                        $700.00                          A - Urgent
         Languages                              classes on opposite days when       the target language.
                        Language Program
                                                they would normally take lab. It
                                                also allows the department to
                                                offer more courses.
                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                           UNIT PLAN
                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                         Unit Name:           Humanities

         Department Item description   Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
47 History/Politic Study Aids          The changing world around us,       In the next two years, 5%                            1,2,3
         al Science                    the opportunity to do the right     more ESL students will
                                       thing and the chance to enhance     enroll in our courses. This
                                       the success of ESL students in      will be accomplished by
                                       other courses and programs.         working closely with the ESL
                                                                           Department in preparing
                                                                           students for the rigors of our
                                                                           courses and by directing
                                                                           them to the student support
                                                                           services once they are in
                                                                           our courses.



48 History/Politic Music/Image CDs     Current scholarly trends, the       In the next two years, we           $1,000.00        1,4,6       B - High
         al Science                    changing world we live in and our   should grow in FTE, a full-
                                       own institutional demographics      time replacement position in
                                       support movement in this            Political Science and
                                       direction.                          another growth position in
                                                                           history.
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:                        Humanities

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                          Supplies
49 Anthropology To ehnace student                                                                                           $20,000.00                        A - Urgent
                     success, we need more
                     materials for our
                     collection. This will aide in
                     having more visuals to
                     bring to the lecture
                     courses, as well as having
                     more hands on
                     opportunities in the lab
                     sections.
50 English -         Additional Supplies              This will enhance community         This temporary solution              $500.00          2,6,8         B - High
         Transfer                                     learning and create a collegial     minimizes the cost. In the
                                                      atmosphere                          future, we will work for the
                                                                                          best long-term solution to
                                                                                          serve students (a permanent
                                                                                          space).

51 Foreign                                            This will benefit students who      It will better prepare             $6,000.00     1,2,3,10,11,12     A - Urgent
         Languages   Maps, literature,                want to learn conversational        students in the culture and
                                                      Spanish for purposes other than     mechanics of the language if
                     dictionaries, DVDs,
                                                      transfer. It will also directly     they take need to take other
                     documentaries                    benefit students who wish to take   courses for transfer.
                     periodicals in target            elementary Spanish courses.
                     language, video-
                     recording technology


52 Foreign           Maps, literature,                We need a variety of electives to   Students will graduate with a      $3,000.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         Languages                                    support the A.A. degree in          major in Spanish. Students
                     dictionaries,
                                                      Spanish. We need to support         will graduate with a major in
                     periodicals in target            Deaf Studies degree.                Deaf Studies.
                     language
53 Foreign           Maps, literature,                We can serve more students that More classes will be                               1,2,3,4,5,6,10,11,12 A - Urgent
         Languages                                    we currently turn away because    available for student access,
                     dictionaries,
                                                      of physical space limitations. It thus serving more students.
                     periodicals in target            benefits ASL students who wish
                     language                         to take SILA 305, 338, and 345.
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                 DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                            Unit Name:                       Humanities

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
54 History/Politic Additional maps                    Current scholarly trends, the       In the next two years, we         $1,000.00         1,4,6      B - High
         al Science                                   changing world we live in and our   should grow in FTE, a full-
                                                      own institutional demographics      time replacement position in
                                                      support movement in this            Political Science and
                                                      direction.                          another growth position in
                                                                                          history.
55 Psychology         We anticipate no                Broader social and economic         Improvement of the success                       1,4,6,10,13   B - High
                      inordinate costs but those      forces may be more at work with     and persistence rates for
                      implied in the utilization of   current student success and         students attending CRC
                      existing Research Office        persistence rates. A major          psychology courses and the
                      resources.                      element of concern, is the          satisfaction and success of
                                                      outcome of exposure to our          students transferring into
                                                      psychology curriculum with          upper division psychology
                                                      respect to the continued success    programs.
                                                      of CRC students who transfer
                                                      into upper division psychology
                                                      programs.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                             DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:             Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                         Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy             Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies           (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      Computers/computer related equipment
                 Upgrade Media Services
  1 Distance Education and MDL desktop            more valuable and informative            Enhanced student success         $20,000.00             1,4,5         A - Urgent
                     computers and peripherals    assessment information                  in LMS-supported classes

                 Laptop computers
  2 Distance Education and Media Services         meet needs of instructors and           equipment available               $12,000.00           1,2,3,4,6       A - Urgent
                                                  staff who use technology
                    Three high
  3 Instructional Technology drive and RAM        Our current data storage capacity       Increase the percentage                                              A
                                                                                                                            $60,000.001,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 - Urgent
                     capacity servers             is spread across approximately          (efficiency) of our available
                                                  30 servers and provides for little      data storage utilization,
                                                  to no redundancy of our data            improve reliability and
                                                  storage. This also complicates          reduced downtime with high
                                                  the ability to back all of that date    availability redundant fail
                                                  in a cost effective manner. A           over capability, and improve
                                                  properly provisioned SAN will           our disaster recovery
                                                  provide for redundant data              capabilities as an
                                                  storage pools.                          organization.



                    Multiple High RAM and
  4 Instructional Technology                      Through the use of computer             To be able to provide                                                   B
                                                                                                                                         1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 - High
                     CPU servers at $5000 per     virtualization it is possible to free   reliable and flexible desktop
                     server                       the college from the cycle of           resources to any lab so that
                                                  equipment replacement by                any computer reliant class
                                                  utilizing technology that allows us     can be moved to any
                                                  to refresh our labs without buying      available computer lab or
                                                  new hardware and still keep them        classroom on short notice
                                                  relevant and responsive to              and still be able to teach
                                                  instructional needs                     their class. To also be able
                                                                                          to provide desktop
                                                                                          resources to online students.



                    Multiple High RAM and
  5 Instructional Technology                      Virtualization allows us to remove      The procurement and                                                     B
                                                                                                                                         1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 - High
                     CPU servers at $5000 per     the bulk of the hardware needs          implementation of hardware
                     server                       from our since we can use it to         and software to support a
                                                  consolidate our much of our             robust and reliable virtual
                                                  existing servers into fewer pieces      server infrastructure to
                                                  of hardware which are easier to         support current and future
                                                  budget for refresh or upgrades.         needs.
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:               Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                       Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                    Outfit
  6 Library Instruction a complete                   We would be able to dedicate          To provide space for small                           2,4,9       A - Urgent
                     multimedia lab - The lab        this space for small library          library workshops.
                     will need both student and      workshops if we have this room,
                     instructor computers along      thus, freeing up more computers
                     with projector, screen, and     in the LCL for either larger
                     smartboard.                     sessions or opening up the lab
                                                     for individual student's use.

                    Upgrade 32 computers for
  7 Library Instruction                              Library instructors will need to be   To provide better quality          $25,600.00       1,2,4,5,7    B - High
                     Library Computer Lab            better equipped with current          instruction for information
                     (LCL).                          practices that enhance teaching       competency.
                     Note: Because the LCL is        of information competency.
                     used both as a general
                     purpose lab and for library
                     instruction, this "resource
                     requirement" is also listed
                     in the Library's Services
                     PrOf.


                   P
  8 Library Services rovide access to online         If funded, the new computers          Installation of three wireless          $0.00        2,9,15      A - Urgent
                     catalog near the library        would provide library users with      OPAC computers in library
                     collection to facilitate use    convenient access to the library      stacks.
                     of collection. Could use        catalog in the book stacks areas
                     repurposed computers            in order to double check book
                     since they would only be        availability and call numbers
                     connected to the online         while retrieving books from those
                     catalog.                        areas of the library.


                   O
  9 Library Services ver time as software            The current computers are very        Up-to-date computers               $25,000.00      1,2,3,4,7,9   B - High
                     applications become             old and will likely need to be        installed in the Library
                     more computer resource          updated to accommodate new            OPAC area.
                     hungry. We need to              application processing needs in
                     either upgrade of buy new       the near future.
                     PC desktops for the
                     Library OPAC area
                     computer.
                  N
10 Library Services eed multimedia station           To alleviate pressure for the     Installation of Library                 $3,554.67       1,2,3,15     B - High
                     with a touch screen to          service desks we need to acquire Information Kiosk.
                     demonstrate use of              equipment that may be used to
                     routine equipment in            create a self service information
                     Library.                        kiosk where students can view
                                                     short tutorials about basic
                                                     equipment usage and learn about
                                                     common library policies.
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                         DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:               Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                   Desired outcome          Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                    cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                  U
11 Library Services pgrade 32 computers for          The current computers are old      New/updated computers     $25,600.00      1,2,3,4,7,9   B - High
                     Library Computer Lab            and will likely need to be updated installed.
                     (LCL).                          to accommodate new application
                     Note: Because the LCL is        processing needs in the near
                     used both as a general          future.
                     purpose lab and for library
                     instruction, this "resource
                     requirement" is also listed
                     in the Library's Instruction
                     PrOf.



                  A
12 Library Services dd a Kiosk to enable             Improve access to vital student   Kiosk Installed             $5,000.00        2,9,15      B - High
                     students to use coins to        service
                     add value to their GoPrint
                     cards.
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:        2/3/2010
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                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:            Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description             Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                   Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                     Facilities
                   Office space and furniture
13 Instructional Technology                      The I.T. Staff are scattered           I.T. Staff provided with                             13,14,15     C - Important
                                                 across the campus in various           adequate office space to
                                                 office locations. While this places    house all of the I.T. staff and
                                                 many of the IT techs close to          equipment needs.
                                                 their supported locations it does
                                                 hamper impromptu knowledge
                                                 transfers and brain storming
                                                 opportunities. E-mail does
                                                 provide for some means of
                                                 communication,


                   Office space and furniture
14 Instructional Technology                      An IT Supervisor is required to        I.T. Supervisor provides                             13,14,15     C - Important
                                                 direct operations on a minute-to-      concentrated direction to the
                                                 minute, day-to-day basis. This         IT department and manages
                                                 position will also fill a capability   the growing database needs
                                                 gap in the department in that it       of the college.
                                                 can provide database design,
                                                 maintenance, programming and
                                                 development skills currently not
                                                 available


                   Computer tables, chairs,
15 Library Instruction                           We would be able to dedicate           To provide space for small           $5,000.00        2,4,9       A - Urgent
                     podium and all the other    this space for small library           library workshops.
                     necessary furniture to      workshops if we have this room,
                     outfit the proposed lab.    thus, freeing up more computers
                                                 in the LCL for either larger
                                                 sessions or opening up the lab
                                                 for individual student's use.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:               Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                   Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy       Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
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                                                                                                                        cost    and/or Strategies     (A, B, C)
                  O
16 Library Services nce the Science Building        No Group Study space now          Group Study Spaces built                       1,2,3,4,6,9,15   B - High
                     opens the Library will         available, creates a very noisy   out and properly furnished,
                     recapture L-317A and B,        Library space not conducive to    including multimedia
                     and the current MESA and       quiet study                       technology
                     Tutoring Center spaces.
                     At that time we would like
                     to remodel the Library so
                     that some or most of the
                     staff office space moves
                     upstairs and our current
                     office space can become
                     Group Study Rooms. This
                     project is in a nascent
                     stage so the costs are
                     unknown, but are part of
                     the Facilities Master Plan.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:            Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                      New classified staff
                Educational media design
17 Distance Education and Media Services          make access to multimedia              every classroom equipped                           1,4,9,15     A - Urgent
                     specialist                   technology easier for faculty          with a multimedia station

                AV production
18 Distance Education and Media Services          make access to multimedia              every classroom equipped                           1,4,9,15     C - Important
                     maintenance technician       technology easier for faculty          with a multimedia station

                   IT supervisor
19 Instructional Technology                       An IT Supervisor is required to        I.T. Supervisor provides          $90,000.00       13,14,15     A - Urgent
                                                  direct operations on a minute-to-      concentrated direction to the
                                                  minute, day-to-day basis. This         IT department and manages
                                                  position will also fill a capability   the growing database needs
                                                  gap in the department in that it       of the college.
                                                  can provide database design,
                                                  maintenance, programming and
                                                  development skills currently not
                                                  available


                  A
20 Library Services s our student population      Our circulation has increased          Hiring of 6th LMTA                $57,320.00      1,2,3,4,15    A - Urgent
                     continues to grow and the    23% and our interlibrary loans
                     demand for reserve           have increased 36% in the last 2
                     textbooks continues to       years. The marked increases in
                     climb, our LMTA staff is     these statistics are indicators of
                     unable to fully staff the    the need to double staff our
                     circulation desk and         circulation desk, which is not
                     provide our students with    currently feasible.
                     efficient service.


                  I
21 Library Servicesf the Library Computer         Finding and Hiring serial 110-day Hiring of Full Time                        $13.42      1,2,3,4,15    A - Urgent
                     Lab is unstaffed then it     temp classified staff for this      Permanent IA for the LCL
                     falls upon the already       position is difficult and typically
                     stretched Reference          results in gaps in coverage during
                     Librarian to take care of    critical times. These gaps are
                     students in the lab also.    absorbed by the already
                     Note: The approximate        overextended Reference
                     cost reflects the hourly     Librarians.
                     pay and not the yearly
                     cost.
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                               DATE:        2/3/2010
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                          Unit Name:                Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                       Desired outcome            Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                  T
22 Library Services he lab IA assists                Staff is stretched too thin already   At minimum maintain Temp                      1,2,3,9      A - Urgent
                     students with the use of                                              IA position in the LCL
                     Microsoft Word and other
                     Office applications. The
                     IA also assists students
                     with with the use of email,
                     Desire2Learn, and other
                     Los Rios applications. In
                     addition the IA
                     troubleshoots hardware
                     and software issues as
                     they arise and assists
                     students with Los Rios
                     password setup and
                     resetting.
                     Staff is stretched too thin
                     already. It is therefore
                     critical we maintain our
                     Temp-IA in our LCL if we
                     do not get a full time
                     position. The lab is usually
                     filled to capacity and our
                     Circulation staff are not
                     able to answer the
                     technical questions from
                     the lab, and our
                     Reference Librarians are
                     too busy answering
                     research questions out at
                     the Reference
                     Desk/OPAC computers to
                     be taking care of
                     questions in the lab also.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                     DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                            UNIT PLAN
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                              Unit Name:              Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                   Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy       Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies     (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                           New faculty
                   This
23 Library Instruction expanded service will           Cannot adequately cover             Students will effectively          $98,408.00        1,4,5,7       A - Urgent
                        require a new librarian        information in 1-unit course        acquire SLOs.
                        faculty member.

                   This
24 Library Instruction expanded service will           Information competency is a         Integrate information              $98,408.00        1,2,6,7       A - Urgent
                        require a new librarian        fundamental skill that all students competency skills into Basic
                        faculty member.                need to succeed in academic and Skills level courses.
                                                       personal endeavors.

                   This
25 Library Instruction expanded service will           Different disciplines have          To better prepare students         $98,408.00        1,4,6,7       A - Urgent
                        require a new librarian        different research methods and      for discipline-specific
                        faculty member.                tools.                              research.

                   This
26 Library Instruction expanded service will           Students of Elk Grove Center        To provide support for Elk         $98,408.00       2,4,7,8,9      A - Urgent
                        require a new librarian        need research instruction.          Grove Center.
                        faculty member.

                   This
27 Library Instruction expanded service will           Different courses use different     To better prepare students         $98,408.00      1,2,4,6,7,8     B - High
                        require a new librarian        research methods and tools.         for subject-specific research.
                        faculty member.

                  A
28 Library Services n additional library               The increased workload due to       Hiring of 6th Full Time            $98,408.00     1,2,3,4,5,6,15   A - Urgent
                        faculty (6th) is needed        the burgeoning student body         Librarian and hiring of the
                        ASAP to deal with              means we are no longer able to      7th full time librarian once
                        increased workload due to      provide effective information       the new EG campus is open.
                        growing student body and       research services. If we are to
                        subsequent increased           meet the demand we need to
                        demand for existing library    increase our staffing level.
                        services.
                  M
29 Library Services aintain the FTE for the            Losing a Full Time Librarian      Emergency Hire of 1.0 FTE                 $0.00     1,3,4,5,7,15     A - Urgent
                        5th full time Librarian        Position in a time of enrollment  Librarian
                        position vacated by Lily       growth is unacceptable especially
                        Kun in November of             in a vital service area such as
                        2009. Cost is $0 since the     ours
                        FTE are already part of
                        our budget.
                        W
         Library Services e will also need a new       We will also need a new library     Hire Full Time Librarian for       $98,498.00     1,2,3,4,7,15     B - High
                        library faculty (7th) to be    faculty (7th) to be able to support New Elk Grove Center
                        able to support expanded       expanded library services when
                        library services when Elk      Elk Grove Center opens and to
                        Grove Center opens.            assess the SLO and SAO's in our
                                                       area.
                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                    DATE:    2/3/2010
                                                             UNIT PLAN
                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                         Unit Name:    Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description    Brief rationale     Desired outcome   Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank      Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                  cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:              Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                               cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       Non-Computer related Equipment
                Digital conference phone
30 Distance Education and Media Services           meet needs of instructors and          equipment available                 $2,000.00       1,2,3,4,6    B - High
                                                   staff who use technology
                Digital camera Services
31 Distance Education and Mediakits                meet needs of instructors and          equipment available                $10,000.00       1,2,3,4,6    B - High
                                                   staff who use technology
                Digital recording devices
32 Distance Education and Media Services           meet needs of instructors and          equipment available                $10,000.00       1,2,3,4,6    B - High
                                                   staff who use technology
                Audience response system
33 Distance Education and Media Services           meet needs of instructors and          equipment available                 $5,000.00       1,2,3,4,6    C - Important
                                                   staff who use technology
34 Graphic Design Paper Cutter/Trimmer,            Our department's effectiveness         Ability to search, sort and           $650.00       13,14,15     A - Urgent
                     37‖ Professional Rolling      and service would greatly benefit      retrieve client data and files
                     Trimmer; Office Furniture,    from automation of client records
                     Lateral 2 Drawer File         and by implementing a database
                     Cabinet                       to coordinate clients with the
                                                   many files associated with past
                                                   projects. This will facilitate quick
                                                   turnaround of the many projects
                                                   that are updates of previous
                                                   projects.


35 Graphic DesignDigital SLR camera                Our work frequently requires         Ability to take photographs             $600.00       13,14,15     A - Urgent
                                                   images. Without a departmental       as needed
                                                   camera we are dependent upon
                                                   the availability of photographs
                                                   from other sources, such as the
                                                   PIO or Photography departments.
                                                   This imparts unnecessary delays
                                                   in the production process and
                                                   therefore In our clients' timelines.




                   Smartboard
36 Library Instruction                             Library instructors will need to be    To provide better quality           $2,000.00       1,2,4,5,7    B - High
                     Note: This may have been      better equipped with current           instruction for information
                     part of a previous ITMB       practices that enhance teaching        competency.
                     request that was approved     of information competency.
                     but not received.
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:       2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:               Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                  A
37 Library Services cquire an updated               Provide the library with an up-to- Installation of new security       $20,845.11        2,9,15      B - High
                     security monitoring system     date security monitoring system     camera system in the
                     that includes enough           that includes additional camera     Library.
                     cameras to provide             coverage and recording capability
                     coverage for all parts of      in order to help mitigate incidents
                     the library.                   of vandalism, theft, and violence
                     Note: A request for a new      in the library and also serve as a
                     security monitoring system     tool for police investigation when
                     was made in the last COB       such incidents occur.
                     cycle but was not funded.


                  A
38 Library Services cquire a new inventory          To provide a new and reliable       Installation of new Security      $24,876.24        7,9,15      B - High
                     security control gate.         security/inventory control gate     Gate system.
                     The current inventory          with locking arms at the library
                     security control gate          front door. If funded the new
                     located at the main library    inventory control system would
                     entrance is over 10 years      help deter book theft.
                     old and failing. Despite
                     numerous repairs the
                     system often works
                     intermittently enabling
                     students to steal valuable
                     books and publications.
                     Note: A request for a new
                     security monitoring system
                     was made in the last COB
                     cycle but was not funded.




                  R
39 Library Services elieve Circulation Desk         Relieve Circulation Desk            Installation of Self-Checkout      $8,000.00       2,7,9,15     B - High
                  bottleneck                        bottleneck                          Kiosk
                  P
40 Library Services urchase RFID tags for           The RFID system would alleviate     Installation of RFID System       $25,000.00         2,9        C - Important
                  library materials along with      many labor intensive collection
                  supporting equipment for          management tasks.
                  their use.
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                 DATE:    2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:              Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank      Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
41 Graphic DesignStock Photo Credits,              Our work frequently requires         Ability to take photographs        $690.00       13,14,15
                     iStockphot.com                images. Without a departmental       as needed
                     Cost is annual                camera we are dependent upon
                                                   the availability of photographs
                                                   from other sources, such as the
                                                   PIO or Photography departments.
                                                   This imparts unnecessary delays
                                                   in the production process and
                                                   therefore In our clients' timelines.




42 Graphic Design                                  Our clients expect innovative and Maintain the innovative and         $2,300.00       13,14,15
                     +       Photoshop User        "new" designs and Ideas from us. fresh design qualities of our
                     Magazine – Gives access       To fuel that creativity and to    work to date
                     to a membership to the        maintain that sense of "newness"
                     National Association of       we require a modest number of
                     Photoshop Professionals       subscriptions to publications and
                     (NAPP) and provides           online resources in our field.
                     training and tutorials for
                     Adobe Photoshop via
                     online access and
                     through magazine.
                     Educational Membership

                     +       Lynda.com – An
                     online resource to master
                     and learn software skills
                     through online tutorials
                     Annual Membership

                     +




43                   Communications Arts
                     Magazine

                     +      Software Manuals
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:            Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                      Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)
                   Virtualization technology
44 Instructional Technology                       Virtualization allows us to remove   The procurement and                                                A
                                                                                                                       $10,000.001,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 - Urgent
                     training                     the bulk of the hardware needs       implementation of hardware
                                                  from our since we can use it to      and software to support a
                                                  consolidate our much of our          robust and reliable virtual
                                                  existing servers into fewer pieces   server infrastructure to
                                                  of hardware which are easier to      support current and future
                                                  budget for refresh or upgrades.      needs.



                   Travel funds for
45 Library Instruction                            Currently, there is no               To improve effectiveness of      $3,000.00           2,4,5         B - High
                     information competency-      standardized method of               instruction program and
                     related conferences,         assessment.                          services.
                     institutes and
                     workshops in and out of
                     state. Some of these
                     events are competitive
                     and comprehensive and
                     would require funds which
                     exceed the
                     normal allocation for
                     professional
                     development. An
                     example is a week-long
                     Information Literacy
                     Immersion Program,
                     sponsored by the
                     Association of College
                     and Research Libraries
                     (ACRL).


                Upgrade Media Services
46 Distance Education and extant software         more valuable and informative         Enhanced student success       $10,000.00           1,4,5         A - Urgent
                 and purchase new                 assessment information               in LMS-supported classes
                 software
47 Graphic Design+       Adobe Creative           To best serve our clients we       Ability to avail of the tools      $1,500.00         13,14,15
                 Suite 4 (InDesign,               need to remain current with our    and features afforded by the
                 Photoshop, Illustrator,          primary design tools. Having the currently-available software
                 Acrobat Professional )           current tools keeps us compatible
                 +       Snow Leopard             with outside agencies (such as
                 cost is annual                   print shops) while provide us with
                                                  new and innovative design
                                                  techniques that we can apply to
                                                  our client's design project.
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:           Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description            Brief rationale                        Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
48 Graphic Design+          FileMaker Pro 10    Our department's effectiveness         Ability to search, sort and           $300.00       13,14,15     B - High
                     (database management       and service would greatly benefit      retrieve client data and files
                     software ) –               from automation of client records
                                                and by implementing a database
                                                to coordinate clients with the
                                                many files associated with past
                                                projects. This will facilitate quick
                                                turnaround of the many projects
                                                that are updates of previous
                                                projects.
                                                          COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                           DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                   UNIT PLAN
                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                         Unit Name:          Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description          Brief rationale                         Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                          cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                  Software
                   iSCI SAN
49 Instructional Technology                   Our current data storage capacity       Increase the percentage                                              A
                                                                                                                         $6,000.001,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 - Urgent
                                              is spread across approximately          (efficiency) of our available
                                              30 servers and provides for little      data storage utilization,
                                              to no redundancy of our data            improve reliability and
                                              storage. This also complicates          reduced downtime with high
                                              the ability to back all of that date    availability redundant fail
                                              in a cost effective manner. A           over capability, and improve
                                              properly provisioned SAN will           our disaster recovery
                                              provide for redundant data              capabilities as an
                                              storage pools.                          organization.



                   Citrix Server
50 Instructional Technology                   Through the use of computer             To be able to provide                                                 B
                                                                                                                                   1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 - High
                                              virtualization it is possible to free   reliable and flexible desktop
                                              the college from the cycle of           resources to any lab so that
                                              equipment replacement by                any computer reliant class
                                              utilizing technology that allows us     can be moved to any
                                              to refresh our labs without buying      available computer lab or
                                              new hardware and still keep them        classroom on short notice
                                              relevant and responsive to              and still be able to teach
                                              instructional needs                     their class. To also be able
                                                                                      to provide desktop
                                                                                      resources to online students.



                   Virtualization software
51 Instructional Technology                   Virtualization allows us to remove      The procurement and                                                  B
                                                                                                                       $100,000.001,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 - High
                     (such as VMware)         the bulk of the hardware needs          implementation of hardware
                                              from our since we can use it to         and software to support a
                                              consolidate our much of our             robust and reliable virtual
                                              existing servers into fewer pieces      server infrastructure to
                                              of hardware which are easier to         support current and future
                                              budget for refresh or upgrades.         needs.
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                     UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:           Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description            Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                 Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
52 Instructional Technology Upgrade
                   Software                     A great deal of our network’s data   Decrease backup recovery           $5,000.00       13,14,15     C - Important
                                                and servers remain unprotected       failures to as close to zero
                                                due to the sheer volume of data      percent as possible.
                                                that would need to be backed up.     Institute offsite backup
                                                Our backup windows now exceed        capabilities and implement a
                                                24 hours which means that full       tiered backup storage
                                                data backups can only be             design that can provide for
                                                performed during the weekend.        permanent, semi-permanent
                                                Failure of a weekly backup can       long term data backup
                                                and has occurred.                    archives.


                   Inventory
53 Instructional Technology Software            Our organization has grown           To be able to provide                              13,14,15     C - Important
                                                rapidly over the last few years      accurate inventory statistics
                                                and so has our inventory of          on equipment and installed
                                                computers that we use to support     software on demand in order
                                                the instructional needs of our       to provide information to
                                                faculty and students. We now         management for inventory
                                                have reached a point where the       and software licensing
                                                ability to manually track the        tracking needs.
                                                software and hardware inventory
                                                on our PC assets accurately



                   Multimedia authoring
54 Library Instruction                          This is an alternative to teach      Increase the number of               $400.00      1,2,3,4,5,9   A - Urgent
                     software for creating      information competency to            students who acquire
                     online tutorials.          students who are unable to take      information competency.
                                                LIBR-318 or attend a class-
                                                specific instruction session,

                   NetSupport computer lab
55 Library Instruction                          We would be able to dedicate         To provide space for small           $488.60        2,4,9       A - Urgent
                     management software to     this space for small library         library workshops.
                     manage student use of      workshops if we have this room,
                     computers during           thus, freeing up more computers
                     instructional sessions.    in the LCL for either larger
                                                sessions or opening up the lab
                                                for individual student's use.

                   Online exam software
56 Library Instruction                          To better equip students with the    Students demonstrate                 $500.00       1,3,5,13     B - High
                                                information competency               proficiency in information
                                                knowledge/skills and to provide      competency.
                                                quantitative data regarding
                                                information competency.

                  C
57 Library Services urrent gate no longer       Current door count system is old     Installation of Door Count           $500.00         9,15       A - Urgent
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                          UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:                Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                 Brief rationale                     Desired outcome               Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                           cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                  I
58 Library Servicesnstant messaging/text             Keep our services relevant to the   Purchase and                       $500.00       2,3,4,9      B - High
                     software or subscription to     "Wired Generation' of students      Implementation of E-
                     hosted service provider.        we now have.                        Reference
                     Currently there are free                                            Messaging/Texting software.
                     chat applications available
                     for this purpose, but they
                     typically have limited user
                     capacity. To provide this
                     service to a college our
                     size we will need to either
                     buy a subscription or a
                     software application soon.
                     Note: The will likely
                     become a yearly recurring
                     cost. There is a possibility
                     that the cost can be
                     mitigated by pooling funds
                     with our sister




                  P
59 Library Services urchase software for             Provide students with easier        Students utilize                   $800.00                    B - High
                     making guides available         access to recommend research        recommended research
                     online or subscribe to a        resources                           resources
                     hosted service like
                     LibGuides. If the hosted
                     service option is used, the
                     cost would becoming
                     recurring on an annual
                     basis.
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                  DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                           UNIT PLAN
                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:              Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description                  Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                              cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                          Supplies
60 Graphic Design+              Large Format          Our work frequently requires         Ability to take photographs       $1,000.00       13,14,15
                       Printer Supplies: Inks         images. Without a departmental       as needed
                       +       Large Format           camera we are dependent upon
                       Printer Supplies: Premium      the availability of photographs
                       Photo Paper                    from other sources, such as the
                       Cost is annual                 PIO or Photography departments.
                                                      This imparts unnecessary delays
                                                      in the production process and
                                                      therefore In our clients' timelines.




                    Replacement data tapes -
  6 Instructional Technology                          A great deal of our network’s data   Decrease backup recovery                          13,14,15     B - High
                       $70 per tape                   and servers remain unprotected       failures to as close to zero
                                                      due to the sheer volume of data      percent as possible.
                                                      that would need to be backed up.     Institute offsite backup
                                                      Our backup windows now exceed        capabilities and implement a
                                                      24 hours which means that full       tiered backup storage
                                                      data backups can only be             design that can provide for
                                                      performed during the weekend.        permanent, semi-permanent
                                                      Failure of a weekly backup can       long term data backup
                                                      and has occurred.                    archives.


                   Computer
61 Instructional Technology rack shelving at          As our inventory of servers has      All of the campus servers                         13,14,15     C - Important
                       $100 per shelf.                grown and our network design         would be placed in a single
                                                      has become more centralized it       secure, environmentally and
                                                      has become harder to manage          power protected location.
                                                      the environmental needs of those
                                                      servers in a cost effective and
                                                      responsible manner.

