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ERIC Number: ED254290
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 82
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
A Student Government Guidebook for Evergreen Valley College.
Chavez, Mauro
Designed to help develop informed and capable student leadership in student affairs at Evergreen Valley College (EVC), this student government guide and text for Government 91 focuses on the major leadership needs and objectives of student government within a participatory framework. After an explanation of course objectives and requirements, Section I, "Foundations of the Student Role in Governance," discusses the historical role of students in academic decision making and the quadripartite system of the San Jose College District. Section II, "Purposes and Objectives of Student Government at Evergreen Valley," focuses on EVC student government philosophy and aims, underpinning premises, and criteria for student government participation. Section III, "The Structure of Student Government," discusses the role of the student senate and its elected and appointed officers, and defines the role of the student adviser. Section IV, "Organization: Major Concepts and Structural Considerations," looks at concepts relevant to the study of formal organizations, goal formation in student government, EVC administrative structures, and suggested relationships between the Student Senate and the other components of EVC's administration. This section also includes a series of exercises on time management. Section V, "The Leadership Process," defines leadership, and discusses the use of the committee system and parliamentary process in formal deliberations. Section VI, "Student Activity Requirements," presents club regulations, the role of the club adviser, and financial procedures for the Associated Study Body and student clubs. (HB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Evergreen Valley Coll., San Jose, CA.