Western-Jargon-List

Western-Jargon-List



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Western	
  Jargon:	
  
	
  
ABE	
  
Adult	
  Basic	
  Education	
  

GED	
  
General	
  Education	
  Development	
  

ACA	
  
Affordable	
  Care	
  Act	
  

GOAL	
  
Goal	
  Oriented	
  Adult	
  Learning	
  

AEDD	
  
Academic	
  Excellence	
  and	
  Development	
  
Division	
  

HLC	
  
Higher	
  Learning	
  Commission	
  

A.L.P	
  
Accelerated	
  Learning	
  Program	
  

HPS	
  
Health	
  and	
  Public	
  Safety	
  Division	
  
HR	
  
Human	
  Resources	
  

ALT	
  
Academic	
  Leadership	
  Team	
  
AQIP	
  
Academic	
  Quality	
  Improvement	
  Project	
  
ASLA/UT	
  
Associate	
  of	
  Science	
  Liberal	
  
Arts/University	
  Transfer	
  
ASC	
  
Academic	
  Success	
  Center	
  

HSC	
  
Health	
  Science	
  Center	
  
IBEST	
  
Integrated	
  Basic	
  Education	
  Skills	
  
Training	
  
model	
  for	
  team	
  teaching	
  between	
  basic	
  
skills	
  and	
  occupational	
  instructors	
  
IDL	
  
Interactive	
  Distance	
  Learning	
  system	
  

ATD	
  
Achieving	
  the	
  Dream	
  

Learner	
  Support	
  and	
  Transition	
  
Pre-­‐college	
  programs,	
  Developmental	
  
Education,	
  Basic	
  Skills	
  Education,	
  and	
  
English	
  Language	
  Learner	
  programs	
  are	
  
in	
  this	
  division	
  of	
  the	
  college	
  

Bb	
  
Blackboard	
  
BIS	
  
Business	
  and	
  Industry	
  Services	
  
BIT	
  
Behavior	
  Intervention	
  Team	
  

LMS	
  
Learning	
  Management	
  System	
  
(Blackboard)	
  

C.A.T.	
  
Classroom	
  Assessment	
  Tool	
  

Lunda	
  
Lunda	
  Center	
  is	
  a	
  building	
  on	
  campus	
  

Compass	
  
Computerized	
  test	
  evaluating	
  in-­‐coming	
  
students	
  in	
  math,	
  reading	
  and	
  writing	
  

NFE	
  
New	
  Faculty	
  Experience	
  
three-­‐year	
  new	
  faculty	
  mentoring	
  
program	
  

ELL	
  
English	
  Language	
  Learner	
  
FERPA	
  
Family	
  Education	
  Rights	
  and	
  Privacy	
  
Act	
  
Created	
  by:	
  ParmenterB	
  

	
  

NTO	
  
Non-­‐Traditional	
  Occupations	
  
OWC	
  
Online	
  Writing	
  Center	
  
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  7.21.14	
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  Halee	
  

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PIL	
  
Partners	
  in	
  Leadership	
  

SRT	
  
Student	
  Readiness	
  Training	
  

Powercampus	
  
Software	
  used	
  to	
  manage	
  all	
  college	
  
data	
  for	
  students,	
  classes	
  and	
  
employees	
  

TABE	
  
Test	
  of	
  Adult	
  Basic	
  Education	
  

RLC	
  
Regional	
  Learning	
  Centers	
  

WIDS	
  
World-­‐wide	
  Instructional	
  Design	
  
System	
  software	
  

QRP	
  
Quality	
  Review	
  Process	
  
SI	
  
Supplemental	
  Instruction	
  
SLO	
  
Student	
  Learning	
  Outcomes	
  
SLT	
  
Senior	
  Leadership	
  Team	
  

TSA	
  
Technical	
  Skills	
  Attainment	
  

WTCS	
  
Wisconsin	
  Technical	
  College	
  System	
  
Union	
  Market	
  
Student	
  union	
  on	
  the	
  La	
  Crosse	
  Campus	
  
	
  

	
  

Created	
  by:	
  ParmenterB	
  

	
  

Updated:	
  7.21.14	
  by	
  Halee	
  

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