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ERIC Number: ED011458
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar
Pages: 42
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Reference Count: 0
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INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENTS AT BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE.
JONES, RICHARD A.
A CLIMATE SUPPORTIVE OF INNOVATION PREVAILS AT BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE. WHILE SOME OF THE INSTITUTION'S APPROACHES CAN BE CLASSIFIED AS UNIQUE AND ORIGINAL, OTHERS ARE MODIFICATIONS OF EFFORTS BEING MADE AT OTHER COLLEGES. EXAMPLES OF INNOVATION ARE--(1) COMPUTER PROGRAMING IN CONJUNCTION WITH STUDENT COUNSELING, WHICH OFFERS THE STUDENT A 92 PERCENT CHANCE OF OBTAINING HIS FIRST CHOICES OF COURSES, TIMES, AND INSTRUCTORS, (2) COMPUTER-SCORED AND ANALYZED FACULTY-CONSTRUCTED TESTS WHICH PROVIDE ITEM ANALYSIS AND STANDARD SCORES, (3) A TELEPHONE DIAL SYSTEM OF TAPE RECORDING FOR LATER TRANSCRIPTION OF THE FOLLOWUP NOTES FROM COUNSELING INTERVIEWS, (4) A COMPUTER PROGRAM CAPABLE OF PROJECTING WITH REASONABLE RELIABILITY THE BUDGET NEEDS OF THE COLLEGE FOR 5-YEAR PERIODS, (5) FACULTY ADVISER ASSIGNMENT RELATED TO STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND GOAL ORIENTATION, (6) REMEDIAL SPELLING, REQUIRED WHERE APPROPRIATE TO ASSURE BASIC COMPETENCE OF ALL STUDENTS WHO WISH TO COMPLETE TRANSFER ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS, AND (7) AN ENGLISH PROFICIENCY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM OF DUAL TRACKS OFFERING FOUR ENTRANCE LEVELS FOR PRETRANSFER STUDENTS AND TWO ENTRANCE LEVELS FOR NONTRANSFERS. OTHER NOTABLE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS CAN BE FOUND IN HOME ECONOMICS, BASIC ELECTRONICS, SPECIAL STUDIES, AND HONORS COURSES. THE LANGUAGE ARTS BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION WILL FEATURE A MULTIMEDIA LEARNING CENTER. (AL)
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Identifiers: California (Bakersfield)