                        N
         Library Services eed consistent and          Once this extreme budget crisis      Receipt of stable library       $100,000.00      1,2,3,4,7,9   A - Urgent
                        stable funding to             subsides continue the stability of   materials fund levels.
                        accomplish goal of            library materials funding.
                        updating print collection.
                        Due to our diverse users
                        print is still a critical
                        element of our
                        services. Note: The
                        amount represents what is
                        currently need as on going
                        annual operational
                        budget.
                                                              COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                               DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:             Learning Resources & Technology

         Department Item description              Brief rationale                     Desired outcome              Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank        Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                       cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)
                  C
62 Library Services ourse textbooks for the       Students need access to reserve     Receipt of earmarked funds     $15,000.00      1,2,3,4,7,9   B - High
                     Library's Reserve            copies of textbooks, we need        to purchase textbooks for
                     Collection.                  funding to purchase copies of all   the reserve collection
                     If other resources do not    campus textbooks to meet this
                     become available we will     student need.
                     need to put in a request
                     for about $15,000/year to
                     cover the purchase of
                     reserve textbooks.
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                            DATE:       2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:             Physical Education and Recreation

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                    Desired outcome       Approximate College Strategy          Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies        (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       Facilities
  1 Physical          CAC work including the       Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                     1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   installation of: floor        excellent facilities for our program
                     covering behind
                     bleachers, refinishing of
                     CAC and PE floors,
                     collapsible batting cages,
                     new Fitness equipment


  2 Physical         Pool work to include: new     Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                     1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   shallow pool for adapted      excellent facilities for our program
                     PE and summer swim,
                     refinishing of pool deck,
                     covering of spectator
                     area, air Conditioning in
                     Pool building


  3 Physical         Upgrades to the PE            Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                     1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   Building including: the       excellent facilities for our program
                     installation of rolling
                     Dance Mirrors, air
                     conditioning in PE 113,
                     refinishing of floor in PE
                     106 and installation of
                     mat for PE 106
  4 Physical         New classroom space           Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                     1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   needed for HEED and           excellent facilities for our program
                     PET classes.


         Resource Category:                       New classified staff
  5 Physical         Adapted PE IA                 These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15A - Urgent
         Education                                 for growth in our department, to
                                                   accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment

  6 Physical         FT Athletic Trainer           These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15A - Urgent
         Education                                 for growth in our department, to
                                                   accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                          DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:              Physical Education and Recreation

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                    Desired outcome       Approximate College Strategy         Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies       (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       New faculty
  7 Physical         Add FT Dance instructor       These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15A - Urgent
         Education                                 for growth in our department, to
                                                   accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment

  8 Physical         Add FT faculty in Aquatics    These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15A - Urgent
         Education   and coaching (2)              for growth in our department, to
                                                   accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment

  9 Physical         Add FT Tennis coach           These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15A - Urgent
         Education                                 for growth in our department, to
                                                   accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment

10 Physical          Add FT FItness Specialist     These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15B - High
         Education                                 for growth in our department, to
                                                   accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment



         Resource Category:                       New student help
11 Physical          Additional funding for        These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15A - Urgent
         Education   student help to include       for growth in our department, to
                     game management               accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment
                                                               COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                 DATE:    2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:             Physical Education and Recreation

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                    Desired outcome       Approximate College Strategy               Priority Rank      Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                cost    and/or Strategies             (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       Non-Computer related Equipment
12 Physical          Backstop nets for soccer      Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                       1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   field                         excellent facilities for our program

13 Physical          Field Maintenance             Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                       1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   vehicles (2)                  excellent facilities for our program

14 Physical          New carts for Athletic        Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                       1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   training and equipment (2)    excellent facilities for our program

15 Physical          New front roller push         Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                       1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   mower                         excellent facilities for our program

16 Physical          New front roller riding       Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded                       1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15
         Education   mower                         excellent facilities for our program

17 Physical          Pool Spectator Cover          Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded         $15,000.00    1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15 A - Urgent
         Education                                 excellent facilities for our program

18 Physical          Rolling Dance Mirrors         Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded          $6,000.00    1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15 B - High
         Education                                 excellent facilities for our program

19 Physical          Baseball/softball indoor      Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded         $12,000.00    1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15 B - High
         Education   portable batting cages        excellent facilities for our program

20 Physical          Mat for CAC upstairs          Upgrades necessary to maintain facilities upgraded         $20,000.00    1,3,4,5,7,9,11,14,15 C - Important
         Education                                 excellent facilities for our program



         Resource Category:                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
21 Physical          Custodial Support and         These positions are necessary      hiring of personnel                  1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,13,14,15
         Education   campus police at athletic     for growth in our department, to
                     events                        accomodate student programs
                                                   and to account for additional
                                                   game managment
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                        UNIT PLAN
                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:              Science, Math and Engineering

         Department Item description               Brief rationale                      Desired outcome                  Approximate College Strategy     Priority Rank          Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies   (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                       Computers/computer related equipment
  1 Biology          12 Laptop computers           More hands-on, effective,            Students have more hours           $62,500.00      1,4,7,9,11    A - Urgent
                     10 BioPac data acquisition    updated, and active learning         with hands on activities
                     systems with accessories      teaching tools are needed to         using 21st century modern
                     Digital video camera for      meet the needs of Allied Health      equipment.
                     microscopes (3 labs)          programs (nursing, medical
                                                   assisting, vet tech, respiratory
                                                   therapy, occupational therapy,
                                                   physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                                   Timely completion of programs
                                                   with more supplies.


  2 Biology          2 Bio Pac data acquisition    More hands-on, effective,            Students have more hours            $9,000.00      1,4,7,9,11    B - High
                     system & accessory            updated, and active learning         with hands on activities
                     upgrades                      teaching tools are needed to         using 21st century modern
                                                   meet the needs of Allied Health      equipment.
                                                   programs (nursing, medical
                                                   assisting, vet tech, respiratory
                                                   therapy, occupational therapy,
                                                   physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                                   Timely completion of programs
                                                   with more supplies.


  3 Biology          lockable charging cabinet     More equipment needed. See           Revision of laboratory              $4,600.00      1,4,7,9,11    C - Important
                     (2)                           Descriptive Info.                    activities to provide students
                     printer (2)                                                        with access to 21st century
                                                                                        techniques, experiences and
                                                                                        knowledge.

  4 Biology          Printer                       More hands-on, effective,            Students have more hours            $1,800.00      1,4,7,9,11    C - Important
                                                   updated, and active learning         with hands on activities
                                                   teaching tools are needed to         using 21st century modern
                                                   meet the needs of Allied Health      equipment.
                                                   programs (nursing, medical
                                                   assisting, vet tech, respiratory
                                                   therapy, occupational therapy,
                                                   physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                                   Timely completion of programs
                                                   with more supplies.
5 Chemistry    2 PCs                        Current one lecture section may         Realign lecture and                $1,600.00                       B - High
                                            be associated with as many as 3         laboratory to be one lecture
                                            or 4 weekly laboratory meetings,        and a maximum of two
                                            this combination results in high        weekly laboratories.
                                            productivity but offers limited
                                            class scheduling options and
                                            reduced student contact with lead
                                            instructors. To avoid overloading
                                            the lead instructor for the course



6 Chemistry    15 Student PCs               A major reason behind student           Establish advisory chemical        $9,000.00                       C - Important
                                            failure in Chemistry can be             recitation courses for
                                            attributed to difficulties in various   Chemistry 300, 305, 400,
                                            computations. Focusing on               and 401.
                                            chemical computations and
                                            analysis of problem solving would
                                            improve student success in
                                            subsequent chemistry classes



7 Geography    Use of existing multimedia   Enhanced utilization of new             new sections, the hiring of                    1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   A - Urgent
               station                      facility, meet the demands of           an additional full-time faculty
                                            growth, and increased employee          member
                                            satisfaction
8 Mathematics Desktops and projector to     Students more connected to              Increased retention, Better       $15,000.00         1,4           C - Important
               make smart classroom         teachers, More individual help,         grades, Increased student
                                            More feedback to students, Less         satisfaction, Increased
                                            behavior issues, More group             student success
                                            work, Easier to integrate tactile
                                            learning, Opportunity for students
                                            to interact more with their
                                            instructors


9 Mathematics Need more computers           These boot camps would fill in    Better preparation,                      $2,400.00       1,2,3,4,5       C - Important
               available for students to    gaps in knowledge and help        Increased student success,
               use to improve their math    students get ready for a semester Increased retention
               skills.                      packed with learning. This would
                                            also enable us to help advise
                                            students as to the proper
                                            placement into mathematics
                                            courses.
   Resource Category:                       Facilities
10 Engineering   Computerized classroom,     The content of the university      Course will continue to               1,9
                 LRC 210                     courses to which the course is     articulate with a variety of
                                             articulated has changed. Solid     university courses.
                                             modeling needs to be introduced,
                                             which will require new software
                                             for student use. The format of the
                                             course may need to be revised to
                                             accommodate the different needs
                                             of Civil and Mechanical
                                             Engineering majors


11 Engineering   Time slot in lecture and    ENGR 412 has been closed, with         Annual enrollments will            7       B - High
                 lab classrooms.             a significant waiting list, prior to   increase significantly.
                                             the start of the semester, for Fall    Students will be able to take
                                             08 and Fall 09. Students are           this required lower-division
                                             being forced to take it elsewhere.     course prior to transferring.

12 Mathematics Classrooms                    Students more connected to             Increased retention, Better       1,4      C - Important
                                             teachers, More individual help,        grades, Increased student
                                             More feedback to students, Less        satisfaction, Increased
                                             behavior issues, More group            student success
                                             work, Easier to integrate tactile
                                             learning, Opportunity for students
                                             to interact more with their
                                             instructors


13 Mathematics Need use of more              Close proximity of Math Center,        More faculty FTE in the         3,6,9,15   C - Important
                 classrooms in LRC           mathematics classrooms, and            Math Center, Increased use
                                             math faculty offices would allow       of Math Center by both
                                             for collaboration of faculty and       students and faculty,
                                             interaction with students.             Increased collaboration of
                                                                                    faculty due to close
                                                                                    proximity, Development and
                                                                                    execution of workshops,
                                                                                    Better utilization of math
                                                                                    faculty talents
   Resource Category:                   New classified staff
14 Biology     1 A&P                     More hands-on, effective,            Students have more hours                           1,4,7,9,11      B - High
                                         updated, and active learning         with hands on activities
                                         teaching tools are needed to         using 21st century modern
                                         meet the needs of Allied Health      equipment.
                                         programs (nursing, medical
                                         assisting, vet tech, respiratory
                                         therapy, occupational therapy,
                                         physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                         Timely completion of programs
                                         with more supplies.


15 Chemistry   1 new classified staff    Current one lecture section may      Realign lecture and            $39,247.00                          B - High
                                         be associated with as many as 3      laboratory to be one lecture
                                         or 4 weekly laboratory meetings,     and a maximum of two
                                         this combination results in high     weekly laboratories.
                                         productivity but offers limited
                                         class scheduling options and
                                         reduced student contact with lead
                                         instructors. To avoid overloading
                                         the lead instructor for the course



16 Geography   Lab Tech                  By implementing real-world           Provide students with                       1,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,13,14B - High
                                         exercises and examples into our      exposure to the skills
                                         laboratory exercises, we will        necessary in the
                                         better illustrate the working        professional world of
                                         profession of a geographer,          geography.
                                         infuse excitement about the field,
                                         and better prepare students for
                                         the professional world.


17 Geography   Laboratory Tech           21st century skills and global       students who are prepared                       1,3,4,5,7,10,13    B - High
                                         competence development               to navigate life on this
                                                                              increasingly crowded planet
                                                                              and dwindling resource base
   Resource Category:                          New faculty
18 Biology       2 faculty (AP and GenBio)      With the relocation of the Biology Increase in Biology sections                        1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   B - High
                                                program back to the newly           offered
                                                remodeled and expanded science
                                                area there will now be more
                                                facility availability to offer more
                                                sections, but without additional
                                                FTE new sections will not be
                                                possible. FTE is also needed for
                                                the implementation of new
                                                courses.



19 Biology       1 Faculty                      More equipment needed. See             Revision of laboratory                             1,4,7,9,11       B - High
                                                Descriptive Info.                      activities to provide students
                                                                                       with access to 21st century
                                                                                       techniques, experiences and
                                                                                       knowledge.

20 Chemistry     2 new faculty                  Current one lecture section may        Realign lecture and               $178,816.00                       B - High
                                                be associated with as many as 3        laboratory to be one lecture
                                                or 4 weekly laboratory meetings,       and a maximum of two
                                                this combination results in high       weekly laboratories.
                                                productivity but offers limited
                                                class scheduling options and
                                                reduced student contact with lead
                                                instructors. To avoid overloading
                                                the lead instructor for the course



21 Engineering   0.283 FTE                      ENGR 412 has been closed, with         Annual enrollments will            $14,000.00          7            B - High
                                                a significant waiting list, prior to   increase significantly.
                                                the start of the semester, for Fall    Students will be able to take
                                                08 and Fall 09. Students are           this required lower-division
                                                being forced to take it elsewhere.     course prior to transferring.

22 Geography     New physical                   Enhanced utilization of new            new sections, the hiring of        $48,000.00   1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   B - High
                 geography/environmental        facility, meet the demands of          an additional full-time faculty
                 studies professor              growth, and increased employee         member
                                                satisfaction
23 Mathematics Phase I – Need faculty for       Students more connected to             Increased retention, Better       $625,000.00         1,4           C - Important
                 13 classes in Math 20 -        teachers, More individual help,        grades, Increased student
                 102                            More feedback to students, Less        satisfaction, Increased
                 Phase II – Need faculty for    behavior issues, More group            student success
                 11 classes in Math 110         work, Easier to integrate tactile
                 –370                           learning, Opportunity for students
                 Phase III – Need faculty       to interact more with their
                 for 3 – 4 classes in Math      instructors
                 400 - 420
24 Mathematics More faculty to teach          Data shows that the Mathematics    Increased retention, Develop    $50,000.00   1,2,3,4,5   C - Important
                 study skills classes         Department has a higher            more successful students
                                              percentage of younger students     who can continue through
                                              compared to the college as a       the mathematics curriculum
                                              whole. And these younger
                                              students have a lower success
                                              rate. Students at this age are
                                              many times not prepared to take
                                              on the rigorous level of college
                                              mathematics courses.


                 .417 FTE in adjunct
25 Physics/Physical Science/Astronomy         Additional lecture/laboratory      Additional classes added
                 faculty to teach new         space will become available in     with satisfactory enrollment.
                 course                       Fall 2010. Add a night Physics
                                              350(370)/360(380) to satisfy
                                              demand.
                 .15 FTE to schedule an
26 Physics/Physical Science/Astronomy         Since Physical Science             Full enrollment.
                 additional section           enrollment is continuing to
                                              decline, conceptual physics
                                              laboratory may be an option to
                                              satisfy general education (B1)
                                              requirements. An extra laboratory
                                              room will become available in Fall
                                              2010.
                 .15 FTE needed to
27 Physics/Physical Science/Astronomy         A new set of telescopes was        Full enrollment.
                 schedule an additional lab   recently acquired and an
                 section                      additional laboratory room will
                                              become available in Fall 2010.
                                              The addition of Astronomy 400
                                              will only take place if there is
                                              demand.
   Resource Category:                   New student help
28 Biology      12 additional hr/wk      With the relocation of the Biology Increase in Biology sections                    1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   B - High
                                         program back to the newly           offered
                                         remodeled and expanded science
                                         area there will now be more
                                         facility availability to offer more
                                         sections, but without additional
                                         FTE new sections will not be
                                         possible. FTE is also needed for
                                         the implementation of new
                                         courses.



29 Biology      12 additional hr/wk      More equipment needed. See           Revision of laboratory                           1,4,7,9,11       B - High
                Student Help             Descriptive Info.                    activities to provide students
                                                                              with access to 21st century
                                                                              techniques, experiences and
                                                                              knowledge.

30 Chemistry    Tutors                   African American and Hispanic        Improve the participation        $25,000.00                       A - Urgent
                                         students are under-represented       rate and success rates of
                                         in the Chemistry Program in          Hispanic and African
                                         comparison to their participation    American students in
                                         rates in the College.                Chemistry

31 Chemistry    Hiring more tutors.      African American and Hispanic        Improve the participation        $25,000.00                       A - Urgent
                                         students are under-represented       rate and success rates of
                                         in the Chemistry Program in          Hispanic and African
                                         comparison to their participation    American students in
                                         rates in the College.                Chemistry

32 Chemistry    2 new student help       Current one lecture section may      Realign lecture and               $5,000.00                       C - Important
                                         be associated with as many as 3      laboratory to be one lecture
                                         or 4 weekly laboratory meetings,     and a maximum of two
                                         this combination results in high     weekly laboratories.
                                         productivity but offers limited
                                         class scheduling options and
                                         reduced student contact with lead
                                         instructors. To avoid overloading
                                         the lead instructor for the course



33 Mathematics More tutors to handle     Close proximity of Math Center,      More faculty FTE in the           $6,000.00       3,6,9,15        C - Important
                increased use of Math    mathematics classrooms, and          Math Center, Increased use
                Center.                  math faculty offices would allow     of Math Center by both
                                         for collaboration of faculty and     students and faculty,
                                         interaction with students.           Increased collaboration of
                                                                              faculty due to close
                                                                              proximity, Development and
                                                                              execution of workshops,
                                                                              Better utilization of math
                                                                              faculty talents
     Resource Category:                     Non-Computer related Equipment
34 Biology   Autoclave                       More hands-on, effective,            Students have more hours         $302,220.00   1,4,7,9,11   A - Urgent
             Microscope slide sets           updated, and active learning         with hands on activities
             50 Microscopes                  teaching tools are needed to         using 21st century modern
             14 Incinerators                 meet the needs of Allied Health      equipment.
             2 Incubators                    programs (nursing, medical
             Sets of anatomical models       assisting, vet tech, respiratory
                                             therapy, occupational therapy,
                                             physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                             Timely completion of programs
                                             with more supplies.


35 Biology   trinocular microscopes (2)      More equipment needed. See           Revision of laboratory           $163,900.00   1,4,7,9,11   B - High
             digital video cameras for       Descriptive Info.                    activities to provide students
             microscopes                                                          with access to 21st century
             student microscopes (32)                                             techniques, experiences and
             set 1                                                                knowledge.
             dissecting microscopes
             (32) (set 1)
             digital water baths (4) (set
             1)
             spectrophotometers (8)
             incubators & growth
             chambers
             hot plates, stirrers, vortex
             mixers
             pH meters



36           chemical dispensers
             microscope slide sets
             Environmental pH,
             dissolved O2,
             temperature, conductivity,
             light, salinity meters

37 Biology   10 Anaerobe jars                More hands-on, effective,            Students have more hours          $19,000.00   1,4,7,9,11   B - High
             Biosafety cabinet Type II       updated, and active learning         with hands on activities
             Sets of A&P charts/display      teaching tools are needed to         using 21st century modern
             racks                           meet the needs of Allied Health      equipment.
             Cadaver and locking             programs (nursing, medical
             gurney                          assisting, vet tech, respiratory
             1 A&P                           therapy, occupational therapy,
                                             physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                             Timely completion of programs
                                             with more supplies.
38 Biology   student microscopes (32)       More equipment needed. See           Revision of laboratory           $141,200.00   1,4,7,9,11   C - Important
             set 2                          Descriptive Info.                    activities to provide students
             dissecting microscopes                                              with access to 21st century
             (32) (set 2)                                                        techniques, experiences and
             inverted microscope                                                 knowledge.
             shaking water bath
             digital water baths (4) (set
             2)
             immersion coolers (2)
             aquaria, terraria, plant
             growth chambers
             botanical, zoological and
             cell models
             ornithology and herbarium
             storage cabinets.



39 Biology   10 Bergey’s Manuals            More hands-on, effective,            Students have more hours          $16,500.00   1,4,7,9,11   C - Important
             CO2 incubator                  updated, and active learning         with hands on activities
             3 Locking laptop computer      teaching tools are needed to         using 21st century modern
             cabinets                       meet the needs of Allied Health      equipment.
             16 sets of Micro               programs (nursing, medical
             microscope slides              assisting, vet tech, respiratory
             3 trinocular microscopes       therapy, occupational therapy,
                                            physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                            Timely completion of programs
                                            with more supplies.
40 Biology                                    The Biology Department currently     Additional curriculum for         $12,955.00     1,3,4,5,7,8,10,13   C - Important
                Other ecology equipment       has only a few field courses for     field courses and other off
                                              students. Geosciences has            campus opportunities for
                 Environmental pH,            recently added a new                 students.
                dissolved O2,                 Environmental Studies program.
                temperature, conductivity,    Community outreach introduces
                salinity meters               people to the campus and to their
                                              local environment.

                5 Meter Tapes
                10 Doublet Magnifiers


                Binocular (set of 10)



41 Geography    Binoculars (set)              21st century skills and global       students who are prepared          $1,500.00      1,3,4,5,7,10,13    B - High
                                              competence development               to navigate life on this
                                                                                   increasingly crowded planet
                                                                                   and dwindling resource base

42 Geography    Atlases, globes and maps      Enhanced utilization of new          new sections, the hiring of        $4,000.00     1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   C - Important
                                              facility, meet the demands of        an additional full-time faculty
                                              growth, and increased employee       member
                                              satisfaction
43 Geography    Professiona Grad GPS          By implementing real-world           Provide students with              $6,000.00 1,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,13,14C - Important
                receivers, additional lab     exercises and examples into our      exposure to the skills
                workstations                  laboratory exercises, we will        necessary in the
                                              better illustrate the working        professional world of
                                              profession of a geographer,          geography.
                                              infuse excitement about the field,
                                              and better prepare students for
                                              the professional world.


44 Geography    Spotting Scope (1)            21st century skills and global       students who are prepared          $2,000.00      1,3,4,5,7,10,13    C - Important
                                              competence development               to navigate life on this
                                                                                   increasingly crowded planet
                                                                                   and dwindling resource base

45 Geography    Field Data collection and     21st century skills and global       students who are prepared          $4,000.00      1,3,4,5,7,10,13    C - Important
                recording equipment (soil,    competence development               to navigate life on this
                water quality, air quality,                                        increasingly crowded planet
                etc.)                                                              and dwindling resource base

46 Mathematics Overhead projectors for        Students more connected to           Increased retention, Better                            1,4
                classrooms                    teachers, More individual help,      grades, Increased student
                                              More feedback to students, Less      satisfaction, Increased
                                              behavior issues, More group          student success
                                              work, Easier to integrate tactile
                                              learning, Opportunity for students
                                              to interact more with their
                                              instructors
   Resource Category:                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
47 Biology     Prof. Development           More equipment needed. See              Revision of laboratory              1,4,7,9,11       B - High
               Release Time                Descriptive Info.                       activities to provide students
                                                                                   with access to 21st century
                                                                                   techniques, experiences and
                                                                                   knowledge.

48 Biology     PD training                 With the relocation of the Biology Increase in Biology sections          1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   C - Important
               release time                program back to the newly           offered
               grant writing               remodeled and expanded science
                                           area there will now be more
                                           facility availability to offer more
                                           sections, but without additional
                                           FTE new sections will not be
                                           possible. FTE is also needed for
                                           the implementation of new
                                           courses.



49 Biology     Professional Development    More hands-on, effective,               Students have more hours            1,4,7,9,11       C - Important
               Release time                updated, and active learning            with hands on activities
                                           teaching tools are needed to            using 21st century modern
                                           meet the needs of Allied Health         equipment.
                                           programs (nursing, medical
                                           assisting, vet tech, respiratory
                                           therapy, occupational therapy,
                                           physical therapy, dental hygiene).
                                           Timely completion of programs
                                           with more supplies.


50 Biology     Professional Development    The Biology Department currently        Additional curriculum for        1,3,4,5,7,8,10,13   C - Important
               Release time                has only a few field courses for        field courses and other off
                                           students. Geosciences has               campus opportunities for
                                           recently added a new                    students.
                                           Environmental Studies program.
                                           Community outreach introduces
                                           people to the campus and to their
                                           local environment.


51 Chemistry   1 FTE                       A major reason behind student           Establish advisory chemical                          A - Urgent
                                           failure in Chemistry can be             recitation courses for
                                           attributed to difficulties in various   Chemistry 300, 305, 400,
                                           computations. Focusing on               and 401.
                                           chemical computations and
                                           analysis of problem solving would
                                           improve student success in
                                           subsequent chemistry classes
52 Chemistry     0.5 FTE (Release Time,      Student success rates are              Establish a policy and a        $50,000.00         A - Urgent
                 Professional Development    declining, especially for the          standardized assessment
                 Grants)                     General Chemistry (Chemistry           test for Chemistry 400
                                             400). Enrollment of students in
                                             the appropriate course (either
                                             Chemistry 300 or Chemistry 400)
                                             would give students greater
                                             chance for success, particularly
                                             for students not ready for the
                                             rigors of Chemistry 400.


53 Chemistry     0.5 FTE (Release Time,      Better serve LVN programs, and         Establish one-semester          $50,000.00         A - Urgent
                 Professional Development    A.S. degree and certificate            GOB course for nursing
                 Grants)                     programs in health science.            program
                                             Prepare pre-nursing students, to
                                             improve their success in Chem
                                             305 and Chem 306 and increase
                                             admission to B.S. programs.
                                             Offer general education students
                                             a more fitting chemistry option
                                             than Chem 300 or Chem 305.



54 Chemistry     0.25 FTE (research and      Student success rates are              Establish a policy and a        $25,000.00         B - High
                 release time)               declining, especially for the          standardized assessment
                                             General Chemistry (Chemistry           test for Chemistry 400
                                             400). Enrollment of students in
                                             the appropriate course (either
                                             Chemistry 300 or Chemistry 400)
                                             would give students greater
                                             chance for success, particularly
                                             for students not ready for the
                                             rigors of Chemistry 400.


55 Engineering   Lab equipment               ENGR 412 has been closed, with         Annual enrollments will                      7
                                             a significant waiting list, prior to   increase significantly.
                                             the start of the semester, for Fall    Students will be able to take
                                             08 and Fall 09. Students are           this required lower-division
                                             being forced to take it elsewhere.     course prior to transferring.

56 Engineering   .3 FTE Release time to      The content of the university      Course will continue to             $15,000.00   1,9   C - Important
                 redesign course, evaluate   courses to which the course is     articulate with a variety of
                 software, develop           articulated has changed. Solid     university courses.
                 curriculum                  modeling needs to be introduced,
                                             which will require new software
                                             for student use. The format of the
                                             course may need to be revised to
                                             accommodate the different needs
                                             of Civil and Mechanical
                                             Engineering majors
57 Geography     Release Time,                 By implementing real-world           Provide students with             1,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,13,14A - Urgent
                 Professional development,     exercises and examples into our      exposure to the skills
                 assistance in grant           laboratory exercises, we will        necessary in the
                 seeding and application       better illustrate the working        professional world of
                 (for equipment, course        profession of a geographer,          geography.
                 development, etc.)            infuse excitement about the field,
                                               and better prepare students for
                                               the professional world.


58 Geography     Release time, professional    21st century skills and global       students who are prepared             1,3,4,5,7,10,13    A - Urgent
                 development, assistance       competence development               to navigate life on this
                 in grant seeking and                                               increasingly crowded planet
                 application (for equipment,                                        and dwindling resource base
                 course development, etc.)




59 Geography     Release time and              By enriching the classroom           Implementation of                 1,3,4,5,7,9,10,11,13,14 B - High
                 professional development      experience and seeking               technology-based learning
                                               alternative methods of reaching      where applicable and
                                               students, we hope to facilitate      additional delivery modalities
                                               learning for the 21st century        for our courses.
                                               student as well as reach a
                                               broader range of students.


60 Geography     PD training, release time     Enhanced utilization of new          new sections, the hiring of          1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   C - Important
                 for instructional             facility, meet the demands of        an additional full-time faculty
                 improvement & dev.            growth, and increased employee       member
                                               satisfaction
61 Mathematics More FTE for faculty to be      Close proximity of Math Center,      More faculty FTE in the                   3,6,9,15
                 in Math Center                mathematics classrooms, and          Math Center, Increased use
                                               math faculty offices would allow     of Math Center by both
                                               for collaboration of faculty and     students and faculty,
                                               interaction with students.           Increased collaboration of
                                                                                    faculty due to close
                                                                                    proximity, Development and
                                                                                    execution of workshops,
                                                                                    Better utilization of math
                                                                                    faculty talents


62 Mathematics Faculty use of Flex time to     There is too much overlap of         Reduce math anxiety,                       1,4,5         B - High
                 realign course topics         material in some of our courses,     Completion of course
                                               especially pre-algebra and           content, Challenge students,
                                               algebra. Some of this needs to be    Increased interaction with
                                               eliminated so that required topics   students, Better preparation
                                               can be covered in depth and all      for next class
                                               required topics can be covered.
63 Mathematics Phase I - Need FTE for 13      Students more connected to           Increased retention, Better                   1,4       C - Important
                 classes in Math 20 - 102     teachers, More individual help,      grades, Increased student
                 Phase II - Need FTE for      More feedback to students, Less      satisfaction, Increased
                 11 classes in Math 110 –     behavior issues, More group          student success
                 370                          work, Easier to integrate tactile
                 Phase III – Need FTE for     learning, Opportunity for students
                 3 – 4 classes in Math 400    to interact more with their
                 – 420                        instructors


64 Mathematics Classrooms                     Students more connected to           Increased retention, Better                   1,4       C - Important
                                              teachers, More individual help,      grades, Increased student
                                              More feedback to students, Less      satisfaction, Increased
                                              behavior issues, More group          student success
                                              work, Easier to integrate tactile
                                              learning, Opportunity for students
                                              to interact more with their
                                              instructors


65 Mathematics Faculty use of Flex time to    Data shows that the Mathematics      Increased retention, Develop                1,2,3,4,5   C - Important
                 prepare and conduct Math     Department has a higher              more successful students
                 Center Workshops and         percentage of younger students       who can continue through
                 Freshman Seminars            compared to the college as a         the mathematics curriculum
                                              whole. And these younger
                 More FTE                     students have a lower success
                                              rate. Students at this age are
                                              many times not prepared to take
                                              on the rigorous level of college
                                              mathematics courses.


66 Mathematics More FTE needed for            These boot camps would fill in    Better preparation,                            1,2,3,4,5   C - Important
                 Boot Camp Courses.           gaps in knowledge and help        Increased student success,
                                              students get ready for a semester Increased retention
                                              packed with learning. This would
                                              also enable us to help advise
                                              students as to the proper
                                              placement into mathematics
                                              courses.



