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Educational Access
Annual Report for 2001
February 15, 2002

 

Introduction

 

This annual report filed by the Hawaii Educational Networking Consortium (HENC) details the third year of providing oversight for the Educational Access (EA) funding as detailed in the agreement signed in 1998 by 'Olelo, Community Television, the Hawaii Educational Networking Consortium and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA). This report is an overview of the Educational Access activities for the calendar year 2001.

This report is broken down into five major sections which are identified below: 

Section 1.0 -

The Channels and their Programming

Page 1

Section 2.0 -

Funding Summary

Page 4

Section 3.0 -

The 2001 Awards

Page 5

Section 4.0 -

Educational Access Summary

Page 17

Section 5.0 -

Appendices

Page 17

 

Section 1.0 - The Channels and their Programming

 

Section 1.1 - The Channels

The two Oahu access channels which are part of HENC's oversight and are pertinent to this report are:

1. The Education Channel (TEC) which is largely programmed by the University of Hawaii (UH) and provides opportunities for degree programs and lifelong learning via cablecast programming. TEC includes locally produced credit and non-credit programs which are produced by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Honolulu Community College, Kapiolani Community College, Kauai Community College, Leeward Community College, Maui Community College, and the Community Colleges Educational Training Center. Other programming on TEC includes educational material from the PBS Adult Learner Service (ALS) and the U.S. Department of Education. From January to August 2001 the approximate hours of broadcast by the UH included: Monday/ Wednesday/Friday from 7:45 AM - 10 PM; Tuesday/Thursday from 7:45 AM - 9:30 PM; Saturday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM; and, Sunday from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM. On August 27, 2001 the UH began to cablecast the TEC Channel on a 24 hour basis, seven days a week. The 24x7 programming hours are during the published school year. During semester breaks OIelo has requested that they provide programming for this channel.

2. The Education Access Channel (TEACh) hosts programming developed by the Teleschool branch of the State of Hawaii's Department of Education (DOE). TEACh primarily provides access to distance learning programming produced for, by and about children in grades Kindergarten through 12. In addition, the channel hosts staff development programming primarily for those associated with education as well as other adult learning. During the school year original programs and rebroadcasts are currently scheduled by Teleschool during the approximate hours of: Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Saturday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and Sundays from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. 'Olelo programs the TEACh channel during public school breaks.

 

 

Section 1.2 - The Programming

The following table summarizes the hours of programming activity for both of the Educational Access channels on Oahu. This data is derived from the unaudited information provided by each entities' benchmark report. Both of the complete reports can be found in Appendix 1 and 2 of this document. The summary of the hours of programming compiled from the data supplied by the UH and the DOE for 2001 and for the previous year is as follows:

 


For Calendar Year
2001 & 2000

 


Total Hours of Programming

 


Hours of Locally Produced Programming

 


Hours of Repeat Programming

 

 

2001

 

2000

 

2001

 

2000

 

2001

 

2000

 


Channel 55 --
University of Hawaii

 



5,183.75

 



4,324.25

 



2,545.75

 



2,170.25

 



2,367.5

 



1,205

 


Channel 56 --
DOE/Teleschool

 



3,821

 



3,759

 



1,448

 



1,420

 



1,541

 



1,556

 


Total for EA Channels

 


9,004.75

 


8,083.25

 


3,993.75

 


3,590.25

 


3,908.5

 


2,761

 

Section 1.3 - Other Channel Related Issues

At the time of this report HENC has not identified any conflicts relating to scheduling between EA and 'Olelo that required resolution.

In accordance with the terms of the Education Access Agreement, HENC is to identify and make necessary recommendations relating to the programming issues of the educational institutions. HENC has identified the following three discussion items:

1. Since September 2001 there has been significant improvement in the level of scheduling detail listed in most of Oahu's local news publications, the TV Guide, the Oceanic Channel 12 guide as well as on the 'Olelo website. 'Olelo was instrumental in working with the channels to find a solution to this nagging problem.

During 2001 each of the channels have improved upon the timeliness, delivery-method and level of content of the scheduling information that they present to 'Olelo. Improvements in this information has noticeably improved 'Olelo's printed matter, publicized materials and on-line offerings. The 'Olelo website can be accessed at: http://www.'Olelo.org/

2. During 2001 the picture clarity of the replay signal for Channel 55 has been identified as problematic. Complaints have been lodged by both viewers and program producers that the quality of the signal was "grainy" at best. The most notable incident has forced one grant-based research program director to request a move of their programming from Channel 55 to Channel 52.

In an attempt to identify the cause of this problem a series of discussions were held with both Oceanic Cable and 'Olelo. The problem was traced to old demodulator equipment at the ''Olelo facility. It was explained that the procedure was that the best of the access equipment is to be positioned on Channel 52 with the older equipment subsequently placed in use on the channels in numerical order. That means that the oldest equipment is in use on Channel 55 and 56--the two Educational Access channels.

Assuming that this analysis is correct, HENC does not feel that this is a fair and equitable situation for the Educational Access entities, producers or the viewing public. Therefore we would like to recommend that both Channel 55 and 56 be placed on par with the equipment of the best of the other Public, Education & Government (PEG) access channels.

3. As noted in the 2001 mid-year report 'Olelo added a constant "bug" in the lower left portion of the screen on all five of Oahu's PEG channels. Following that report 'Olelo agreed to reduced the intensity of the individual icons on each of the channels. While this reduction in strength does make this obstruction more palatable the size and "constant" nature of the bug continues to be disruptive at times to the educational message of the programming.

