ERIC Number: ED234838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The 1983 Research Report to the Texas Association of Junior and Community College Instructional Administrators. Junior and Community College Research: Texas, 1982-1983.
Texas Association of Junior and Community Coll. Instructional Administrators.
This collection contains papers, study reports, and research abstracts related primarily to community and junior college education in Texas. Section I, which presents institutional studies, papers, and reports, provides: (1) an analysis of probation and suspension at Amarillo College (AC); (2) results of a survey conducted to develop an administrator/faculty evaluation questionnaire at AC; (3) an analysis of mini-terms in Texas public community colleges; (4) a comparison of attitude changes in introductory biology students with their ratings of instruction; (5) a description of a San Antonio College project to develop an effective method of student placement; and (6) a survey of computer-assisted instruction at Temple Junior College. Section II presents abstracts of research dealing with biology student attitudes, career guidance, human service organization management, perceptions of the college environment, student retention, performance behaviors of deans and chairpersons, spending patterns and revenue sources of community colleges, college marketing strategies, personal skills and clinical performance evaluation, part-time instructors and student retention, staff development in community colleges, the roles of deans of instruction, and the structure of math anxiety. The final sections present titles of dissertations and theses completed at Texas A & M University in 1981-82, and suggested Texas Association of Junior and Community College Instructional Administrators research topics. (HB)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Administrators, Attitude Change, College Faculty, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Faculty Evaluation, Institutional Research, Program Descriptions, School Holding Power, School Schedules, Student Attitudes, Student Placement, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Association of Junior and Community Coll. Instructional Administrators.
Note: Prepared by the Research Committee. Funded in part by the Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University.