ERIC Number: ED305981
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Innovation in the Community College.
An analysis is provided of the innovations that have marked the community college movement during the 1980s, including speculations about their effect on postsecondary education in the 1990s. The authors of the 13 chapters of the book were directed to cite examples of innovative practices from a range of community colleges to illustrate their points. Chapters include: (1) "The Renaissance of Innovation," by Terry O'Banion; (2) "Curriculum Change in the Community College: Pendulum Swing or Spiral Soar?" by Ruth G. Shaw; (3) "Innovations in Teaching: The Past as Prologue," by Suanne D. Roueche and John E. Roueche; (4) "The Student Success Systems Model," by John Keyser; (5) "Expanding Horizons for Learning and Technology," by Kamala Anandam; (6) "Innovative Management through the Use of Communications Technology," by Ronald D. Bleed; (7) "Initiatives in International Education," by Edmund J. Gleazer, Jr.; (8) "The College/Private Sector Connection: Boom or Bust?" by James P. Long; (9) "Innovations in Staff Development," by Al Smith; (10) "Entrepreneurial Management: A Fourth Concept of College Management for the Decade Ahead," by William L. Deegan; (11) "Governance in the High-Achieving Community College," by Thomas W. Fryer, Jr.; (12) "The Costs of Innovation," by Peter R. MacDougall and Jack H. Friedlander; and (13) "The Future of the Community College: Premises, Prior Questions, and Implications for Innovation," by Nancy Armes. (ALB)
Descriptors: College Administration, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Governance, Instructional Innovation, Student Development, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
American Council on Education/Macmillan Publishing Company, Front and Brown Streets, Riverside, NJ 08075 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.