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ERIC Number: ED019086
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 49
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MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF JUNIOR COLLEGES (25TH, PITTSBURGH, OCTOBER 13-14, 1967).
Pennsylvania Association of Junior Colleges, Altoona.
THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS OF THIS CONVENTION DEALT WITH THE PROBLEM OF CURRICULAR OBSOLESCENCE AND HOW TO AVOID IT BY KEEPING THE PROGRAMS RELEVANT, ADVENTUROUS, ADAPTABLE, AND FLEXIBLE. THERE THEN FOLLOWED WORKSHOPS OR DISCUSSION GROUPS ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS--(1) MODERN METHODS OF TEACHING ENGLISH, (2) SOCIAL SCIENCE (FACTORS OF OBSOLESCENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY COURSES), (3) VARIOUS TRANSFER PROGRAMS AND REQUIREMENTS, (4) BUSINESS MANAGEMENT COURSES, (5) COUNSELING AND COUNSELORS, (6) SECRETARIAL COURSES, (7) MATHEMATICS (GENERAL AND SPECIFIC), (8) UNIVERSITY PARALLEL COURSES, (9) THE PROBLEMS OF ADMINISTRATION IN STUDENT AFFAIRS, CAMPUS DEVELOPMENT, FACULTY BENEFITS AND EVALUATION, (10) PHYSICAL EDUCATION, (11) FINE ARTS, INCLUDING DRAMA AND MUSIC, (12) HEALTH SERVICES--THE DEGREES OF CARE PROVIDED AND THE VARIOUS METHODS OF PAYMENT (STAFF DOCTOR, NURSING, INFIRMARY, PSYCHIATRIC CARE, SHOTS, ETC.), (13) DEWEY VS. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS IN THE LIBRARY, (14) TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEERS, AND (15) DATA PROCESSING AND WAYS TO INTEGRATE THE RELATED AREAS OF HARDWARE, PROGRAMMING, AND USE. THE CLOSING ADDRESS DISCUSSED THE GREAT RESPONSIBILITY, BOTH CHALLENGING AND REWARDING, OF THE PRESENT GROWTH OF EDUCATION AND ITS FUNDING. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania Association of Junior Colleges, Altoona.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA