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ERIC Number: ED019056
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 32
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SETTING THE STAGE FOR CHANGE IN THE JUNIOR COLLEGE--A CASE STUDY.
BANISTER, RICHARD E.
THE ROLE OF A JUNIOR COLLEGE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR IN EFFECTING CURRICULAR INNOVATION WAS STUDIED IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING RATIONALE DEVELOPED FOR THE STUDY. CHANGE OR INNOVATION MAY BE PLANNED OR UNPLANNED, IT MAY BE VOLUNTARY OR FORCED, AND IT MAY ORIGINATE WITHIN OR OUTSIDE THE ORGANIZATION. FACTORS AND AGENTS STIMULATING INNOVATION ARE STUDENTS, SOCIETY, TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, BOARDS OF EDUCATION, STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS, PUBLISHERS AND MANUFACTURERS, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS, ECONOMIC CONDITIONS, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. ELEMENTS WHICH CAN BE CHANGED INCLUDE CONTENT, METHOD, STAFF, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT, TIME, SPACE, GROUPING, GRADING AND TESTING PRACTICES, AND STUDENT ACCOUNTING. IT MAY BE ASSUMED (1) THAT, TO MEET PRESENT AND FUTURE NEEDS OF STUDENTS AND SOCIETY, THERE IS A NEED FOR CURRICULAR AND INSTRUCTIONAL CHANGES IN JUNIOR COLLEGES, AND (2) THAT THE JUNIOR COLLEGE ADMINISTRATOR HAS A MAJOR ROLE TO PLAY IN EFFECTING CHANGE. (WO)
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