In addition, HENC believes that the bug also has detrimental effects on the use of Oahu-based programming by neighbor island access channels. This seems to violate the "community spirit" of PEG access which should be central to providers on all islands. In the past all EA programming has been, and continues to be, appropriately identified and information (which includes regular 'Olelo acknowledgements) is displayed at the end of the programs. HENC sees little added value in the use of this "bug" on the EA channels and again recommends that 'Olelo consider removing this marking entirely.

 

 

Section 2.0 - Funding Summary

The following data summarizes the funding disbursed during this reporting period:

 

2001 EDUCATIONAL ACCESS FUNDING

$ 925,000.00

Total 2001 Educational Access Allotment

2001 EXPENDITURES

Department of Education, State of Hawaii

Core Programming:

$ 352,427.00

Supplemental Programming:

$ 49,001.15

Total 2001 DOE Award:

$ 401,428.15

 

Hawaii Association of Independent Schools

Core Programming (First 1/2 Year 2001):

$ 37,500.00

Core Programming (Second 1/2 Year 2001):

$ 0.00

Supplemental Programming:

$ 0.00

Total 2001 HAIS Award:

$ 37,500.00

 

University of Hawaii

Core Programming:

$ 393,724.00

Video Intros for course marketing and fillers:

$ 10,000.00

Print and Radio Advertisements:

$ 5,750.00

Supplemental Programming:

$ 36,597.85

Total 2001 UH Award:

$ 446,071.85

Educational Access management fee:

$ 40,000.00

<$ 925,000.00>

Total 2001 Expenditures

2001 ENDING BALANCE

$ 00.00

Year-end Balance of 2001 Educational Access Funding

 

As required under the terms of the Educational Access Agreement, HENC has executed individual agreements with each of the year 2001 award recipients. These agreements set forth the terms and conditions regarding the amount of the award, use of the funds, reporting requirements, and other matters deemed appropriate by HENC for purposes of accountability.

 

Section 3.0 - The 2001 Awards

During 2001, the Hawaii Educational Networking Consortium (HENC) recommended three awards for the purpose of developing and delivering educational programming and services on the Oahu TEC and TEACh channels. The annual report for each of the three awards is described below:

 

Section 3.1.0 - Award No. 1 - Department of Education - Teleschool

Section 3.1.1 - Award No. 1 - The Year in Review

In spite of the first semester disruption imposed by a 3 week public school teachers strike and its impact on classroom activities as well as the EA cable programming options, Teleschool has largely managed to stay on schedule with their planned credit programming, their in-service staff development, and their new programming. The proposed specifics of the DOE Educational Access Plan for 2001 can be found on page 4, Section 4.1.0 of the plan filed in January 2001.

The DOE staff is continuing with their plan to align all programming to their defined standards. Such an effort warrants the repurposing of existing programming and a regrouping of titles into a centralized library collection. These categorization efforts allows the titles to be offered as a cohesive package which will enhance and support school curriculum. This standards-based alignment of programming includes both the titles that are produced locally as well as programming that is acquired.

During the first six months of 2001 the DOE broadened its partnerships with other learning institutions. Working with the summer school personnel at Kamehameha Schools, the DOE assisted with transmitting programming originating from the school's campus. This summer programming included two courses: Economics; and, History. The programming was live, with student interaction via the Internet and by phone line. Kamehameha students were able to take the courses for credit from their own home sites. The DOE provided infrastructure and expertise but did not provide funding for this pilot venture.

Throughout the year Teleschool has also expanded its partnership with Kapiolani Community College (KCC) for the 2001 production of its Tech Talk, Gear up Tutor Training and Looks Good II series. All of these series have been successfully completed and plans for 2002 call for a continuation of this mutually beneficial partnership which allows KCC students to augment their skills and improve their video expertise.

During 2001 the satellite connection between KHET and the DOE head-end at Teleschool was completed. This connectivity allows for a DOE video server to access extensive programming from the Annenberg Collection and make it available to Oahu's schools, teachers, parents and students. New series from this collection which are airing include: Human Geography; World Regional Geography; English Composition; Inside Statistics; The World of Chemistry; and, Exploring the World of Music.

Current and complete information regarding Teleschool's programming is available on a 24 hour basis on the web at: http://teleschool.k12.hi.us/

 

Section 3.1.2 - Award No. 1 - Benchmark Update

Teleschool successfully completed its entire 2001 semester schedule as spelled out in annual plan. The Educational Access Plan for 2001 also detailed the following four Teleschool objectives which are to help constitute the framework for measure of the project. Each of the planned benchmarks are in bold below and the report comments follows.

 

1) Hours of programming (original, live, other educational institutions).

During 2001 the DOE cablecast a total of 3,821 hours of programming. This was an increase of 1.6% over the total hours from 2000. The DOE hours of locally produced programming grew at a 2% rate and the overall hours of repeat programming was down by 1%.

 

2) Hours of courses available (credit, non credit).

For the 2001 calendar year the hours of live for-credit programming produced locally by Teleschool grew by nearly 13% while the hours of live non-credit programming increased by 14.7% over figures from the previous year.

 

3) Number of students enrolled or using the program.

The number of students estimated to be using or enrolled in Teleschool's EA program remained constant during the past year. For 2001, the Department of Education enrollment in the Teleschool's classes KidScience 5 and 6, Exploring the Islands, Voice and Wings, EARTH 3, 4,5,6 and Music Factory total an estimated 45,750 students. This calculation is based on 1,525 classes of 30 students who are reportedly enrolled or using the programming.

 

4) Equitable access of instructional services for students in remote areas.

