ERIC Number: ED396782
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Community College Exemplary Instructional Programs, Volume VI, 1994-1995.
Bazer, Gerry, Ed.
Describing entries in the National Council of Instructional Administrators' (NCIA's) Annual Exemplary Instructional Program Awards for 1994-95, this volume presents descriptions of community college programs in the five categories in which they were submitted. The first section focuses on programs in the category of best use of technology for underprepared students, describing the two winning programs: the Student Tracking and Retention for Success program at Florida's Brevard Community College and the Writing Center at Washington's North Seattle Community College. This section then provides brief descriptions of the 35 other entries in the category. The second section describes exemplary programs using technology with transfer students, describing the two winning programs: the Student Research for Teaching Critical Thinking at Georgia's Darton College and the Student Created Computer Calculus Movies program at New York's Borough of Manhattan Community College. Descriptions are then provided for the 13 other entries in the category. The third section then describes programs using technology with occupational students, identifying the Computer Training Program for Physically Challenged at Texas' El Centro College as the winner and the Small Satellite Project at California's Sierra College as an honorable mention and describing the 19 other entries. The fourth section describes two entries in the category of recruitment and retention of minority faculty, indicating that no award was made, while the fifth describes programs using technology in staff development. This section identifies the Professional Growth Center at Illinois' College of Lake County as the winner, highlights two programs receiving honorable mention, and provides descriptions of the 15 other entries. Includes an index of participating colleges. (TGI)
Descriptors: Awards, Community Colleges, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Faculty Recruitment, Instructional Effectiveness, Minority Groups, Program Content, Program Design, Program Effectiveness, Staff Development, Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
NCIA, P.O. Box 198642, Nashville, TN 37219-8642 ($15).
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 1994 report on successful strategies, see JC 960 408.