Participants engaging in Learning Circles are expected to:
Have documented buy-in from the dean and department chair.
Identify a four- to six-member committee to work on increasing women’s participation in computing. (We can provide guidance on committee membership.)
Ensure at least two committee members attend each online Learning Circle meeting.
Hold regularly scheduled team meetings, some of which some will be virtually attended by an ESC.
Submit anonymous enrollment, retention, and graduation data to NCWIT.
Engage in self-assessment activity prior to launch of Learning Circle meetings.
Complete periodic pre-work activities prior to Learning Circle meetings.
Develop and begin implementing a strategic recruitment and retention plan, including evaluation methods, for increasing women’s participation in computing.
Administer an introductory level course entry survey.
Submit a report at the end of the project.
Participate in annual Extension Services’ evaluation interviews during time as a client.
Questions about these expectations can be sent to [email protected].