Program Review Glossary
The following terms appear on the Program Review and Division Summary forms.
Community Relationships and Partnerships: Such as outreach, recruitment, internships, industry collaborations.
Course Offerings: Changes to section offerings, such as adding/removing sections, schedule changes or needs, increasing/lowering class size. (Enrollment Management)
Curriculum Comittee Items: Changes made through the curriculum committee, such as changes to course outlines, degrees and DE status.
External Factors: Such as state/accreditation mandates or advisory board directives.
Facilities, Supplies, and Equipment: Purchasing or upgrading. This includes software.
Financial/Budgetary: Program budgets or special funding.
Human Resources: Hiring and staffing needs.
Learning Support: Services provided to support student learning, such as tutoring and library support.
LPC Collaborations: Collaborative projects bringing together different programs/areas within LPC.
LPC Planning Priorities: Available here: https://goo.gl/LU99m1
Pedagogy/Teaching Methods: The process of teaching students. Not limited to instructional programs/areas. Might include teaching/counseling/tutoring methodology, class activities or course design.
Professional Development: Activities and resources to enhance employee knowledge and skills.
Services to Students: Non-instructional services provided to students. Not limited to Student Services programs/areas.
SLOs/SAO Process: The process of creating, recording and assessing SLOs/SAOs (not the findings)
Student Equity: Actions taken to increase equitable access and outcomes for underserved groups. Equity refers to giving all people what they need to be successful (as opposed to equality, which is giving everyone the same thing). For LPC, the following groups are particularly impacted in terms of equity: American Indian or Alaska Native, Black or African American, Filipino (Female), Disabled, First Generation, Foster Youth, Hispanic or Latino, LGBT, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander White (Female).
Technology Use: How technology is used to instruct/serve students or for other college functions.
For more information please contact:
Program Review Chair