In keeping with the DOE policy of "equity in access," by July 2002 Teleschool will be modifying its schedule of program offerings. Now that a majority of DOE school are adopting some form of year-round schooling, Teleschool will roll-out a modified schedule to accommodate this school year schedule. To meet this target date the Distance Learning teachers have been reformatting their lessons and have been organizing programming according to "units of study" rather than semesters. When completed, all units will have web support materials for teachers interested in using the programming.

As part of its on-going efforts to provide equal and equitable access to all of its constituents, the DOE has provided for continuing videostreaming of its popular Tech Talk show. Teleschool also continues to aid in the facilitation of webcasting the Department of Education's Board of Education meetings and makes inservice programming like Blood Borne Pathogens available as streaming video from the Teleschool website. The popular E-School program and AP Calculus series offers access for high school students statewide. Both Webcasting and videostreaming are perceived as logical extensions of cable access programming. The DOE believes that the use of such technology, coupled with educational access programming will boost the accessibility of educational information--most notably in remote communities.

 

Section 3.1.3 - Award No. 1 - Supplemental Programming Summary

The Department of Education/Teleschool funded six projects during the reporting period. A description of the Supplemental Programming is as follows:

 

Project Title: Arts Smart
Partner: DOE Art Specialist, Neal Tomita and Teleschool
Award Amount: $15,000

A new distance learning program designed for grades 4-5. There will be nine 30-minute programs. Each program will cover an art concept, such as line, color and texture. The programs also incorporate art history and visits to local galleries, short segments with a local artists, and a student activity.

 

Project Title: Reading to the Max
Partner: English as a Second Language (ESL/DOE) and Teleschool
Award: $14,500

This reading series will produce ten shows that are 15 minutes in length. Each production will help to convey to ESL students both the English language and numbers through effective use of repetition.

 

Project Title: Christabelle in the Museum of Time
Partner: DOE Office of Curriculum & Instruction and Teleschool
Award Amount: $15,000

This is a language arts storytelling series based upon solving puzzles created by an eccentric scientist in his Museum of Time. This initiative is a fifteen part series of 15-minute programs developed to promote effective reading.

 

Project Title: 30 Frames Per Second/ECELL
Partner: Moanalua Intermediate/ Lynne Sueoka
Award Amount: $7,000

Fifteen fledgling video journalists from the Moanalua Middle School Complex received hands-on training in video production during a July '01 summer school course. In addition to the student's production of three 1/2 hour programs, the class was exposed to real world careers in video journalism including the challenges and issues confronting local professionals in the field.

 

Project Title: What's up Fables
Partner: Honolulu District and Sandra Hu
Award Amount: $10,800

What's up Fables is a series of original fables written by teacher Sandra Hu. In the first phase, seven fables were performed and recorded by a select group of students from the Honolulu Complex, Gifted and Talented Section.

 

Project Title: Hawaiian Music
Partner: DOE Hawaiian Studies and Puanani Wilhelm
Award Amount: $10,000

Two educational music videos performed by noted local artists featuring the songs Hawaii Aloha and Hawaii Ponoi. Both videos will have full captioning for use as a teaching tool.

 

The 2001 reconciliation of the DOE Supplemental Programming (SP) funds are as follows:

 

Current Funds

$ 23,664.51 - Carry-over from previously unexpended Supplemental Awards.

$ 26,247.15 - 2001 - Supplemental Programming Award.

$ 22,754.00 - 2001 Mid-Year Award for SP.

$ 72, 665.66 - Total DOE Supplemental Programming funds.

 

Expenditures and Existing Balance

($ 72,300.00) - Less funds expended during this reporting period.

$ 365.66 - Balance to be allocated for future Supplemental Programming projects.

The DOE expended all but a few dollars of their Supplemental Programming funds during 2001. The remaining balance is $365.66.

 

Section 3.1.4 - Award No. 1 - Financial Review

The Education Program Manager reviewed the income and expenditures of the DOE Teleschool for the 2001 calendar year. As reported previously all of the Core Programming funds are held within a single trust fund which is independent of other Teleschool funds. This review did not identify any outstanding issues relating to the trust fund account.

 

Section 3.1.5 - Award No. 1 - DOE Year-End Summary

The growth in the total programming hours for the DOE during 2001 was nearly flat with less than 2% growth recorded. With this exception, Teleschool completed the majority of the planned objectives it set out for 2001.

HENC is generally pleased with how Teleschool has been effectively fostering partnerships to expand its outreach and with its effective use of the DOE Supplemental Programming funds. The six SP projects that have been funded help to both document and bring about change in education. One has the added bonus of career development for potential video personnel in the future. The use of the SP funds have an apparent long-term return to the community.

 

Section 3.2.0 - Award No. 2 -

Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)

Section 3.2.1 - Award No. 2 - The Year in Review

2001 was an Educational Access crossroads for the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools. For the first 6 months of 2001 HAIS battled to meet their objectives as defined in the 2001 plan. A review at the mid-year point determined progress to be less than what was expected and consequently HAIS' mid-year funding was not released. Therefore, HAIS' total Educational Access funding for the 2001 calendar year was $37,500.

During 2001 HAIS' commitment to quality EA programming did not change. As reported in the mid-year 2001 report HAIS stated that, in spite of the funding limitations, they planned to proceed with their defined objectives in an attempt to meet as many goals as possible given the constraints.

With both short-term objectives and longer-term goals in mind, HAIS made the decision to contract with a local producer/director to help reduce the backlog of programs and to further enhance the development plan for cable programs for the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.

The second half of 2001 for HAIS was much more productive. In addition to completing approximately ten programs HAIS has been refining and implementing a monthly program entitled Invitation To Teach. The intent of this monthly series is to generate career interest in teaching for both public and private school students. For the last quarter of the year HAIS has regularly been in the studio.

