ERIC Number: ED396781
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Successful Strategies for Teaching & Learning.
American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. National Council of Instructional Administrators.
Focusing on strategies for increasing student success in the community college, this monograph profiles winners of the National Council of Instructional Administrators (NCIA) exemplary program competition for 1994. First, background information on the competition is provided, indicating that it considers programs in three categories: Classroom/Curriculum, Faculty, and College-Wide strategies. Next, one-page descriptions are provided for the following winning programs: (1) an answer center for students at Utah's Salt Lake Community College, providing information regarding all student services at accessible locations and convenient times (winner, College-Wide); (2) a summer bridge developmental literacy program at Minnesota's North Hennepin Community College designed to increase the retention of at-risk students (honorable mention, College-Wide); (3) Project Fullstream at Texas' Collin County Community College, a center for growth and development for individuals with disabilities in an integrated college setting (co-winner, Classroom/Curriculum); (4) a government class at Texas' Navarro College which uses Nintendo interactive technology to simulate city government planning (co-winner, Classroom/Curriculum); and (5) faculty workshops at Kansas' Hutchinson Community College that provide faculty with opportunities to learn and practice new techniques for implementing changes in the classroom (winner, Faculty). Finally, an additional 29 successful strategies are briefly described. A position statement on promoting student success and the NCIA mission statement and membership forms are included. (TGI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. National Council of Instructional Administrators.
Note: For the 1993 report on successful strategies, see ED 368 402. For a related report, see JC 960 409.