ERIC Number: ED230236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Tokatakiya: A Self Study of Oglala Sioux Community College.
Oglala Sioux Community Coll., Kyle, SD.
The product of a self-study of Oglala Sioux Community College (OSCC) of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, this report documents OSCC's fulfillment of the criteria for initial accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and provides an overview of the 10-year history of the school. Part 1 describes the purpose of the self-study report, the process used by OSCC in conducting the self-evaluation and preparing the report, and the accreditation history of the college. Part 2 presents information about the current status of various areas of OSCC's operations, an assessment of their effectiveness, and plans for the future. This section covers history; mission and purposes; governance and organization; cooperative agreements; programs of instruction (i.e., applied science, education, human services, general studies, Lakota studies, nursing, office of special projects, learning resources center, student development, and community services); financial resources; physical facilities; faculty; and planning. Part 3 provides a summary reiterating institutional strengths and concerns, and laying out an institutional plan of action for the future. Congressional testimony by Reva High Horse on the effectiveness of OSCC is appended. (AYC)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Studies, College Administration, College Faculty, College Planning, College Programs, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Governance, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Evaluation, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Learning Resources Centers, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oglala Sioux Community Coll., Kyle, SD.