Presentation on theme: "Curricular Activism: “New Ways to Help Students Succeed with Noncredit” Marsha Elliott, North Orange County CCD-Noncredit Shaaron Vogel, Butte College."— Presentation transcript:
Curricular Activism: “New Ways to Help Students Succeed with Noncredit” Marsha Elliott, North Orange County CCD-Noncredit Shaaron Vogel, Butte College ASCCC Curriculum InstituteFriday, July 10th
Session content: A general overview of Noncredit Noncredit curriculum approval process Linkages and Connections Noncredit’s role on your campus State issues Noncredit “out of the box” Q & A
Noncredit: “Pathway – Bridge” to Work College A Better Life
What Is noncredit? In CCC Mission No units earned No official grades No student fees Open entry-Open Exit Repeatable Flexible, accessible Meets local vocational needs Meets local community needs Meets articulation needs with credit programs
Growing State Needs Changing demog raphics English language proficiency needs Need for educated and skilled workforce Need more options for education and work skills for adults of ALL ages
Noncredit Basic Skills/ESL: A comprehensive curriculum ALL levels of basic skills: beginning literacy thru secondary education Elementary level education Secondary level education: Adult High School Diploma/GED Programs ALL levels of ESL: beginning literacy advanced
Ten Areas of Instruction Parent Education Parent Education Elementary and Secondary Basic Skills Elementary and Secondary Basic Skills English as a Second Language English as a Second Language Citizenship Education for Immigrants Citizenship Education for Immigrants Education Program for Persons with Substantial Disabilities Education Program for Persons with Substantial Disabilities Short-term Vocational Programs Short-term Vocational Programs Education Programs for Older Adults Education Programs for Older Adults Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics) Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics) Health and Safety Education Health and Safety Education Workforce Preparation (CDCP) (Ed. Code 84760.5) Workforce Preparation (CDCP) (Ed. Code 84760.5)
Credit students use Noncredit Statewide (Since 1992) – 1 out of 6 credit students have enrolled in Noncredit Source: Patrick Perry, Vice Chancellor Technology, Research & Information Systems, System Office.
Credit Noncredit * 326,478 393,004 * supervised tutoring Total Enrollment for Basic Skills & ESL 2006-2007 headcount
Noncredit curriculum Responsive Articulation with college courses Career Development and College Preparation: CDCP (SB 361)
SB 361 Enhanced Noncredit Funding for CDCP courses Career Development and College Preparation: Enhanced funding = $3,092 per noncredit FTES CDCP includes basic skills, ESL, CTE and “workforce preparation” courses Leads to Certificate of Completion OR Certificate of Competency
Noncredit Curriculum Development Workflow automation program articulates courses with colleges CurricUNET.com
Components of Course Outline Number of Instructional Hours Number of Instructional Hours College Catalog Description College Catalog Description Course Objectives Course Objectives Content Content Instructional Methodology Instructional Methodology Assignments/Activities Assignments/Activities Methods of Evaluation (Title 5, Section 55002(c)) Methods of Evaluation (Title 5, Section 55002(c))
Noncredit Programs and Articulation of Curriculum Samples of noncredit programs How do we articulate our curriculum to ensure student success and flow of key concepts? How does noncredit do program review?
Local Review and Approval Curriculum Committee: established by mutual agreement between the college and/or district and the Academic Senate Standards: same general procedures as those followed when reviewing credit courses Local Approval: subject matter, resource materials, teaching methods, and standards of attendance and achievement that the committee deems appropriate (Title 5, Sections 55002 and 55002(c))
Title 5 Citations Section 55000Definitions Section 55000Definitions Section 55002(c)Standards for Approval & Course Outline of Record Section 55150 Approval of Non Credit Courses and Programs Section 55151Career Development and College Placement: Conditions for Enhanced Funding Section 55152Short-term Vocational Programs Providing 288 Hours of Instruction Section 55153Other Non Credit Programs Providing 288 Hours or more of Instruction Section 55155Non Credit Certificates that are less than 288 Hours Reference Materials Noncredit At A Glance Reference Materials Noncredit At A Glance Contact People Contact People Juan Cruz, Specialist, Academic Planning and Development (ESL/VESL & Basic Skills) Joanne Vorhies, Specialist, Academic Planning and Development (Non Credit & Distance Education) Cynthia McFarland, AGPA, Operational/Annual Course Inventory/Data Management LeBaron Woodyard, Dean
Noncredit On Your Local Campus How much noncredit do you have? In what disciplines is the noncredit? Do you have noncredit faculty on your curriculum committee? Do you have noncredit faculty on your senate? How do noncredit faculty interact with credit faculty?
Statewide Discussion Items and Issues PCAH 10 + 1 Accreditation and SLO 30 unit limit Funding Work conditions and minimum qualifications (ASCCC papers)
Non Credit Outside the Box Student Success courses Center for Academic Success Library courses Orientation