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ERIC Number: ED016451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep-7
Pages: 15
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INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
HIRSCH, PETER M.
ANYTHING WHICH IS NOW, OR COULD BE, A PROBLEM OR AN ISSUE FOR THE INSTITUTION CONCERNED IS THE LEGITIMATE PROVINCE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH, WHICH IS THEREFORE A TYPE OF APPLIED RESEARCH TO PERFORM A SERVICE TO THE INSTITUTION. THE OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH SHOULD (1) PROVIDE DESCRIPTIVE REPORTS CONCERNING THE COLLEGE'S PRESENT STATUS AND THE DEGREE TO WHICH ITS GOALS ARE BEING MET, (2) ISOLATE INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES, AND MAKE APPROPRIATE RECOMMENDATIONS, (3) IDENTFY IMMEDIATE AND FUTURE NEEDS, (4) COORDINATE INTRA- AND INTERINSTITUTIONAL STUDIES, (5) ASSIST STAFF MEMBERS IN THEIR STUDIES, (6) MAINTAIN AN UP-TO-DATE, USABLE FILE OF THE INSTITUTION'S RESEARCH, AND (7) PROVIDE A PERIODIC NEWSLETTER. THE OFFICE SHOULD BE OPERATED THROUGH A STAFF POSITION WHICH HAS NO OTHER POTENTIALLY CONFLICTING ROLE, IT SHOULD HAVE A SPEARATE BUDGET AND STAFF, AND THE DIRECTOR SHOULD HAVE AN ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION AT A LEVEL WHICH WILL FACILITATE COMMUNICATION. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Community Coll., MO.
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