ERIC Number: ED245767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The 1984 Research Report to the Texas Association of Junior and Community College Instructional Administrators. Junior and Community College Research: Texas, 1983-84.
Texas Association of Junior and Community Coll. Instructional Administrators.
Reports and abstracts of research studies conducted by members of the Research Committee of the Texas Association of Junior and Community College Instructional Administrators are provided. Section I presents the following reports: "A Learner Analysis Experiment: Cognitive Style versus Learning Style in Undergraduate Nursing Education," by Charles M. Cranston and Barclay McCort of Amarillo College; "A Study of Faculty Status in Texas Junior and/or Commmunity Colleges," by James W. Tunnell of East Texas State University; and "Psychological Traits of Community College Students and Their Media Preferences," by Dayton Roberts of Texas Tech University. Section II contains abstracts of 15 studies, which focus on student withdrawal from health occupations courses; the adoption of computer-assisted management information systems; the capital construction funding decision process for Wyoming's community colleges; an integrative process for strategic and operational planning, and resource allocation; job satisfaction of college faculty; the academic performance and persistence of vocational-technical students; administrator burnout; leadership competencies for development educators; teaching problem solving in physics; vocational choice of community college students; the history of Houston Community College; branch and parent campus relations; self-actualization and teaching effectiveness among community college instructors; Hispanic student retention; and faculty evaluation techniques. Part III lists dissertation/thesis titles of University of Texas at Austin students. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Evaluative
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.