ERIC Number: ED222202
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar-15
Reference Count: 0
Communitas 82: Connecticut's Community College Professional Staff Journal.
Smith, Jean Burr, Ed.
Communitas: Journal of Connecticut Community Colleges, 1982
This issue of "Communitas" contains 12 articles by Connecticut community college professional staff. In "On the Higher Illiteracy in America," Grant Roti analyzes the grammatical and punctuation errors in a standard scholarly work. Edward Bollenbach's "Teaching Stress Management in the Community College Environment" summarizes participant activities in Northwestern Connecticut Community College's (NCCC's) stress management course. In "Individualizing Introductory Social Science Courses," Sue Corcoran discusses individualized, mastery-based psychology instruction. "A Plea for the A B C's (Advising, Better Counseling)," by Joyce Hirschhorn, stresses the value of mid-term student-teacher conferences and advisement counseling. In "Developmental Studies in the Community College," Thomas Hodgkin focuses on the development and accomplishments of NCCC's program. The Greater Hartford Campus Ministry is the topic of Jean Blanning's essay, "A Religious Ministry in a Community College.""The Non-Traditional Student at Middlesex Community College," by Carol Milatz, considers the special problems and characteristics of older students. In "Why They Hugged in Minneapolis," Bill Nagle discusses the personal benefits derived from involvement in the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. In "Spotlight On...," Betsy Doane describes her experiences as a visually handicapped mathematics instructor. Ben Thomerson, in "A Californian in Connecticut," considers the benefits and insights obtained from teacher exchange experiences. Carol Weiss discusses her experiences in the Yale University Visiting Faculty Program in "How a Faculty Member from a Shopping Center Community College Found Happiness in the Hallowed Halls of Ivy." Finally, in "Sabbatical: A Time of Rest," Mike Moran describes his sabbatical leave activities. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Honor Societies, Individualized Instruction, Nontraditional Students, Religious Organizations, Sabbatical Leaves, Stress Variables, Teacher Exchange Programs, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Visual Impairments, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Regional Community Colleges, Hartford. Board of Trustees.