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ERIC Number: ED017234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 120
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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COMMUNITY COLLEGES 1966, A NATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN CANADA (TORONTO, MAY 30-JUNE 1, 1966).
THOMAS, ALAN M.
THIS REPORT ILLUSTRATES THE DIFFERENCES IN PHILOSOPHY AND FUNCTION BETWEEN AMERICAN AND CANADIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AS WELL AS VARIATIONS AMONG THE CANADIAN PROVINCES. THE ONTARIO PROGRAM, DESCRIBED IN MOST DETAIL, IS AN EXAMPLE OF ONE PHILOSOPHY, IT HAS A 2-YEAR PROGRAM APPROVED BY THE UNIVERSITY, BUT ITS PROGRAM IN THE 18 REGIONAL COLLEGES IS MAINLY VOCATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL. IT OFFERS A 3-YEAR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY COURSE, 2-YEAR TECHNICIAN COURSES, 1- TO 3-YEAR BUSINESS COURSES, AND OCCUPATIONALLY ORIENTED APPLIED AND LIBERAL ARTS COURSES. REPRESENTATIVES FROM OTHER PROVINCES OUTLINED THE PHILOSOPHY, STRUCTURE, AND GOVERNANCE OF THEIR INSTITUTIONS. TOPICS DISCUSSED BY THE PARTICIPANTS INCLUDED (1) CLASSES FOR UPGRADING JOBS, (2) COURSES OF INTEREST TO THOSE WITH LEISURE, (3) STUDENT ROLE IN POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION, ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS, AND CHOICE OF CURRICULUM CONTENT, (4) ROLE OF SCHOOL BOARDS, (5) ADVISABILITY OF A THIRD JURISDICTION OR ONE CONNECTED TO THE HIGH SCHOOL AND/OR UNIVERSITY, (6) ACADEMIC, GENERAL, OR VOCATIONAL ORIENTATION OF A COLLEGE, (7) TRANSFER STANDARDS, (8) FINANCING METHODS, (9) DANGERS OF DUPLICATION OF EFFORT, AND (10) FACULTY ATTITUDES TO PROFESSIONAL STATUS. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $2.00 FROM THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR ADULT EDUCATION, CORBETT HOUSE, 21/3 SULTAN STREET, TORONTO 5, ONTARIO. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Canadian Association for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).
Identifiers: CANADA