Goals Assessment Report - FY99
This is the report required by the ASU Strategic Plan. As specified, the
report includes the following elements:
- Evaluation of previous
- New goals for the coming
- Recommendations for planning
- Recommendations for budgeting
of 1998 - 1999 Goals
Goal1: To introduce new technology to the faculty and the students.
||Development of technology
workshops and target selection. We provided training workshops and one
on one training to the following departments: Fine Arts, Public Relations,
Business, Education, Political Science, History and Anthropology. We developed
a web based instructional request form which is available on our web page.
Faculty use this to request multimedia and web publishing seminars for
requests from students and faculty increased this fiscal year by 17%.
Summer requests for computer based multimedia presentations continue to
increase. This is a direct result of information and instruction provided
to the classrooms. We distributed departmental surveys to all participants
and the results exceeded the expectations.
| Goal 2: To develop
quality sound reinforcement for the Humanities and Fine Arts programs.
and installation in Fine Arts Classroom 1. The old system was in disrepair
and inoperable. We designed a new audio reinforcement system which enables
faculty to utilize various sound materials available.
one on one training to the faculty in the operation of the equipment.
The feedback from the faculty utilizing the room was extremely satisfied
and the faculty have requested different sound formats for utilization
in the classroom.
| Goal 3: Research
available possibilities for additional shelving for non print materials
without requiring additional space.
of modular track shelving system which provides double the capacity of
shelving with existing square footage available.
| Goal 4: To provide
and upgrade classroom equipment.
of each classroom was completed and preventative maintenance was accomplished
on classroom overheads and screens. Replacements were made to aging equipment.
installation of television/videocassette recorders to classrooms that
request this equipment hourly.
| Goal 5: Promote and publicize departmental services.
departmental web pages which promote our services and equipment available.
a video, laser disc, compact disc, and audio tape listing for holdings
available in the Media Center and Audio Lab. These can be viewed by browsing
the complete alphabetical listing or by searching keyword.
Goals for 1999 - 2000
The Reese Library Mission statement was revised this year. Media
Services have actively engaged in revising and reformatting the goals
, based on the new library mission statement. This project utilizes a
standard format recommended by the SACS Institutional Effectiveness Committee.
The latest version of this document (draft #1) is appended as Attachment
square footage needed for multimedia and graphical stations for students
Justification: This square footage is needed to
provide adequate resources to student and faculty in the use of scanners
and images and graphical software. We continue to provide individual instruction
to students and faculty in the use of digital cameras, scanners, and web
publishing. Each station requires adequate workstations to house the needed
peripherals required in utilizing specialized equipment.
| Recommendations for Budgeting
Provide increased funding for Student Assistants
Justification: Provide media technology and services
to the faculty, staff, and students. The demands for instructional equipment
and personnel continue to stretch staffing and support to the limits.
We cannot operate effectively without additional resources.
B. Permanent (or at least one
- time funding to replace the current budget one time funding for student
required for a new position, Administrative Secretarial position
Justification: With the increased demands placed
on Media Services with the growing amount of scheduling, maintenance and
updated of material holdings data base, department publications, statistics,
cataloging, work requests, and telephones, it becomes increasingly necessary
to add this position. Presently we employ two full time student assistants
to accomplish some of these responsibilities but it requires continual
training and the amount of time a student remains employed is very short.
This is not a practical solution because student employment varies and
the responsibilities are greater than what a student employee should be
including fringe benefits: $26,210
Required for Overtime
Justification: Media Services must provide staff
and equipment to campus sponsored events, such as, Graduation, Convocation,
Fish fry, ASU Day, and many more. This funding is vital to the operation
of events that require after hours and weekend coverage. Presently there
is no funding available.
required for a new position, Instructional Design Specialist position
Justification: Our faculty are unable to keep up
with the quick changes in technology (i.e. Computer Graphics, Power Point,
Web Development). The faculty members will be able to utilize the latest
technology without devoting long hours of their valuable time to master
new software products. The Instructional Designer will be responsible
for producing and maintaining publications and development for the faculty
including fringe benefits: $42,870
required for a new position, Teleproduction Manager
Justification: This position is needed to manage
the Hardy Hall television and recording facility. To better utilize a
valuable resource on our campus this position is necessary. The position
would be a departmental position dedicated solely to support campus wide
use of the television studio facilities. This position would be available
to all faculty, staff, and students for scheduling and assisting usage
of the facility for production and editing. The position would be responsible
for promoting the use of the facility campus wide and the repair, installation,
maintenance, and purchasing of all television studio needs. This position
would allow for more accessibility to all aspects of the university in
the utilization of the teleproduction facilities.
including fringe benefits: $38,110
funding for Supplies and Materials - Office
Justification: Each day we are replacing overhead
bulbs in classrooms, in addition to weekly and monthly replacement of
data projection bulbs in instructional stations. Replacement costs per
data projector range from $395 to $600. Overhead projection bulb replacement
is $35 each and they are replaced in each classroom at least 5 to 6 times
Funding for Part Time Clerical
Justification: Student Assistants are employed
in the Media Center to operate, deliver and assist faculty, staff, and
students. During intercession hours and summer most students are not registered
in classes, they are then required to be paid out of this fund. Presently
there is no funding in this budget line and we must have funding to operate
during intercession and summer semester. Summer and intercession is the
only time we can provide maintenance to the classrooms, installations,
Funding for Travel
Justification:: As instructional technology and
multimedia requests for training and software continue to increase it
becomes necessary to provide adequate training resources to staff in the
instruction and support of this technology. Professional statewide meetings
are necessary for the development of all our staff and with the Library
and Media Services and converting to GIL will require travel also.
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