Decisions regarding program improvement and viability
Approved Dec. 5, 2012
Note: Academic Senate is currently updating this process. More information can be found at the Academic Senate Website.
Overall Principles of PIV
- Cañada’s mission and college goals are guides
- IPC articulates a vision for Cañada College (long-range) to guide where we are headed with instructional programs
- SSPC articulates a vision for Cañada College (long-range) to guide where we are headed with student services programs
- For programs with faculty, the Academic Senate and Administration work closely together on the process
- A careful review of section scheduling and section reductions is used
Instructional Program PIV
- Faculty and Deans’ knowledge of academic programs and schedules
- Course Overview Matrix maps every course at the college. It allows us to look at factors in our mission and goals.
- Identify every course offered and look at factors such as transferability; CSU/UC articulations; IGETC; Cañada AA/AS, Cañada AA-T/AS-T, and certificate; basic skills; ESL
- Look at percentages, section size, trends
- Deans work with faculty to look at section reduction, scheduling, program needs, etc.
- IPC will review PIV and instruction plan
- Conduct a PBC meeting and invite feedback from: Academic Senate President, IPC co-chairs, Curriculum chair, AFT President
Student Services Program PIV
- Faculty, staff and administrators knowledge of student services programs
- Data on use of the student services programs, to include such factors as: number of students served, trends, student success
- SSPC will review PIV and student services plan
- Conduct a PBC meeting and invite feedback from: SSPC co-chairs, AFT or CSEA President (as appropriate)