Strategy I: Academic Innovation
Create pathways from noncredit offerings to credit programs.
Conduct a needs assessment/process review for Adult Education, including ESOL students
with regards to enrolling and succeeding in credit programs, developing actions to
address barriers as needed.
Increase accessibility and convenience for students by offering a broader variety of learning modalities to meet students’ personal and educational needs.
Develop and distribute surveys for faculty and students regarding their preferences
for and satisfaction with online education at Bristol, resulting in a set of actions
to improve online learning.
Ensure student exposure to High Impact Practices (HIPs) in all certificate and degree programs.
Generate a list of institutionally approved HIPs and identify subject matter experts for each HIP to assist with training and coaching.
Develop a plan to increase the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) across all
programs at the college and to increase our participation in the Prior Learning Assessment
Fully realize and then assess the proactive advising model.
Conduct an in-depth assessment of the proactive advising model, making adjustments
Increase adjunct faculty/instructor engagement to promote innovation and foster effective collaboration among college staff and faculty.
Create professional development opportunities specifically designed for and by adjunct faculty.