 

Section 3.2.2 - Award No. 2 - Benchmark Update

During the Summer and the second half of 2001 HAIS made extensive progress on editing and completing a number of videos for Educational Access. During this timeframe HAIS made an assessment of all of the existing HAIS footage and then prioritizing them for completion. The new contract producer also spearheaded HAIS' future efforts to develop and produce regular programming for EA cable.

As defined in the 2001 Plan, HAIS submitted a series of programming activities to monitor progress during the year. The following four benchmarks (in bold) are to be used to report and to evaluate the year of activities:

 

1. Continue to convene, on a regular basis, a five-member Advisory Committee to review the infrastructure design and implementation for cable program development through the establishment of learning communities that cross-school boundaries.

HAIS has a Technology Group of approximately 40 school technology coordinators who regularly dialogue on broadly defined school technology issues. During 2001 a subset of this group agreed to meet online as opposed to face-to-face meetings. This Distance Learning Group is comprised of self-selecting technology leaders from schools that are presently initiating efforts that will involve collaborative aspects of distance learning and cable programs.

 

2. Tape and broadcast 12 cable programs per semester for educators and parents.

During the reporting period, HAIS has continued to tape appropriate programs to share topical educational programs from their conferences and a host of workshops. The Association has also an on-going plan for a monthly studio program designed to inform viewers on independent school issues.

During 2001 the following HAIS projects were completed and delivered for scheduling on the following dates:

3) Maintain a monthly cable program on independent school issues.

A number of the above programs are from two ongoing series entitled Invitation to Teach and HAIS Presents. These series are now on a monthly rotating schedule of concept, development, taping, editing and final production. The intention of the Invitation to Teach series is to inspire individuals to become teachers. The current program format is to speak with individuals from various independent schools. The longer-term goals of these programs also seeks to provide a visual baseline for the recognition of potential cross linkages among all schools and educators.

4. Continue to develop prototypes of cable programs and broadcast segments for testing, feedback and review.

The second half of the year was devoted to attaining the goals set forth for the 2001 calendar year. Between July - December 2001, HAIS completed and submitted a number of programs for airing, considered fresh concepts and additional educational partners.

During 2001 HAIS explored the potential for partnerships with: Hawaii Public TV (KHET); multiple DOE Charter Schools for coursework; and, contemplated a live student-to-student program. HAIS also responded to timely school safety issues with programming relating to bullying in the school.

Now that production is becoming more routine a HAIS video team regularly reviews all of the programming prior to and during production and explores new concepts and ways to improve programming. In the future as HAIS cablecasts become more regular the programming will better lend itself to testing and feedback.

 

Section 3.2.3 - Supplemental Programming

The 2001 reconciliation of the HAIS Supplemental Programming funds are as follows:

 

 Current Funds

$ 11,562.38 - Carry-over from previously unexpended Supplemental Programming Awards.

$ 00.00 - 2001 - Supplemental Programming Award.

$ 11,562.38 - Total SP funds available to HAIS.

Expenditures and Existing Balance

($ 5,000.00) - Less funds expended during this reporting period.

$ 6,562.38 - Balance to be allocated for future Supplemental Programming projects.

 

During 2001 HAIS awarded one grant for the production of Supplemental Programming for Educational Access. Details of this award include:

Title: Why I Dance/Why I Teach
Partner: Mid-Pacific Institute
Award Amount: $5,000

This program will consist of a minimum of four 30-minute programs with a backdrop set at the Mid-Pacific School of the Arts (MPSA) Spring Dance Concert. This concert is choreographed by the faculty and guest artists and is performed by MPSA students. Personal interviews will discuss the major/minor career influences on the artists and performers, their passion for dance, and their perspective on the rewards for teaching and learning.

 

HAIS did not receive any additional Supplemental Programming funds during 2001.

 

Section 3.2.4 - Award No. 2 - Year-End Financial Review

An income and expense statement was provided to the Education Manager for review relating to the HAIS EA funding. The examination of the financial account and budget for this project did not identify any problems or deficiencies. As noted the HAIS also holds a balance of $6,562.38 to be allocated for future Supplemental Programming grants.

 

Section 3.2.5 - Award No. 2 - HAIS Year-End Summary

During 2001 HAIS has kept pace with a good majority of the programming activities defined in their plan. HAIS has been refining and expanding their overall infrastructure to produce cable programs. They have also been busy taping, and editing HAIS programs of a topical nature as well as being in production for a monthly cable series on education issues of interest to a broader educational community.

During the second half of 2001 HAIS agreed to not receiving the second portion of the planned 2001 award, but to their credit, HAIS has not backed away from their original intent. To help to accomplish their objectives, HAIS sought external production expertise to assist with the editing of taped programming and to aid with the structure in the production of future programs. This outside expertise has also helped to troubleshoot and enhance the design, development and planning for cable programs. The fruits of this partnership are now becoming evident with the regular monthly studio tapings of the "Invitation to Teach" series and final programming routinely becoming available.

 

Section 3.3 - Award No. 3.3.0 -

University of Hawaii (UH)

Section 3.3.1 - Award No. 3 - The Year in Review

The University of Hawaii's newly named Distributed Learning and User Services (DLUS) department continues to pursue their long-term goal to expand and refine the delivery of the Associate of Arts (AA) degree over Educational Access cable. During the calendar year 2001 the UH reached or surpassed all of their defined benchmarks as detailed in Section 4.3.5 and 4.3.6 on page 15 of the 2001 Educational Access Plan.

