ERIC Number: ED032065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Planning for Development; Selected Proceedings of the National Conference of the American Association of Junior Colleges (Warrenton, Virginia, June 13-16, 1968).
American Association of Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. Program with Developing Institutions.
From the conference proceedings, certain main topics were chosen for this report. They include: Paul Miller's talk on the changing structure of higher education; a session with three U.S. Office of Education personnel on the submission of sound proposals for obtaining federal funds; William G. Shannon's speech on just what a developing college is; John P. Mallan's comments on federal programs for junior colleges; Robert P. Malcolm's address on the AAJC Facilities Information Service; remarks from Gilbert Saunders on the Occupational Education Project; and Derek S. Singer's talk on faculty and manpower considerations for developing colleges. This part is followed by a synopsis of a panel discussion on certain areas of responsibility, such as the role of the trustee, of the president, and of the consultant. Highlights of 18 specialized workshops are also presented. Their subjects were the administration of both community and private junior colleges, financial needs and sources, faculty manpower and resources, faculty orientation, curriculum development (academic, remedial, and individualized instruction), occupational education (in general, its development, business programs, and a summary), institutional research, student personnel services (in general and in relation to "student power"), and community relations (public service, basic problems, and communication problems). Also given are excerpts from Edmund J. Gleazer, Jr.'s comprehensive address on the changing 2-year college. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. Program with Developing Institutions.