ERIC Number: ED181967
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Maryland Community Colleges Instructional Program Manual.
Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
Guidelines are presented for consideration in the development, review, submission, and approval of all new instructional programs in the Maryland Community Colleges (MCC). The first section of the manual explains: (1) operational definitions for transfer and occupational programs; (2) the five-year state plan listing; (3) letters of intent and procedures used by the State Board for Community Colleges (SBCC) to review them; (4) program proposals and the factors considered in their evaluation; (5) review and endorsement procedures; and (6) program revisions or options and review and endorsement procedures for revisions and options. The second section summarizes the procedure for discontinuance of an academic program. The third section describes the MCC Program Evaluation System, covering its development, the establishment of the Program Data Monitoring System (PDMS), and PDMS criteria (e.g., enrollment, degree awards, follow-up study of entrants, and discipline cost). The fourth section deals with procedures for evaluation of community college instructional programs. The fifth section presents an overview of the designation of specialized, high cost or low enrollment courses as regional and statewide programs. Seven appendices contain the forms and questionnaires needed to follow the outlined procedures. (JP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
Note: A revision of Maryland Community Colleges Program Proposal Manual (ED 145 891). Appendix C was deleted due to irreproducibility