The vast majority of the programming offered by the UH during this reporting period is related to credit coursework in the following four fields: 1. Associate of Arts Degree (AA); 2. Liberal Studies; 3. Nursing Electives; and, 4. Professional Diploma in Education (PDE);

The number of credit courses offered by the UH increased 31% during 2001. Student registrations during 2001 totaled 1,505 for UH cable courses as compared with 1,024 enrolled during 2000. This constitutes a 47% growth in total class registrations during the reporting year.

As has always been the case the UH endeavors to apply the Principles of Good Practice for electronically offered degree programs. Additional information about programming, course scheduling, cable access or any of the University of Hawaii's distance learning programs can be found on their Website located at: http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/

 

Section 3.3.2 - Award No. 3 - Benchmark Update

The UH proposed the following seven benchmarks in its plan for 2001. The following activities relating to the benchmarks of this proposal have been achieved during the past one-year period. The benchmarks are defined in bold and the activities relating to each of the UH's seven goals are detailed below:

 

1. Produce 4 new programs each year.

All of the promised new programs for the Associate of Arts Degree have been completed. The new programming includes:

1) English 209 (aired Fall 2001);
2) Micro Economics 130 (to be aired Spring 2002);
3) Food Science and Human Nutrition 185 (aired Fall 2001) and,
4) Hawaiian Studies 107 (aired Fall 2001).

 

2. Revise 5 previously produced programs each year.

In Addition to the above new programming, five revised UH programs relating to the Associate of Arts Degree have been completed. The list of the revised programs and their approximate airing date are:

1) Math 115 (aired Summer 2001);
2) English 100 (aired Fall 2001);
3) Anthropology 200 (aired Fall 2001);
4) Geology 101 (aired Fall 2001); and,
5) Psychology 101 (completed and to be aired in 2002).

 

3. Refine and implement an online course evaluation.

The status of required UH course evaluations is currently under review for possible revision. The UH Faculty Senate and their union representation have contested the issue that tenured professors cannot be required to evaluate their classes. Until these issues can be resolved distance learning classes will not be required to evaluate their course.

 

4. Update the AA degree program for distance.

During 2001 this project has allowed for additional progress toward the quality credit courses offerings necessary for the completion of an AA degree. The advancements made during 2001 have helped to insure continuous availability of class programming. A subcommittee of the UH cable group met in June, October, November and December 2001 to review UH Educational Access credit programs and to develop a list of criteria for improvement. A list of this criteria is currently being refined for implementation.

 

5. Provide for appropriate support services to students working toward their AA degree.

During 2001 the UH implemented a technology services phone help line for distance learning students. The Oahu number is 956-8883 and toll-free from neighbor islands at 1-800-342-7949. The UH system also continues to updates it's package relating to a systematic offering of the AA Degree. This provides for students to know exactly when courses will be offered in the future and allows them to systematically plan toward their degree. This information was made available for distribution in print format (brochure) or on the web at: http://www.hawaii.edu/uhcc.e-learn/

 

6. Provide continued support for programming for current collaborations.

During 2001 the UH provided continuing support for a number of collaborations. Examples of on-going support are for the Applied Speech programming (with Audiology Associates), Legal Aid and the certification course for the City and County of Honolulu's Emergency Medical Service (EMS).

 

7. Provide approximately 20 credit courses and related cable programming each semester of the academic year.

During 2001 the UH provided 35 credit courses during the Spring and Summer I semesters. Summer II and Fall '01 semesters offered a total of 29 credit courses. A total of 64 credit courses were provided during the reporting period.

 

Section 3.3.3 - Award No. 3 - Supplemental Programming Summary

During 2001 the UH funded and implemented seven projects from their Supplemental Programming Grant allocation. A description of the programming projects are as follows:

 

Project Title: Legally Speaking
(thirty programs, one and one-half hour in length)
Award Amount: $18,500
Partner: Kapiolani Community College and Legal Aid

Project Title: Multi-lingual in an Education Environment
(nine programs, one hour in length)
Award Amount: $9,250
Partner: UH and the Employment Training Center (ETC)

Project Title: Island Connections
(eight programs, one hour in length)
Award Amount: $8,250
Partner: American Studies and the Peace Institute

Project Title: Kai‘ Ewalu
(eight programs, one hour in length)
Award Amount: $8,250
Partner: Hawaiian Studies and their affiliates

Project Title: You & the Law
(Thirty programs one and one-half hour in length)
Award Amount: $18,500
Partner: Kapiolani Community College and Legal Aid

Project Title: Diabetes Awareness
(four programs, one hour in length)
Award Amount: $4,000
Partner: Leeward Community College Food Services and the Hawaii Diabetes Association

Project Title: Emergency Medical (EMS)
(four programs, one hour in length)
Award Amount: $4,000
Partner: City and County of Honolulu, Emergency Medical Service and the UH

 

The final reconciliation of the University of Hawaii Supplemental Programming funds for 2001 is as follows:

Current Funds

$ 34,451.11 - Carry-over from previously unexpended Supplemental awards.

$ 29,597.85 - 2001 - Supplemental Programming Award.

$ 7,000.00 - 2001 Mid-Year Award for Supplemental Programming.

$ 71,048.96 - Total UH SP funds.

Expenditures and Existing Balance

$ 71,048.96 - Total SP funds available to UH.

($70,750.00) - Less funds expended during this reporting period.

$ 298.96 - Balance to be allocated for future UH Supplemental Programming.

Total Supplemental Programming grants awarded during the 2001 calendar will result in 93 new programs and expended a total of $70,750.00. This leaves the University of Hawaii with a small balance of $298.96.

 

Section 3.3.4 - Award No. 3 - Annual Financial Review

During the 2001 reporting period the UH submitted all requested financial information to the Education Manager. The UH award funds are deposited into a stand-alone account administered financially through the University's Office of Research Services. The funds are not co-mingled with other funds. The financials for this project did not identify any problems or apparent deficiencies.

