2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Rust
SCHEV Ofc for Learning Technology

Item 167.10 #1h

Item 167.10 #1h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Higher Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia FY2005 $0 FY2006 $360,000 GF
FY2005 0.00 FY2006 2.00 FTE

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(This amendment provides general funds in the second year to create the Office of Learning Technology in the State Council of Higher Education. Pending legislation in House Bill 2227 proposes the creation of the Office of Learning Technology to (i) facilitate the development of innovative, cost-effective, technology-enriched teaching and learning initiatives, including distance and distributed learning initiatives, to address currently served populations and underserved constituencies in the Commonwealth; (ii) seek to improve cooperation among and between the institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; (iii) improve efficiency and expand the availability of technologically-enriched courses; and (iv) facilitate the sharing of research and experience to improve student learning.)