   Resource Category:                        Software
67 Engineering   3D Solid modeling, 35        The content of the university      Course will continue to          $10,500.00     1,9       C - Important
                 seats                        courses to which the course is     articulate with a variety of
                                              articulated has changed. Solid     university courses.
                                              modeling needs to be introduced,
                                              which will require new software
                                              for student use. The format of the
                                              course may need to be revised to
                                              accommodate the different needs
                                              of Civil and Mechanical
                                              Engineering majors
68 Geography    GIs Software - annual cost    By implementing real-world           Provide students with             $1,000.00 1,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,13,14A - Urgent
                                              exercises and examples into our      exposure to the skills
                                              laboratory exercises, we will        necessary in the
                                              better illustrate the working        professional world of
                                              profession of a geographer,          geography.
                                              infuse excitement about the field,
                                              and better prepare students for
                                              the professional world.


69 Geography    Additional Software           By implementing real-world           Provide students with             $1,500.00 1,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,13,14B - High
                (labpacks)                    exercises and examples into our      exposure to the skills
                                              laboratory exercises, we will        necessary in the
                                              better illustrate the working        professional world of
                                              profession of a geographer,          geography.
                                              infuse excitement about the field,
                                              and better prepare students for
                                              the professional world.


70 Geography    Instructional Software        Enhanced utilization of new          new sections, the hiring of       $1,000.00     1,3,4,5,7,9,11,15   C - Important
                                              facility, meet the demands of        an additional full-time faculty
                                              growth, and increased employee       member
                                              satisfaction
71 Mathematics Windows, Microsoft Office      Students more connected to           Increased retention, Better       $5,000.00           1,4           C - Important
                                              teachers, More individual help,      grades, Increased student
                                              More feedback to students, Less      satisfaction, Increased
                                              behavior issues, More group          student success
                                              work, Easier to integrate tactile
                                              learning, Opportunity for students
                                              to interact more with their
                                              instructors


72 Mathematics New Software to help           These boot camps would fill in    Better preparation,                  $1,000.00         1,2,3,4,5       C - Important
                students to fill in gaps.     gaps in knowledge and help        Increased student success,
                                              students get ready for a semester Increased retention
                                              packed with learning. This would
                                              also enable us to help advise
                                              students as to the proper
                                              placement into mathematics
                                              courses.



   Resource Category:                        Supplies
73 Biology       Biosafety cabinet type II (2)   More equipment needed. See             Revision of laboratory           $68,700.00      1,4,7,9,11       A - Urgent
                 microcentrifuges (2)            Descriptive Info.                      activities to provide students
                 electrophoresis equipment                                              with access to 21st century
                 thermocyclers (2)                                                      techniques, experiences and
                 UV transilluminator                                                    knowledge.
                 system (2)
                 digital pipetters + stands
                 balances (8)
                 incinerators
                 glassware




74 Biology       Bird Field Guides (10)          The Biology Department currently       Additional curriculum for          $400.00    1,3,4,5,7,8,10,13   C - Important
                 Plant Field Guides (10)         has only a few field courses for       field courses and other off
                                                 students. Geosciences has              campus opportunities for
                                                 recently added a new                   students.
                                                 Environmental Studies program.
                                                 Community outreach introduces
                                                 people to the campus and to their
                                                 local environment.


75 Chemistry     Standardized Test               Student success rates are              Establish a policy and a          $2,000.00                       A - Urgent
                                                 declining, especially for the          standardized assessment
                                                 General Chemistry (Chemistry           test for Chemistry 400
                                                 400). Enrollment of students in
                                                 the appropriate course (either
                                                 Chemistry 300 or Chemistry 400)
                                                 would give students greater
                                                 chance for success, particularly
                                                 for students not ready for the
                                                 rigors of Chemistry 400.


76 Chemistry     Laboratory Glassware            Current one lecture section may        Realign lecture and              $20,000.00                       B - High
                                                 be associated with as many as 3        laboratory to be one lecture
                                                 or 4 weekly laboratory meetings,       and a maximum of two
                                                 this combination results in high       weekly laboratories.
                                                 productivity but offers limited
                                                 class scheduling options and
                                                 reduced student contact with lead
                                                 instructors. To avoid overloading
                                                 the lead instructor for the course



77 Engineering   Consumables                     ENGR 412 has been closed, with         Annual enrollments will            $300.00           7            B - High
                                                 a significant waiting list, prior to   increase significantly.
                                                 the start of the semester, for Fall    Students will be able to take
                                                 08 and Fall 09. Students are           this required lower-division
                                                 being forced to take it elsewhere.     course prior to transferring.
78 Geography     Field Guides                 21st century skills and global       students who are prepared      $300.00    1,3,4,5,7,10,13   A - Urgent
                                              competence development               to navigate life on this
                                                                                   increasingly crowded planet
                                                                                   and dwindling resource base

79 Mathematics Office Supplies for new        Students more connected to           Increased retention, Better   $1,000.00        1,4          C - Important
                 faculty – paper, dry erase   teachers, More individual help,      grades, Increased student
                 markers, transparencies,     More feedback to students, Less      satisfaction, Increased
                 etc                          behavior issues, More group          student success
                                              work, Easier to integrate tactile
                                              learning, Opportunity for students
                                              to interact more with their
                                              instructors
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                         UNIT PLAN
                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                             Unit Name:                 Student Services

         Department    Item description              Brief rationale                     Desired outcome                Approximate College Strategy           Priority Rank         Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased implementations/other
Item #




                                                                                                                            cost    and/or Strategies         (A, B, C)

         Resource Category:                         Computers/computer related equipment
  1 CalWorks           Computer for Job              A Job Developer will be able to     Measured by the number of         $1,000.00           1,2,3         C - Important
                       Developer                     and maintain and continue to        employers and the number
                                                     build the CalWORKs work –study      of CalWORKs students that
                                                     Program, for both on and off        are gainfully employed
                                                     campus.
  2 EOPS/CARE          2 Computers                   Both for time and cost efficiency   Determining student               $2,200.00    1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                                                     the EOPS/CARE programs              eligibility and program
                                                     needs to utilize a more             compliance would be easier
                                                     standardized data tracking          to maintain, create, measure
                                                     system.                             and report. The information
                                                                                         could also be analyzed to
                                                                                         determine areas of possible
                                                                                         improvement for program
                                                                                         services


  3 EOPS/CARE          2 printers                    Both for time and cost efficiency   Determining student               $1,500.00    1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 C - Important
                                                     the EOPS/CARE programs              eligibility and program
                                                     needs to utilize a more             compliance would be easier
                                                     standardized data tracking          to maintain, create, measure
                                                     system.                             and report. The information
                                                                                         could also be analyzed to
                                                                                         determine areas of possible
                                                                                         improvement for program
                                                                                         services


  4 Student            Upgraded to a computer        As the number of students in        Placement of operational               1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                             $600.00                          B - High
         Development   with a dual core processor    online courses increases and the    forms and training modules
                       to handle multiple large      use of technology for               online; permanent staff who
                       applications                  communication purposes              has a responsibility to
                                                     increases the need for SDO to       develop, and maintain SDO
                                                     maintain efficiency in its          web page and other social
                                                     communications with students        networking communications
                                                     also increases.                     and teach hybrid leadership
                                                                                         courses
                                                           COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                           DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                   UNIT PLAN
                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                     Unit Name:                   Student Services

  Resource Category:                          Facilities
5 Assessment    ADefine space needs and        Assessment Center space is           Assessment Center should         1,2,3,5,9,11,13,15     C - Important
                identify facilities to meet    inadequate in size, and does not     fully meet guidelines set out
                needs.                         meet current standards for           by national assessment
                                               assessment centers                   center organizations, and
                                                                                    should be able to meet the
                                                                                    increased enrollment growth
                                                                                    that is projected for the
                                                                                    college.


6 Freshman      Classroom dedicated to         This document will serve as the     Publish the reader.                      1,4,5
  Seminar       Freshman Seminar               principal text book for the course.
                Courses
7 Student       Student Center in              The current scheduling process       Rooms for the Student            1,2,3,5,6,9,11,14,15
  Development                                  for available rooms has a            Senate and the Inter-Club
                the College Center             negative impact on the efficacy of   Council to meet and work
                Cafeteria remodel;             the Student Senate and clubs to      are identified prior to the
                modify space use               meet and inform the student          beginning of each semester.
                                               body. The square feet capacity of    Scheduling of meeting
                in the Library                 the SDO and L-111C are               rooms for student clubs
                building                       insufficient for group work and      occur prior to the third week
                                               meetings.                            of the semester. An area is
                                                                                    designated and utilized for a
                                                                                    Student Center.


8 Student       Designate L104 and L105        The current scheduling process       Rooms for the Student            1,2,3,5,6,9,11,14,15
  Development   for student organization       for available rooms has a            Senate and the Inter-Club
                meetings and workspace         negative impact on the efficacy of   Council to meet and work
                                               the Student Senate and clubs to      are identified prior to the
                                               meet and inform the student          beginning of each semester.
                                               body. The square feet capacity of    Scheduling of meeting
                                               the SDO and L-111C are               rooms for student clubs
                                               insufficient for group work and      occur prior to the third week
                                               meetings.                            of the semester. An area is
                                                                                    designated and utilized for a
                                                                                    Student Center.


9 Tutoring      Maximize group                 Group study space is limited,        Lab coordinators will meet at         13,14,15          A - Urgent
                                               therefore lab staff should work      the beginning of each
                study rooms
                                               collaboratively (i.e., share         semester to share
                available in labs              existing resources) and maximize     information about availability
                                               use of existing resources            of study rooms and to
                                               (weekends, evenings, days,           request reservations for
                                               summer sessions)                     vacant times
                                                       COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                               UNIT PLAN
                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                      Unit Name:              Student Services

   Resource Category:                     New classified staff
10 Admissions    Full-time Admissions      Responsibilities assigned to this   Additional position would     $35,000.00          2,14,15        A - Urgent
                                           position would be veterans          decrease the processing
                 Clerk II
                                           services, document imaging,         time associated with the
                                           support of degree audit/transfer    activities listed above.
                                           credit, and routine A&R tasks.,

11 CalWorks      Full Time Calworks Job    A Job Developer will be able to     Measured by the number of     $56,000.00           1,2,3         A - Urgent
                 Developer                 and maintain and continue to        employers and the number
                                           build the CalWORKs work –study      of CalWORKs students that
                                           Program, for both on and off        are gainfully employed
                                           campus.
12 EOPS/CARE     .5 FTE for PASS SPA                                                                         $35,000.00                          B - High
13 Student       Clerk III                 As the number of students in        Placement of operational            1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                             $35,000.00                          A - Urgent
   Development                             online courses increases and the    forms and training modules
                                           use of technology for               online; permanent staff who
                                           communication purposes              has a responsibility to
                                           increases the need for SDO to       develop, and maintain SDO
                                           maintain efficiency in its          web page and other social
                                           communications with students        networking communications
                                           also increases.                     and teach hybrid leadership
                                                                               courses
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                    DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                    UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                      Unit Name:                   Student Services

   Resource Category:                          New student help
14 Tutoring      Increase the base budget       The number of tutors should          33 tutors/IA’s by 2015; 40     $7,000.00          7,8,9          A - Urgent
                 for tutors so 35 tutors can    increase proportionately to the      tutors/I.A.’s by 2010.
                 be hired by 2015 and 45        increase in student enrollment       Increase in base budget an
                 by 2020.                       (i.e., approximately 60% within      additional 10% from $68,000
                                                the next 10 years). Drop-in          to $75,000
                                                tutoring has been provided up
                                                until recently at CRC.



   Resource Category:                          Non-Computer related Equipment
15 Admissions    Secure Filing                  This activity would support our      Cabinets with confidential     $3,000.00            14           B - High
                                                service area outcome of              student records would be
                 Cabinets
                                                maintaining student records          locked each evening.
                                                safely and securely.
16 Student       12 promotional sandwich        It is essential for SDO as a         A cohesive leadership          $3,300.00 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,13,14,15B - High
   Development   boards                         conduit for students’ cognitive      education program that can
                                                and experiential learning to         be defined and grown; an
                                                inform students about the            increase in SDO materials
                                                transferrable relevance of           that inform about the
                                                involvement in both co- and extra-   connective value of student
                                                curricular activities.               involvement in general and
                                                                                     in relation to instructional
                                                                                     areas; and participation in
                                                                                     service learning projects.
                                                          COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                           DATE:         2/3/2010
                                                                  UNIT PLAN
                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                     Unit Name:                  Student Services

   Resource Category:                        Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
17 Admissions   Research/survey               The goal is to better measure our Rapid identifications of                      14           B - High
                                              effectiveness.                    weaknesses in our business
                needs
                                                                                processes and timely
                                                                                improvements/corrections of
                                                                                those weaknesses

18 Assessment   Time to update printed        Retesting requires the                 Decreased numbers of           1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,13A - Urgent
                and on-line information       expenditure of resources, such         students retaking either
                                              as testing units; human                assessments for initial
                                              resources, such as the student’s       placement or the ATB,
                                              and test proctor’s time; and           which we will be able to
                                              space resources, as the student        measure by comparing
                                              retesting takes a space from a         numbers of retests between
                                              person wanting to test for the first   like testing periods.
                                              time.


19 Assessment   Training on use of            The current method of tracking         A database that is                     2,14,15        A - Urgent
                                              ATB testing results does not           compatible with modern
                new (and some
                                              allow for complete review of           computer operating
                existing) computer            scores, repeated tests, and other      systems, which allows for
                programs                      information that is of importance      remote/web-enabled access
                                              to those working with ATB              to assessment results, and
                                              students (instructors, counselors,     which allows for better data
                                              financial aid specialists).            analysis.


20 Assessment   Training in the use of the    Adopting different assessment          EAP results used for                 1,2,6,11,13      A - Urgent
                new assessment                instruments would allow CRC to         placement would, over time,
                instrument(s)                 provide assessment remotely,           decrease the number of
                                              and to use the other resources         placement tests taken by
                                              (such as reports and comparison        new students.
                                              data, etc.) that are not currently
                                              available


21 EOPS/CARE    Research needs to             Both for time and cost efficiency      Determining student             1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                                              the EOPS/CARE programs                 eligibility and program
                be done to determine
                                              needs to utilize a more                compliance would be easier
                what software                 standardized data tracking             to maintain, create, measure
                already exists that           system.                                and report. The information
                could be most                                                        could also be analyzed to
                effectively utilized to                                              determine areas of possible
                                                                                     improvement for program
                meet our needs.                                                      services


22 Freshman     Release time for the          This document will serve as the     Publish the reader.                        1,4,5         A - Urgent
   Seminar      development of materials.     principal text book for the course.
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:      2/3/2010
                                                                    UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                      Unit Name:                   Student Services

23 Freshman      Fte to offer additional       Increased opportunities for            More sections added to the                  2,7,9,10           B - High
   Seminar       sections of INDIS 313         students to take the course.           class schedule.
24 Outreach      Staff travel costs and time   Not only is the material within the    100% of workshop                             1,8,11
                                               orientation helpful for first-time     attendees complete the
                                               students and therefore lending         orientation during the
                                               itself to ensure preparedness, but     workshop session and upon
                                               it is crucial for new students to      completion schedule their
                                               complete all matriculation steps in    course planning session or
                                               a timely manner to gain priority       have the appropriate contact
                                               registration.                          information to be able to do
                                                                                      so on their own.


25 Outreach      Staff time and travel         Outreach resources can be best         Attend quarterly outreach                   8,13,14
                                               utilized by a collaboration of         meetings and initiate other
                                               efforts of all district specialists.   contact as needed.
                                               Schools or organizations that
                                               request services outside of our
                                               immediate feeder area can
                                               receive information about CRC
                                               through our colleagues.


26 Student       CRC PIO and Plasma            It is essential for SDO as a           A cohesive leadership               1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,13,14,15
   Development   Screen Displays               conduit for students’ cognitive        education program that can
                                               and experiential learning to           be defined and grown; an
                                               inform students about the              increase in SDO materials
                                               transferrable relevance of             that inform about the
                                               involvement in both co- and extra-     connective value of student
                                               curricular activities.                 involvement in general and
                                                                                      in relation to instructional
                                                                                      areas; and participation in
                                                                                      service learning projects.



27 Student       Increase email storage        As the number of students in           Placement of operational       1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
   Development   capacity                      online courses increases and the       forms and training modules
                                               use of technology for                  online; permanent staff who
                                               communication purposes                 has a responsibility to
                                               increases the need for SDO to          develop, and maintain SDO
                                               maintain efficiency in its             web page and other social
                                               communications with students           networking communications
                                               also increases.                        and teach hybrid leadership
                                                                                      courses
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                      DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                    UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                      Unit Name:                   Student Services

28 Student       Research Office faculty        Since specific assessment of         An instrument that measures                 4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15
   Development   and staff                      CRC students’ involvement is         EOPS students’, ICC,
                                                lacking and EOPS participants        STAMP and Student Senate
                                                are tracked, collaboration           members’ involvement in
                                                between SDO, campus                  campus activities and clubs,
                                                researchers and EOPS to track        and conduct a SDO self-
                                                and assess student involvement       study.
                                                would provide access to broader
                                                characteristics of students


29 Student       Create an advisor chat         Developing a system that informs     Conduct presentations at                     1,2,3,4,5,6,13,14,15
30 Development
   Student       room or list sabbatical
                 Apply for a serve to           faculty number of students in a
                                                As the of the benefits of being      faculty orientations, and
                                                                                     Placement of operational                                           B - High
                                                                                                                          1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
   Development                                  online courses increases and the     forms and training modules
                                                use of technology for                online; permanent staff who
                                                communication purposes               has a responsibility to
                                                increases the need for SDO to        develop, and maintain SDO
                                                maintain efficiency in its           web page and other social
                                                communications with students         networking communications
                                                also increases.                      and teach hybrid leadership
                                                                                     courses



31 Tutoring      Annual training                Only tutors from the Tutoring        All campus tutors would        $15,750.00           4,5,6          B - High
                                                Center are currently required to     participate in at least one
                 stipends for 70
                                                complete a formal tutor training     tutor training session each
                 tutors/IA’s ....15 hours       program. Mandatory tutor training    academic year
                 x $15 = $225 each              has been listed as a goal in the
                                                CRC Basic Skills Action Plan



   Resource Category:                          Software
32 Assessment    Replace/obtain tracking        The current method of tracking       A database that is                                2,14,15          A - Urgent
                 software ASAP. NOte -t         ATB testing results does not         compatible with modern
                 his planning agenda item       allow for complete review of         computer operating
                 also is related to items #4    scores, repeated tests, and other    systems, which allows for
                 and #5. Cost depends on        information that is of importance    remote/web-enabled access
                 what we replace the            to those working with ATB            to assessment results, and
                 existing software with.        students (instructors, counselors,   which allows for better data
                                                financial aid specialists).          analysis.
                                                        COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                   DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                UNIT PLAN
                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                        Unit Name:             Student Services

33 Assessment      (This item is            Adopting different assessment        EAP results used for                           1,2,6,11,13      A - Urgent
                                            instruments would allow CRC to       placement would, over time,
                   also related to #3
                                            provide assessment remotely,         decrease the number of
                   and 5). Conversion       and to use the other resources       placement tests taken by
                   to COMPASS or            (such as reports and comparison      new students.
                   AccuPlacer, or           data, etc.) that are not currently
                   another                  available
                   computerized
                   assessment system
                   for Math and English
                   (already using
                   COMPASS for ESL).
                   Cost would depend
                   on two major factors:
                   1. assessment
                   package used; 2.
                   number of
                   assessments


34                 conducted each
                   year. Conversion to
                   computerized
                   assessment would
                   alleviate a number of
                   the data processing,
                   storage, archiving
                   and retrieval issues
                   of current concern

35 EOPS/CARE       Data Tracking Software   Both for time and cost efficiency    Determining student            $1,500.00   1,2,3,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
                                            the EOPS/CARE programs               eligibility and program
                                            needs to utilize a more              compliance would be easier
                                            standardized data tracking           to maintain, create, measure
                                            system.                              and report. The information
                                                                                 could also be analyzed to
                                                                                 determine areas of possible
                                                                                 improvement for program
                                                                                 services


36 Student         CAS Professional         Since specific assessment of         An instrument that measures     $275.00 4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
37 Development
   Student         Adobe Acrobat            As the number of students is
                                            CRC students’ involvementin          EOPS students’, ICC,
                                                                                 Placement of operational           1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
                                                                                                                 $210.00                          B - High
     Development   Professional             online courses increases and the     forms and training modules
                                                         COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                                       DATE:        2/3/2010
                                                                 UNIT PLAN
                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                      Unit Name:                Student Services

   Resource Category:                       Supplies
38 Assessment    Brochures with new          Retesting requires the                 Decreased numbers of                       1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,13C - Important
                                             expenditure of resources, such         students retaking either
                 information
                                             as testing units; human                assessments for initial
                                             resources, such as the student’s       placement or the ATB,
                                             and test proctor’s time; and           which we will be able to
                                             space resources, as the student        measure by comparing
                                             retesting takes a space from a         numbers of retests between
                                             person wanting to test for the first   like testing periods.
                                             time.


39 CalWorks      Printing                    A Job Developer will be able to        Measured by the number of       $500.00             1,2,3         C - Important
                                             and maintain and continue to           employers and the number
                                             build the CalWORKs work –study         of CalWORKs students that
                                             Program, for both on and off           are gainfully employed
                                             campus.
40 Freshman      New student guidebooks      Increased opportunities for            More sections added to the                        2,7,9,10        A - Urgent
   Seminar       and the development of a    students to take the course.           class schedule.
                 Freshman Seminar Reader



41 Outreach      Printing                    It is important to have visual aids    Be able to respond to          $5,500.00          1,7,8,11        B - High
                                             that reinforce our message, with       requests for materials at
                                             them we can provide a glimpse of       events, presentations, or
                                             our campus and our community           school or other community
                                             and encourage potential students       based organizations with a
                                             to want to learn more about us.        comprehensive and
                                                                                    appealing view book.


42 Student       CAS Professional            Since specific assessment of           An instrument that measures      $75.00     4,5,6,7,8,9,13,14,15 A - Urgent
   Development                               CRC students’ involvement is           EOPS students’, ICC,
                 Standards for               lacking and EOPS participants          STAMP and Student Senate
                 Higher Education            are tracked, collaboration             members’ involvement in
                 (7th edition)               between SDO, campus                    campus activities and clubs,
                                             researchers and EOPS to track          and conduct a SDO self-
                                             and assess student involvement         study.
                                             would provide access to broader
                                             characteristics of students
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                  DATE:           2/3/2010
                                                                           UNIT PLAN
                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                           Unit Name:              Vice President of Instruction

         Department Item description                Brief rationale                    Desired outcome   Approximate College Strategy     Priority (A,   Rank       Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased
Item #




                                                                                                             cost    and/or Strategies       B, C)                  implementations/other

         Resource Category:                        Computers/computer related equipment
  1 Study Abroad Study Abroad dedicated                                                                     $1,500.00         14         C - Important
                     laptop to take to
                     presentations,
                     orientations and
                     recruitment meetings


         Resource Category:                        Facilities
  2 Study Abroad                                    decreased cost for program                                                1,3
                                                    participants, therefore enhanced
                                                    participation and improved
                                                    access.
  3 Study Abroad Ability to use district                                                                                      14         C - Important
                     facilities for more central
                     meeting places


         Resource Category:                        New classified staff
  4 Study Abroad Access to the Graphic                                                                                        14         B - High
                     Designer for assistance in

         Resource Category:                        New student help
  5 Study Abroad One student help at each                                                                                     14         B - High
                     college
                     ~6 hours a week x 4
                     colleges x student wage
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE                                                  DATE:           2/3/2010
                                                                       UNIT PLAN
                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                          Unit Name:           Vice President of Instruction

         Department Item description            Brief rationale                    Desired outcome   Approximate College Strategy     Priority (A,   Rank       Supplemental or missing information/clarifications/Phased
Item #




                                                                                                         cost    and/or Strategies       B, C)                  implementations/other

         Resource Category:                    Non-Computer related Equipment
  6 Study Abroad Display boards, travel                                                                   $500.00         14         B - High
                     cases for pre-departure
                     and meetings


         Resource Category:                    Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
  7 Study Abroad Advertising in each of the                                                                               14         A - Urgent
                 college papers
  8 Study Abroad Attendance at NAFSA,           Enhanced program quality                                $3,000.00         4,6        A - Urgent
                 CCIE, CCID, IIE and other
                 study abroad conferences
                 and potential partner
                 agencies (time and
                 support are also critical
                 here)


  9 Study Abroad Attend Gilman selection        decreased cost for program                                $500.00         1,3        B - High
                     meetings in May and        participants, therefore enhanced
                     November                   participation and improved
                                                access.


         Resource Category:                    Supplies
10 Study Abroad Duplicating forms,              decreased cost for program                                $800.00         1,3        A - Urgent
                scholarship materials,          participants, therefore enhanced
                printed copies of               participation and improved
                exemplary submissions           access.
11 Study Abroad Posters, brochures,                                                                     $3,000.00         14         A - Urgent
                postcards
Strategy #    Title
1            Student Success; (S1): Excellent instructional programs and support services
2             Student Success; (S2): Improve, expand, and enhance student services
3            Student Success; (S3): Support learning outside the classroom
4            Teaching and Learning Effectiveness; (T1): Improve support for teaching and learning
5            Teaching and Learning Effectiveness; (T2): Support the assessment and improvement of teaching and learning
6            Teaching and Learning Effectiveness; (T3): Enhance collaboration
7            Access & Growth; (A1): Ensure access to quality programs
8            Access & Growth; (A2): Integrated coordinated communication and outreach
9            Access & Growth; (A3): Expand physical and technological resources
10           Community, Economic & Workforce Development; (C1): Expand understanding of community needs
11           Community, Economic & Workforce Development; (C2): Enhance responsiveness to community needs
12           Community, Economic & Workforce Development; (C3): Increase resource development
13           Organizational Effectiveness; (O1): Ensure values reflected by processes and practices
14           Organizational Effectiveness; (O2): Improve organizational processes and communication
15           Organizational Effectiveness; (O3): Enhance efficiency and employee satisfaction
                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description      Brief_rationale
Multimedia System, with cabinet     Maximize instructional tools available to faculty
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Facilities
                     Item
                     description         Brief_rationale
Storage shed or enclosed trailer for     Need convenient storage area near quad for tables/chairs to efficiently support campus activities
storage of portable tables & chairs
                                                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       New classified staff
                      Item
                      description          Brief_rationale
.5 fte for temp classified                 to keep up with growth and increased demand


1 FTE regular custodial for additional      maintain/improve standards as campus grows
space in CAC, Science & Cafeteria
Buildings - approx 30,000 net additional sf




1 temporary custodian on Saturdays         maintain/improve standards as campus grows



1 FTE regular custodian for NE Mod &       maintain/improve standards as campus grows
EG Ctr (approx 25,000+ sf)




1 FTE regular custodian for Winn Ctr for   maintain/improve standards as campus grows
Construction and Architecture (approx
30,000 sf)
                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      New classified staff
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
1 FTE regular custodian for day or swing   maintain/improve standards as campus grows
shift to handle additional restrooms,
garbage due to student growth.
                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Non-Computer related Equipment
                       Item
                       description         Brief_rationale
Replace spiral binding machine to
improve effectiveness and efficiency and
reduce maintenance costs.




Replace laminator


ASF Machine


Replace 90 ppm copier with 110+ppm         to keep up with growth and increased demand
copiers, 1,000,000+ duty cycle



Replacement furniture for classrooms       Provide facilities that support exemplary teaching and learning
(year 1&2)



Equipment for Cafeteria building           enhance productivity


For Science building                       enhance productivity
                                                                                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description         Brief_rationale
Outdoor Furniture                       Enhance the student experience


Equipment for EG Ctr bldg               enhance productivity


Equipment for NE Mod                    enhance productivity


Vacuums, other custodial equipment;     Maintain and improve level of services as campus expands
note becomes urgent with additional
buildings



Welding machine & spool gun             Enhance and streamline maintenance services; reduce maintenance time and costs



Scaffolding for maintenance work        Enhance and streamline maintenance services; reduce maintenance time and costs



Replacement equipment for maintenance Enhance and streamline maintenance services; reduce maintenance time and costs
shop (with building modernization)
                                                                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Replacement furniture for classrooms     Provide facilities that support exemplary teaching and learning
(years 3&4)
                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                 Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale
maintain current equipment         to keep up with growth and increased demand


Shrink wrap machine


Miscellaneous COLA and Growth      Maintain and improve level of services as campus expands
Increases
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Supplies
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
paper, staples, misc.               to keep up with growth and increased demand


Walk Off Mats                       Reduce dirt tracked into buildings to improve efficiency and cleanliness of buildings; reduce overall costs from renting mats
                                                                                                                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
55 or more computers to fill labs        In an effort to improve student success rates and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for desi
                                         spaces for a Business Learning Lab and a Tutoring Lab.
(both Business and Tutoring).




New and upgraded computers for faculty   In an effort to meet growing enrollment demands and to facilitate greater success rates across all disciplines, the department has identified various equ
                                                                                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
Upgrade hardware to support              To run new software and use new technologies, hardware must be continually upgraded.
new software and new
technologies            
Note: Cost is for one classroom--BS-
146 (or 32 computers). It should be
done every three to five years.




VMware Servers
                                                                                                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
                                          To run new software and use new technologies, hardware must be continually upgraded.
Upgrade hardware to support new
software and new technologies


Note: Cost is for one classroom--BS-153
(or 32 computers). It should be done
every three to five years.




Two lap-top computers for students to     Student focus groups indicated the need for tutoring by ECE students in the ECE courses. This support to English- language learners and other studen
sue for coursework or lab work and a      success rates.
color printer.
                                                                                                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Facilities
                    Item
                    description      Brief_rationale
Additional classroom access - 16
hours/week


Dedicated Space/Classroom            In an effort to improve student success rates and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for desi
                                     spaces for a Business Learning Lab and a Tutoring Lab.
                                                                                                                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                          Facilities
                      Item
                      description               Brief_rationale
Create/builld a new CIS                         Because there is no way to predict what new technology will emerge in the future, we would like to plan for a CIS classroom/lab that would include futu
                                                example, our current lab cannot easily accommodate students using laptops.
classroom/lab (Mac lab) and
retrofit BS-145A into a "Smart
Lab" to include future
technology that would be the
best long-term solution to
serve CIS students. This
should include laptop support.
Note: cost is approximate. It is difficult to
guess what the cost of a
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                         Facilities
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
computer lab will be in a couple years


 Create/builld a new CIS
classroom/lab (Mac lab) and
retrofit BS-145A into a "Smart
Lab" to include future
technology that would be the
best long-term solution to
serve CIS students. This
should include laptop support.