 

Section 3.3.5 - Award No. 3 - UH Year-End Summary

On August 27, 2001 the UH began to cablecast Channel 55 on a 24 hour basis, seven days a week. HENC praises this monumental accomplishment for the UH and recognizes it as one cornerstone in the Consortium's long-term EA cable mission.

As expected with the 2001 conversion of the UH channel to a 24x7 basis the number of credit courses offered by the UH increased 31% and total class registrations grew by 47% during the reporting year. Also of note was a 20% increase in total hours of programming by the UH.

In addition to AA credit courses the UH continues to schedule informational programs that support the UH's equity and outreach mission relating to student study skills and the challenges associated with multicultural/multilingual communication in an education setting. The UH also continues to build strong partnerships with the allocation of Supplemental Programming funds. One example of such a partnership is programming relating to Diabetes and Nutrition, a joint program proposed between the Leeward Community College Food Services and the Hawaii Diabetes Association.

 

Section 4.0 - Educational Access Summary

Generally, the Hawaii Educational Networking Consortium is pleased with the progress being made relating to the two Educational Access Channels on Oahu. The Consortium would particularly like to acknowledge the University of Hawaii for it 24x7 cablecast commitment to Educational Access during 2001.

This report attests to more than 9000 hours of Educational Access cablecasts during the reporting year. HENC also concludes that the quality, access, diversity and value of Oahu's Educational Access programming continues to improve.

The Consortium is proud to report that during the review period the EA awardees authorized 14 Supplemental Programming grants totaling $148,050. These awards will ultimately result in more than 140 new educational programs.

HENC and the three entities would like to once again thank 'Olelo for its continued support of Educational Access. This report is believed to be in full compliance with the terms of Educational Access Agreement signed in 1998. If this is not found to be the case the Education Program Manager, upon request, will attempt to resolve any issues, concerns or conflicts with 'Olelo and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs relating to the matters covered in this document.

This report will be made available online via the HENC website: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~henc/

 

Section 5.0 - Appendices

Appendix 1. - UH 2001 Benchmark Matrix & Program Listing

Appendix 2. - UH 2000 Educational Access Progress Report

Appendix 3. - DOE 2001 Benchmark Matrix & Program Listing

Appendix 4. - DOE 2000 Educational Access Progress Report

 

 


Appendix 1.

 

UH 2001 Benchmark Matrix & Program Listing

 


 Attachment B

 

UH 2001 Educational Access Progress Report

 

Name of Grantee: University of Hawaii

 

Contact Person: Hae K. Okimoto

 

 

 

 

 

Dates Covered in this Report:
January 1 - December 31, 2001

 

UNITS OF MEASURE

 

Spring & Summer I 2001

 

Summer II & Fall 2001

 

Year to Date

 

number of hours of credit courses*

 

1199.5

 

804.25

 

2003.75

  •  
  • locally produced

 

1034.5

 

776.75

 

1811.25

  •  
  • purchased/ produced elsewhere

 

165

 

97.5

 

262.5

  •  
  • live

 

217

 

311.5

 

528.5

  •  
  • tape delayed

 

937.5

 

557.75

 

1495.25

  •  
  • rebroadcast

 

675

 

858.5

 

1533.5

 

number of hours of non-credit programs*

 

16

 

53

 

69

  •  
  • locally produced

 

16

 

53

 

69

  •  
  • purchased/ produced elsewhere

 

0

 

0

 

0

  •  
  • live

 

4

 

0

 

4

  •  
  • tape delayed

 

12

 

53

 

65

  •  
  • rebroadcast

 

0

 

69.5

 

69.5

 

number of hours of informational programs*

 

245.25

 

498.25

 

743.5

  •  
  • locally produced

 

245.25

 

420.25

 

665.5

  •  
  • purchased/ produced elsewhere

 

0

 

78

 

78

  •  
  • live

 

82.75

 

133.5

 

216.25

  •  
  • tape delayed

 

146.5

 

329.75

 

476.25

  •  
  • rebroadcast

 

128

 

636.5

 

764.5

 

number of credit courses

 

35

 

29

 

64

 

number of non-credit programs

 

1

 

3

 

4

 

number of informational programs (local)

 

14

 

27

 

41

 

number of students enrolled in credit courses

 

799

 

706

 

1505

 

* 1st broadcast, does not include rebroadcasts

 

Significant Achievements

 

Broadcasting of Supplemental fund programs:

 

Communication Skills, Island Connections

 

Kai 'Ewalu, Success Skills, You & the Law

 

Living in a Global World, Kipapa Lecture Series

 

 

UH Programming List

 

Credit Courses - Spring 2001

Administration of Justice 224

Agriculture 194

Anthropology 200

Biology 100

Chinese 102

Drama 101

Education 550

English 100

English 256

English Language Institute 3

Food Science & Human Nutrition 185

Geology 101

Geology 103

Hawaiian 202

Nursing 259

Nursing 261

Psychology 100

Science 122

Sociology 650

Speech 151

 

Credit Courses - Summer Session 1 & 2

Food Science & Human Nutrition

Anthropology 200

Geology 101

Math 115

Psychology 100

Speech 151

Science 122

 

 

Credit Courses - Fall 2001

Accounting 201

Administration of Justice 234

Agriculture 194

Anthropology 200

Biology 100

Botony 130

Ed: Curriculum & Instruction 499

English 209

English 256

English Language Institute 4

Food Sci & Human Nutrition 185

Geology 101

Hawaiian 101

Hawaiian Studies 107

History 152

History 281

Japanese 101

Math 100

Math 115

Nursing 290

Nursing 263

Nursing 264

Science 122

Sociology 100

Speech 151

Teacher Ed: Science 582

Teacher Ed: Science 583

 

