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ERIC Number: ED011449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jun
Pages: 73
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Reference Count: 0
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CRITICAL PROBLEMS AND NEEDS OF CALIFORNIA JUNIOR COLLEGES.
PETERSON, BASIL H.; AND OTHERS
THROUGH A PROCEDURE INVOLVING RESPONSES FROM 85 PERCENT OF THE STATE JUNIOR COLLEGES AND WEIGHTED RANK ORDERING OF ITEMS BY MEMBERS OF THE CALIFORNIA JUNIOR COLLEGE ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE'S ADVISORY AND STEERING SUBCOMMITTEES, 26 OF THE MOST CRITICAL NEEDS AND PROBLEMS ARE IDENTIFIED AND RANKED. THE FIRST FIVE ITEMS ARE CONCERN FOR EFFECTIVENESS AND IMPROVEMENT OF INSTRUCTION, PROMOTION AND DISSEMINATION OF JUNIOR COLLEGE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, IMPROVEMENT IN DROPOUT EVALUATION PROCEDURES AND TECHNIQUES, EVALUATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS, AND DEVELOPMENT OF A SOUND AND ADEQUATE PATTERN FOR FINANCING THE PUBLIC JUNIOR COLLEGES OF CALIFORNIA. RESOURCES FOR ASSISTING IN PROPOSALS AND SOLUTIONS ARE DEFINED AND A SUMMARY OF CONTACTS IS INCLUDED. POSSIBLE SOURCES OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUNDS ARE SIMILARLY DEFINED AND CONTACT RESULTS SUMMARIZED. THE LEADERSHIP ROLE OF THE CALIFORNIA JUNIOR COLLEGE ASSOCIATION IS EXPLORED, AND EXPANSION OF ITS ROLE IS SUGGESTED IN SEVERAL AREAS TO PROMOTE COORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES. (AL)
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Authoring Institution: California Junior Coll. Association, Sacramento.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.; Foothill Coll., Los Altos Hills, CA.
Identifiers: California (Los Altos); California (Modesto); California (Sacramento)