ERIC Number: ED247864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
69 Good Ideas: Responses to Changing Educational Needs by State Colleges and Universities.
Costello, Libby, Comp.
A collection of program ideas are presented that were nominated by their institutions in the 1983 competition for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities' G. Theodore Mitau Award for Innovation and Change in Higher Education. The programs demonstrate creative approaches to such academic/administrative concerns as student access and retention, teaching and learning, improvement of curriculum, faculty and administrative development, finance and management, and public service. The programs at 69 state colleges include the following topics: academic assistance, academic streamlining, accelerated math/science certification, business affairs and physical plant, the bachelors of science in nursing program for working nurses, distance learning center, alternative education program, competency-based teacher education program, computer and library access system for extension students, cooperative intern program, cross-cultural educational development program, energy conservation program, extended degree program, faculty and administrative development program, fire and safety institute, freshmen institute program, general education and lower-division program, gerontology program, gifted and talented student program, honors program, individualized curriculum program, intrusive advisement program, learning assistance center, and leisure learning school. A program index and institution index are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Awards, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Instruction, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Finance, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Program Descriptions, Public Service, School Holding Power, State Colleges, State Universities
American Association of State Colleges and Universities, One Dupont Circle, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.