 

Non-Credit

Emergency Medical Service

Student Success 101*

 

 

Informational

Locally Produced

Communication Skills (How to be Multi-Lingual) *

Communication Skills on the Job*

CTAHR Show

Distinguished Lecture Series

E O Mai (in conjuction with PREL)

Emeritus College

Ethnic Studies

Focus on UHH

Hawaiian Studies

High Tech Hawaii

Island Connections*

Kai ‘Ewalu*

Kipapa Lecture Series

Living in a Global World*

Legally Speaking

Maui Weather

Success Skills 101 *

World Town Planning

Vint Cerf

You & the Law *

* indicates programming supported by Supplemental Funds

 

Purchased

Author Author

Beyond Chalk

The Biology of Small Life

Exploring the Diversity of Life

Faculty Development Series

Innovative Learning Strategies

Life on the Internet

Teaching for Critical Thinking

Universal Access to Computing

 

 

 

 


  •  
    Appendix 2.

     

    UH 2000 Educational Access Progress Report

      

     


  •  

     
    Appendix 1.

     

    UH Benchmark Matrix & Program Listing

     

     

    Name of Grantee: University of Hawaii

     

    Contact Person: Hae K. Okimoto

     

    Grant Dates: Calendar Year 2000

     

    Dates Covered in this Report: January 1 - December 31, 2000

     

    UNITS OF MEASURE

     

    Spring
    2000

     

    Summer
    2000

     

    Fall
    2000

     

    Year to
    Date

     

    number of hours of programming

     

    number of hours of credit courses*

     

    750

     

    157.5

     

    801.5

     

    1709

     

    • locally produced

     

    660

     

    67.5

     

    585.5

     

    1313

     

    • purchased/ produced elsewhere

     

    90

     

    90

     

    216

     

    396

     

    • live

     

    225

     

    0

     

    195.5

     

    420.5

     

    • tape delayed

     

    525

     

    157.5

     

    582

     

    1264.5

     

    • rebroadcast

     

    324.5

     

    120

     

    460

     

    904.5

     

    number of hours of non-credit programs*

     

    176.5

     

    282

     

    56

     

    514.5

     

    • locally produced

     

    176.5

     

    210

     

    40

     

    426.5

     

    • purchased/ produced elsewhere

     

    0

     

    72

     

    16

     

    88

     

    • live

     

    15

     

    144

     

    0

     

    159

     

    • tape delayed

     

    161.5

     

    138

     

    56

     

    355.5

     

    • rebroadcast

     

    79

     

    72

     

    16

     

    167

     

    number of hours of informational programs*

     

    229.75

     

    297

     

    369

     

    895.75

     

    • locally produced

     

    123.75

     

    163.5

     

    144

     

    431.25

     

    • purchased/ produced elsewhere

     

    106

     

    133.5

     

    225

     

    464.5

     

    • live

     

    33.75

     

    0

     

    95

     

    128.75

     

    • tape delayed

     

    196

     

    297

     

    274

     

    767

     

    • rebroadcast

     

    58.5

     

    0

     

    75

     

    133.5

     

    number of credit courses

     

    20

     

    5

     

    24

     

    49

     

    number of non-credit programs

     

    4

     

    3

     

    4

     

    11

     

    number of informational programs

     

    8

     

    5

     

    8

     

    21

     

    number of students enrolled in credit courses

     

    418

     

    137

     

    469

     

    1027

     

    * = 1st broadcast, does not include rebroadcasts

     

    Significant Achievement

     

    AA Website completed: http://www.hawaii.edu/uhcc.e-learn/

     

     

     


     

    Appendix 3.

     

    DOE 2001 Benchmark Matrix & Program Listing

     

  • ttachment A
  •  

    DOE 2001 Educational Access Progress Report

     

    Name of Grantee: Hawaii State Department of Education/Teleschool

     

    Contact Person: Geriann Hong

     

    Dates Covered in this Report: January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001

     

    UNITS OF MEASURE

     

    Spring 2001

     

    Fall 2001

     

    YEAR TO DATE

     

    Number of hours of programming

     

    1838

     

    1983

     

    3821

     

    Number of hours of credit courses

    • Live
    • Taped delayed
    • Rebroadcast

     

     

    260

    157

    157

     

     

    368

    61

    60

     

     

    628

    218

    217

     

    Number of hours of non-credit programs

    • Live
    • Taped delayed
    • Rebroadcast

     

    40

    271

    271

     

     

    69

    222

    222

     

     

    109

    493

    493

     

    Number of hours of educational programming

    From non DOE Institutions

    • Taped delayed
    • Rebroadcast

     

     

    341

    341

     

     

     

    491

    490

     

     

     

    832

    831

     

     

    Number of students enrolled/using programs*

     

     

     

    45,750

    * This number is only a broadly defined estimate as the DOE has no official student registration reporting requirements for Teleschool course usage.

