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Treat, Tod – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2011
The effective integration of planning to include bricks, bytes, brains, and bandwidth (the 4Bs) represents an opportunity for community colleges to extend their capacity as knowledge-intensive organizations, coupling knowledge, technology, and learning. Integration is important to ensure that the interplay among organizations, agents within them,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Team Training, Planning, Technology Integration
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Treat, Tod – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2010
The development of the U.S. community college concept for increasing access, success, and transition in both transfer and career programs has been well documented (Cohen & Brawer, 2003). With such success has come increased international interest in both the organizational model of the community college and the instructional approaches taken to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Administrative Organization, Models
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Treat, Tod; Hagedorn, Linda Serra – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2013
From locally focused institutions intent on access and affordability to higher education, workforce preparation, and community engagement, the contemporary community college is poised as a global partner for the democratization and development of a global workforce. In this chapter, the authors revisit the development of international education in…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Community Colleges, International Education, College Role
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Treat, Tod; Hartenstine, Mary Beth – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2013
This chapter provides a framework and recommendations for development of strategic partnerships in a variety of cultural contexts. Additionally, this study elucidates barriers and possibilities in interagency collaborations. Without careful consideration regarding strategic partnerships' approaches, functions, and goals, the ability to…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Guidelines, Cultural Context, Barriers
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Treat, Tod; Barnard, Thomas C. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2012
The community college mission has been the subject of considerable review and commentary since its conception. Based on traditional concerns of access, a consensus has largely been reached regarding the inclusion of transfer, career, developmental, and community foci within a comprehensive community college. While concerns regarding access and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Mission, College Transfer Students, Articulation (Education)
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Treat, Tod; Kristovich, Sharon; Henry, Michael – Community College Journal, 2004
Society today is facing unprecedented challenges. Organizations are facing internal and external pressures from globalization, changing technologies, reassessment of mission and values, changing demographics and competition. Such pressures are indicative of a transformation from an industrial society to a knowledge society. Organizations can…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Futures (of Society), Information Systems, Global Approach
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Benson, Angela D.; Johnson, Scott D.; Duncan, John; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Taylor, Gail D.; Treat, Tod – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2008
This article presents the results of a national study of distance learning in postsecondary career and technical education (CTE). The main purpose of this study was to identify the current status and future trends associated with distance learning in postsecondary CTE. The results show that community colleges are (a) actively involved in the…
Descriptors: Noncredit Courses, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Vocational Education
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Harris, Zelema; Rouseff-Baker, Fay; Treat, Tod – Community College Journal, 2002
Describes the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Parkland College (Illinois) as a model for how faculty can engage in learning to improve their teaching while helping students connect to their own learning in new ways. States that the center also helps part-time faculty by offering stipends for their participation. (NB)|
Descriptors: Active Learning, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students
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Benson, Angela D.; Johnson, Scott D.; Taylor, Gail D.; Treat, Tod; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Duncan, John – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2005
Community colleges are actively involved in distance-learning programs in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Over 76% of community colleges offer some form of distance learning in CTE. Over the years, only a few isolated studies have compared the effectiveness of distance CTE courses to traditional face-to-face courses. Typically, the findings…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Learning Strategies, Community Colleges, Distance Education
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Johnson, Scott D.; Benson, Angela D.; Duncan, John; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Taylor, Gail Diane; Treat, Tod – Journal of Vocational Education Research, 2004
This article presents the results of a national study of distance learning in postsecondary career and technical education (CTE). The main purpose of this study was to identify the current status and future trends associated with distance learning in postsecondary CTE. The results show that community colleges are actively involved in the delivery…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Postsecondary Education
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Johnson, Scott D.; Benson, Angela D.; Duncan, John; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Taylor, Gail D.; Treat, Tod – Community College Journal, 2004
Community colleges have played a key role in connecting high school tech prep, industry training, and baccalaureate education. As an institution of higher education known for its adaptability and willingness to provide customized training, the community college has been influenced by industry and federal policy (e.g., Workforce Investment Act…
Descriptors: Noncredit Courses, Community Colleges, Industry, Distance Education
Benson, Angela D.; Johnson, Scott D.; Taylor, Gail D.; Treat, Tod; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Duncan, John – National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2004
This study builds on a recent national survey that determined the current status and future trends associated with distance learning in postsecondary career and technical education (Johnson, et al., 2003). The primary goal of this study was to explore, in detail, the effectiveness of distance learning via the Internet as a strategy for providing…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Assignments, Distance Education, Career Education
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Benson, Angela D.; Johnson, Scott D.; Duncan, John R.; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Taylor, Gail D.; Treat, Tod. – Community College Journal, 2005
A study funded by the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (Benson, Johnson, Taylor, Treat, Shinkareva, & Duncan, 2004) investigated the course structures and environments used for online career and technical education (CTE) courses and compared their effectiveness to equivalent campus-based courses in terms of the extent to…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Community Colleges, Vocational Education, Web Based Instruction
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Johnson, Scott D.; Benson, Angela D.; Duncan, John; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Taylor, Gail Diane; Treat, Tod – 2003
There is limited understanding of the scope and impact of distance learning on postsecondary career and technical education (CTE). Descriptive analysis of questionnaire responses and telephone interviews from 512 community colleges (response rate of 53.3%) sought to determine the following in relation to postsecondary CTE: (1) how prominent is…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Educational Policy