ERIC Number: ED160004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr-12
Reference Count: 0
A Study of Collegiate Off-Campus Centers in Westchester County, 1977-78.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Findings of a study of off-campus centers in Westchester County, New York, are reported. Data cover registered programs or course offerings, admission standards, student enrollments and enrollment fluctuations, percent of full-time students, contact hours per class, number of faculty, faculty vitae and teaching assignments, percent of full-time faculty, description of library resources, and catalogues and promotional literature. Eighteen institutions offer off-campus courses for credit to approximately 5,000 students at 44 locations. Off-campus enrollments break down almost equally between graduate and undergraduate students; 13 of the 18 institutions offer graduate off-campus programs. Specific topics which are addressed include: administrative problems, administrative arrangements for off-campus centers, faculty evaluation, staffing at off-campus centers, faculty relationship with main campus, instructional costs, professional and academic experiences of off-campus faculty, academic fields of study, structure of curriculum and methods of instruction, availability of courses, profile of off-campus students, student services at off-campus centers, student activities and governance, physical resources, library resources, cooperative arrangements, and student attitudes and knowledge of libraries. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Education, Administrative Organization, College Faculty, College Students, Coordination, Curriculum, Delivery Systems, Educational Cooperation, Educational Resources, Enrollment Rate, External Degree Programs, Geographic Location, Higher Education, Off Campus Facilities, Program Descriptions, State Colleges, State Surveys, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York (Westchester County); State University of New York