Motlow State Community College

Motlow State Community College
Action Plan & Outcome Assessment Report for Institutional Effectiveness
Planning Year: July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012
Assessing Year: July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011
Unit: Academic Technologies
Related Strategic Goal:
3.1 Monitor and improve the effectiveness of educational programs and services.
Action Plan #: ACTH-03
Action Plan Title: Technology Enhancement Committee (TEC)/Technology Showcase
Desired Outcome: Both students and faculty members will use technology to provide more engaging
learning activities. The Technology Showcase will provide a way to exhibit student-created artifacts
done as part of curricular requirements. Technology projects will be included as options in mandatory
international modules.
Description of Action Plan and Related Activities: Faculty members will serve on the Technology
Enhancement Committee. The committee will meet regularly to discuss proposed projects and solicit
assistance in creating the projects. The Technology Showcase will take place during Spring Semester.
Team Members: The Director of the Center for Academic Technologies and representatives from each
academic department
Timeline: June 30, 2012
Est. Cost: $ unknown – the cost will be
based on needs of students and faculty
in developing the students’ projects
Budgeted: Included in current budget
Evidence of Success: Students will create technology-enhanced projects as part of their classroom
activities. A count of attendees at the Showcase will be made. Follow-up surveys about the experience
in creating the project will be sent to participating students and responses will rate the experience as
Complete the following when assessing a plan
Current Status: On Schedule
Describe Progress Below
Over 200 people (faculty/staff/students/parents) attended the technology showcase.
Fifteen students submitted projects. Eight students who participated in creating projects for the
showcase completed an online survey about the experience. The feedback was overwhelmingly
Describe Needed Changes: The showcase and Technology Enhancement Committee needs to be
revamped to include those who are using technology in the classroom, but who are not members of the
committee. Incorporating technology projects as a part of the international module in classes is being
planned for future showcases.
List of Supporting Documentation:
Count of attendees at showcase
Documented responses of students who participated in showcase projects
Date Last Updated: April 2, 2012