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California State University, Long Beach

New Interfaces

New Interfaces: technology, classroom facilities, delivery systems, distance education, different approaches to instruction, approaches to the mission.

Facilitator: Al Colburn

Objectives for Next Decade:

  • Focus on high impact, low risk technology
  • Enable the evolution of our teaching and learning
  • Work together to increase power and flexibility of these elements
  • Articulate clear values and goals for the appropriate mix of technologies to navigate the politics of winners and losers
  • Develop a standards-based structure to navigate this evolution to minimize the “noise”
  • Provide geographically distributed teaching, learning, and research, probably beginning with the CSU to deliver our programs throughout the state and maybe even the world)
  • Achieve more effective use of our brick and mortar resources
  • Focus on stable, effective communication technologies as our backbone
  • Plan for implement coordinated adoption of new technology (i.e., implementing a plan for consistent use of high impact, low risk technologies for delivery of our system)
  • Develop multiple delivery modes and methods to accommodate differences in learning styles
  • Look to experienced faculty, community college partners, CSUs, and UCs for expertise
  • Increase our emphasis of pedagogical innovation with technology and beyond technology
  • Enhance our technology interface with alumni, in particular
  • Place a high priority on technology in classrooms
  • Provide up-to-date technology and support for staff
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and sponsorship for coordinated adoption of technology