    
                                                                                                                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                         New classified staff
                     Item
                     description           Brief_rationale
1.0 FTE Accounting I/A


6 IA Positions                             In an effort to increase student success, the Department has identified a great need for instructional assistants across all disciplines. Due to the difficu
                                           skill level of the student body, wide range of course offerings, pace of instruction, and lower success rates, the D




2 new classified staff to support labs     In an effort to improve student success rates and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for desi
                                           spaces for a Business Learning Lab and a Tutoring Lab.
                                                                                                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                     New classified staff
                     Item
                     description       Brief_rationale
Daytime CIS IA to support CIS          The 30+ students in our hands-on computer classrooms would benefit from having an IA help them to solve their problems while completing the tutoria
                                       classroom lecture/presentation.
hands-on computer classrooms
Note: Cost is per hour for one IA.




Daytime CIS IA to support CIS          The 30+ students in our hands-on computer classrooms would benefit from having an IA help them to solve their problems while completing the tutoria
                                       classroom lecture/presentation.
hands-on computer
classrooms. Note the cost is
the hourly cost.
                                                                                                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        New classified staff
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Hire new teacher or lead teacher if staff   Child Development Center is licensed and funded by the state of California as well as accredited by NAEYC and must meet these requirements and ac
reduction occurs                            continue it’s operation and support of children and families as well as the lab students from the practicum classes.
                                                                                                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   New faculty
                    Item
                    description      Brief_rationale
1.0 FTE Adjunct Faculty


4 Faculty (immediate need)           : The Business Department, and most of its disciplines, has seen significant enrollment increases over the past four years. Unduplicated enrollment fo
                                     has increased as follows: Business - 62%; Management - 48%; and, Economics - 34%. Other disciplines have seen moderate to




4 Future Faculty; and Retirement     : The Business Department, and most of its disciplines, has seen significant enrollment increases over the past four years. Unduplicated enrollment fo
Placement as needed                  has increased as follows: Business - 62%; Management - 48%; and, Economics - 34%. Other disciplines have seen moderate to
                                                                                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                     New faculty
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Hire replacements for retiring             With the probability of several CIS core/applications faculty retiring within the next 4 years, requests must be made to assure the continuation of core/a
                                           taught by full-time CIS faculty
CIS faculty
Note: Cost is for one faculty member.
We expect three full-tim faculty members
to retire in the next five years.




Hire replacements for retiring             With the probability of several CIS faculty retiring within the next 4 years, requests must be made to assure the continuation of courses being taught by
CIS faculty
Note: Cost is for one faculty member.
We expect three full-tim faculty members
to retire in the next five years.
                                                                                                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        New faculty
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
1.0 FTE for new ECE full time faculty     Load of teaching faculty includes many duties in support of credentialing and grant requirements.
                                                                                                                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                         New student help
                     Item
                     description           Brief_rationale
3 or 4 new positions for student help      In an effort to increase student success, the Department has identified a great need for instructional assistants across all disciplines. Due to the difficu
                                           skill level of the student body, wide range of course offerings, pace of instruction, and lower success rates, the D




4 new student help positions               In an effort to improve student success rates and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for desi
                                           spaces for a Business Learning Lab and a Tutoring Lab.




Additional Student help to support CIS     The 30+ students in our hands-on computer classrooms would benefit from having an IA help them to solve their problems while completing the tutoria
Classrom Labs                              classroom lecture/presentation.
                                                                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                         New student help
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Three student interns/tutors (10 hours     Student focus groups indicated the need for tutoring by ECE students in the ECE courses. This support to English- language learners and other studen
per week)                                  success rates.
                                                                                                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
Video Camera                        In an effort to meet growing enrollment demands and to facilitate greater success rates across all disciplines, the department has identified various equ




Wii Hotspots locations




6 Digital Cameras/ camcorders       Child Development Center is licensed and funded by the state of California as well as accredited by NAEYC and must meet these requirements and ac
                                    continue it’s operation and support of children and families as well as the lab students from the practicum classes.
$500 each for documentation of
ECE students and child
interactions
                                                                                                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
2 Digital Cameras for documentation     To support practicum classes and to allow other staff to engage children in small group visual arts, science and math experiences, and other age appr
                                        also support the students enrolled in the Observation class and the Early Childhood Environments class
                                                                                                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
curriculum development and assessment Ethics is a major Program SLO for Accounting. However it does not have sufficient exposure within the courses in the program.
of ethics content in courses.




Release time to develop report


Research time to investigate
impediments to African
American/Hispanic student participation
rates and identify strategies to address
these impediments.
                                                                                                                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                            Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                     Item
                     description              Brief_rationale
Release Time to Work with Dean                The demand for more courses (FTE) and release time is evident by the enrollment figures and reflects our need for increased course offerings and stu
to Gain more FTE; Review
Courses and Make Needed
Adjustments.




It support both locally and remotely will
be needed to implement this project.



Training for IT staff on maintenance of
new software packages. Coordination
between the CIS dept. and IT staff will be
critical to make student labs remotely
accessible.
                                                                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                               Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Reassign/ professional             Breadth and depth of the work involved in obtaining accreditation
development for the 2 year
process, Application fee $500,
Self-study $2,000. Site
visit $2,500, NAEYC Re-
Accreditation fees for CDC, Site
Visit and process $2,000. Annual
reports
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    Software
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Learning assisted software and    In an effort to improve student success rates and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for desi
                                  spaces for a Business Learning Lab and a Tutoring Lab.
Interactive software to enhance
tutoring services and student
learning, i.e. Flickr Interactive
Technology, GroupWare, Self-
Paced Tutoring Software (student
paced), and other state of art
technology software used in the
business community and
designed to
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        Software
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
provide students skills and
abilities to meet licensing and
employment and academic needs.




Install Netsupport in all of the computer   To remain current, new versions of software should be taught in our core and applications courses.
labs. This software will allow faculty
and/or staff to monitor computer-use by
the students.
                                                                                                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Software
                 Item
                 description         Brief_rationale
Upgrade to newest version of         To remain current, new versions of software should be taught in our core and applications courses.
application software and
operating system
Note: cost is for one
classroom--it is approximate.
Software should be upgraded
every three to five years.




VMware Infrastructure 3 Datacenter
and VMware Workstation (60 copies)
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        Software
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Install Netsupport in all of the computer   To remain current, new versions of software should be taught in our core and applications courses.
labs. This software will allow faculty
and/or staff to monitor computer-use by
the students.
                                                                                                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                             Software
               Item
               description      Brief_rationale
Upgrade to newest version of    To remain current, new versions of software should be taught in our core and applications courses.
application software and
operating system

Note: cost is for one
classroom--it is approximate.
Software should be upgraded
every three to five years.
                                                                                                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Supplies
                  Item
                  description       Brief_rationale
Genral Printing


Various Lab Needs                   In an effort to improve student success rates and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for desi
                                    spaces for a Business Learning Lab and a Tutoring Lab.




Supplies to set up the room for     To support practicum classes and to allow other staff to engage children in small group visual arts, science and math experiences, and other age appr
                                    also support the students enrolled in the Observation class and the Early Childhood Environments class
small group investigations as a
resource for lab students and
CDC staff
                                                                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Computer to support offering new         we will be able to accommodate more students and also provide them with a greater sense of success because of reliability. We will also be able to cr
curriuculum online                       and access for students who want to continue their education and at the same time increase enrollment




31 computers and one data projector.     The current computers take 2-minutes to boot-up the software applications before students can start work on projects. The sloping desk top of the inst
                                         difficult on the wrist and arm when working at the station. We also sometimes remove the glass from desktop to see monitor
                                                                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
1 Computer console, 1 projector projector The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
                                          provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.
                                                                                                                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
31 new computers, 1 laser color printer, 1 The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
platter, 31 flat screen monitors           provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.




12 Desktop PCs and networked              A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.
printers


32 internet compatible notebook           A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.
computers
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Computers/computer related equipment
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
3 Desktop PCs                     Large waitlists combined with community growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth ma
                                  catch-up with slowed current growth. AMT has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f




CAM computer                      The ease of entry into the catering field provides an opportunity for students unmatched in the hospitality arena. The number of catering companies is
                                  providing an opportunity for caterers to enter the field.




New desk top computer             A full-time Fire Tech faculty is needed to provide leadership for this program
                                                                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Computer and Printer for new greenhouse The proper and appropriate tools, equipment and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools
                                        provide experience required by horticulture employers.




The provision of more sections of We will continue to look for ways to service our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater comm
online NUTRI courses will require highest need.
more support and
equipment. Thus, advanced
technology (PC) for the NUTRI
faculty will be needed to meet this
need (2)
                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Computers/computer related equipment
                  Item
                  description      Brief_rationale
The development of new online      To meet student demand and enhance student success
programs will required more
advanced technology (PC) for the
NUTRI faculty




5 new computers                    Maximize and enhance the service to students and productivity of staff.
                                                                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                     Facilities
                   Item
                   description         Brief_rationale
New ADT Lab and Office in the Winn     The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
Center                                 provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.




                                       Insufficient lab space is harming the ability to grow any where near the same rate as the college. Access and Growth, a vital part of the Strategic Plan,
                                       inadequate lab space, and is inadequately addressing community needs.
                                                                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Facilities
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
3 Faculty Offices                         Large waitlists combined with community growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth ma
                                          catch-up with slowed current growth. AMT has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f




Access to the new lab in the Winn Center The addition of the Weatherization and the Home Energy Audit certificates require new kinds of instruction in the computer lab
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    Facilities
                  Item
                  description         Brief_rationale
Dedicated Lab Space                   For the next 18 months, the CAM program is available during the day, a change from the past 20 years. Students in the past expressed a desire to hav
                                      but the lack of a dedicated facility prevents this at this time. A dedicated facility will support and day and evening program




Equipment Storage and Maintenance     The proper and appropriate tools, equipment and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools
Shed                                  provide experience required by horticulture employers.




Classroom needed for NUTRI 300        We will continue to look for ways to service our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater comm
sections                              highest need.
                                                                                                                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Facilities
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
installation of storage cabinets in        Current facilities do not support program quality and sufficient access
Rm ag102: safety item



Remodel of Rm AG101                        Current facilities do not support program quality and sufficient access




Safety Inspection, repair and update      An overhead bridge crane will be used to train welding students how to properly rig choker chains and slings to lift steel correctly.
overhead bridge crane into current safety
standards to safely operate and train
students how to lift steel.
                                                                                                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                 New classified staff
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale
IA/lab assistant                   The current computers take 2-minutes to boot-up the software applications before students can start work on projects. The sloping desk top of the inst
                                   difficult on the wrist and arm when working at the station. We also sometimes remove the glass from desktop to see monitor
                                                                                                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                               New classified staff
                 Item
                 description     Brief_rationale
1 full time IA                   The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
                                 provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.
                                                                                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       New classified staff
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
2 adjunct faculty                        The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
                                         provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.




New full time permanent Lab Tech (to     This will require a lot more logistical coordination of equipment, supplies, and vehicles, as well as interaction with students.
replace current termporary IA)
                                                                                                                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        New classified staff
                     Item
                     description          Brief_rationale
Full Time Instructional Assistant         The CAM program caters five annual events in addition to the special events on a one-time basis. Because the event is in multiple locations on campu
                                          in more than one location. The catering events accumulate more than 100 hours per year.




1500 hours per year in increased IA       The Instructional Assistants (IAs) can provide the manual support and accreditation requirements for large class sections. Increase the FTE allocated (
support - currently funded by WIA         WIA grant) to continue current section load in the EMT program.




Temp classified support to develop web    Recruit students, especially students from under-represented groups.
site (40 hours)


Technical Assistance to support video     Detailed and professional made skills videos will improve students overall success in the program.
development (classified temp)



Temp Classified staff to develop web site Recruit students, particularly from under-represented groups
                                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                          New classified staff
                      Item
                      description           Brief_rationale
Classified temp instructional assistant     The Instructional Assistant can provide the manual support and security for a large class
(372 hours per year)



.5 FTE classified staff                     Addition of full time instructional staff will decrease the utilization of part time staff. This should be measurable by the fact that one full time personnel w
                                            being taught by part time personnel.




Classified staff to manage the welding      The welding department needs additional staffing due to the increasing class size and number of classes offered per semester. Additional staffing is ne
program.                                    preparation of processing materials and organizing the laboratory to ensure safety for students and staff. A staff position of
                                                                                                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  New classified staff
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
Temporary Clerical - 20 hours       The program is required to produce, distribute, collect, record and maintain all Title V documentation (over 3,500 documents annually), track and docu
                                    provide student services and maintain open office hours.
                                                                                                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    New faculty
                     Item
                     description      Brief_rationale
1 full time FTE                       The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
                                      provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.




3 Full-Time AMT faculty after lab     Large waitlists combined with community growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth ma
expansion                             catch-up with slowed current growth. AMT has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f
                                                                                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        New faculty
                        Item
                        description          Brief_rationale
Need 1.0 FTE for new full time faculty       We were fortunate enough to receive funds to initiate the development and addition of new classes. Now we need a commitment from the district to co
member. This means that a faculty            without being askedto compromise the integrity of the current program structure.
computer and office need to be obtained
as well.




Additional full time position in CMT. This   The construction industry is diverse and it is impossible to believe one person can contain all of the knowledge as the department and number of stude
will also necessitat a new computer and      homework and extracurricular mentoring activities, industry relationship building and marketing are too much for one person.
faculty office.




New full time faculty                        The lab classes close early during the registration period every semester. Additional sections of each course would increase the number of students in
                                             program growth.
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                                        New faculty
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Increased FTE for full time faculty (WIA    The Instructional Assistants (IAs) can provide the manual support and accreditation requirements for large class sections. Increase the FTE allocated (
Grant increase of one section)              WIA grant) to continue current section load in the EMT program.




New full time faculty member                A full-time Fire Tech faculty is needed to provide leadership for this program



Additional Adjunct instructor to teach an   At the last review in 2005, the program employed three adjunct faculty in addition to the program director. When the new program director was hired in
addition class.                             load for the director was inadvertently increased.
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                                  New faculty
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
0.6 FTE/semester -Additional        We will continue to look for ways to service our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater comm
                                    highest need.
adjuncts may be needed to teach
the extra sections of NUTRI
courses




I new full time faculty member      Addition of full time instructional staff will decrease the utilization of part time staff. This should be measurable by the fact that one full time personnel w
                                    being taught by part time personnel.
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                                        Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
31 computer chairs and new instructor     The current computers take 2-minutes to boot-up the software applications before students can start work on projects. The sloping desk top of the inst
console.                                  difficult on the wrist and arm when working at the station. We also sometimes remove the glass from desktop to see monitor
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                                      Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
15 computer tables, 30 computer chairs, The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
1 instructor stool, two 30 by 60 tables, 10 provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.
arm chairs, 4 filing cabinets, 2 book
cases, 2 large magazine rackts, 1
projection screen, 6 materials cabinets
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                                 Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale
Elmo P30S Document Camera          Architectural instruction has significant visual communication needs for demonstrating rendering, visual note-making and architectural images to a mas
                                   device is outdated and has resolution issues.




12 work benches                    A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.




12 hose reel assemblies            A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.
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                                  Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description      Brief_rationale
1 vehicle emissions dynamometer     A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.




10 vehicle lifts                    A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.




A/C machine                         A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.




10 scan-tools                       A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.




1 Tire changing machine             A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.
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                                  Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description        Brief_rationale
1 Wheel Balancer                      A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.




3 Office Desks                        Large waitlists combined with community growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth ma
                                      catch-up with slowed current growth. AMT has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f




A/C Machine                           A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.




Shop Tools, and Training Supplies Program Growth and teaching effectiveness (see supplemental information)
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                                         Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
New equipment and supplies (see            The CRC EMT Program has a very limited budget. We have relied on the resources available to by ARC EMT program for the equipment itself.
attached for detail)



Equipment for Fire Tech Program (see       The Fire Tech Program has no budget. We have relied on the resources available to our adjuncts' place of employment for equipment and equipment
descriptive info for an itemized list)




Hand Tools, Power Tools, SK-500 The proper and appropriate tools, equipment and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools
Attachments, Riding Mower, Soil provide experience required by horticulture employers.
Blender
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                                   Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Item
                  description           Brief_rationale
                                        The proper and appropriate tools, equipment and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools
Wheel Tractor, Reel Mowers (2),         provide experience required by horticulture employers.
Rotary Mower, Blowers (3),
Hedge Trimmers (3), Power
Brooms (2), Chipper




Skid-Steer Loader, Area Vaccuum, Man-   The proper and appropriate tools, equipment and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools
lift                                    provide experience required by horticulture employers.
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                                Non-Computer related Equipment
                Item
                description       Brief_rationale
Digital radiography equipment     The majority of all veterinary practices in the U.S are now utilizing this technology or are in the transition phase to this technology.
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                                Non-Computer related Equipment
                 Item
                 description        Brief_rationale
OnBase or other more efficient      Student Title V documents and records are currently stored in locked file cabinets in the Co-op office.
method for storing Title V
documents. In the process of
exploring what is currently being
used by Admissions and
Records
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                                           Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                     Item
                     description             Brief_rationale
Maintain or improve help line for online     The online faculty’s computer will also need to be upgraded in order to effectively utilize all the teaching tools available. In addition, the agriculture facu
students                                     experts, not computer technicians. The agriculture faculty cannot be expected to answer technical questions.




Provision of long distance phone             By either reworking the Agriculture Marketing course and/or adding a new certificate in agriculture we can improve teaching and learning along with stu
line for Agriculture faculty since
many of the students will be
residing outside of the Greater
Sacto Area.
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                              Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Release time (.2 FTE) needed to    By either reworking the Agriculture Marketing course and/or adding a new certificate in agriculture we can improve teaching and learning along with stu
research and apply for grants or
other sources of funding to
support the development and the
implementation of a new
Agritourism certificate program.
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                                  Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
Software training                   The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
                                    provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.
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                                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Web site design - in support of planning   The Department of Labor grant charges CRC with providing training, course work and certificates to help satisfy the predicted labor need for green tec
agenda item #1 and #2
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                                  Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
web site and newsletter design      Architectural instruction has significant visual communication needs for demonstrating rendering, visual note-making and architectural images to a mas
                                    device is outdated and has resolution issues.




.2 FTE Release Time for AMT         Most AMT courses haven’t had a full review in over 10 years, below college standards
curriculum update, revisions.
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                                    Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Develop incoming assessment test .      As the program grows with Building Performance and Building Science related courses and certificates, there are more options for students to choose
Coordinate with assessment center and   placement will reduce duplication of skill building and improve student success.
basic skills departments. May need
release time.




curriculum development                  The intent of the CAM program when introduced was to meet the needs of hospitality supervisors. Currently, the job market indicates a need for culina
                                        in the areas of cooking and baking. The addition of more hands-on classes will enable students to be competitive




Release time for Chair of Allied        Establish as system of outcome assesssment for a program without a designated full-time faculty member
Health to complete SLO
assessment survey and report.
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
Release time for the Chair of Allied The Fire tech program curriculum needs to be reviewed and updated to meet industry needs. This will require meeting with the Fire community
Health Programs to complete a
detailed review of the Fire Tech
curriculum. Update the curriculum as
needed to meet industry needs.
Chair will also develop an adjunct
request to initiate a change to the
curriculum form (to address Planning
Agenda #6) (.2 FTE)




Release Time for curriculum development The department needs to identify the reasons behind the low number of degrees and certificates awarded and provide degrees and certificates that are
                                        employers.
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                                Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Research and possible release      The horticulture industry is constantly changing, and it is vital to incorporate current trends and new information into the curriculum.
time for program development.
Software training.




Additional (NUTRI and counselor) Changes in Industry
faculty time needed to advise
students of program closure;
development of new curriculum;
revise current curriculum. This
also supports planning agenda
item #2
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                                        Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Release time needed to research To meet student demand and enhance student success
and apply for grants or other
sources of funding to support the
development and the
implementation of a new NUTRI
certificate program.




Maintain or improve the Help Line for     To meet student demand and enhance student success
online students
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                                    Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description         Brief_rationale
0.2 Release time for research          Currently we are piloting the use of i-Respond clickers with the face-to-face NUTRI 300 sections. We want to examine if the clickers improve persisten
                                       our students.
into the effectiveness of I-
Response on student persistence
and success.




0.2 Release time for research   Currently there are very few available review programs or courses for the national registration exam. NUTRI 356 could be changed and be developed i
                                course. We will need to investigate if NUTRI 356 can be altered to meet the needs of these individuals.
into the effectiveness of I-
Response on student persistence
and success.
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                                        Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Training at outside facility for          Enhanced staff proficiency in new technologies is needed
veterinary instructional and
classified staff. (3) personnel total.




Add two additional sections of WEXP       To return the .2 FTE ECE WEXP class that was eliminated because of budget constraints. And to accommodate enrollment growth and provide additio
classes to the schedule by tghe 2011-     opportunities for students. Class enrollment is currently and has consistently been maxed out.
2012 academic year
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                                      Software
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
1 software site lcense: SketchUp. Cost is The current equipment is outdated and does not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Tech
for a three year license                  provisions for this new lab require high quality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.
                                                                                                                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Software
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
Additional software would be part of     The Department of Labor grant charges CRC with providing training, course work and certificates to help satisfy the predicted labor need for green tec
future development




Mitchell On-Demand and                   A doubling of lab space will mean it is possible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.
ALLDATA Automotive Repair
information. Cost is annual.
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                                Software
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
Energy Modeling Software          The addition of the Weatherization and the Home Energy Audit certificates require new kinds of instruction in the computer lab
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                                  Software
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
BIM Modeling, estimating,           To continue to grow with the changing needs of the industry.
scheduling, project management
Software




Catering Software                   The ease of entry into the catering field provides an opportunity for students unmatched in the hospitality arena. The number of catering companies is
                                    providing an opportunity for caterers to enter the field.




Movie Software                      Detailed and professional made skills videos will improve students overall success in the program.
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                             Software
               Item
               description     Brief_rationale
Training DVD                   The Fire Tech Program has no budget. We have relied on the resources available to our adjuncts' place of employment for equipment and equipment
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                                  Supplies
                   Item
                   description      Brief_rationale
Production of new brochures and     Having a place to call home or for students to meet has been challenge in our program. We are not able to hang out student awards or have a reasona
marketing tools                     presentation items, equipment and also class supplies.




Wine glasses                        By either reworking the Agriculture Marketing course and/or adding a new certificate in agriculture we can improve teaching and learning along with stu
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Supplies
                  Item
                  description         Brief_rationale
Signage                               The Department of Labor grant charges CRC with providing training, course work and certificates to help satisfy the predicted labor need for green tec




Weatherization Training Supplies, Program Growth and teaching effectiveness (see supplemental information)
and Construction Material to Build
a test home
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                                      Supplies
                     Item
                     description           Brief_rationale
Various Supplies to support the new class The ease of entry into the catering field provides an opportunity for students unmatched in the hospitality arena. The number of catering companies is
                                          providing an opportunity for caterers to enter the field.




Office Supplies                            Establish a system of outcome assessment for a program.




Printing                                   Recruit students, especially students from under-represented groups.



Office Supplies for adjuncts               The Fire Tech Program has no budget. We have relied on the resources available to our adjuncts' place of employment for equipment and equipment




Printing                                   Recruit students, particularly from under-represented groups
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                                       Supplies
                     Item
                     description           Brief_rationale
various laboratory materials ....$17,500   The proper and appropriate tools, equipment and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools
annually                                   provide experience required by horticulture employers.




Annual Supplies                            A modern facility is essential to providing cutting-edge training in horticulture, as well as attracting students and increasing enrollment in the program. I
                                           encourage to invest in a program that demonstrates growth and dedication to proper training of the work force.
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                               Supplies
                Item
                description         Brief_rationale
Provision of long distance phone    We will continue to look for ways to service our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater comm
                                    highest need.
line for NUTRI faculty since many
of the students will be residing
outside of the Greater Sacto
Area. The access must be
available in the faculty’s
office. Currently only the DTP
Director has long distance access
from her office.
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                                   Supplies
                    Item
                    description         Brief_rationale
Provision of long distance phone line   To meet student demand and enhance student success
for NUTRI faculty since many of the
students will be residing outside of
the Greater Sacto Area. The access
must be available in the faculty’s
office. Currently only the DTP
Director has long distance access
from her office.




Production of new brochures and Support new employment requirements for field
marketing tools for the new
degree
                                                                                                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Supplies
                 Item
                 description        Brief_rationale
Veterinary supplies including       current budget is insufficient
catheters, fluids, medications,
surgical supplies, cadavers,
instruments, radiographic
materials, gowns, gloves,
disposable nursing supplies.




Rigging Chains and straps           An overhead bridge crane will be used to train welding students how to properly rig choker chains and slings to lift steel correctly.
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                                         Supplies
                     Item
                     description              Brief_rationale
Purchase flux core wire feeders for           The welding industry needs welding operators to be certified in the flux core process with NR 232, NR 233, Coreshield 8 welding electrodes for structu
students to practive how to become a
certified welding operator in the flux core
process.




Purchase new Gas Tungsten Arc           All Phase Repair informed me when I had the current Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Machines repaired that locating replacement parts for the machines w
Welding machines to replace the current more difficult due to the age and type of welding machine. All Phase suggested replacing the machines in the very near future due to t
1991 models which can no longer locate
parts to repair the machines.
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                                            Supplies
                     Item
                     description              Brief_rationale
Purchase a 3/4 Ton truck to transport         As of today, the staff and faculty use their own vehicles to pickup welding consumables and supplies because a vehicle is not conviently provided.
welding consumables and welding
supplies to and from the welding shop.
Staff is currently using their own vehicles
to pickup supplies.




Purchase a construction style forklift to     As of today, the staff and faculty use their own vehicles to pickup welding consumables and supplies because a vehicle is not conviently provided.
safely move steel around the welding
yard but to also train students how to
operate a forklift for employment
requirements.
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                                            Supplies
                     Item
                     description              Brief_rationale
Purchase a cold cutting saw to replace        Safety must be number one with performing operations in the welding laboratory. The current model is unsafe because it does not stop because it fails
the unsafe abrasive saw that currently        brake. This is a dangerous sitiation with training students in the welding lab!
does not have a brake which causes a
high risk for welding students.




annual supply budget to support the           To provide for appropriate supplies and program resource needs
acquision of office supplies, printing of
brochres, marketing tools and the
acquision of periodicals to be placed in
the center.
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                                Computers/computer related equipment
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
USB Microphones                   In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                  the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Computers/computer related equipment
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
Printer/Scanner                   In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                  the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                               Computers/computer related equipment
                 Item
                 description     Brief_rationale
2 Apple iMAC Computers           In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                 the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description        Brief_rationale
3 Laptops (for checkout purposes)     In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                      the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Computers/computer related equipment
                  Item
                  description        Brief_rationale
4 new PC computers, monitors and     In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
keyboards with peripherals           the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                          Facilities
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
FInd and design new space for the
advancement office



Identify needs and suitable location to     to enhance efficiency, service, communication and employee satisfaction
support the research functions at the
college.



permanent location                          Program Effectiveness
                                                                                                                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                          New classified staff
                      Item
                      description              Brief_rationale
Hire a full-time regular classified position




Hire full time regular classified


Clerical help to support LODS, CASSL           Improve the college's understanding of key data elements that are relevant to decision making and program planning
and the Research Office



Web based applications                         To meet new WASC standards and the demands of growth
designer/developer .50 FTE
                                                                                                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                         New classified staff
                     Item
                     description           Brief_rationale
add 1.0 in to research office staffing     To meet new WASC standards and the demands of growth




Web designer to develop web sites -        Improve the college's understanding of key data elements that are relevant to decision making and program planning
internship and/or temp classified - 5
hours per week
                                                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  New student help
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
Develop student internships         To meet new WASC standards and the demands of growth
                                                                                                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Item
                  description            Brief_rationale
Purchase new camera with at least 10MP



Video cameras                            In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                         the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Storage Cases for Computers/Equipment In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                      the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.




Scanner(s) to support data collection and To meet new WASC standards and the demands of growth
analysis by the research office and faculty
                                                                                                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
training and support for scanner           To meet new WASC standards and the demands of growth




Enhanced Professional Development          To meet new WASC standards and the demands of growth
budget for CASSL and Outcomes
Coordinators and research office
personnel.




Better use of PIO and Graphic Artists to   Improve the college's understanding of key data elements that are relevant to decision making and program planning
enhance publications
                                                                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                           Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                     Item
                     description             Brief_rationale
enhancing CASSL budget to support            Enhanced understanding of student need and best practices
enhanced ability to support on-campus
PD events such as webinars, podcasts,
etc., and faculty research projects




Stipends to support the creation of          To ensure college processes meet WASC accreditation requirements
assessment experts/facilitators/training




Obtain permanent funding to support          To ensure college processes meet WASC accreditation requirements
SLO Coordinator



Permanent funding for CASSL                  Program Effectiveness
Coordinator
                                                                                                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                              Software
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale
Quicktime Pro                   In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Software
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
Parallels Desktop for Mac           In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                    the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.
                                                                                                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                 Software
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale
Camtasia                           In an effort to expand technology proficiency among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion shou
                                   the ability to work in both a Mac and Windows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.




Software for Scanner               To meet new WASC standards and the demands of growth
                                                                                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description       Brief_rationale
Adobe Creative Suite, licensed       Our program is lacking in the integration of digital imaging tools as part of our current studio and applied art fields. The integration of digital skills will en
                                     student’sability to compete for entry-level jobs in art-related fields as well as transfer to programs emphasizing digital ima
for 25-30 laptops. Painter X1 or
most current edition




25-30 Laptops MAC or possibly        Our program is lacking in the integration of digital imaging tools as part of our current studio and applied art fields. The integration of digital skills will en
                                     student’sability to compete for entry-level jobs in art-related fields as well as transfer to programs emphasizing digital ima
PC HPNotebook6730
Scanner:EpsonGraphi




Dedicated IMAC for gallery use       The addition of an art gallery run by the art department will require FTE for gallery management courses, additional supplies/tools/technology for exhib
                                     promotion, etc.
                                                                                                                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
                                         Our program is lacking in the integration of digital imaging tools as part of our current studio and applied art fields. The integration of digital skills will en
Large format printer:e.g.Epson           student’sability to compete for entry-level jobs in art-related fields as well as transfer to programs emphasizing digital ima
9880




Multimedia Station for new classroom     There is a need to offer more sections of oral communication courses at times most assessable and available to students in the day and evening. An a
                                         would allow the department to offer more oral communication courses at the same time in those prime time slots.




