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ERIC Number: ED013065
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Nov
Pages: 436
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Reference Count: 0
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JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENT PERSONNEL PROGRAMS--APPRAISAL AND DEVELOPMENT. A REPORT TO CARNEGIE CORPORATION, NOVEMBER, 1965.
MCCONNELL, T.R.; AND OTHERS
RESPONSIBILITY FOR RESPONDING TO GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL NEEDS OF STUDENTS USUALLY RESTS WITH STUDENT PERSONNEL PROGRAMS, WHICH CONSIST OF SERIES OF RELATED FUNCTIONS DESIGNED TO SUPPORT THE INSTITUTIONAL PROGRAM, RESPOND TO STUDENT NEEDS, AND FOSTER INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT. THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO DETERMINE THE ADEQUACY OF FULFILLMENT OF THIS COMMITMENT. OBJECTIVES INCLUDED (1) ANALYSIS OF THE CULTURAL CONTEXT IN WHICH JUNIOR COLLEGES OPERATE, 2) DEFINITION OF CRITICAL NEEDS IN RESEARCH, 3) APPRAISAL OF TRAINING NEEDS AND RESOURCES FOR STAFFING PROGRAMS, 4) EXPLORATION OF DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIALITIES WITHIN SELECTED JUNIOR COLLEGES, 5) APPRAISAL OF CURRENT PROGRAMS AND STAFF RESOURCES, AND 6) FORMULATION OF A SERIES OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STRENGTHENING JUNIOR COLLEGE PERSONNEL PROGRAMS IN THE FUTURE. WHEN MEASURED AGAINST CRITERIA OF SCOPE AND EFFECTIVENESS, STUDENT PERSONNEL SERVICES WERE FOUND TO BE INADEQUATE. RECOMMENDATIONS IN THE REPORT PERTAIN TO THE RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING OF STUDENT PERSONNEL WORKERS AND DEFINITION OF CRITERIA FOR APPRAISAL OF SERVICES. COLLEGES IN VARIOUS REGIONS OF THE COUNTRY WITH THE STRONGEST PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO SERVE AS DEMONSTRATION AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERS. (CLEARINGHOUSE DOCUMENT NUMBER JC 670 390 IS A SHORTER DISCUSSION BASED ON FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.) (HS)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
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