Strategic Plan
1995-2000

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Goal II Objectives
Goal II Measures


Evaluation:
Strategic Goal II

Strategic Goal II - To provide high quality education that produces satisfied, well-prepared students

Ratings indicate: a completed objective or improvement on a measure ( ); progress ( ); or no progress on an objective or decreases in a measure ( ) .

Objectives Responsibility Status Rating
1. Identify and implement the support services and curriculum appropriate for Miami Dade to offer (ER).

Education Review task forces

Identification completed.  See final committee reports. Curriculum changes implemented; support services recommendations in progress.  In 2000-2005 Plan Goal 5.
2. Determine the knowledge, attitudes and skills required of all students, and apply this to courses and programs to determine exit and entry level competencies needed (ER).

Education Review task forces

Completed.  See  final committee reports and restructuring of curriculum.
3. Review all instructional programs from entry to exit to ensure that students can articulate from one program to another (ER).

Education Review task forces

Completed.  See  final committee reports.
4. Review all student services, student life activities and student flow processes and delivery college-wide for all students (ER).

Education Review, Student Flow Task Force.

Completed.  See final report of this task force.
5. Describe how student services, student life activities and student flow processes must be restructured in order for services to be delivered in an efficient and effective way (ER).

Education Review, Student Flow Task Force.

Completed.  See final report of this task force.
6. Successfully move students through preparatory and second language courses (ES).

CASSC; 
Academic Deans;
Discipline Committees

Curriculum has been restructured to provide Adult Basic, VESOL, and Voc Prep opportunities. (Measures 8, 9, & 13)  In 2000-2005 Plan Goal 4C.
7. Develop a process for informing current students of college/program requirements and state mandates (ER).

Executive Committee;
Student Deans;
Director of Marketing

In progress- see MDC web page for Student Information Services
8. Increase retention and program completion, especially in targeted PBIF (Workforce) programs (ES).

Executive Committee;
School Directors

Major program restructuring is underway; Occupational completion points established. (Measures 10, 11, &12)
9. Increase the number of Associate in Arts graduates who have 12 or fewer excess credits (ES).

Executive Committee;
CASSC

Associate in Arts curriculum has been revised.
10. Measure student and alumni satisfaction with MDC programs and services (LI). Institutional Research Student survey completed (Measure 14); Alumni survey for Vocational students completed and comments sent to School Directors.
11. Continually evaluate and revise programs based on student and alumni satisfaction data, community and industry feedback, and faculty input (LI).

Executive Committee;
CASSC;
School Directors

Major program restructuring is underway based on community and Industry needs. See State of the College Report, p.13-14.  Area effectiveness plans are under way.
12. Increase access to accelerated learning programs (CLEP, Dual Enrollment) (LI). Objective not pursued since funding for Dual Enrollment was withdrawn.  Proposed bills to restore funding are pending. 

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