2 Lap Tops                               the ability to record speeches in real time will enhance program effectiveness and student learning
                                                                                                                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                               Computers/computer related equipment
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Replace 2005 Mac computer lab      Equipment wears out and technology changes. Students can no longer play VHS tapes, we are unable to archive performances for assessment. Music
                                   practice room pianos and amplifiers have a definite life span, and many of ours are well beyond reasonable expectations (30 year old
and controllers (28 stations
Computers for M300 and M306
multi media stations (Mac)
Replace computer running piano
lab (PC)
Install multi media classroom in
M206 (projector and computer)
                                                                                                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                 Computers/computer related equipment
                Item
                description         Brief_rationale
Keep ALL electronic equipment       We want to encourage transfer opportunities from our Department
running smoothly, inc. computers,
printers, scanners, hubs and
cords, monitors, card readers




Lap top computer for traveling      This goal will support both the Photography and Fine Art Photography Departments
faculty


Purchase new computers for the      For over ten years, we have been teaching in a faciilty that is too small and unable to meet the needs of our students. Although we have struggled to k
                                    current, we have outgrown the space
Facility
                                                                                                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Computers/computer related equipment
                 Item
                 description        Brief_rationale
 LRC 108 digital media Lab          Assess industry standards as they change to make sure we are equal to the task of teaching students in a a changing environment
Upgrade (student stations and HD
video compliant server
expansion),  TV Studio 
TelePrompter Computer
Replacement,  L-111 upgrade to 
Multi-Media Instructor station w/
Apple Computer, projector screen
and projector, L-101 Radio Studio
Lab Upgrade
                                                                                                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                              Facilities
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale

Add new space to existing       To support and expand 2-D and 3-D programs by being able to store larger works of art by students. Production of higher level, large scale art pieces r
                                with new challenges and develop skills that don’t apply to smaller works of art.
area: Enclosed storage area




New Classroom                   There is a need to offer more sections of oral communication courses at times most assessable and available to students in the day and evening. An a
                                would allow the department to offer more oral communication courses at the same time in those prime time slots.
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                                      Facilities
                  Item
                  description       Brief_rationale
Remove back wall of Recital Hall to The Recital Hall stage was reduced in size by the state as ―value added engineering‖ after the original plans were submitted. The result is a stage that
enlarge stage and add storage space accommodate the size of our larger performing groups or community guests and performers.
and green room space.
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                                   Facilities
                   Item
                   description        Brief_rationale
Renovation for the theatre complex.   Like many other programs across the campus, the Theatre programs have been impacted by a paucity of space. Increasing course offerings and numb
Facility Updates –                    been limited as a result. The current space is inadequate and insufficient to meet the current size and long term goals
1)        Add in Grid catwalk
2)        Acting Classrooms
3)        Renovate Recital Hall.

Locate additional classroom,
Rehearsal and alternative
performance space for use by the
Theatre department. Consider
designating space at Elk Grove
Center for use by Theatre
Department as a rehearsal space,
classroom space and alternative
performance space.
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                                     New classified staff
                       Item
                       description     Brief_rationale
Add hours to IA time                   The addition of an art gallery run by the art department will require FTE for gallery management courses, additional supplies/tools/technology for exhib
                                       promotion, etc.




1 full time IA                         The Music Department currently has one half time technology IA shared with the rest of the division. We are one of the rare departments that do not ha
                                       students and faculty in a normal capacity. We are lacking in the ability to offer onsite, offsite and web based publicity, etc.
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                                        New classified staff
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Music IA to supervise and assist with     Four year institutions require Applied Music for music majors and provide those lessons to their majors at no additional cost. This course is a requirem
applied music lab                         the student has to hire and pay for the instruction at their own expense. Increasingly, our sister community colleges a




Exend IA coverage to evenings and         For over ten years, we have been teaching in a faciilty that is too small and unable to meet the needs of our students. Although we have struggled to k
weekends                                  current, we have outgrown the space




Extend I-A’s schedule to 10 month We want to encourage transfer opportunities from our Department



 Expand RTVF Classified IA to full        To increase students ability to graduate within an appropriate amount of time
time
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                                       New faculty
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Add FTE for gallery management courses The addition of an art gallery run by the art department will require FTE for gallery management courses, additional supplies/tools/technology for exhib
                                       promotion, etc.




Adjunct Faculty FTE to teach applied      Four year institutions require Applied Music for music majors and provide those lessons to their majors at no additional cost. This course is a requirem
music                                     the student has to hire and pay for the instruction at their own expense. Increasingly, our sister community colleges a




Increase FTE for major by one             Music Theory and Ear Training are separated in the curriculum at four year institutions. To insure our student’s success as transferring music majors a
                                          entrance exams we need to model our curriculum to match the four year university.
unit, impacting current staffing
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                                New faculty
                 Item
                 description      Brief_rationale
Adjunct faculty to additional     Music majors should take applied music on their major instrument or voice. The catalogue currently allows courses designed for non-majors (basic pia
                                  fulfill those requirements. This curriculum needs to be corrected so that majors are clearly required to take applied music
sections




 New RTVF Faculty Conversion      Assess industry standards as they change to make sure we are equal to the task of teaching students in a a changing environment
and growth
                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                 New faculty
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale
.4 FTE Scene Design Faculty        Enhanced program quality
                                                                                                                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        New student help
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
New student help as needed                For over ten years, we have been teaching in a faciilty that is too small and unable to meet the needs of our students. Although we have struggled to k
                                          current, we have outgrown the space




Students to participate in job     This goal will support both the Photography and Fine Art Photography Departments
fairs, panels and lectures at Area
High Schools



Increased access to radio and digital     Assess industry standards as they change to make sure we are equal to the task of teaching students in a a changing environment
media equiptment
                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    New student help
                 Item
                 description          Brief_rationale
Student help for stage Management     Enhanced program quality
and Box Office Staff
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                                    Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description         Brief_rationale
Stools for A605, replace broken         To insure safety and proper use of existing space and tools, we need to keep tools and furniture operating effectively.
stools


Air compressor for 3-D and Air   To insure safety and proper use of existing space and tools, we need to keep tools and furniture operating effectively.
compressor for framing equipment




2 Digital Cameras                       the ability to record speeches in real time will enhance program effectiveness and student learning
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                             Non-Computer related Equipment
               Item
               description        Brief_rationale
Digital video cameras for voice   Equipment wears out and technology changes. Students can no longer play VHS tapes, we are unable to archive performances for assessment. Music
                                  practice room pianos and amplifiers have a definite life span, and many of ours are well beyond reasonable expectations (30 year old
classes
Digital recorders for M300 and
M306
PA system replacement for
Commercial Music and Jazz Band
3 Guitar amplifiers
2 Bass amplifiers
2 Keyboard amplifiers
1 Digital piano
1 Digital synth/controller
1 Mac laptop (midi for
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                                    Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Commercial Music)
7 practice room pianos
1 instructor piano
4 violins
1 electric violin



Purchase new support equipment For over ten years, we have been teaching in a faciilty that is too small and unable to meet the needs of our students. Although we have struggled to k
                                current, we have outgrown the space
for the Facility, inc enlarging
stations, shooting bays,
background systems, lighting
systems
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                                    Non-Computer related Equipment
                 Item
                 description          Brief_rationale
Continue to supplement our            We want to encourage transfer opportunities from our Department
camera and lighting equipment,
inc. digital and film camera
bodies, lenses, tripods, flashes,
lights and accessories
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                                  Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Item
                  description           Brief_rationale
 HD Camcorders,  Film Audio             Assess industry standards as they change to make sure we are equal to the task of teaching students in a a changing environment
Equipment (Fishpole Boom,
shotgun mics),  Replacement 
Studio Speakers,  Character 
Generator Upgrade, personal
digital audio recorders,  Digital HD 
compliant Vectorscope and
Waveform Monitor,  TV Studio HD 
Conversion Phase 1 (Cameras and
Infrasturcture)
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                                   Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Item
                  description         Brief_rationale
Replacement Curtains for              Like many other programs across the campus, the Theatre programs have been impacted by a paucity of space. Increasing course offerings and numb
                                      been limited as a result. The current space is inadequate and insufficient to meet the current size and long term goals
Blackbox theatre




Updated tools in Scene Shop and Like many other programs across the campus, the Theatre programs have been impacted by a paucity of space. Increasing course offerings and numb
                                   been limited as a result. The current space is inadequate and insufficient to meet the current size and long term goals
Costume Shop
Energy Efficient lighting fixtures
in Blackbox Theatre




New lights for theatre                The technology of stage lighting is rapidly changing. Rather than fixating upon the lack of a catwalk in the theatre faculty the department would like to p
                                      plan to convert the stage lighting system in the theatre from an analog static lighting system
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                             Non-Computer related Equipment
               Item
               description       Brief_rationale
Upgrades to Lighting Rendering   The technology of stage lighting is rapidly changing. Rather than fixating upon the lack of a catwalk in the theatre faculty the department would like to p
                                 plan to convert the stage lighting system in the theatre from an analog static lighting system
Software
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Grants to fund guest speakers,   Art history is lacking a designated display area to advertise courses, local events, major information or information about transfer institutions. Art histor
estimated cost $500 per speaker, surveys that cover art of big areas of the globe and many time periods.
4/year




Release time for faculty to               Students express conflicting information about the concept of the art major, requirements for the art major and application of the art skills.
explore counseling information.
Dedicated time from counselor
assigned to art.




Release time to work with other           Music Theory and Ear Training are separated in the curriculum at four year institutions. To insure our student’s success as transferring music majors a
                                          entrance exams we need to model our curriculum to match the four year university.
district music departments
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                                 Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Release time to research           Four year institutions require Applied Music for music majors and provide those lessons to their majors at no additional cost. This course is a requirem
                                   the student has to hire and pay for the instruction at their own expense. Increasingly, our sister community colleges a
implemented plans at other
community colleges




On-going technology/historical     We want to encourage transfer opportunities from our Department
training for all Faculty and
Classified Staff



On-going technology/historical     This goal will support both the Photography and Fine Art Photography Departments
training for all Faculty and
Classified Staff
                                                                                                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description        Brief_rationale
Travel support for media related       Assess industry standards as they change to make sure we are equal to the task of teaching students in a a changing environment
conferences and events



Open dialogue with administration.     The recital hall was constructed to be able to be expanded as the college grew. As both the music department and theatre department have noted in p
                                       program review, the current operation and structure of many of the elements in the VPA facility are not meeting programmatic needs.
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                                   Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                 Item
                 description         Brief_rationale
Rewriting of Job Description for     Enhanced program quality
Managing Directing – Theatre
Production Specialist
                                                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                               Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Theatre IA Position Reallocation   Enhanced program quality
                                                                                                                                              PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                 Item
                 description      Brief_rationale
 Release time for creation of     Currently, the theatre program suffers from lack of focus, lack of understanding about its mission and lack of continuity within the coursework. Our PSL
                                  reflect the depth and breadth of a well-balanced theatre studies program. Our scope and sequence of courses need revision
online classes (.4 to .6 FTE)
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                                 Software
                   Item
                   description       Brief_rationale
Adobe Creative Suite                 The addition of an art gallery run by the art department will require FTE for gallery management courses, additional supplies/tools/technology for exhib
                                     promotion, etc.




Keep current on ALL             We want to encourage transfer opportunities from our Department
photographic software in BS-104
and LRC 108 (Photoshop, bridge,
lightroom, etc)




Access to a lighting lab (PC) and    The technology of stage lighting is rapidly changing. Rather than fixating upon the lack of a catwalk in the theatre faculty the department would like to p
                                     plan to convert the stage lighting system in the theatre from an analog static lighting system
software for those computers
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                               Supplies
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Dedicated Bulletin Board for art   Art history is lacking a designated display area to advertise courses, local events, major information or information about transfer institutions. Art histor
                                   surveys that cover art of big areas of the globe and many time periods.
history info and announcements




Ink, Paper                         Our program is lacking in the integration of digital imaging tools as part of our current studio and applied art fields. The integration of digital skills will en
                                   student’sability to compete for entry-level jobs in art-related fields as well as transfer to programs emphasizing digital ima




DVDs w/broadcasting rights         Art history is lacking a designated display area to advertise courses, local events, major information or information about transfer institutions. Art histor
                                   surveys that cover art of big areas of the globe and many time periods.
purchased
                                                                                                                                                     PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Supplies
                         Item
                         description     Brief_rationale
Tools for Installation                   The addition of an art gallery run by the art department will require FTE for gallery management courses, additional supplies/tools/technology for exhib
                                         promotion, etc.




Our new ART PH courses require We want to encourage transfer opportunities from our Department
specialized supplies. We have
found vendors in LA and New
Mexico
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                                 Supplies
                 Item
                 description         Brief_rationale
Increased on-going funding for       In an ever changing discipline, we need to keep up with Industry standards to give our students a meaningful educational experience
reusable supplies for the
Photography Lab, inc. chemistry,
papers, dvds, digital media, print
sleeves, matting supplies




Various promo pieces about the       This goal will support both the Photography and Fine Art Photography Departments
Program


When the Winn Center is              For over ten years, we have been teaching in a faciilty that is too small and unable to meet the needs of our students. Although we have struggled to k
                                     current, we have outgrown the space
completed, we will need to re-
equip the facility entirely
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                                Supplies
                Item
                description       Brief_rationale

 Supplies-- Increased Annual      To increase students ability to graduate within an appropriate amount of time
budget allocations to support
increased costs of technology
support including HD tape and
camera batteries
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                                    Computers/computer related equipment
                 Item
                 description          Brief_rationale
SARS Grid Server, SARS Call/eSARS     This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
server,                               Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.
                                                                                                                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                        Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Web Cam, Front desk computers (2),.       This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
Flat Panel Monitor, Counseling Laptop     Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.




2 flat screen monitors and printer pedestal This agenda item will address the greater need for space as the numbers of students being served increases and additional staffing is added to addres
                                            serve our students. Please refer back to the Facility narratives of the Challenges and Planning Ideas section.
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                                       Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
Front desk printer, server for counseling   This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
LCD, Larger monitor for video production    Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.




Alternative: 3 computers for indiv. Improved program quality and enhanced services to students
rooms
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                                 Computers/computer related equipment
                 Item
                 description          Brief_rationale
3 faculty computers & 1 reception     The current DSPS space has been limited to small spaces for reception, counseling, and high technology training needs for a prolong duration at CRC
                                      students can be served at a given time, compromising safety, privacy and organizational effectiveness.
computer currently running Office
2003; 3 computers for Alt. media
specialist, 2 of which are older. 6
current HTC workstations
w/adjustable tables and listed
software; CCTV, other equipment
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                                Computers/computer related equipment
                 Item
                 description        Brief_rationale
9 desktop computers (lab) and 3     The current DSPS space has been limited to small spaces for reception, counseling, and high technology training needs for a prolong duration at CRC
                                    students can be served at a given time, compromising safety, privacy and organizational effectiveness.
desktop computers (faculty/staff)
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                                    Facilities
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Relocated Counseling Office with This agenda item will address the greater need for space as the numbers of students being served increases and additional staffing is added to addres
Increase Sq Footage as Plans for serve our students. Please refer back to the Facility narratives of the Challenges and Planning Ideas section.
New Structures Arise
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                                 Facilities
                 Item
                 description          Brief_rationale
4 assessible, confidential, larger    The current DSPS space has been limited to small spaces for reception, counseling, and high technology training needs for a prolong duration at CRC
                                      students can be served at a given time, compromising safety, privacy and organizational effectiveness.
faculty offices (counselors); 1
private testing/ screening room;
one large 3- cpu station office for
Alt. Media Specialist; 1 office for
HTC IA; Large reception/working
space for 2; Large storage space
for student files &
documents; Table space for
group meetings/
                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Facilities
                 Item
                 description         Brief_rationale
work; Assistive Tech Computer
lab capacity for 15 stations for
training
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                                     New classified staff
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
110 day temp classified                  This agenda item will address the greater need for staff in order to increase our capacity in meeting our extensive service hours and provide informatio
Note -- this supports agenda item students and larger community. Programs such as the call center, course planning sessions, and others not yet conceived.
#4 also




PT Permanent Counseling Clerk I This agenda item will address the greater need for staff in order to increase our capacity in meeting our extensive service hours and provide informatio
Note -- this supports agenda item students and larger community. Programs such as the call center, course planning sessions, and others not yet conceived.
#4 also




Instructional Assistant support in       Data show that the Diop Scholars program is effective at both semester to semester persistence and course success rates. The program would like to
                                         students to be a part of this success.
the Classroom
                                                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    New classified staff
                     Item
                     description      Brief_rationale
IA/Proctor (clerk), part time 40%     Improved program quality and enhanced services to students
                                                                                                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                     New faculty
                    Item
                    description        Brief_rationale
1 FTE assistive technology faculty     This would enhance the quality and delivery of services to DSPS students due to the commitment of a full time faculty in addition to current adjunct fac




1 FTE counselor                        This would enhance the quality and delivery of services to DSPS students due to the commitment of a full time faculty in addition to current adjunct fac
                                                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                     New student help
                       Item
                       description     Brief_rationale
2 student assistants                   Improved program quality and enhanced services to students
                                                                                                                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
LCD monitor                               This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
                                          Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.




Use of existing cubicles (up to 18          Improved program quality and enhanced services to students
people), existing Univ. sorftware, existing
supplies, and the part time IA/Proctoring
clerk
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                                     Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
3 adjustable tables, 6 chairs and 3 lamps Improved program quality and enhanced services to students




9 adjustable tables, 12 chairs, 4        The current DSPS space has been limited to small spaces for reception, counseling, and high technology training needs for a prolong duration at CRC
                                         students can be served at a given time, compromising safety, privacy and organizational effectiveness.
lamps; 4 shelves for storage, 4
Locking files for confidential
folders
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                                   Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                     Item
                     description     Brief_rationale
Additional technology training       This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
                                     Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.




Release Time                         Highly successful programs require time above and beyond with is normally required of teaching faculty; in addition programs with learning communitie
                                     require faculty to dialogue and collaborate on course/program assignments
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Release time for faculty to work         Data show that the Diop Scholars program is effective at both semester to semester persistence and course success rates. The program would like to
                                         students to be a part of this success.
with IA




Release time to coordinate               A Council of Elders can help provide guidance and direction to the students and the program. Creating a formal community services component will he
                                         of giving back. Also adding structured workshops on professionalism will help bridge the cultural and professional worlds
Council of elder
meetings/activities




Release time of financial aid staff Financial need is the number one and two reasons for students not being able to continue to attend college. Providing an intensive 3-day workshop on
                                    including writing letters of recommendation and a personal essay for scholarships will help students acquire necessary funds.
to conduct workshops
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Release time of DSPS faculty to provide   : To assure program access to current and underrepresented college student populations, DSPS should decimate information (i.e. DSPS functions, Ide
information sessions on campus.           could benefit) about the Program during orientations, on-going program information sessions, via web and other social media that pr
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                         Software
           Item
           description     Brief_rationale
Camtasia                   This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
                           Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Software
                     Item
                     description     Brief_rationale
Adobe Design Suite                   This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
                                     Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.
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                                    Software
                 Item
                 description          Brief_rationale
Multi-user / Server versions for:     There is a growing demand to provide adaptive technology resources outside of the DSPS training room/lab for purposes of physical access by studen
JAWS                                  as in the Reading Writing Center and open computer labs (Math labs, extended hour open computer labs in other areas.
ZoomText
Kurzweil 1000/3000
Inspiration
 Indiv licenses:
TextAloud – 5
Dragon NS - 3
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                                 Supplies
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale
Headset with microphone,           This agenda item will address several planning ideas listed above spanning from service delivery to communication of information to staff training. Plea
                                   Technology narrative of the Planning Ideas section.




Funds to pay for bus to            A Council of Elders can help provide guidance and direction to the students and the program. Creating a formal community services component will he
                                   of giving back. Also adding structured workshops on professionalism will help bridge the cultural and professional worlds
corporations ; funds for
refreshments for workshops
                                                                                                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                     Supplies
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Folders/packets, copies for              Financial need is the number one and two reasons for students not being able to continue to attend college. Providing an intensive 3-day workshop on
                                         including writing letters of recommendation and a personal essay for scholarships will help students acquire necessary funds.
workshop; Lunch for workshop
participants each of the 3 days




Sound/voice cards and microphones with There is a growing demand to provide adaptive technology resources outside of the DSPS training room/lab for purposes of physical access by studen
headsets (6)                           as in the Reading Writing Center and open computer labs (Math labs, extended hour open computer labs in other areas.
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                                    Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Scanners for documents upload           The growing popularity of online classes makes it necessary and feasible for CRC to increase the number of online class offerings. With a sufficient nu
                                        computer-assisted and distance education classes, the English Department would be able to meet the demands of many students




Computers                               This will enhance community learning and create a collegial atmosphere




5-8 additional computers in       We can serve more students that we currently turn away because of physical space limitations. It benefits ASL students who wish to take SILA 305, 33
language lab,including ear phones
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                              Computers/computer related equipment
                Item
                description         Brief_rationale
                                    This will benefit students who want to learn conversational Spanish for purposes other than transfer. It will also directly benefit students who wish to tak
5-8 additional                      courses.
computers in
language lab,
including ear phones

                                    Allows students to take other classes on opposite days when they would normally take lab. It also allows the department to offer more courses.
5-8 additional
computers in
language lab,including ear phones
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                                     Facilities
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
Move current Anthropology storage        More space is needed for the safety of our collection used in Anthropology courses
facility from inside LRC 102 (room LRC
170) to LRC 103 once science building
remodel is complete. An interior door
between LRC 102 and 103 would be
needed as well as storage furniture
(shelving, cabinets, etc).




Space needed for programs                This will enhance community learning and create a collegial atmosphere
                                                                                                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                  Facilities
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
Another classroom and ASL lab       This will benefit students who want to learn conversational Spanish for purposes other than transfer. It will also directly benefit students who wish to tak
                                    courses.




Another classroom                   We need a variety of electives to support the A.A. degree in Spanish. We need to support Deaf Studies degree.




                                    Allows students to take other classes on opposite days when they would normally take lab. It also allows the department to offer more courses.
More lab space
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                                        Facilities
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
We originally planned for a laboratory       Logistics of the laboratory component continues to be inefficient.
site within the LRC building. PSYC 312
has continued to function by rotating in
and out of the classroom assigned and
informal cooperation with another
instructor in terms of computer access
and use. In addition, proper ventilation for
the dissection portion of the lab
continues to be an issue.
The course merits a stable location for its
laboratory component-- one that will lend
itself to the computer applications and the
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                                       Facilities
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
dissection requirements of this core
offering.
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                                       New classified staff
                    Item
                    description              Brief_rationale
Convert our Part time temp I.A. position
into a Permanent position. This would
allow IA to be more involved with the
anthropology courses, and would allow
the IA to hold open lab/study sessions for
ALL anthropology classes. We have
found that the Tutor center does not have
any students who offer tutoring in
Anthropology, and this would solve that
deficiency with a trained employee, would
be able to allow students to have limited
access to the hands on
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                                   New classified staff
                     Item
                     description     Brief_rationale
collection.

Homework readers /graders: 5         More students are seeking to enroll in our basic skills classes than we have sections available. As a result, faculty feel greater pressure to add student
                                     limit (25-28). In turn, students feel greater pressure to remain in classes even when they are failing.
hrs a semester for 101-300-
302 @ 13.42 /hr Clerical help: 10
hrs a week @ 9.32/hr




Hire an instructional assistant      This will support student success and assist us with maintaining academic standards with part-time and full-time professors.
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                                       New faculty
                     Item
                     description             Brief_rationale
We need more lab sections, as the
number of students we enroll in our
lecture courses (approx. 1200 students),
but can only accommodate 250 in the
companion 301 lab course each year.
The students who are enrolled in both
300 and 301 do better in BOTH courses.
We would like to add more lab sections
over the next few years to try and capture
more students and increase student
success in both courses. Item cost
estimated for 3
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                                   New faculty
                     Item
                     description     Brief_rationale
additional lab sections
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                                        New faculty
                     Item
                     description              Brief_rationale
In addition to exploring the possibility of
adding Anthropology courses to the
satellite centers and non traditional
schedules, we would also like to add
more courses in a DE format, including
online and hybrid. While this might mean
converting current FTE to a DE section, it
would also likely mean adding FTE for a
DE section or satellite section in addition
to our current FTE loads. Item cost
estimated for the addition of 4 new
sections.
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                                     New faculty
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Once all the other requested additions   Once lab sections are added, we'll need another faculty member to teach them.
and changes occur, we would likely need
another Full time faculty member in the
department to help carry the 301 lab
load, as well as other added courses.
This new FT position would likely be a
gneralist, but with training in physical
anthropology and experience teaching
lab.
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                                       New faculty
                      Item
                      description          Brief_rationale
2 full-time faculty                        With the growth of Cosumnes River College, the need for English classes will continue to grow. The need for a new faculty member in English is furthe
                                           Hock’s partial retirement and John Pratt’s retirement in Spring 2009.




1.0 Full time faculty to develop and teach This will expand non-traditional student access and will free up our overcrowded facilities. More than half of our courses offered are presently taught by
online sections
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                                   New faculty
                  Item
                  description          Brief_rationale
1.0 FTE Spanish Instructor,            We can serve more students that we currently turn away because of physical space limitations. It benefits ASL students who wish to take SILA 305, 33
1.0 FTE SILA instructor, 1.0 FTE
Vietnamese instructor




2 F-T positions                        Current scholarly trends, the changing world we live in and our own institutional demographics support movement in this direction.




Hire adjunct instructor for  The last hire in 2003 was a replacement hire not an addition. In the meantime student enrollment on the campus and within the Humanities Program h
evening and summer sessions. are having to turn students away. In the next year we are likely to lose our emeritus instructor (cultural Islam), with no replacem
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                                        New faculty
                     Item
                     description             Brief_rationale
Hire a third full time Humanities            We are not serving the evening student population. This is clearly reflected in the head count by age group (collapsed) for the department which shows
                                             spanning from 25 years of age and over as being underrepresented in the Humanities department (3%-7%) when compared to the College as
professor.




We will require .40 FTE to replace Chris     With the anticipated retirement of our colleague Chris Harris, we are concerned that the college remain committed to the maintenance of these importa
Harris' position when she retires. [She is   curriculum that she has so well represented.
currently using the preretirment option
and represents .60 full-time FTE in the
department.]
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                                      New faculty
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Once resources are reestablished, .40      Broader access to a range of psychology offerings was a concern voiced by students participating in the LRCCD student follow-up survey. Broad expo
FTE in order to maintain a                 curriculum is problematic for the evening students in the short run and the proposed Center students in the mid range future.
reasonable scope for our elective
offerings in the day schedule.
.20 FTE in order to reestablish the scope
of our elective offerings in the evening
schedule. We will use rotation in order to
efficiently achieve the goal of evening
student access to the elective features of
the psychology curriculum.
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                                       New student help
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Additional Basic Skills student assistants: More students are seeking to enroll in our basic skills classes than we have sections available. As a result, faculty feel greater pressure to add student
$50/week per section                        limit (25-28). In turn, students feel greater pressure to remain in classes even when they are failing.




Student help                                This will enhance community learning and create a collegial atmosphere




Tutors to be available for all              Currently we do not have tutors and the IA’s have very little direct contact with students and instructors.
courses


Tutors to be available for all              We can serve more students that we currently turn away because of physical space limitations. It benefits ASL students who wish to take SILA 305, 33
courses
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                                 New student help
                  Item
                  description      Brief_rationale
Tutors to be available for all     Allows students to take other classes on opposite days when they would normally take lab. It also allows the department to offer more courses.
courses


Teaching Assistants                The changing world around us, the opportunity to do the right thing and the chance to enhance the success of ESL students in other courses and prog
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                                  Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description      Brief_rationale
Overhead projector, whiteboards     This will enhance community learning and create a collegial atmosphere




Video camera, tripod, DVD           We can serve more students that we currently turn away because of physical space limitations. It benefits ASL students who wish to take SILA 305, 33
recorder, Closed Captioned JR
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Create a Applied Anthropology certificate Would increase ability of Anthropology students to gain employment after completing our courses
showcasing Anthropology and the
various technologies used within the
discipline. Creation of the certificate, as
well as addition of 1-2 courses would be
need.
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
While this wouldn't directly add FTE back Have all anthropology courses taught by anthropology faculty
to the department, as the FTE is already
in Anthropology, we would like to
reassign it to Anthropology department
faculty. Two courses, ANTH 332 and 334
are currently taught by a non
anthropology FT faculty, and the course
content deviates outside what teh
department feels should be discussed in
an anthropology course.
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Program Coordinator for the Basic Skills   We need a program coordinator to provide cohesion within the Basic Skills Program. Due to factors noted in the last program review, the workload of c
Program                                    increased. (A list of those factors is provided below).




Professional development grants, The growing popularity of online classes makes it necessary and feasible for CRC to increase the number of online class offerings. With a sufficient nu
                                 computer-assisted and distance education classes, the English Department would be able to meet the demands of many students
release time for class set up
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                                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
Release time should be provided to a        Given the increasing numbers of students entering our institution unprepared for college level work, it will be important for CRC faculty to maintain com
department member to establish and          feeder high schools.
maintain connections with all feeder high
schools.




Continued release time and professional     This will enhance community learning and create a collegial atmosphere
development
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Release time to coordinate with the ESL   The changing world around us, the opportunity to do the right thing and the chance to enhance the success of ESL students in other courses and prog
Dept. and Counseling




Release time to continue to develop       The institution has a strong commitment to transfer with a stellar transfer center and articulation agreements with every major four year institution in the
courses and collaborate with campus
colleagues to expand the
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                                Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                 Item
                 description         Brief_rationale
Maintain HUM 324 offering. No        This course speaks directly to the issue of cultural competence and informed citizenry of our students.
new faculty needed, since current
faculty are qualified and ready to
teach the course.
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                               Software
                 Item
                 description     Brief_rationale
Dreamweaver and related          The growing popularity of online classes makes it necessary and feasible for CRC to increase the number of online class offerings. With a sufficient nu
                                 computer-assisted and distance education classes, the English Department would be able to meet the demands of many students
software for staff websites




Software                         This will enhance community learning and create a collegial atmosphere




                                 This will benefit students who want to learn conversational Spanish for purposes other than transfer. It will also directly benefit students who wish to tak
Rosetta Stone                    courses.
Language Program
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                            Software
              Item
              description        Brief_rationale
Rosetta Stone Language Program   We can serve more students that we currently turn away because of physical space limitations. It benefits ASL students who wish to take SILA 305, 33




Rosetta Stone                    Allows students to take other classes on opposite days when they would normally take lab. It also allows the department to offer more courses.
Language Program


Study Aids                       The changing world around us, the opportunity to do the right thing and the chance to enhance the success of ESL students in other courses and prog
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Software
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
Music/Image CDs                   Current scholarly trends, the changing world we live in and our own institutional demographics support movement in this direction.
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                                         Supplies
                      Item
                      description              Brief_rationale
To ehnace student success, we need
more materials for our collection. This will
aide in having more visuals to bring to
the lecture courses, as well as having
more hands on opportunities in the lab
sections.