     

     

     

    Channel 56 Programming List:
    January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001
  • Credit Programming

     

    AP Calculus

    Advanced Guidance

    Algebra For All

    Alii, Kahuna, Kapu

    Almost Painless Guide to the Branches of Government

    The American Civil War

    Art of the Western World

    Art, Basic Instruction

    Art-I-Facts

    Artists of Hawaii

    ARTV Art History

    Background of the American Revolutionary War

    Bloodborne Pathogens

    Boyhood of George Washington

    Celebrating Amercan: Symbols and Ceremonies

    Cool Talk

    Crossroads Café

    Dash

    Discovering History

    EO Mai

    EARTH 3

    EARTH 4

    EARTH 5

    EARTH 6

    Economics USA

    Economics

    English Composition

    E-School

    Exploring the Islands

    Exploring the World of Music

    Expression

    Gear up Tutor Training

    GED Connection

    GED Math

    GED Social Studies

    GED writing

    Global Geography

    Hands-On Assistive Learning

    History in Focus

    Holoholo

    Hoomau

    Hawaiian Monarchy

    Ke Ao Nei

    Kidscience on the Move

    Kidscience 5

    Kidscience 6

    Kidscience Specials

    KSBE Economics

    Let's go Voyaging

    Live from Antarctica

    Masters of the Rainbow

    Music Factory

    Na kii Hana Noeau

    'Olelo

    New E-School

    Ohia Project

    Reading is Fundamental

    Reading:Basic to Success

    Real Life Art

    Road to National Board Certification

    Song works

    Teaching math

    Voices and Wings

    Youth Entrepreneurship

     

     

    Non-Credit Programming

     

    About Safety

    Ancient Civilizations

    The Art of Old Hawaii

    Board of Education

    BOE Student Council

    Children of the World

    Contemporary Hawaiian Quilts

    Create a Craft

    The Creative Spirit

    Destination

    Dragon's Tongue

    Eazy Kine

    Eazy Strummin

    Eazy Stuff

    Eazy Tunes

    Eazy Tunes Special

    Every Child Can Succeed

    Exploration in Literacy and Diversity

    Financing your Future

    Focus on Families

    Hawaii Crime Alert

    Hawaiian Quilt Research Project

    HSTA

    Ike Pono

    Looks Good

    National Board Certification

    Pilikia Ma Hawaii

    Pulling in the Net

    Rapa Nui Special

    Safety Saves Safety Works

    Teacher Quality: Doing What Matters Most for Hawaii

    Tech Talk

    Technology for Teachers

    Technology: Making It Simple

    What's the Story

     

     

    Non-Local Programming

    Aesop's Fables

    Against All Odds

    Alexander and the Car with a Missing Headlight

    All the Colors of the Earth

    American Cinema

    Annenberg Channel

    Asian Traditions: For a Bowl of Rice

    Beast of Monsieur Racine

    Beauty and the Beast

    Behind the Scenes

    Body Atlas

    Blue Berries for Sal

    Charlie Needs a Cloak

    Chevron Electric Classroom

    Dr. Seuss

    Eye of the Cyclops

    Forests of the World

    Future Look: Technology in Real Classrooms

    Grimm's Fairy Tales

    Guitar with Frederick Noad

    Hands on Crafts for Kids

    History of Space Flight

    History's Ancient Legacies

    History's Turning Points

    How to Study Cultures

    Human Geography

    Imagination Station

    In Search of the Novel

    Interactive Cooperative Learning

    Just for Me

    Lord of the Animals

    Maori Legends of New Zealand

    Math Works

    Mathematical Eye

    Mathematics Assessment

    Meet the Seasons

    Minds on Science

    Missing Link

    Mister Benn

    Movie Magic

    NASA Images

    A Nation is Born

    Nature Connection with David Suzuki

    The Nature of Things

    News Writing

    North Carolina Dept of Instruction ESL videotapes

    The Pen Pal Series

    Planet Earth

    Power of Place

    Power of Writing

    Practical Math

    Private Universe Project in Mathematics

    Programming for Parents

    Race to Save the Planet

    Rif in Action

    Satellite Town Meeting

    School Connections

    Science of the Sea

    Science Screen Report

    Storybook Series

    Student as an Historian

    Tales out of School

    Taxes in U. S. History

    Teaching methods for the 21st Century

    They're Just 5 Minutes Health Series

    Towser

    Unseen Life on Earth

    Welcome to the Monkey House

    What do experts say?

    What do you want to be when you grow up

    When I Grow Up

    The Whole Child

    Work in the 21st Century

    Workplace Readiness

    Workplace Skills

    World of Art

    Writing for Primary Grades

     


  • Appendix 4.

     

    DOE 2000 Educational Access Progress Report

     

     

     

     


  •  
    Appendix 2.

     

    DOE Benchmark Matrix & Program Listing

     

    DOE 2000 Educational Access Progress Report

    Name of Grantee: Hawaii State Department of Education/Teleschool

    Contact Person: Geriann Hong

    Dates Covered in this Report: January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2000

     

     

     

     

    UNITS OF MEASURE

     

     

     

    Spring 2000

     

     

     

    Fall 2000

     

     

     

    YEAR TO DATE

     

     

     

    Number of hours of programming

     

     

     

    1873

     

     

     

    1886

     

     

     

    3759

     

     

    Number of hours of credit courses

    Live

     

    Taped delayed

     

    Rebroadcast

     

     

     

    290

     

    93

     

    94

     

     

     

    266

     

    171

     

    174

     

     

     

    556

     

    264

     

    268

     

    Number of hours of non-credit programs

    Live

     

    Taped delayed

     

    Rebroadcast

     

     

    60

     

    220

     

    219

     

     

    35

     

    285

     

    286

     

      

    95

     

    505

     

    505

     

    Number of hours of educational programming

    From non DOE Institutions

    Taped delayed

     

    Rebroadcast

     

     

     

    449

     

    448

     

     

     

    334

     

    335

     

     

     

    783

     

    783

     

    Number of students enrolled/using programs*

     

    45,000

     

    45,750

     

     

    * This number is only a broadly defined estimate (see breakout on page 4 of 2000 Annual Report)--as the DOE has no official student registration reporting requirements for Teleschool course usage.