ERIC Number: ED219104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Junior and Community College Research: Texas, 1981-1982. The 1982 Research Report to the Texas Association of Junior and Community College Instructional Administrators.
Texas Association of Junior and Community Coll. Instructional Administrators.
This collection provides papers, study reports, and document abstracts related primarily to community college education in Texas. Section I, which presents institutional studies, papers, and reports, begins with a summary of a study by Amarillo College of the 4-day class week in Texas. community colleges. Next, David A. McKay reports on a community survey of the postsecondary educational needs of disabled persons in Travis County. After James A. Swindling outlines an academic intervention system for students at Eastfield College, Clarence Ates and others analyze the effects of two modes of instruction on career decision-making abilities. Next, R. B. Golemon presents a list of state organizations of instructional administrators, and Milton L. Smith summarizes a study of the status of part-time faculty in private 2-year colleges in the United States. Dayton Young Roberts then outlines strategies for personalizing the college learning climate. Section II provides abstracts and excerpts from reports and dissertations on program development, Frank Phillips College's economic impact on its locality, career guidance for handicapped students, management functions, counseling priorities, student attrition, and enrollment trends among older adult students. Section III lists relevant dissertation titles from Texas A & M University and the University of Texas at Austin. Appendices include research committee guidelines and a bibliography. (HB)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Career Choice, College Environment, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Disabilities, Educational Needs, Institutional Research, National Surveys, Part Time Faculty, Professional Associations, School Schedules, State Surveys, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Association of Junior and Community Coll. Instructional Administrators.
Note: Prepared by the Research Committee.