Additional Supplies                            This will enhance community learning and create a collegial atmosphere
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                                  Supplies
                 Item
                 description        Brief_rationale
                                    This will benefit students who want to learn conversational Spanish for purposes other than transfer. It will also directly benefit students who wish to tak
Maps, literature,                   courses.
dictionaries, DVDs,
documentaries
periodicals in target
language, video-recording
technology




Maps, literature, dictionaries,     We need a variety of electives to support the A.A. degree in Spanish. We need to support Deaf Studies degree.
periodicals in target language



Maps, literature, dictionaries,     We can serve more students that we currently turn away because of physical space limitations. It benefits ASL students who wish to take SILA 305, 33
periodicals in target language
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                                          Supplies
                      Item
                      description              Brief_rationale
Additional maps                                Current scholarly trends, the changing world we live in and our own institutional demographics support movement in this direction.




We anticipate no inordinate costs but          Broader social and economic forces may be more at work with current student success and persistence rates. A major element of concern, is the outco
those implied in the utilization of existing   psychology curriculum with respect to the continued success of CRC students who transfer into upper division psychology programs.
Research Office resources.
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                                    Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description        Brief_rationale
Upgrade MDL desktop computers and     more valuable and informative assessment information
peripherals



Laptop computers                      meet needs of instructors and staff who use technology




Portable audio systems                meet needs of instructors and staff who use technology




Digital AV equipment                  make department more efficient
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                                       Computers/computer related equipment
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Three high drive and RAM capacity        Our current data storage capacity is spread across approximately 30 servers and provides for little to no redundancy of our data storage. This also com
servers                                  back all of that date in a cost effective manner. A properly provisioned SAN will provide for redundant data storage pools.




Multiple High RAM and CPU servers at     Through the use of computer virtualization it is possible to free the college from the cycle of equipment replacement by utilizing technology that allows
$5000 per server                         without buying new hardware and still keep them relevant and responsive to instructional needs
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                                        Computers/computer related equipment
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Multiple High RAM and CPU servers at        Virtualization allows us to remove the bulk of the hardware needs from our since we can use it to consolidate our much of our existing servers into few
$5000 per server                            which are easier to budget for refresh or upgrades.




Outfit a complete multimedia lab - The      We would be able to dedicate this space for small library workshops if we have this room, thus, freeing up more computers in the LCL for either larger
lab will need both student and instructor   the lab for individual student's use.
computers along with projector, screen,
and smartboard.
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                                       Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Upgrade 32 computers for Library            Library instructors will need to be better equipped with current practices that enhance teaching of information competency.
Computer Lab (LCL).
Note: Because the LCL is used both as a
general purpose lab and for library
instruction, this "resource requirement" is
also listed in the Library's Services PrOf.




Provide access to online catalog near the If funded, the new computers would provide library users with convenient access to the library catalog in the book stacks areas in order to double chec
library collection to facilitate use of   call numbers while retrieving books from those areas of the library.
collection. Could use repurposed
computers since they would only be
connected to the online catalog.
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                                       Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
Over time as software                    The current computers are very old and will likely need to be updated to accommodate new application processing needs in the near future.
applications become more computer
resource hungry. We need to either
upgrade of buy new PC desktops for the
Library OPAC area computer.




Need multimedia station with a touch     To alleviate pressure for the service desks we need to acquire equipment that may be used to create a self service information kiosk where students c
screen to demonstrate use of routine     about basic equipment usage and learn about common library policies.
equipment in Library.
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                                        Computers/computer related equipment
                     Item
                     description             Brief_rationale
Upgrade 32 computers for Library               The current computers are old and will likely need to be updated to accommodate new application processing needs in the near future.
Computer Lab (LCL).
Note: Because the LCL is used both as a
general purpose lab and for library
instruction, this "resource requirement" is
also listed in the Library's Instruction PrOf.




Add a Kiosk to enable students to use        Improve access to vital student service
coins to add value to their GoPrint cards.
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                                         Facilities
                     Item
                     description              Brief_rationale
Office space and furniture                    The I.T. Staff are scattered across the campus in various office locations. While this places many of the IT techs close to their supported locations it do
                                              knowledge transfers and brain storming opportunities. E-mail does provide for some means of communication,




Office space and furniture                    An IT Supervisor is required to direct operations on a minute-to-minute, day-to-day basis. This position will also fill a capability gap in the department in
                                              database design, maintenance, programming and development skills currently not available




Computer tables, chairs, podium and all       We would be able to dedicate this space for small library workshops if we have this room, thus, freeing up more computers in the LCL for either larger
the other necessary furniture to outfit the   the lab for individual student's use.
proposed lab.
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                                      Facilities
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Once the Science Building opens the         No Group Study space now available, creates a very noisy Library space not conducive to quiet study
Library will recapture L-317A and B, and
the current MESA and Tutoring Center
spaces. At that time we would like to
remodel the Library so that some or most
of the staff office space moves upstairs
and our current office space can become
Group Study Rooms. This project is in a
nascent stage so the costs are unknown,
but are part of the Facilities Master Plan.
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                                       New classified staff
                    Item
                    description          Brief_rationale
Educational media design specialist      make access to multimedia technology easier for faculty




AV production maintenance technician     make access to multimedia technology easier for faculty




IT supervisor                            An IT Supervisor is required to direct operations on a minute-to-minute, day-to-day basis. This position will also fill a capability gap in the department in
                                         database design, maintenance, programming and development skills currently not available
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                                            New classified staff
                       Item
                       description               Brief_rationale
As our student population continues to           Our circulation has increased 23% and our interlibrary loans have increased 36% in the last 2 years. The marked increases in these statistics are indic
grow and the demand for reserve                  double staff our circulation desk, which is not currently feasible.
textbooks continues to climb, our LMTA
staff is unable to fully staff the circulation
desk and provide our students with
efficient service.




If the Library Computer Lab is unstaffed         Finding and Hiring serial 110-day temp classified staff for this position is difficult and typically results in gaps in coverage during critical times. These ga
then it falls upon the already stretched         already overextended Reference Librarians.
Reference Librarian to take care of
students in the lab also.
Note: The approximate cost reflects the
hourly pay and not the yearly cost.
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                                       New classified staff
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
The lab IA assists students with the use   Staff is stretched too thin already
of Microsoft Word and other Office
applications. The IA also assists
students with with the use of email,
Desire2Learn, and other Los Rios
applications. In addition the IA
troubleshoots hardware and software
issues as they arise and assists students
with Los Rios password setup and
resetting.
Staff is stretched too thin already. It is
therefore critical we maintain our Temp-
IA in our LCL if we do not get a full time
position. The
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                                       New classified staff
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
lab is usually filled to capacity and our
Circulation staff are not able to answer
the technical questions from the lab, and
our Reference Librarians are too busy
answering research questions out at the
Reference Desk/OPAC computers to be
taking care of questions in the lab also.
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                                      New faculty
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
This expanded service will require a new   Cannot adequately cover information in 1-unit course
librarian faculty member.



This expanded service will require a new   Information competency is a fundamental skill that all students need to succeed in academic and personal endeavors.
librarian faculty member.



This expanded service will require a new   Different disciplines have different research methods and tools.
librarian faculty member.



This expanded service will require a new   Students of Elk Grove Center need research instruction.
librarian faculty member.



This expanded service will require a new   Different courses use different research methods and tools.
librarian faculty member.
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                                         New faculty
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
An additional library faculty (6th) is      The increased workload due to the burgeoning student body means we are no longer able to provide effective information research services. If we are
needed ASAP to deal with increased          need to increase our staffing level.
workload due to growing student body
and subsequent increased demand for
existing library services.




Maintain the FTE for the 5th full time      Losing a Full Time Librarian Position in a time of enrollment growth is unacceptable especially in a vital service area such as ours
Librarian position vacated by Lily Kun in
November of 2009. Cost is $0 since the
FTE are already part of our budget.
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                                          New faculty
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
We will also need a new library faculty     We will also need a new library faculty (7th) to be able to support expanded library services when Elk Grove Center opens and to assess the SLO and
(7th) to be able to support expanded
library services when Elk Grove Center
opens.
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                                    Non-Computer related Equipment
                      Item
                      description     Brief_rationale
Digital conference phone              meet needs of instructors and staff who use technology




Digital camera kits                   meet needs of instructors and staff who use technology




Digital recording devices             meet needs of instructors and staff who use technology




Audience response system              meet needs of instructors and staff who use technology
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                                        Non-Computer related Equipment
                     Item
                     description             Brief_rationale
 Paper Cutter/Trimmer, 37‖ Professional      Our department's effectiveness and service would greatly benefit from automation of client records and by implementing a database to coordinate clien
Rolling Trimmer; Office Furniture, Lateral   associated with past projects. This will facilitate quick turnaround of the many projects that are updates of previous projects.
2 Drawer File Cabinet




Digital SLR camera                           Our work frequently requires images. Without a departmental camera we are dependent upon the availability of photographs from other sources, such
                                             Photography departments. This imparts unnecessary delays in the production process and therefore In our clients' timelines.




Smartboard                                   Library instructors will need to be better equipped with current practices that enhance teaching of information competency.
Note: This may have been part of a
previous ITMB request that was
approved but not received.
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                                    Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Acquire an updated security monitoring   Provide the library with an up-to-date security monitoring system that includes additional camera coverage and recording capability in order to help mit
system that includes enough cameras to   vandalism, theft, and violence in the library and also serve as a tool for police investigation when such incidents occur.
provide coverage for all parts of the
library.
Note: A request for a new security
monitoring system was made in the last
COB cycle but was not funded.
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                                       Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Acquire a new inventory security control To provide a new and reliable security/inventory control gate with locking arms at the library front door. If funded the new inventory control system wou
gate.
The current inventory security control
gate located at the main library entrance
is over 10 years old and failing. Despite
numerous repairs the system often works
intermittently enabling students to steal
valuable books and publications.
Note: A request for a new security
monitoring system was made in the last
COB cycle but was not funded.




Relieve Circulation Desk bottleneck        Relieve Circulation Desk bottleneck
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                                       Non-Computer related Equipment
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
Purchase RFID tags for library materials    The RFID system would alleviate many labor intensive collection management tasks.
along with supporting equipment for their
use.
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Stock Photo Credits, iStockphot.com     Our work frequently requires images. Without a departmental camera we are dependent upon the availability of photographs from other sources, such
Cost is annual                          Photography departments. This imparts unnecessary delays in the production process and therefore In our clients' timelines.
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
                                        Our clients expect innovative and "new" designs and Ideas from us. To fuel that creativity and to maintain that sense of "newness" we require a modes
+       Photoshop User Magazine –       to publications and online resources in our field.
Gives access to a membership to the
National Association of Photoshop
Professionals (NAPP) and provides
training and tutorials for Adobe
Photoshop via online access and
through magazine. Educational
Membership

+     Lynda.com – An online resource
to master and learn software skills
through online tutorials
Annual Membership

+
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                     Item
                     description       Brief_rationale
Communications Arts Magazine

+      Software Manuals




Virtualization technology training     Virtualization allows us to remove the bulk of the hardware needs from our since we can use it to consolidate our much of our existing servers into few
                                       which are easier to budget for refresh or upgrades.
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Travel funds for information competency- Currently, there is no standardized method of assessment.
related conferences, institutes and
workshops in and out of state. Some of
these events are competitive and
comprehensive and would require funds
which exceed the normal allocation for
professional development. An example
is a week-long Information Literacy
Immersion Program, sponsored by the
Association of College and Research
Libraries (ACRL).
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                                       Software
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Upgrade extant software and purchase      more valuable and informative assessment information
new software



+       Adobe Creative Suite 4 (InDesign, To best serve our clients we need to remain current with our primary design tools. Having the current tools keeps us compatible with outside agencies
Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat           while provide us with new and innovative design techniques that we can apply to our client's design project.
Professional )
+       Snow Leopard
cost is annual




+    FileMaker Pro 10 (database           Our department's effectiveness and service would greatly benefit from automation of client records and by implementing a database to coordinate clien
management software ) –                   associated with past projects. This will facilitate quick turnaround of the many projects that are updates of previous projects.
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                              Software
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale
iSCI SAN                        Our current data storage capacity is spread across approximately 30 servers and provides for little to no redundancy of our data storage. This also com
                                back all of that date in a cost effective manner. A properly provisioned SAN will provide for redundant data storage pools.




Citrix Server                   Through the use of computer virtualization it is possible to free the college from the cycle of equipment replacement by utilizing technology that allows
                                without buying new hardware and still keep them relevant and responsive to instructional needs
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                              Software
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale
VDI suite                       Through the use of computer virtualization it is possible to free the college from the cycle of equipment replacement by utilizing technology that allows
                                without buying new hardware and still keep them relevant and responsive to instructional needs




MS SQL server                   Virtualization allows us to remove the bulk of the hardware needs from our since we can use it to consolidate our much of our existing servers into few
                                which are easier to budget for refresh or upgrades.
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                                      Software
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Virtualization software (such as VMware)   Virtualization allows us to remove the bulk of the hardware needs from our since we can use it to consolidate our much of our existing servers into few
                                           which are easier to budget for refresh or upgrades.




Software Upgrade                           A great deal of our network’s data and servers remain unprotected due to the sheer volume of data that would need to be backed up. Our backup wind
                                           hours which means that full data backups can only be performed during the weekend. Failure of a weekly backup can and has occurred.
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                                      Software
                     Item
                     description           Brief_rationale
Inventory Software                         Our organization has grown rapidly over the last few years and so has our inventory of computers that we use to support the instructional needs of our
                                           now have reached a point where the ability to manually track the software and hardware inventory on our PC assets accurately




Multimedia authoring software for          This is an alternative to teach information competency to students who are unable to take LIBR-318 or attend a class-specific instruction session,
creating online tutorials.




NetSupport computer lab management         We would be able to dedicate this space for small library workshops if we have this room, thus, freeing up more computers in the LCL for either larger
software to manage student use of          the lab for individual student's use.
computers during instructional sessions.
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                                     Software
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Online exam software                      To better equip students with the information competency knowledge/skills and to provide quantitative data regarding information competency.




Current gate no longer works              Current door count system is old and out of date; this new system is inexpensive and will enable us to continue to track our facility usage.
consistently, need to get new equipment
and software so we can keep accurate
stats of Library usage.
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                                         Software
                     Item
                     description              Brief_rationale
Instant messaging/text software or            Keep our services relevant to the "Wired Generation' of students we now have.
subscription to hosted service provider.
Currently there are free chat applications
available for this purpose, but they
typically have limited user capacity. To
provide this service to a college our size
we will need to either buy a subscription
or a software application soon.
Note: The will likely become a yearly
recurring cost. There is a possibility that
the cost can be mitigated by pooling
funds with our sister
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                                         Software
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
libraries to acquire a group discount.


Purchase software for making guides         Provide students with easier access to recommend research resources
available online or subscribe to a hosted
service like LibGuides. If the hosted
service option is used, the cost would
becoming recurring on an annual basis.
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                                         Supplies
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
+       Large Format Printer Supplies:     Our work frequently requires images. Without a departmental camera we are dependent upon the availability of photographs from other sources, such
Inks                                       Photography departments. This imparts unnecessary delays in the production process and therefore In our clients' timelines.
+      Large Format Printer Supplies:
Premium Photo Paper
Cost is annual




Replacement data tapes - $70 per tape      A great deal of our network’s data and servers remain unprotected due to the sheer volume of data that would need to be backed up. Our backup wind
                                           hours which means that full data backups can only be performed during the weekend. Failure of a weekly backup can and has occurred.
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                                       Supplies
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Computer rack shelving at $100 per shelf. As our inventory of servers has grown and our network design has become more centralized it has become harder to manage the environmental need
                                          cost effective and responsible manner.




Need consistent and stable funding to      Once this extreme budget crisis subsides continue the stability of library materials funding.
accomplish goal of updating print
collection. Due to our diverse users print
is still a critical element of our
services. Note: The amount represents
what is currently need as on going
annual operational budget.
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                                        Supplies
                     Item
                     description             Brief_rationale
Course textbooks for the Library's           Students need access to reserve copies of textbooks, we need funding to purchase copies of all campus textbooks to meet this student need.
Reserve Collection.
If other resources do not become
available we will need to put in a request
for about $15,000/year to cover the
purchase of reserve textbooks.
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                                     Facilities
                   Item
                   description         Brief_rationale
 CAC work including the                Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
installation of: floor covering
behind bleachers, refinishing of
CAC and PE floors, collapsible
batting cages, new Fitness
equipment




Completion of new outdoor              Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
facilities for Baseball, Softball,
Soccer, Tennis
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                               Facilities
                Item
                description         Brief_rationale
Pool work to include: new shallow   Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
pool for adapted PE and summer
swim, refinishing of pool deck,
covering of spectator area, air
Conditioning in Pool building
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                                    Facilities
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Upgrades to the PE Building              Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
including: the installation of rolling
Dance Mirrors, air conditioning in
PE 113, refinishing of floor in PE
106 and installation of mat for PE
106




New classroom space needed for HEED      Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
and PET classes.
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                                    New classified staff
                      Item
                      description     Brief_rationale
Adapted PE IA                         These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment




FT Athletic Trainer                   These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment
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                                     New faculty
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Add FT Dance instructor                   These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment




Add FT faculty in Aquatics and coaching   These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment
(2)




Add FT Tennis coach                       These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment




Add FT FItness Specialist                 These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment
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                                         New student help
                     Item
                     description           Brief_rationale
Additional funding for student help to     These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment
include game management
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                                        Non-Computer related Equipment
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Backstop nets for soccer field              Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program


Field Maintenance vehicles (2)              Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program


New carts for Athletic training and         Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
equipment (2)


New front roller push mower                 Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program


New front roller riding mower               Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program


Pool Spectator Cover                        Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program


Rolling Dance Mirrors                       Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program


Baseball/softball indoor portable batting   Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
cages


Mat for CAC upstairs                        Upgrades necessary to maintain excellent facilities for our program
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
Custodial Support and campus police at   These positions are necessary for growth in our department, to accomodate student programs and to account for additional game managment
athletic events
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                              Computers/computer related equipment
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale

12 Laptop computers             More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.
10 BioPac data acquisition
systems with accessories
Digital video camera for
microscopes (3 labs)




laptop computers (16)           More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.
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                                Computers/computer related equipment
                Item
                description         Brief_rationale
2 Bio Pac data acquisition system   More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                    therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.
& accessory upgrades




lockable charging cabinet (2)       More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.
printer (2)




Printer                             More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                    therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.
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                                     Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description        Brief_rationale
2 PCs                                  Current one lecture section may be associated with as many as 3 or 4 weekly laboratory meetings, this combination results in high productivity but offe
                                       scheduling options and reduced student contact with lead instructors. To avoid overloading the lead instructor for the course




15 Student PCs                         A major reason behind student failure in Chemistry can be attributed to difficulties in various computations. Focusing on chemical computations and an
                                       would improve student success in subsequent chemistry classes




Use of existing multimedia station     Enhanced utilization of new facility, meet the demands of growth, and increased employee satisfaction
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                                 Computers/computer related equipment
               Item
               description         Brief_rationale
Desktops and projector to make     Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                   for students to interact more with their instructors
smart classroom




Need more computers available      These boot camps would fill in gaps in knowledge and help students get ready for a semester packed with learning. This would also enable us to help
                                   proper placement into mathematics courses.
for students to use to improve
their math skills.
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                                       Facilities
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Computerized classroom, LRC 210            The content of the university courses to which the course is articulated has changed. Solid modeling needs to be introduced, which will require new so
                                           The format of the course may need to be revised to accommodate the different needs of Civil and Mechanical Engineering majors




Time slot in lecture and lab classrooms.   ENGR 412 has been closed, with a significant waiting list, prior to the start of the semester, for Fall 08 and Fall 09. Students are being forced to take it




Classrooms                                 Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                           for students to interact more with their instructors
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                             Facilities
               Item
               description       Brief_rationale
Need use of more classrooms in   Close proximity of Math Center, mathematics classrooms, and math faculty offices would allow for collaboration of faculty and interaction with students
LRC
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                               New classified staff
                 Item
                 description     Brief_rationale

1 A&P                            More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                 therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.




1 new classified staff           Current one lecture section may be associated with as many as 3 or 4 weekly laboratory meetings, this combination results in high productivity but offe
                                 scheduling options and reduced student contact with lead instructors. To avoid overloading the lead instructor for the course
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                                New classified staff
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
Lab Tech                          By implementing real-world exercises and examples into our laboratory exercises, we will better illustrate the working profession of a geographer, infus
                                  field, and better prepare students for the professional world.




Laboratory Tech                   21st century skills and global competence development
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                              New faculty
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale
2 faculty (AP and GenBio)       With the relocation of the Biology program back to the newly remodeled and expanded science area there will now be more facility availability to offer m
                                additional FTE new sections will not be possible. FTE is also needed for the implementation of new courses.




1 Faculty                       More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.




2 new faculty                   Current one lecture section may be associated with as many as 3 or 4 weekly laboratory meetings, this combination results in high productivity but offe
                                scheduling options and reduced student contact with lead instructors. To avoid overloading the lead instructor for the course
                                                                                                                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   New faculty
                  Item
                  description          Brief_rationale
0.283 FTE                              ENGR 412 has been closed, with a significant waiting list, prior to the start of the semester, for Fall 08 and Fall 09. Students are being forced to take it




New physical geography/environmental   Enhanced utilization of new facility, meet the demands of growth, and increased employee satisfaction
studies professor
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                                 New faculty
                 Item
                 description         Brief_rationale
Phase I – Need faculty for 13        Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                     for students to interact more with their instructors
classes in Math 20 - 102
Phase II – Need faculty for 11
classes in Math 110 –370
Phase III – Need faculty for 3 – 4
classes in Math 400 - 420




More faculty to teach study skills   Data shows that the Mathematics Department has a higher percentage of younger students compared to the college as a whole. And these younger st
                                     success rate. Students at this age are many times not prepared to take on the rigorous level of college mathematics courses.
classes
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                                      New faculty
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
.417 FTE in adjunct faculty to teach new   Additional lecture/laboratory space will become available in Fall 2010. Add a night Physics 350(370)/360(380) to satisfy demand.
course




.15 FTE to schedule an additional section Since Physical Science enrollment is continuing to decline, conceptual physics laboratory may be an option to satisfy general education (B1) requirem
                                          room will become available in Fall 2010.




.15 FTE needed to schedule an              A new set of telescopes was recently acquired and an additional laboratory room will become available in Fall 2010. The addition of Astronomy 400 wi
additional lab section                     is demand.
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                               New student help
                 Item
                 description       Brief_rationale
12 additional hr/wk                With the relocation of the Biology program back to the newly remodeled and expanded science area there will now be more facility availability to offer m
                                   additional FTE new sections will not be possible. FTE is also needed for the implementation of new courses.




12 additional hr/wk Student Help   More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.




Tutors                             African American and Hispanic students are under-represented in the Chemistry Program in comparison to their participation rates in the College.
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                                  New student help
                 Item
                 description        Brief_rationale
Hiring more tutors.                 African American and Hispanic students are under-represented in the Chemistry Program in comparison to their participation rates in the College.




2 new student help                  Current one lecture section may be associated with as many as 3 or 4 weekly laboratory meetings, this combination results in high productivity but offe
                                    scheduling options and reduced student contact with lead instructors. To avoid overloading the lead instructor for the course




More tutors to handle increased     Close proximity of Math Center, mathematics classrooms, and math faculty offices would allow for collaboration of faculty and interaction with students
use of Math Center.
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                                Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
Autoclave                         More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                  therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.
Microscope slide sets
50 Microscopes
14 Incinerators
2 Incubators
Sets of anatomical models
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                                  Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Item
                  description         Brief_rationale
trinocular microscopes (2)            More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.
digital video cameras for
microscopes
student microscopes (32) set 1
dissecting microscopes (32) (set
1)
digital water baths (4) (set 1)
spectrophotometers (8)
incubators & growth chambers
hot plates, stirrers, vortex mixers
pH meters
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                                    Non-Computer related Equipment
                  Item
                  description         Brief_rationale
chemical dispensers
microscope slide sets
Environmental pH, dissolved O2,
temperature, conductivity, light,
salinity meters




10 Anaerobe jars                      More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                      therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.
Biosafety cabinet Type II
Sets of A&P charts/display
racks
Cadaver and locking gurney
1 A&P
                                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                               Non-Computer related Equipment
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
student microscopes (32) set 2     More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.
dissecting microscopes (32) (set
2)
inverted microscope
shaking water bath
digital water baths (4) (set 2)
immersion coolers (2)
aquaria, terraria, plant growth
chambers
botanical, zoological and cell
models
ornithology and
                                                                                                                                          PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                              Non-Computer related Equipment
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale
herbarium storage cabinets


10 Bergey’s Manuals             More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.
CO2 incubator
3 Locking laptop computer
cabinets
16 sets of Micro microscope
slides
3 trinocular microscopes
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                                      Non-Computer related Equipment
                        Item
                        description     Brief_rationale
                                        The Biology Department currently has only a few field courses for students. Geosciences has recently added a new Environmental Studies program. C
Other ecology equipment                 introduces people to the campus and to their local environment.

 Environmental pH, dissolved O2,
temperature, conductivity, salinity
meters


5 Meter Tapes
10 Doublet Magnifiers


Binocular (set of 10)




Binoculars (set)                        21st century skills and global competence development
                                                                                                                                                           PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                          Non-Computer related Equipment
                      Item
                      description              Brief_rationale
Atlases, globes and maps                       Enhanced utilization of new facility, meet the demands of growth, and increased employee satisfaction



Professiona Grad GPS receivers,                By implementing real-world exercises and examples into our laboratory exercises, we will better illustrate the working profession of a geographer, infus
additional lab workstations                    field, and better prepare students for the professional world.




Spotting Scope (1)                             21st century skills and global competence development




Field Data collection and recording            21st century skills and global competence development
equipment (soil, water quality, air quality,
etc.)
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                              Non-Computer related Equipment
                Item
                description     Brief_rationale
Overhead projectors for         Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                for students to interact more with their instructors
classrooms
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                                   Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Prof. Development Release Time More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.




PD training                             With the relocation of the Biology program back to the newly remodeled and expanded science area there will now be more facility availability to offer m
                                        additional FTE new sections will not be possible. FTE is also needed for the implementation of new courses.
release time
grant writing




Professional Development Release time   More hands-on, effective, updated, and active learning teaching tools are needed to meet the needs of Allied Health programs (nursing, medical assist
                                        therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene). Timely completion of programs with more supplies.
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                                    Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Professional Development                The Biology Department currently has only a few field courses for students. Geosciences has recently added a new Environmental Studies program. C
                                        introduces people to the campus and to their local environment.
Release time




1 FTE                                   A major reason behind student failure in Chemistry can be attributed to difficulties in various computations. Focusing on chemical computations and an
                                        would improve student success in subsequent chemistry classes




0.5 FTE (Release Time,           Student success rates are declining, especially for the General Chemistry (Chemistry 400). Enrollment of students in the appropriate course (either Ch
Professional Development Grants) 400) would give students greater chance for success, particularly for students not ready for the rigors of Chemistry 400.
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                                    Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
0.5 FTE (Release Time,           Better serve LVN programs, and A.S. degree and certificate programs in health science. Prepare pre-nursing students, to improve their success in Che
Professional Development Grants) and increase admission to B.S. programs. Offer general education students a more fitting chemistry option than Chem 300 or Chem 305.




0.25 FTE (research and release          Student success rates are declining, especially for the General Chemistry (Chemistry 400). Enrollment of students in the appropriate course (either Ch
                                        400) would give students greater chance for success, particularly for students not ready for the rigors of Chemistry 400.
time)




Lab equipment                           ENGR 412 has been closed, with a significant waiting list, prior to the start of the semester, for Fall 08 and Fall 09. Students are being forced to take it
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
.3 FTE Release time to redesign course,    The content of the university courses to which the course is articulated has changed. Solid modeling needs to be introduced, which will require new so
evaluate software, develop curriculum      The format of the course may need to be revised to accommodate the different needs of Civil and Mechanical Engineering majors




Release Time, Professional               By implementing real-world exercises and examples into our laboratory exercises, we will better illustrate the working profession of a geographer, infus
development, assistance in grant seeding field, and better prepare students for the professional world.
and application (for equipment, course
development, etc.)
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description            Brief_rationale
Release time, professional development,   21st century skills and global competence development
assistance in grant seeking and
application (for equipment, course
development, etc.)




Release time and professional             By enriching the classroom experience and seeking alternative methods of reaching students, we hope to facilitate learning for the 21st century studen
development                               broader range of students.




PD training, release time for             Enhanced utilization of new facility, meet the demands of growth, and increased employee satisfaction
instructional improvement & dev.
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description           Brief_rationale
More FTE for faculty to be in            Close proximity of Math Center, mathematics classrooms, and math faculty offices would allow for collaboration of faculty and interaction with students
Math Center




Faculty use of Flex time to realign There is too much overlap of material in some of our courses, especially pre-algebra and algebra. Some of this needs to be eliminated so that required
                                    depth and all required topics can be covered.
course topics
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                                 Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
Phase I - Need FTE for 13          Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                   for students to interact more with their instructors
classes in Math 20 - 102
Phase II - Need FTE for 11
classes in Math 110 – 370
Phase III – Need FTE for 3 – 4
classes in Math 400 – 420




Classrooms                         Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                   for students to interact more with their instructors
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                   Item
                   description         Brief_rationale
Faculty use of Flex time to            Data shows that the Mathematics Department has a higher percentage of younger students compared to the college as a whole. And these younger st
                                       success rate. Students at this age are many times not prepared to take on the rigorous level of college mathematics courses.
prepare and conduct Math Center
Workshops and Freshman
Seminars

More FTE




More FTE needed for Boot Camp These boot camps would fill in gaps in knowledge and help students get ready for a semester packed with learning. This would also enable us to help
                              proper placement into mathematics courses.
Courses.
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                                  Software
                    Item
                    description     Brief_rationale
3D Solid modeling, 35 seats         The content of the university courses to which the course is articulated has changed. Solid modeling needs to be introduced, which will require new so
                                    The format of the course may need to be revised to accommodate the different needs of Civil and Mechanical Engineering majors




GIs Software - annual cost          By implementing real-world exercises and examples into our laboratory exercises, we will better illustrate the working profession of a geographer, infus
                                    field, and better prepare students for the professional world.




