Learning Circles: Client Expectations

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 es@ncwit.org.

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