ERIC Number: ED021530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
Manual for Institutional Self-Study: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Industrial Education Centers.
North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.
An institutional self-study, the purpose of which is to improve the educational effectiveness of the institution, should include an examination of the past and present in r sources, faculty, students, and programs in terms of stated purposes and objectives. Prior to launching a self-study, the institution should obtain approval for the study from its board of trustees, notify the appropriate state coordinating agency of the beginning date, appoint a steering committee, define the purpose of the institution, establish a deadline for completion of the study, and set dates for anticipated committee visits. The study itself should include (1) a statement of purpose in which the role of the institution is outlined, (2) a description of the institution's organization and administration, (3) an analysis of the educational program (with attention focused on the admissions policy and the curriculum), (4) a survey of the financial resources (such as sources of income and the budgeting and accounting systems), (5) a designation of faculty recruitment, appointment, promotion, assignment, and evaluation policies, (6) an outline of the library's role, function, and services, (7) a composite picture of the student personnel services, and (8) a survey of the physical plant. Forms for reporting enrollment, faculty, and library information are given in the appendices. (DG)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College Role, Educational Administration, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Educational Programs, Faculty Evaluation, Guidelines, Institutional Research, Library Services, Program Evaluation, Student Attitudes, Student Personnel Services, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.