Audience: Suitable for teams designing an implementation of ALP. Department heads, mid-level administrators, state-wide redesign teams, and the like.
Purpose: To assist the group in thinking through the process of adopting ALP and to raise questions that need to be answered before implementation begins.
Content: The presentation usually covers the following:
- developing a timetable
- adapting ALP to local conditions
- coordinating with other college agencies such as counselors, records and registration, institutional research, and instructional technology.
- planning faculty development
- developing a data plan
- planning for scaling up
Format: Small group discussion.
Time: A short one or two hour discussion can get the group thinking and aware of the issues they will need to address. A longer session—half to whole day—can begin the process of developing a plan in some detail.