ERIC Number: ED187363
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Community College Research: Methods, Trends, and Prospects. Proceedings of the National Conference on Institutional Research in Community Colleges, August 1976.
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Information on institutional research, planning, and evaluation is provided in 15 conference presentations. The papers included in the collection are: (1) "The Nature of Institutional Research in the Community College (CC)" by James L. Wattenbarger; (2) "The Range and Organization of Data for Research" by Richard L. Alfred; (3) "Research Methods and Statistical Analyses for Developing Professionals in Institutional Research" by James W. Selgas; (4) "Some Practical Considerations in Analyzing and Interpreting Data" by Arthur N. Cherdack; (5) "Developing and Disseminating Research Reports" by Robert Gell; (6) "Management: Developing Issues and CC Research" by Nolen M. Ellison; (7) "Conceptualizing CC Research at the National Level" by John Lombardi; (8) "Developing Issues and CC Research" by Dorothy M. Knoell; (9) "The Case for Statewide Coordination of Institutional Research in the CC" by Ivan J. Lach; (10) "A User-Oriented Approach to Program Evaluation" by Lorraine Beitler; (11) "Management and Research: An Essential Partnership?" by Boris Blai; (12) "Institutional Research and Management: The Essential Partnership" by Cheryl Opacinch; (13) "An Organizational Perspective on Institutional Research in the Eighties" by Ervin Harlacher; and (14) "Identifying Institutional Research Needs" and (15) "Is Information Power?" by Leslie Myles. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Community Colleges, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Trends, Institutional Research, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Research Reports, Research Utilization, Statewide Planning, Statistical Analysis, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.; College Entrance Examination Board, Princeton, NJ.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.