Additional Software (labpacks)      By implementing real-world exercises and examples into our laboratory exercises, we will better illustrate the working profession of a geographer, infus
                                    field, and better prepare students for the professional world.
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                    Software
                     Item
                     description        Brief_rationale
Instructional Software                  Enhanced utilization of new facility, meet the demands of growth, and increased employee satisfaction



Windows, Microsoft Office               Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                        for students to interact more with their instructors




New Software to help students to These boot camps would fill in gaps in knowledge and help students get ready for a semester packed with learning. This would also enable us to help
                                 proper placement into mathematics courses.
fill in gaps.
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                                 Supplies
                  Item
                  description      Brief_rationale
Biosafety cabinet type II (2)      More equipment needed. See Descriptive Info.
microcentrifuges (2)
electrophoresis equipment
thermocyclers (2)
UV transilluminator system (2)
digital pipetters + stands
balances (8)
incinerators
glassware




Bird Field Guides (10)             The Biology Department currently has only a few field courses for students. Geosciences has recently added a new Environmental Studies program. C
Plant Field Guides (10)            introduces people to the campus and to their local environment.
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                             Supplies
               Item
               description     Brief_rationale
Standardized Test              Student success rates are declining, especially for the General Chemistry (Chemistry 400). Enrollment of students in the appropriate course (either Ch
                               400) would give students greater chance for success, particularly for students not ready for the rigors of Chemistry 400.




Laboratory Glassware           Current one lecture section may be associated with as many as 3 or 4 weekly laboratory meetings, this combination results in high productivity but offe
                               scheduling options and reduced student contact with lead instructors. To avoid overloading the lead instructor for the course




Consumables                    ENGR 412 has been closed, with a significant waiting list, prior to the start of the semester, for Fall 08 and Fall 09. Students are being forced to take it
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                Supplies
                 Item
                 description        Brief_rationale
Field Guides                        21st century skills and global competence development




Office Supplies for new faculty –   Students more connected to teachers, More individual help, More feedback to students, Less behavior issues, More group work, Easier to integrate tac
                                    for students to interact more with their instructors
paper, dry erase markers,
transparencies, etc
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                                Computers/computer related equipment
                  Item
                  description     Brief_rationale
Computer for Job Developer        A Job Developer will be able to and maintain and continue to build the CalWORKs work –study Program, for both on and off campus.




2 Computers                       Both for time and cost efficiency the EOPS/CARE programs needs to utilize a more standardized data tracking system.
                                                                                                                                       PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                            Computers/computer related equipment
              Item
              description       Brief_rationale
2 printers                      Both for time and cost efficiency the EOPS/CARE programs needs to utilize a more standardized data tracking system.




Upgraded to a computer with a   As the number of students in online courses increases and the use of technology for communication purposes increases the need for SDO to maintain
                                communications with students also increases.
dual core processor to handle
multiple large applications
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                                   Facilities
                   Item
                   description       Brief_rationale
ADefine space needs and identify     Assessment Center space is inadequate in size, and does not meet current standards for assessment centers
facilities to meet needs.




Classroom dedicated to Freshman      This document will serve as the principal text book for the course.
Seminar Courses
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                             Facilities
               Item
               description      Brief_rationale
Student Center in the College   The current scheduling process for available rooms has a negative impact on the efficacy of the Student Senate and clubs to meet and inform the stud
                                capacity of the SDO and L-111C are insufficient for group work and meetings.
Center Cafeteria remodel;
modify space use in the
Library building
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                                      Facilities
                   Item
                   description          Brief_rationale
Designate L104 and L105 for student     The current scheduling process for available rooms has a negative impact on the efficacy of the Student Senate and clubs to meet and inform the stud
organization meetings and workspace     capacity of the SDO and L-111C are insufficient for group work and meetings.




Maximize group study rooms              Group study space is limited, therefore lab staff should work collaboratively (i.e., share existing resources) and maximize use of existing resources (we
                                        summer sessions)
available in labs
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                                   New classified staff
                   Item
                   description       Brief_rationale
Full-time Admissions Clerk II        Responsibilities assigned to this position would be veterans services, document imaging, support of degree audit/transfer credit, and routine A&R task




Full Time Calworks Job Developer     A Job Developer will be able to and maintain and continue to build the CalWORKs work –study Program, for both on and off campus.




.5 FTE for PASS SPA


Clerk III                            As the number of students in online courses increases and the use of technology for communication purposes increases the need for SDO to maintain
                                     communications with students also increases.
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                                       New student help
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Increase the base budget for tutors so 35 The number of tutors should increase proportionately to the increase in student enrollment (i.e., approximately 60% within the next 10 years). Drop-in t
tutors can be hired by 2015 and 45 by     up until recently at CRC.
2020.
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                                 Non-Computer related Equipment
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale
Secure Filing Cabinets             This activity would support our service area outcome of maintaining student records safely and securely.




12 promotional sandwich boards     It is essential for SDO as a conduit for students’ cognitive and experiential learning to inform students about the transferrable relevance of involvement
                                   curricular activities.
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description        Brief_rationale
Research/survey needs                  The goal is to better measure our effectiveness.




Time to update printed and on-line     Retesting requires the expenditure of resources, such as testing units; human resources, such as the student’s and test proctor’s time; and space reso
information                            retesting takes a space from a person wanting to test for the first time.




Training on use of new (and            The current method of tracking ATB testing results does not allow for complete review of scores, repeated tests, and other information that is of import
                                       with ATB students (instructors, counselors, financial aid specialists).
some existing) computer
programs
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                                        Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                     Item
                     description            Brief_rationale
Training in the use of the new              Adopting different assessment instruments would allow CRC to provide assessment remotely, and to use the other resources (such as reports and com
assessment instrument(s)                    are not currently available




Research needs to be done to                Both for time and cost efficiency the EOPS/CARE programs needs to utilize a more standardized data tracking system.
determine what software already
exists that could be most
effectively utilized to meet our
needs.




Release time for the development of         This document will serve as the principal text book for the course.
materials.


Fte to offer additional sections of INDIS   Increased opportunities for students to take the course.
313
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                                      Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                        Item
                        description     Brief_rationale
Staff travel costs and time             Not only is the material within the orientation helpful for first-time students and therefore lending itself to ensure preparedness, but it is crucial for new s
                                        matriculation steps in a timely manner to gain priority registration.




Staff time and travel                   Outreach resources can be best utilized by a collaboration of efforts of all district specialists. Schools or organizations that request services outside of
                                        area can receive information about CRC through our colleagues.
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                                     Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description        Brief_rationale
CRC PIO and Plasma Screen Displays     It is essential for SDO as a conduit for students’ cognitive and experiential learning to inform students about the transferrable relevance of involvement
                                       curricular activities.




Increase email storage capacity        As the number of students in online courses increases and the use of technology for communication purposes increases the need for SDO to maintain
                                       communications with students also increases.
                                                                                                                                                      PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
Research Office faculty and staff           Since specific assessment of CRC students’ involvement is lacking and EOPS participants are tracked, collaboration between SDO, campus research
                                            and assess student involvement would provide access to broader characteristics of students




Create an advisor chat room or list serve   Developing a system that informs faculty of the benefits of being a club advisor (such as flex and shared governance credits), and provides a means o
to create an internet social network        balance faculty and student interests.
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                                   Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                     Item
                     description     Brief_rationale
Apply for a sabbatical               As the number of students in online courses increases and the use of technology for communication purposes increases the need for SDO to maintain
                                     communications with students also increases.




Annual training stipends for 70      Only tutors from the Tutoring Center are currently required to complete a formal tutor training program. Mandatory tutor training has been listed as a go
                                     Action Plan
tutors/IA’s ....15 hours x $15 =
$225 each
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                                      Software
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Replace/obtain tracking software ASAP.     The current method of tracking ATB testing results does not allow for complete review of scores, repeated tests, and other information that is of import
NOte -t his planning agenda item also is   with ATB students (instructors, counselors, financial aid specialists).
related to items #4 and #5. Cost
depends on what we replace the existing
software with.
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                              Software
                Item
                description        Brief_rationale
(This item is also related to #3   Adopting different assessment instruments would allow CRC to provide assessment remotely, and to use the other resources (such as reports and com
                                   are not currently available
and 5). Conversion to
COMPASS or AccuPlacer, or
another computerized
assessment system for Math and
English (already using
COMPASS for ESL). Cost would
depend on two major factors: 1.
assessment package used; 2.
number of assessments
                                                                                                                                            PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                   Software
                   Item
                   description       Brief_rationale
conducted each year.
Conversion to computerized
assessment would alleviate a
number of the data processing,
storage, archiving and retrieval
issues of current concern




Data Tracking Software               Both for time and cost efficiency the EOPS/CARE programs needs to utilize a more standardized data tracking system.
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                                 Software
                   Item
                   description     Brief_rationale

CAS Professional Standards         Since specific assessment of CRC students’ involvement is lacking and EOPS participants are tracked, collaboration between SDO, campus research
                                   and assess student involvement would provide access to broader characteristics of students
for Higher Education (7th
edition) 2009 Self-Assessment
Guides CD (version 4.0)




Adobe Acrobat Professional         As the number of students in online courses increases and the use of technology for communication purposes increases the need for SDO to maintain
                                   communications with students also increases.
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                                    Supplies
                  Item
                  description         Brief_rationale
Brochures with new information        Retesting requires the expenditure of resources, such as testing units; human resources, such as the student’s and test proctor’s time; and space reso
                                      retesting takes a space from a person wanting to test for the first time.




Printing                              A Job Developer will be able to and maintain and continue to build the CalWORKs work –study Program, for both on and off campus.




New student guidebooks and the        Increased opportunities for students to take the course.
development of a Freshman Seminar
Reader
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                             Supplies
              Item
              description      Brief_rationale
Printing                       It is important to have visual aids that reinforce our message, with them we can provide a glimpse of our campus and our community and encourage p
                               to learn more about us.




CAS Professional Standards     Since specific assessment of CRC students’ involvement is lacking and EOPS participants are tracked, collaboration between SDO, campus research
                               and assess student involvement would provide access to broader characteristics of students
for Higher Education (7th
edition)
                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                      Computers/computer related equipment
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
Study Abroad dedicated laptop to take to
presentations, orientations and
recruitment meetings
                                                                                                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                              Facilities
                       Item
                       description              Brief_rationale
                                                decreased cost for program participants, therefore enhanced participation and improved access.



Ability to use district facilities for more
central meeting places
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                                        New classified staff
                    Item
                    description           Brief_rationale
Access to the Graphic Designer for
assistance in professional layout and
design
Note: Cost unknown
                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                         New student help
                    Item
                    description            Brief_rationale
One student help at each college
~6 hours a week x 4 colleges x student
wage
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                                        Non-Computer related Equipment
                     Item
                     description          Brief_rationale
Display boards, travel cases for pre-
departure and meetings
                                                                                                                                         PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Other (research, release time, professional development, grants)
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
Advertising in each of the college papers


Attendance at NAFSA, CCIE, CCID, IIE        Enhanced program quality
and other study abroad conferences and
potential partner agencies (time and
support are also critical here)




Attend Gilman selection meetings in May decreased cost for program participants, therefore enhanced participation and improved access.
and November
                                                                                                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMAR



                                       Supplies
                    Item
                    description             Brief_rationale
Duplicating forms, scholarship materials,   decreased cost for program participants, therefore enhanced participation and improved access.
printed copies of exemplary submissions




Posters, brochures, postcards
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              Supplies
Item
description     Brief_rationale
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d equipment
                                                                        Approximate
                                                 Desired_outcome           _cost
aculty                                           Enhanced student         $10,000.00
                                                 success and teaching
                                                 and learning
                                                 effectiveness
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                                                                                                                          Approximate
                                                                                                Desired_outcome              _cost
for tables/chairs to efficiently support campus activities                                      Improved support for        $15,000.00
                                                                                                campus events with less
                                                                                                impact on other
                                                                                                services; improved
                                                                                                employee satisfaction
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                             Unit Name:   Administrative Services




                                                                     Approximate
                                          Desired_outcome               _cost
mand                                      maintain high levels of       $3,000.00
                                          quality and service
rows                                      high quality of service;     $35,000.00
                                          high level of customer
                                          satisfaction




rows                                      high quality of service;      $5,000.00
                                          high level of customer
                                          satisfaction

rows                                      high quality of service;     $35,000.00
                                          high level of customer
                                          satisfaction



rows                                      high quality of service;     $35,000.00
                                          high level of customer
                                          satisfaction
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                             Unit Name:   Administrative Services




                                                                     Approximate
                                          Desired_outcome               _cost
rows                                      high quality of service;     $35,000.00
                                          high level of customer
                                          satisfaction
                       COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


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                                             Unit Name:   Administrative Services


pment
                                                                                    Approximate
                                                          Desired_outcome              _cost
                                                                                       $3,500.00




                                                                                       $3,000.00


                                                                                      $15,000.00


mand                                                      maintain high levels of     $50,000.00
                                                          quality and service



eaching and learning                                      Improved student            $50,000.00
                                                          success and teaching &
                                                          learning excellence


                                                          improve efficiency and       $9,000.00
                                                          service quality
                                                          improve efficiency and       $9,000.00
                                                          service quality
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                                                                 Unit Name:   Administrative Services


pment
                                                                                                       Approximate
                                                                              Desired_outcome             _cost
                                                                              Improved student           $15,000.00
                                                                              success
                                                                              improve efficiency and      $3,000.00
                                                                              service quality
                                                                              improve efficiency and     $10,000.00
                                                                              service quality
campus expands                                                                Maintain and Improve       $10,000.00
                                                                              employee and student
                                                                              satisfaction



vices; reduce maintenance time and costs                                      Reduced costs and           $3,800.00
                                                                              improve services


vices; reduce maintenance time and costs                                      Reduced costs and           $5,000.00
                                                                              improve services


vices; reduce maintenance time and costs                                      Reduced costs and          $10,000.00
                                                                              improve services
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                                             Unit Name:   Administrative Services


pment
                                                                                   Approximate
                                                          Desired_outcome             _cost
eaching and learning                                      Improved student           $50,000.00
                                                          success and teaching &
                                                          learning excellence
                                        COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                              Unit Name:   Administrative Services


me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                           Desired_outcome              _cost
mand                                                                       maintain high levels of      $2,000.00
                                                                           quality and service
                                                                                                         $500.00


 campus expands                                                            Maintain and Improve        $10,000.00
                                                                           employee and student
                                                                           satisfaction
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                         Unit Name:   Administrative Services




                                                                                                                                Approximate
                                                                                                      Desired_outcome              _cost
mand                                                                                                  maintain high levels of      $5,000.00
                                                                                                      quality and service
ove efficiency and cleanliness of buildings; reduce overall costs from renting mats                   Reduced costs and            $6,000.00
                                                                                                      improved safety and
                                                                                                      cleanliness
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                                                                                                                 Unit Name:      Business and Family Science


d equipment
                                                                                                                                                          Approximate
                                                                                                                                 Desired_outcome             _cost
tes and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for designated and dedicated   Increase student          $100,000.00
a Tutoring Lab.                                                                                                                  success rates and meet
                                                                                                                                 the ever growing
                                                                                                                                 demands of an
                                                                                                                                 expanding enrollment.



mands and to facilitate greater success rates across all disciplines, the department has identified various equipments needs.    Increase student
                                                                                                                                 success and satisfy
                                                                                                                                 demands of increasing
                                                                                                                                 enrollment.
                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                      Unit Name:   Business and Family Science


d equipment
                                                                                                           Approximate
                                                                                   Desired_outcome            _cost
ogies, hardware must be continually upgraded.                                      Hardware upgraded and     $26,500.00
                                                                                   enhanced every 3 – 4
                                                                                   years to support new
                                                                                   software and
                                                                                   technologies




                                                                                                             $20,000.00
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                                                                                                                 Unit Name:         Business and Family Science


d equipment
                                                                                                                                                               Approximate
                                                                                                                                    Desired_outcome               _cost
ogies, hardware must be continually upgraded.                                                                                       Hardware upgraded and        $26,500.00
                                                                                                                                    enhanced every 3 – 4
                                                                                                                                    years to support new
                                                                                                                                    software and
                                                                                                                                    technologies




or tutoring by ECE students in the ECE courses. This support to English- language learners and other students will increase their   Increase the success          $2,300.00
                                                                                                                                    rates in ECE core
                                                                                                                                    classes. Increase the
                                                                                                                                    number of student
                                                                                                                                    transferring to a 4 year
                                                                                                                                    university
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                               PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                             Unit Name:          Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                          Approximate
                                                                                                                                 Desired_outcome             _cost
                                                                                                                                                                $0.00



tes and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for designated and dedicated   Increase student
a Tutoring Lab.                                                                                                                  success rates and meet
                                                                                                                                 the ever growing
                                                                                                                                 demands of an
                                                                                                                                 expanding enrollment.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                   Unit Name:       Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                                                                                    Desired_outcome                  _cost
 ew technology will emerge in the future, we would like to plan for a CIS classroom/lab that would include future technology. For   Expand/modify/moderniz         $100,000.00
commodate students using laptops.                                                                                                   e/relocate or add a new
                                                                                                                                    space to create a CIS
                                                                                                                                    classroom/lab that
                                                                                                                                    utilizes future technology.
COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                      Unit Name:   Business and Family Science




                                                     Approximate
                                   Desired_outcome      _cost



                                                      $100,000.00
                                                                      COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


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                                                                                                                      Unit Name:              Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                              Desired_outcome              _cost
                                                                                                                                                                          $40,000.00


he Department has identified a great need for instructional assistants across all disciplines. Due to the difficulty of the subject matter,   Improve student success
of course offerings, pace of instruction, and lower success rates, the D                                                                      rates across all
                                                                                                                                              disciplines.




tes and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for designated and dedicated                Increase student
a Tutoring Lab.                                                                                                                               success rates and meet
                                                                                                                                              the ever growing
                                                                                                                                              demands of an
                                                                                                                                              expanding enrollment.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                  Unit Name:            Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                              Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome          _cost
ter classrooms would benefit from having an IA help them to solve their problems while completing the tutorial during the teacher led   Improved core and          $13.42
                                                                                                                                        applications course
                                                                                                                                        success rates




ter classrooms would benefit from having an IA help them to solve their problems while completing the tutorial during the teacher led   Improved core and          $13.42
                                                                                                                                        applications course
                                                                                                                                        success rates
                                                                 COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                               Unit Name:            Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                                                                                     Desired_outcome                 _cost
d funded by the state of California as well as accredited by NAEYC and must meet these requirements and accreditation standards to            Provide high
dren and families as well as the lab students from the practicum classes.                                                            quality early care and
                                                                                                                                     education and quality
                                                                                                                                     learning opportunities for
                                                                                                                                     students as measured
                                                                                                                                     by NAEYC accreditation
                                                                                                                                     standards and the CDE
                                                                                                                                     CDD’s annual agency
                                                                                                                                     self report, which
                                                                                                                                     includes a variety of
                                                                                                                                     measures
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                    Unit Name:            Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                                    Approximate
                                                                                                                                          Desired_outcome              _cost
                                                                                                                                                                     $100,000.00


ts disciplines, has seen significant enrollment increases over the past four years. Unduplicated enrollment for the various disciplines   Increase student access     $75,000.00
; Management - 48%; and, Economics - 34%. Other disciplines have seen moderate to                                                         to high demand
                                                                                                                                          business discipline




ts disciplines, has seen significant enrollment increases over the past four years. Unduplicated enrollment for the various disciplines   Increase student access
; Management - 48%; and, Economics - 34%. Other disciplines have seen moderate to                                                         to high demand
                                                                                                                                          business discipline
                                                                                                                                          courses.
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                   Unit Name:             Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                          Desired_outcome                  _cost
pplications faculty retiring within the next 4 years, requests must be made to assure the continuation of core/application course being   The majority of                 $98,408.00
                                                                                                                                          core/applications
                                                                                                                                          classes are taught by full-
                                                                                                                                          time CIS faculty




retiring within the next 4 years, requests must be made to assure the continuation of courses being taught by full-time CIS faculty.      The majority of                 $98,408.00
                                                                                                                                          core/applications
                                                                                                                                          classes are taught by full-
                                                                                                                                          time CIS faculty
                                                            COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


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                                                                                  Unit Name:   Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                          Approximate
                                                                                               Desired_outcome               _cost
uties in support of credentialing and grant requirements.                                       Increase the continuity     $98,000.00
                                                                                               of instruction of
                                                                                               ECE/FCS classes
                                                                                               though evening,
                                                                                               weekend, and online.
                                                                      COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


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                                                                                                                      Unit Name:              Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                              Desired_outcome              _cost
he Department has identified a great need for instructional assistants across all disciplines. Due to the difficulty of the subject matter,   Improve student success      $3,000.00
of course offerings, pace of instruction, and lower success rates, the D                                                                      rates across all
                                                                                                                                              disciplines.




tes and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for designated and dedicated                Increase student
a Tutoring Lab.                                                                                                                               success rates and meet
                                                                                                                                              the ever growing
                                                                                                                                              demands of an
                                                                                                                                              expanding enrollment.



ter classrooms would benefit from having an IA help them to solve their problems while completing the tutorial during the teacher led         Improved core and           $20,000.00
                                                                                                                                              applications course
                                                                                                                                              success rates
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:         Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                               Approximate
                                                                                                                                    Desired_outcome               _cost
or tutoring by ECE students in the ECE courses. This support to English- language learners and other students will increase their   Increase the success         $10,000.00
                                                                                                                                    rates in ECE core
                                                                                                                                    classes. Increase the
                                                                                                                                    number of student
                                                                                                                                    transferring to a 4 year
                                                                                                                                    university
                                                                  COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:          Business and Family Science


pment
                                                                                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                                                                                     Desired_outcome                 _cost
mands and to facilitate greater success rates across all disciplines, the department has identified various equipments needs.        Increase student
                                                                                                                                     success and satisfy
                                                                                                                                     demands of increasing
                                                                                                                                     enrollment.


                                                                                                                                                                    $25,000.00




d funded by the state of California as well as accredited by NAEYC and must meet these requirements and accreditation standards to            Provide high           $3,000.00
dren and families as well as the lab students from the practicum classes.                                                            quality early care and
                                                                                                                                     education and quality
                                                                                                                                     learning opportunities for
                                                                                                                                     students as measured
                                                                                                                                     by NAEYC accreditation
                                                                                                                                     standards and the CDE
                                                                                                                                     CDD’s annual agency
                                                                                                                                     self report, which
                                                                                                                                     includes a variety of
                                                                                                                                     measures
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                    Unit Name:             Business and Family Science


pment
                                                                                                                                                                      Approximate
                                                                                                                                           Desired_outcome               _cost
w other staff to engage children in small group visual arts, science and math experiences, and other age appropriate curriculum. It will   Increase student               $500.00
Observation class and the Early Childhood Environments class                                                                               competency and skills in
                                                                                                                                           the small group
                                                                                                                                           investigation process
                                                                                                                                           identified in the
                                                                                                                                           advanced practicum and
                                                                                                                                           observation classes.
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                          Unit Name:   Business and Family Science


me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                       Desired_outcome                _cost
 nting. However it does not have sufficient exposure within the courses in the program.                Better assessment of the           $0.00
                                                                                                       Ethics Program SLO and
                                                                                                       a better determination of
                                                                                                       the impact of expanded
                                                                                                       focus on ethics within
                                                                                                       the program.

                                                                                                                                     $22,000.00


                                                                                                                                     $40,000.00
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                                                     Desired_outcome        _cost
 release time is evident by the enrollment figures and reflects our need for increased course offerings and student success rates.   Satisfy demand by
                                                                                                                                     increasing course
                                                                                                                                     offerings.
                                        COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                        PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                              Unit Name:   Business and Family Science


me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                      Approximate
                                                                           Desired_outcome               _cost
 obtaining accreditation                                                                 Completion      $8,100.00
                                                                           of theNAEYC
                                                                           Accreditation process –
                                                                           This needs to be added
                                                                           to the Unit Plan for
                                                                           funding
                                                                COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


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                                                                                                             Unit Name:          Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                          Approximate
                                                                                                                                 Desired_outcome             _cost
tes and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for designated and dedicated   Increase student           $20,000.00
a Tutoring Lab.                                                                                                                  success rates and meet
                                                                                                                                 the ever growing
                                                                                                                                 demands of an
                                                                                                                                 expanding enrollment.
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                   Unit Name:   Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                Desired_outcome             _cost




are should be taught in our core and applications courses.                                      Application and             $2,000.00
                                                                                                operating software
                                                                                                upgraded within 18
                                                                                                months of new releases
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


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                                                                                   Unit Name:   Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                Desired_outcome             _cost
are should be taught in our core and applications courses.                                      Application and            $16,000.00
                                                                                                operating software
                                                                                                upgraded within 18
                                                                                                months of new releases




                                                                                                                           $16,000.00
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                                                                                   Unit Name:   Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                Desired_outcome             _cost
are should be taught in our core and applications courses.                                      Application and             $2,000.00
                                                                                                operating software
                                                                                                upgraded within 18
                                                                                                months of new releases
                                                             COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                             PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                   Unit Name:   Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                Desired_outcome             _cost
are should be taught in our core and applications courses.                                      Application and            $16,000.00
                                                                                                operating software
                                                                                                upgraded within 18
                                                                                                months of new releases
                                                                    COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                    Unit Name:             Business and Family Science




                                                                                                                                                                      Approximate
                                                                                                                                           Desired_outcome               _cost
                                                                                                                                                                          $500.00

tes and to meet the increased enrollment numbers, the Business Department has identified the need for designated and dedicated             Increase student             $20,000.00
a Tutoring Lab.                                                                                                                            success rates and meet
                                                                                                                                           the ever growing
                                                                                                                                           demands of an
                                                                                                                                           expanding enrollment.



w other staff to engage children in small group visual arts, science and math experiences, and other age appropriate curriculum. It will   Increase student              $2,000.00
Observation class and the Early Childhood Environments class                                                                               competency and skills in
                                                                                                                                           the small group
                                                                                                                                           investigation process
                                                                                                                                           identified in the
                                                                                                                                           advanced practicum and
                                                                                                                                           observation classes.
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                                                                                                                   Unit Name:           Careers and Technology


d equipment
                                                                                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                 _cost
dents and also provide them with a greater sense of success because of reliability. We will also be able to create more opportunities   To increase the number          $2,500.00
inue their education and at the same time increase enrollment                                                                           of students served and
                                                                                                                                        also student retention
                                                                                                                                        because of a positive
                                                                                                                                        experience with distance
                                                                                                                                        education.



boot-up the software applications before students can start work on projects. The sloping desk top of the instructor station makes it   Students, industry            $114,500.00
g at the station. We also sometimes remove the glass from desktop to see monitor                                                        leaders and the
                                                                                                                                        community will
                                                                                                                                        experience a high
                                                                                                                                        quality learning
                                                                                                                                        environment and well as
                                                                                                                                        industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                        community. Standards
                                                                                                                                        will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                        high in student
                                                                                                                                        performance and the
                                                                                                                                        facility will project that
                                                                                                                                        image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                        T117 facility will support
                                                                                                                                        growth.
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                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:           Careers and Technology


d equipment
                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All   Students, industry              $7,000.00
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                 leaders and the
                                                                                                                                      community will
                                                                                                                                      experience a high
                                                                                                                                      quality learning
                                                                                                                                      environment and well as
                                                                                                                                      industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                      community. Standards
                                                                                                                                      will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                      high in student
                                                                                                                                      performance and the
                                                                                                                                      facility will project that
                                                                                                                                      image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                      ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                      growth.
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                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:           Careers and Technology


d equipment
                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All   Students, industry            $200,900.00
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                 leaders and the
                                                                                                                                      community will
                                                                                                                                      experience a high
                                                                                                                                      quality learning
                                                                                                                                      environment and well as
                                                                                                                                      industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                      community. Standards
                                                                                                                                      will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                      high in student
                                                                                                                                      performance and the
                                                                                                                                      facility will project that
                                                                                                                                      image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                      ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                      growth.

ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                                                 Access and growth at           $12,200.00
                                                                                                                                      rates commensurate
                                                                                                                                      with the college as a



ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                                                 Access and growth at           $28,000.00
                                                                                                                                      rates commensurate
                                                                                                                                      with the college as a
                                                                                                                                      whole.
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                                                                                                                   Unit Name:           Careers and Technology


 d equipment
                                                                                                                                                                      Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                  _cost
 growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth may accelerate rapidly to   Access and growth will           $2,400.00
T has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f                                                be well-planned for,
                                                                                                                                        which will also increase
                                                                                                                                        organizational
                                                                                                                                        effectiveness.




 ovides an opportunity for students unmatched in the hospitality arena. The number of catering companies is limited in the Sacramento   The profitability of events       $850.00
 ter the field.                                                                                                                         catered by students
                                                                                                                                        should increase.
                                                                                                                                        Students’ records will
                                                                                                                                        provide data.



provide leadership for this program                                                                                                     New full time fire tech           $800.00
                                                                                                                                        faculty is hired
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                                                                                                                    Unit Name:              Careers and Technology


d equipment
                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                _cost
ent and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools and proper supplies will   Update existing tool           $6,000.00
e employers.                                                                                                                                inventory and purchase
                                                                                                                                            new tools as needed.
                                                                                                                                            Existing tool inventory
                                                                                                                                            will be updated by spring
                                                                                                                                            2011.


e our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater community to determine the          New NUTRI certificates         $8,000.00
                                                                                                                                            offered
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                                                         Unit Name:   Careers and Technology


d equipment
                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                      Desired_outcome                _cost
udent success                                                         enhanced student               $8,000.00
                                                                      success




dents and productivity of staff.                                      Increase in student            $4,000.00
                                                                      service, internet access,
                                                                      productivity and quality
                                                                      of product i.e. resume,
                                                                      cover letters etc. being
                                                                      produced.
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                                                                                                                    Unit Name:          Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All     Students, industry
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                   leaders and the
                                                                                                                                        community will
                                                                                                                                        experience a high
                                                                                                                                        quality learning
                                                                                                                                        environment and well as
                                                                                                                                        industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                        community. Standards
                                                                                                                                        will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                        high in student
                                                                                                                                        performance and the
                                                                                                                                        facility will project that
                                                                                                                                        image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                        ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                        growth.

y to grow any where near the same rate as the college. Access and Growth, a vital part of the Strategic Plan, is very limited by this   Course access and
y addressing community needs.                                                                                                           enrollment growth to
                                                                                                                                        occur at same rate as
                                                                                                                                        college growth.
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                                                                                                                   Unit Name:           Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                 _cost
 growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth may accelerate rapidly to   Access and growth will
T has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f                                                be well-planned for,
                                                                                                                                        which will also increase
                                                                                                                                        organizational
                                                                                                                                        effectiveness.




e Home Energy Audit certificates require new kinds of instruction in the computer lab                                                    Exiting students will be
                                                                                                                                        more marketable and
                                                                                                                                        well rounded for
                                                                                                                                        employment. They will
                                                                                                                                        not be experts, but even
                                                                                                                                        a fundamental
                                                                                                                                        understanding of the
                                                                                                                                        software and it’s
                                                                                                                                        applications will increase
                                                                                                                                        each students
                                                                                                                                        awareness abut what
                                                                                                                                        factors effect different
                                                                                                                                        building performance
                                                                                                                                        modeling software.
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                                                                                                                     Unit Name:              Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                                                             Desired_outcome                _cost
m is available during the day, a change from the past 20 years. Students in the past expressed a desire to have classes during the day,      Increased enrollment in
 s this at this time. A dedicated facility will support and day and evening program                                                          the CAM program




 ent and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools and proper supplies will   Update existing tool           $7,500.00
 e employers.                                                                                                                                inventory and purchase
                                                                                                                                             new tools as needed.
                                                                                                                                             Existing tool inventory
                                                                                                                                             will be updated by spring
                                                                                                                                             2011.


 e our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater community to determine the          New NUTRI certificates
                                                                                                                                             offered
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                                                                                               Unit Name:   Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                       Approximate
                                                                                                            Desired_outcome               _cost
quality and sufficient access                                                                               modernized facilities         $3,000.00




quality and sufficient access                                                                               modernized facilities




train welding students how to properly rig choker chains and slings to lift steel correctly.                Install the 5 ton bridge      $2,200.00
                                                                                                            crane onto the apron
                                                                                                            area of the new welding
                                                                                                            shop to implement crane
                                                                                                            operation and lifting of
                                                                                                            materials training.
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                                                                                                                   Unit Name:           Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                 _cost
boot-up the software applications before students can start work on projects. The sloping desk top of the instructor station makes it   Students, industry
g at the station. We also sometimes remove the glass from desktop to see monitor                                                        leaders and the
                                                                                                                                        community will
                                                                                                                                        experience a high
                                                                                                                                        quality learning
                                                                                                                                        environment and well as
                                                                                                                                        industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                        community. Standards
                                                                                                                                        will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                        high in student
                                                                                                                                        performance and the
                                                                                                                                        facility will project that
                                                                                                                                        image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                        T117 facility will support
                                                                                                                                        growth.
                                                                   COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE


                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:           Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All   Students, industry
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                 leaders and the
                                                                                                                                      community will
                                                                                                                                      experience a high
                                                                                                                                      quality learning
                                                                                                                                      environment and well as
                                                                                                                                      industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                      community. Standards
                                                                                                                                      will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                      high in student
                                                                                                                                      performance and the
                                                                                                                                      facility will project that
                                                                                                                                      image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                      ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                      growth.
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                                                                    PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:           Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All   Students, industry
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                 leaders and the
                                                                                                                                      community will
                                                                                                                                      experience a high
                                                                                                                                      quality learning
                                                                                                                                      environment and well as
                                                                                                                                      industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                      community. Standards
                                                                                                                                      will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                      high in student
                                                                                                                                      performance and the
                                                                                                                                      facility will project that
                                                                                                                                      image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                      ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                      growth.

dination of equipment, supplies, and vehicles, as well as interaction with students.                                                  To get the position next       $60,000.00
                                                                                                                                      time the opportunity
                                                                                                                                      arises.
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                                                                                                                    Unit Name:              Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                 _cost
 nts in addition to the special events on a one-time basis. Because the event is in multiple locations on campus, supervision is required   The instructional
 vents accumulate more than 100 hours per year.                                                                                             assistant is available for
                                                                                                                                            all lab classes and is
                                                                                                                                            able to supervise all
                                                                                                                                            events where CAM
                                                                                                                                            students are involved.



 vide the manual support and accreditation requirements for large class sections. Increase the FTE allocated (currently maintained by        Instructional Assistants      $20,130.00
 d in the EMT program.                                                                                                                      (IAs) hired and EMT
                                                                                                                                            sections maintained by
                                                                                                                                            increased FTE.




m under-represented groups.                                                                                                                 development of brochure          $540.00
                                                                                                                                            and web site


eos will improve students overall success in the program.                                                                                   Create and place online         $1,500.00
                                                                                                                                            videos



 epresented groups                                                                                                                          Development of                   $540.00
                                                                                                                                            brochure and web site
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                                                                                                                    Unit Name:             Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                           Desired_outcome                 _cost
e manual support and security for a large class                                                                                            Instructional Assistant is      $5,000.00
                                                                                                                                           hired



decrease the utilization of part time staff. This should be measurable by the fact that one full time personnel will replace 1.00FTE now   new staff and faculty          $25,000.00
                                                                                                                                           hired




staffing due to the increasing class size and number of classes offered per semester. Additional staffing is needed to address the         Allocate funds to provide      $21,000.00
rganizing the laboratory to ensure safety for students and staff. A staff position of                                                      support for student help
                                                                                                                                           to reduce accidents,
                                                                                                                                           injuries, theft and
                                                                                                                                           management of a
                                                                                                                                           welding laboratory.
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                                                                                                              Unit Name:             Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                                                                                     Desired_outcome                 _cost
bute, collect, record and maintain all Title V documentation (over 3,500 documents annually), track and document program outcomes,   Increased access and            $7,000.00
en office hours.                                                                                                                     availability to Co-op
                                                                                                                                     staff/office for students,
                                                                                                                                     employers,
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                                                                                                                   Unit Name:           Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All     Students, industry
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                   leaders and the
                                                                                                                                        community will
                                                                                                                                        experience a high
                                                                                                                                        quality learning
                                                                                                                                        environment and well as
                                                                                                                                        industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                        community. Standards
                                                                                                                                        will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                        high in student
                                                                                                                                        performance and the
                                                                                                                                        facility will project that
                                                                                                                                        image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                        ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                        growth.

 growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth may accelerate rapidly to   Access and growth will
T has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f                                                be well-planned for,
                                                                                                                                        which will also increase
                                                                                                                                        organizational
                                                                                                                                        effectiveness.
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                                                                 PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:           Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                _cost
ds to initiate the development and addition of new classes. Now we need a commitment from the district to continue these new courses Request and receive           $100,000.00
 egrity of the current program structure.                                                                                            FTE allocation
                                                                                                                                     commensurate with the
                                                                                                                                     courses offered during
                                                                                                                                     the grant cycle, after the
                                                                                                                                     seed money has run out.



 is impossible to believe one person can contain all of the knowledge as the department and number of students grows. The review of   To get the FTE as soon       $100,000.00
activities, industry relationship building and marketing are too much for one person.                                                 as possible.




istration period every semester. Additional sections of each course would increase the number of students in each class, leading to   The desired outcome
                                                                                                                                      would be an increase in
                                                                                                                                      program productivity and
                                                                                                                                      program enrollment.
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                                                                                                                  Unit Name:            Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                    Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                _cost
vide the manual support and accreditation requirements for large class sections. Increase the FTE allocated (currently maintained by     Instructional Assistants      $9,700.00
d in the EMT program.                                                                                                                   (IAs) hired and EMT
                                                                                                                                        sections maintained by
                                                                                                                                        increased FTE.




provide leadership for this program                                                                                                     New full time fire tech       $98,000.00
                                                                                                                                        faculty is hired


mployed three adjunct faculty in addition to the program director. When the new program director was hired in fall of 2007 the course   Meet the CAHIIM                $4,800.00
 eased.                                                                                                                                 accreditation standards
                                                                                                                                        for the Program
                                                                                                                                        Director’s release
                                                                                                                                        time/credit hour course
                                                                                                                                        load per term.
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                                                                                                                    Unit Name:             Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                    Approximate
                                                                                                                                           Desired_outcome             _cost
e our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater community to determine the         New NUTRI certificates     $30,000.00
                                                                                                                                           offered




decrease the utilization of part time staff. This should be measurable by the fact that one full time personnel will replace 1.00FTE now   new staff and faculty      $90,000.00
                                                                                                                                           hired
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                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                   Unit Name:           Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                 _cost
boot-up the software applications before students can start work on projects. The sloping desk top of the instructor station makes it   Students, industry             $13,000.00
g at the station. We also sometimes remove the glass from desktop to see monitor                                                        leaders and the
                                                                                                                                        community will
                                                                                                                                        experience a high
                                                                                                                                        quality learning
                                                                                                                                        environment and well as
                                                                                                                                        industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                        community. Standards
                                                                                                                                        will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                        high in student
                                                                                                                                        performance and the
                                                                                                                                        facility will project that
                                                                                                                                        image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                        T117 facility will support
                                                                                                                                        growth.
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                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                 Unit Name:           Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All   Students, industry             $69,350.00
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                 leaders and the
                                                                                                                                      community will
                                                                                                                                      experience a high
                                                                                                                                      quality learning
                                                                                                                                      environment and well as
                                                                                                                                      industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                      community. Standards
                                                                                                                                      will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                      high in student
                                                                                                                                      performance and the
                                                                                                                                      facility will project that
                                                                                                                                      image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                      ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                      growth.
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                                                                  PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                             Unit Name:             Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                                                               Approximate
                                                                                                                                    Desired_outcome               _cost
sual communication needs for demonstrating rendering, visual note-making and architectural images to a mass audience. The current    Students should              $2,000.00
ues.                                                                                                                                develop a better
                                                                                                                                    understanding rendering
                                                                                                                                    technique, visual note-
                                                                                                                                    making and
                                                                                                                                    understanding of
                                                                                                                                    architectural precedent.
                                                                                                                                    The outcome would be
                                                                                                                                    measurable by improved
                                                                                                                                    grades on rendering
                                                                                                                                    projects, note-making
                                                                                                                                    projects and greater use
                                                                                                                                    of architectural
                                                                                                                                    precedent in design
                                                                                                                                    projects.
ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                                               Access and growth at          $9,000.00
                                                                                                                                    rates commensurate
                                                                                                                                    with the college as a
                                                                                                                                    whole.

ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                                               Access and growth at         $18,000.00
                                                                                                                                    rates commensurate
                                                                                                                                    with the college as a
                                                                                                                                    whole.
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                                                                                        Unit Name:   Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                             Approximate
                                                                                                     Desired_outcome            _cost
ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                Access and growth at      $60,000.00
                                                                                                     rates commensurate
                                                                                                     with the college as a
                                                                                                     whole.

ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                Access and growth at      $60,000.00
                                                                                                     rates commensurate
                                                                                                     with the college as a
                                                                                                     whole.

ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                Access and growth at       $7,000.00
                                                                                                     rates commensurate
                                                                                                     with the college as a
                                                                                                     whole.

ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                Access and growth at       $7,200.00
                                                                                                     rates commensurate
                                                                                                     with the college as a
                                                                                                     whole.

ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                Access and growth at      $10,000.00
                                                                                                     rates commensurate
                                                                                                     with the college as a
                                                                                                     whole.
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                                                                                                                   Unit Name:           Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                                                                      Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                  _cost
ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                                                   Access and growth at            $35,000.00
                                                                                                                                        rates commensurate
                                                                                                                                        with the college as a
                                                                                                                                        whole.

 growth will make it likely that more sections and courses will need to be offered, and the stagnant growth may accelerate rapidly to   Access and growth will           $1,800.00
T has been falling behind, and there may be pent-up enrollment expansion to be planned f                                                be well-planned for,
                                                                                                                                        which will also increase
                                                                                                                                        organizational
                                                                                                                                        effectiveness.




ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                                                   Access and growth at             $8,400.00
                                                                                                                                        rates commensurate
                                                                                                                                        with the college as a
                                                                                                                                        whole.

 ss (see supplemental information)                                                                                                      Better training with better
                                                                                                                                        lab opportunities to
                                                                                                                                        support classroom
                                                                                                                                        instruction.
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                                                                                                                    Unit Name:              Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                _cost
d budget. We have relied on the resources available to by ARC EMT program for the equipment itself.                                         obain needed EMT              $45,000.00
                                                                                                                                            equipment



e have relied on the resources available to our adjuncts' place of employment for equipment and equipment demonstration                     Obtain the necessary          $35,000.00
                                                                                                                                            fire tech equipment




ent and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools and proper supplies will   Update existing tool          $77,000.00
e employers.                                                                                                                                inventory and purchase
                                                                                                                                            new tools as needed.
                                                                                                                                            Existing tool inventory
                                                                                                                                            will be updated by spring
                                                                                                                                            2011.
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                                                                   PLANNING ITEM SUMMARY AND PRIORITY
                                                                                                                    Unit Name:              Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                _cost
ent and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools and proper supplies will   Update existing tool          $76,000.00
e employers.                                                                                                                                inventory and purchase
                                                                                                                                            new tools as needed.
                                                                                                                                            Existing tool inventory
                                                                                                                                            will be updated by spring
                                                                                                                                            2011.




ent and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools and proper supplies will   Update existing tool          $71,000.00
e employers.                                                                                                                                inventory and purchase
                                                                                                                                            new tools as needed.
                                                                                                                                            Existing tool inventory
                                                                                                                                            will be updated by spring
                                                                                                                                            2011.
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                                                                                              Unit Name:   Careers and Technology


pment
                                                                                                                                      Approximate
                                                                                                           Desired_outcome               _cost
he U.S are now utilizing this technology or are in the transition phase to this technology.                Addition of this             $97,975.00
                                                                                                           equipment will:
                                                                                                           Modernize/upgrade
                                                                                                           existing equipment and
                                                                                                           provide the instruction
                                                                                                           needed for students to
                                                                                                           be competitive in the
                                                                                                           workforce. Additional
                                                                                                           training on this
                                                                                                           equipment will be
                                                                                                           needed for instructional
                                                                                                           staff to provide best
                                                                                                           practices for student
                                                                                                           learning.
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pment
                                                                                                                                 Approximate
                                                                                                     Desired_outcome                _cost
e currently stored in locked file cabinets in the Co-op office.                                      Create a safer and more
                                                                                                     effective way to keep
                                                                                                     student documentation
                                                                                                     and confidential
                                                                                                     information. Additional
                                                                                                     and better utilization of
                                                                                                     office space
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                                           Approximate
                                                                                                                                               Desired_outcome                _cost
ed to be upgraded in order to effectively utilize all the teaching tools available. In addition, the agriculture faculty, are subject matter   Continue to maintain
griculture faculty cannot be expected to answer technical questions.                                                                           and/or improve our high
                                                                                                                                               student success rates
                                                                                                                                               for students enrolled in
                                                                                                                                               online agriculture
                                                                                                                                               classes. Upgrade the
                                                                                                                                               agriculture faculty’s
                                                                                                                                               computer to
                                                                                                                                               accommodate for the
                                                                                                                                               demands of online
                                                                                                                                               teaching. Maintain the
                                                                                                                                               Help Line for online
                                                                                                                                               students.

 ting course and/or adding a new certificate in agriculture we can improve teaching and learning along with student retention                  Students will stay in a
                                                                                                                                               course that is only 1.5
                                                                                                                                               units in length and
                                                                                                                                               focused on local projects
                                                                                                                                               instead of national
                                                                                                                                               commodities and
                                                                                                                                               strategies.
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                            Approximate
                                                                                                                                Desired_outcome                _cost
 ting course and/or adding a new certificate in agriculture we can improve teaching and learning along with student retention   Students will stay in a
                                                                                                                                course that is only 1.5
                                                                                                                                units in length and
                                                                                                                                focused on local projects
                                                                                                                                instead of national
                                                                                                                                commodities and
                                                                                                                                strategies.
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All   Students, industry              $6,000.00
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                 leaders and the
                                                                                                                                      community will
                                                                                                                                      experience a high
                                                                                                                                      quality learning
                                                                                                                                      environment and well as
                                                                                                                                      industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                      community. Standards
                                                                                                                                      will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                      high in student
                                                                                                                                      performance and the
                                                                                                                                      facility will project that
                                                                                                                                      image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                      ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                      growth.
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                _cost
CRC with providing training, course work and certificates to help satisfy the predicted labor need for green technology and clean energy.    The outcome initially         $1,000.00
                                                                                                                                            would be the same as
                                                                                                                                            the Department of Labor
                                                                                                                                            grant but hopefully would
                                                                                                                                            be sustainable beyond
                                                                                                                                            the grant. The
                                                                                                                                            measurable outcome
                                                                                                                                            would be the number of
                                                                                                                                            students trained, getting
                                                                                                                                            green jobs and/or
                                                                                                                                            starting green
                                                                                                                                            businesses.
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                                                                                    Desired_outcome                  _cost
sual communication needs for demonstrating rendering, visual note-making and architectural images to a mass audience. The current    Students should                  $500.00
ues.                                                                                                                                develop a better
                                                                                                                                    understanding rendering
                                                                                                                                    technique, visual note-
                                                                                                                                    making and
                                                                                                                                    understanding of
                                                                                                                                    architectural precedent.
                                                                                                                                    The outcome would be
                                                                                                                                    measurable by improved
                                                                                                                                    grades on rendering
                                                                                                                                    projects, note-making
                                                                                                                                    projects and greater use
                                                                                                                                    of architectural
                                                                                                                                    precedent in design
                                                                                                                                    projects.
ew in over 10 years, below college standards                                                                                        Improved teaching and            $4,000.00
                                                                                                                                    learning effectiveness,
                                                                                                                                    organizational
                                                                                                                                    effectiveness, as
                                                                                                                                    identified in the Strategic
                                                                                                                                    Plan.
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                                    Approximate
                                                                                                                                          Desired_outcome              _cost
rmance and Building Science related courses and certificates, there are more options for students to choose from, and proper              Improved student
building and improve student success.                                                                                                     success rates, and
                                                                                                                                          better student learning
                                                                                                                                          experience.




oduced was to meet the needs of hospitality supervisors. Currently, the job market indicates a need for culinary professionals with skills An increase in the
 ddition of more hands-on classes will enable students to be competitive                                                                   number of students
                                                                                                                                           placed in jobs after
                                                                                                                                           program completion




ment for a program without a designated full-time faculty member                                                                          SLO assessment survey       $10,000.00
                                                                                                                                          that is implemented
                                                                                                                                          each fall
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                                                                                                                                    Desired_outcome                  _cost
 o be reviewed and updated to meet industry needs. This will require meeting with the Fire community                                revised and updated fire        $20,000.00
                                                                                                                                    curriculum




 ons behind the low number of degrees and certificates awarded and provide degrees and certificates that are of value to industry   Revised and/or new               $5,000.00
                                                                                                                                    horticulture AA degree
                                                                                                                                    and/or certificates will be
                                                                                                                                    in place for the 2010-
                                                                                                                                    2011 catalog.
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                       Approximate
                                                                                                              Desired_outcome             _cost
 nging, and it is vital to incorporate current trends and new information into the curriculum.                Have all existing          $25,000.00
                                                                                                              curriculum updated and
                                                                                                              approved by the CRC
                                                                                                              curriculum committee
                                                                                                              and the Horticulture
                                                                                                              advisory committee by
                                                                                                              the end of the spring
                                                                                                              2010 semester.

                                                                                                              reallocation of FTE
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                              Approximate
                                                                           Desired_outcome       _cost
 udent success                                                             enhanced student
                                                                           success




 udent success                                                             enhanced student
                                                                           success
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
pond clickers with the face-to-face NUTRI 300 sections. We want to examine if the clickers improve persistence and/or success rate for Adoption of i-Respond in
                                                                                                                                       all face-to-face classes
                                                                                                                                       and i-Respond
                                                                                                                                       Anywhere in our online
                                                                                                                                       courses.




 ew programs or courses for the national registration exam. NUTRI 356 could be changed and be developed into an online review         Either the deletion of the
TRI 356 can be altered to meet the needs of these individuals.                                                                        expansion of NUTRI 356
                                                                                                                                      as the review course for
                                                                                                                                      the registration exam.
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me, professional development, grants)
                                                                                                                                                    Approximate
                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome            _cost
 ogies is needed                                                                                                            Enhanced student          $15,000.00
                                                                                                                            learning and success




 at was eliminated because of budget constraints. And to accommodate enrollment growth and provide additional internship    Classes added to the       $6,000.00
 nt is currently and has consistently been maxed out.                                                                       schedule by the 2011-
                                                                                                                            2012 academic year
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                                                                                                                                                                   Approximate
                                                                                                                                      Desired_outcome                 _cost
oes not support running the existing high technology software in current use by the Architectural Design Technology department. All   Students, industry              $2,000.00
 ality equipment, furnishings and materials for instructional and marketing purposes.                                                 leaders and the
                                                                                                                                      community will
                                                                                                                                      experience a high
                                                                                                                                      quality learning
                                                                                                                                      environment and well as
                                                                                                                                      industry leaders and
                                                                                                                                      community. Standards
                                                                                                                                      will continue to be set
                                                                                                                                      high in student
                                                                                                                                      performance and the
                                                                                                                                      facility will project that
                                                                                                                                      image. The high tech
                                                                                                                                      ADT facility will support
                                                                                                                                      growth.
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                                                                                                                   Unit Name:               Careers and Technology




                                                                                                                                                                        Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                _cost
CRC with providing training, course work and certificates to help satisfy the predicted labor need for green technology and clean energy.    The outcome initially
                                                                                                                                            would be the same as
                                                                                                                                            the Department of Labor
                                                                                                                                            grant but hopefully would
                                                                                                                                            be sustainable beyond
                                                                                                                                            the grant. The
                                                                                                                                            measurable outcome
                                                                                                                                            would be the number of
                                                                                                                                            students trained, getting
                                                                                                                                            green jobs and/or
                                                                                                                                            starting green
                                                                                                                                            businesses.

ssible to double the enrollment, and the attendant budgets that growth would require.                                                       Access and growth at           $3,000.00
                                                                                                                                            rates commensurate
                                                                                                                                            with the college as a
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                                                                                                                                  Approximate
                                                                                                     Desired_outcome                 _cost
e Home Energy Audit certificates require new kinds of instruction in the computer lab                 Exiting students will be      $10,000.00
                                                                                                     more marketable and
                                                                                                     well rounded for
                                                                                                     employment. They will
                                                                                                     not be experts, but even
                                                                                                     a fundamental
                                                                                                     understanding of the
                                                                                                     software and it’s
                                                                                                     applications will increase
                                                                                                     each students
                                                                                                     awareness abut what
                                                                                                     factors effect different
                                                                                                     building performance
                                                                                                     modeling software.
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                                                                                                                                                                     Approximate
                                                                                                                                       Desired_outcome                  _cost
eds of the industry.                                                                                                                   Exiting students will be        $15,000.00
                                                                                                                                       more marketable and
                                                                                                                                       well rounded for
                                                                                                                                       employment. They will
                                                                                                                                       not be experts, but even
                                                                                                                                       a fundamental
                                                                                                                                       understanding of the
                                                                                                                                       software and its
                                                                                                                                       applications will increase
                                                                                                                                       each student’s
                                                                                                                                       awareness about what
                                                                                                                                       factors effect different
                                                                                                                                       building performance
                                                                                                                                       modeling software.

ovides an opportunity for students unmatched in the hospitality arena. The number of catering companies is limited in the Sacramento   The profitability of events
ter the field.                                                                                                                         catered by students
                                                                                                                                       should increase.
                                                                                                                                       Students’ records will
                                                                                                                                       provide data.



eos will improve students overall success in the program.                                                                              Create and place online           $500.00
                                                                                                                                       videos
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                                                                                                                                                 Approximate
                                                                                                                          Desired_outcome           _cost
e have relied on the resources available to our adjuncts' place of employment for equipment and equipment demonstration   Obtain the necessary      $5,000.00
                                                                                                                          fire tech equipment
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                                                                                                                                                            Approximate
                                                                                                                                Desired_outcome                _cost
s to meet has been challenge in our program. We are not able to hang out student awards or have a reasonable storage area for   To have a building that        $2,000.00
ass supplies.                                                                                                                   we can have a place that
                                                                                                                                can be recognized for
                                                                                                                                agriculture. This will
                                                                                                                                provide access to an
                                                                                                                                outstanding program.


ting course and/or adding a new certificate in agriculture we can improve teaching and learning along with student retention    Students will stay in a        $1,000.00
                                                                                                                                course that is only 1.5
                                                                                                                                units in length and
                                                                                                                                focused on local projects
                                                                                                                                instead of national
                                                                                                                                commodities and
                                                                                                                                strategies.
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                                                                                                                                                                          Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                  _cost
CRC with providing training, course work and certificates to help satisfy the predicted labor need for green technology and clean energy.    The outcome initially            $200.00
                                                                                                                                            would be the same as
                                                                                                                                            the Department of Labor
                                                                                                                                            grant but hopefully would
                                                                                                                                            be sustainable beyond
                                                                                                                                            the grant. The
                                                                                                                                            measurable outcome
                                                                                                                                            would be the number of
                                                                                                                                            students trained, getting
                                                                                                                                            green jobs and/or
                                                                                                                                            starting green
                                                                                                                                            businesses.

 ss (see supplemental information)                                                                                                          Better training with better
                                                                                                                                            lab opportunities to
                                                                                                                                            support classroom
                                                                                                                                            instruction.
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                                                                                                                                                                      Approximate
                                                                                                                                        Desired_outcome                  _cost
 ovides an opportunity for students unmatched in the hospitality arena. The number of catering companies is limited in the Sacramento   The profitability of events
 ter the field.                                                                                                                         catered by students
                                                                                                                                        should increase.
                                                                                                                                        Students’ records will
                                                                                                                                        provide data.



 nt for a program.                                                                                                                      The SLO assessment                $750.00
                                                                                                                                        survey will be
                                                                                                                                        implemented every fall
                                                                                                                                        semester.

m under-represented groups.                                                                                                             development of brochure          $1,000.00
                                                                                                                                        and web site


 e have relied on the resources available to our adjuncts' place of employment for equipment and equipment demonstration                Obtain the necessary              $500.00
                                                                                                                                        fire tech equipment




 epresented groups                                                                                                                      Development of                   $1,000.00
                                                                                                                                        brochure and web site
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                                                                                                                                                                         Approximate
                                                                                                                                            Desired_outcome                 _cost
ent and supplies are essential to providing students with the best training opportunity at CRC. The latest tools and proper supplies will   Update existing tool           $17,500.00
e employers.                                                                                                                                inventory and purchase
                                                                                                                                            new tools as needed.
                                                                                                                                            Existing tool inventory
                                                                                                                                            will be updated by spring
                                                                                                                                            2011.


cutting-edge training in horticulture, as well as attracting students and increasing enrollment in the program. Industry leaders are also   The new greenhouse              $5,000.00
monstrates growth and dedication to proper training of the work force.                                                                      and horticulture area will
                                                                                                                                            be ready for use by fall
                                                                                                                                            2012. Additional project
                                                                                                                                            and instructional support
                                                                                                                                            facilities will need to be
                                                                                                                                            identified by spring 2012.
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                                                                                                                                                              Approximate
                                                                                                                                     Desired_outcome             _cost
e our community and our students. This may involve collaboration with other entities within the greater community to determine the   New NUTRI certificates
                                                                                                                                     offered
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                                                                         Approximate
                                                   Desired_outcome          _cost
udent success                                      enhanced student
                                                   success




or field                                           new transfer degree      $2,000.00
                                                   created
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                                                                                                                                       Approximate
                                                                                                            Desired_outcome               _cost
                                                                                                            increased student            $15,000.00
                                                                                                            learning and success




train welding students how to properly rig choker chains and slings to lift steel correctly.                Install the 5 ton bridge       $700.00
                                                                                                            crane onto the apron
                                                                                                            area of the new welding
                                                                                                            shop to implement crane
                                                                                                            operation and lifting of
                                                                                                            materials training.
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                                                                                                                                                                    Approximate
                                                                                                                                         Desired_outcome               _cost
ators to be certified in the flux core process with NR 232, NR 233, Coreshield 8 welding electrodes for structural steel applications.   Increase student welding     $38,400.00
                                                                                                                                         time on flux core
                                                                                                                                         machine by purchasing
                                                                                                                                         more machines so that
                                                                                                                                         students do not have to
                                                                                                                                         share machines with two
                                                                                                                                         or three other students
                                                                                                                                         during class.

 the current Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Machines repaired that locating replacement parts for the machines was becoming more and           Purchase new welding         $60,000.00
welding machine. All Phase suggested replacing the machines in the very near future due to t                                             machines to replace the
                                                                                                                                         current old machines
                                                                                                                                         that no longer have the
                                                                                                                                         available replacement
                                                                                                                                         parts.
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                                                                                                                                               Approximate
                                                                                                                     Desired_outcome              _cost
own vehicles to pickup welding consumables and supplies because a vehicle is not conviently provided.                Purchase a district          $3,500.00
                                                                                                                     vehicle around
                                                                                                                     $3,500.00 to reduce the
                                                                                                                     burden of driving our
                                                                                                                     own vehicles for campus
                                                                                                                     activities.




own vehicles to pickup welding consumables and supplies because a vehicle is not conviently provided.                Purchase a district         $15,000.00
                                                                                                                     vehicle around
                                                                                                                     $3,500.00 to reduce the
                                                                                                                     burden of driving our
                                                                                                                     own vehicles for campus
                                                                                                                     activities.
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                                                                                                                                                              Approximate
                                                                                                                                    Desired_outcome              _cost
ng operations in the welding laboratory. The current model is unsafe because it does not stop because it fails to have a magnetic   Purchase a replacement      $10,000.00
aining students in the welding lab!                                                                                                 tool to replace the
                                                                                                                                    current unsafe abrasive
                                                                                                                                    saw.




rogram resource needs                                                                                                               Plan and maintain an         $2,000.00
                                                                                                                                    effective and efficient
                                                                                                                                    way to provide for
                                                                                                                                    program operating
                                                                                                                                    needs.
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                                                                                                            Unit Name:             College President


d equipment
                                                                                                                                                                Approximate
                                                                                                                                   Desired_outcome                 _cost
ncy among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion should include computers with   Faculty and staff that           $250.00
dows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.                                                 participate in CASSL
                                                                                                                                   technology workshops
                                                                                                                                   should be able to
                                                                                                                                   enhance their
                                                                                                                                   teaching through
                                                                                                                                   incorporating graphics,
                                                                                                                                   text, video and audio into
                                                                                                                                   lessons and projects.
                                                                                                                                   Additionally they
                                                                                                                                   should be able to
                                                                                                                                   understand and
                                                                                                                                   articulate basic
                                                                                                                                   electronic
                                                                                                                                   communications issues
                                                                                                                                   includin
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d equipment
                                                                                                                                                                Approximate
                                                                                                                                   Desired_outcome                 _cost
ncy among faculty CASSL needs to update and expand in current technology lab space. This expansion should include computers with   Faculty and staff that           $450.00
dows operating system, audio and video recoding capabilities and current software.                                                 participate in CASSL
                                                                                                                                   technology workshops
                                                                                                                                   should be able to
                                                                                                                                   enhance their
                                                                                                                                   teaching through
                                                                                                                                   incorporating graphics,
                                                                                                                                   text, video and audio into
                                                                                                                                   lessons and projects.
                                                                                                                                   Additionally they
                                                                                                                                   should be able to
                                                                                                                                   understand and
                                                                                                                                   articulate basic