ERIC Number: ED162685
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Responding to New Missions. New Directions for Community Colleges, No. 24.
Marty, Myron A., Ed.
Aspects of the community college environment, and the role of the community college are explored from a faculty viewpoint in this collection of essays. Robert A. Whisnant outlines the tasks in preparing for new educational missions. Bette Slutsky questions the direction community colleges are taking toward remedial and vocational responsibilities. J. Louis Schlegel discusses issues and options in humanities instruction. Suzanne Kaplan and Gordon Wilson explore interdisciplinary, independent study. Mary A. Stevens describes ways faculty help to create and support new methods to meet community needs. Donald W. Green and others examine a rural community college with a comprehensive community service program. L. Mark Ludwig stresses that the most effective instructional systems accommodate learners' cognitive styles, academic weaknesses, and cultural background. Malcolm Goldberg discusses the role of faculty in meeting community needs. Robert G. Martin looks at cognitive therapy. Billie Dziech presents a critical view of peer evaluation. Trudy Haffron Bers and Mary Olson discuss student evaluation of teacher performance. Hanna Weston and others analyze the dynamics of collective bargaining. Myron A. Marty stresses the college's need to reestablish its legitimacy. Andrew Hill reviews the literature on the topic of new missions. (MB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Objectives, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, College Role, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Community Role, Educational Objectives, Humanities Instruction, Literature Reviews, Peer Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 433 California Street, San Francisco, California 94104 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.