Instructional Technology Committee

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Responsible to: Academic Senate and liaison to District Technology Committee

Meeting Times:   2nd and 4th Fridays of the month.
2:00-  4:00 pm BC 214

Description: The Instructional Technology Committee (ITC) provides guidelines and leadership in the development of the instructional technology plan for Educational programs. Provides guidelines for campus-wide software and platform implementation.

Division Representatives

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidelines and leadership in the development of the instructional technology plan for Educational Programs.
  • Provides oversight for ranking software/hardware and emerging technologies for Educational programs.
  • Serves as technology advisory committee for the Faculty Resource Center (FRC).
  • Make recommendations for funding of requests to acquire computer technology.
  • Reviews the impact grant and initiative proposals make on college inventory and how these proposals take advantage of emerging technology.
  • Provides guidelines for campus-wide software and hardware platform upgrades and decisions.


DTC has 3 faculty members from ITC, plus Director of FRC
          1 faculty at large recommended by ITC
          ...approved by Senate

Committee Responsibilities:
Committee membership is an important component in our "service to the college." Committee members are expected to attend regularly scheduled meetings, to actively participate, to contribute to and share fairly in the workload and responsibilities of the Committee, to consult and seek input as needed from the Division members that they represent so as to represent the needs and concerns of the Division as a whole, and to maintain communication with Committee Chairs and Senate Representatives.

ADVOCACY: Your role as a division representative is to represent the point (s) of view of your Division. Report back to your division meetings to inform your colleagues of changes and discussions that may affect them. Bring questions and concerns back to the committee so we can hear all sides of the debate.

In initial discussions or rankings, you should feel free to present and press division views. Keep in mind the overall good of the student, faculty community and/or the college at large. Use your best judgment to contribute broader ideas and viewpoints to encourage debate and consensus in order to make recommendations to Senate and/or the District Technology Committee.

The Academic Senate's Instructional Technology Committee is a standing group of the District Technology Committee (est. 2002)
ITC will continue to be an Academic Senate Committee and function accordingly with respect to the determination of its membership and reporting relationships to the Academic Senate. The District Technology committee is an advisory to the College Planning Council, which in turn is the advisory group to the College President. Final authority rests with the President and Board of Trustees.

Senate constitution/Bylaws membership:

1 Faculty Resource Center Director
11 faculty (1 from each division)
4 at-large faculty (no more than a total of 3 from any division)
1 Academic Senate liaison
1 CLRC Director (resource)
2 Classified CSEA reps (non-voting)
1 Educational  Programs Dean (liaison)


Voting Procedures -- (Article VIII: Committee Rules in Senate Bylaws) Faculty members serving on Academic Senate committees shall vote on a divisional representation basis; one vote per division. When more than one faculty member from a given division is appointed to a committee, those faculty will caucus to determine how to vote in order to best serve the interests of the division. In the alternative, each division may designate, through their Senator (s), one committee member to be the voting representative for that division.


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