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ERIC Number: ED017270
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec-8
Pages: 18
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Reference Count: 0
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STANDARDS AND CRITERIA FOR THE EVALUATION AND RECOGNITION OF ILLINOIS PUBLIC JUNIOR COLLEGES.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
THIS BRIEF REPORT ON THE ILLINOIS PUBLIC JUNIOR COLLEGE ACT STATES THE OBJECTIVES, PHILOSOPHY, AND MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR JUNIOR COLLEGES, GIVES EXCERPTS FROM THE ACT ITSELF, DEFINES CLASS I AND II DISTRICTS, AND DESCRIBES THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DISTRICT JUNIOR COLLEGE BOARD. THE ACT ENCOURAGES COMPREHENSIVENESS IN EACH DISTRICT, TO BE ACHIEVED BY EXPANDING THE COMMUTER INSTITUTIONS, INCREASING THE VARIETY OF TECHNICAL AND SEMI-TECHNICAL COURSES, ENLARGING ALL LOWER DIVISION PROGRAMS, AND EXPERIMENTING WITH WAYS, ESPECIALLY IN TESTING AND COUNSELING, TO ASSIST THE UNDER-EDUCATED TO UPGRADE THEMSELVES FOR ADMISSION TO TRANSFER OR OCCUPATIONAL COURSES. TO MEET THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MASTER PLAN, THE COLLEGES MUST OFFER (1) DEGREE-ORIENTED PROGRAMS FOR TRANSFER, (2) OCCUPATIONAL, TECHNICAL, AND SEMI-TECHNICAL COURSES, OF TWO YEARS OR LESS, LEADING TO EMPLOYMENT, (3) ADULT EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS FOR FORMAL OR INFORMAL LEARNING, (4) DEVELOPMENTAL STUDIES TO PREPARE THE STUDENT FOR TRANSFER OR TECHNICAL COURSES, AND (5) A LIBERAL EDUCATION CORE IN ALL PROGRAMS. THE REPORT ALSO DESCRIBES THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND TEACHING FACULTY, THE STUDENT PERSONNEL PROGRAM'S STAFF AND SERVICES (ADMISSION, COUNSELING, PLACEMENT, AND FOLLOWUP), LIBRARY STANDARDS (STAFF, BOOK AND PERIODICAL COLLECTION, AND OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS), THE COLLEGES' FINANCIAL STRUCTURE, AND THE PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING STATE BOARD RECOGNITION. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS