Chabot College Unit Plan, Part V(g) Unit Plan — PROPOSAL FOR NEW AND IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES Unit: Learning Connection Division or Area to Which You Report: Academic Services via Language Arts Name of Person Completing this Form: Cindy Hicks Date: March 14, 2008 Priority Objective or Strategic Plan Objective Addressed: Strategic plan goals 6, 8, 13, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21 Objective: (include goal/objective number from Part II of your Unit Plan for reference) Institutionalize the Making Visible pilot project to support institutional research, professional development, information dissemination, learning support. Expected Outcome: In addition to supporting written, quantitative research, Making Visible will allow for visual qualitative and ethnographic research to be created. By observing videos of their classrooms, of PLtl workshops, or tutoring sessions, etc., instructors and instructional staff as well as tutors will be able to review the achievement of their goals and make appropriate adjustments. Video information can be (as it has been during the pilot projects) to a wide audience, both via DVD and on the web. Having the opportunity to closely observe students in action, instructors will have a basis for developing appropriate learning support activities and programs. Activity Plan to Accomplish the Objective: ACTIVITY (simple description, with a number so as to reference below) TIMELINE (OR TARGET COMPLETION DATE) PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE Sean McFarland Spring 2008 2. Coordinate with CTL to determine new projects. Sean McFarland Ongoing 3. Develop proposals for equipment, staff, student assistant needs. (Budget to be managed via CTL.) Sean McFarland Ongoing 4. Develop storyboards, oversee production of the project. Sean McFarland Ongoing 1 Provide release time for Making Visible coordinator Resource Requirements: ACTIVITY BUDGET CATEGORY NO. AND ACCOUNT NUMBER Personnel (staffing and 1-4 benefits for professional experts, reassigned time, classified personnel).* Supplies Folders, paper, highlighters, pens, pencils, DVDs. Other DESCRIPTION COST Making Visible Project Coordinator—3 CAH per fall/spring semesters $10K? (replacement instructor cost for 3 CAH $700 Chabot College Unit Plan, Part V(g) Total $10,700? *NOTE: In the personnel area you may not request new full-time faculty with this form. You MAY request professional experts, reassigned time, or temporary classified staff with this form.