ERIC Number: ED293581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Toward Mastery Leadership: Strategies for Student Success. Summary Report of a Colloquium (4th Columbia, Maryland, July, 1987).
Floyd, Deborah L., Ed.
This report of a national colloquium on promoting community college student success summarizes group discussions and provides the texts of six colloquium presentations. Chapter 1, "Leadership Strategies for Student Success: Issues and Challenges in the Community College," reports on small and large group discussions which sought to define student success, identify relevant issues, and make recommendations for action. The six presentations are given in chapters 2 through 7. They are: (1) "The Matrix Concept: Empowering the Student Development Professional," by George A. Baker, III, which recommends a restructuring and redesign of student services; (2) "Using an Assessment System to Create Student Success," by John Roth, which describes the cycle of service delivery, evaluation, and review necessary for an effective system; (3) "Computerized Student Information: One College Meets the Challenge," by Richard B. Schinoff, which describes the integrated student flow model operating at Miami-Dade Community College, Florida; (4) "Student Success: The Common Goal," by William Lindemann, which explains the planning principles and assumptions underpinning Central Oregon Community College's educational services process; (5) "Proving What We're Doing Is Working: The Student Flow Research Model," by Janis Cox Coffey, which presents an outcomes-based model for program evaluation; and (6) "Leadership for Effective Community Colleges," by B. A. Barringer, which describes the characteristics of community college leaders. (EJV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, Administrator Role, Ancillary School Services, Community Colleges, Educational Counseling, Information Systems, Leadership, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Self Evaluation (Groups), Student Development, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Testing Programs, Two Year Colleges
National Council on Student Development, Attn: Walter Bumphus, Howard Community College, Little Paxton Parkway, Columbia, MD 21004 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.