ERIC Number: ED350053
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Accountability and Productivity: Report for the Illinois Community College System.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Within the Illinois Community College System (ICCS), each of the 50 member colleges reports to the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) on their productivity improvements. This report summarizes the productivity reports of the ICCS colleges, examines the results of a series of analyses of productivity conducted by the ICCB from a statewide perspective, and reviews state-level accountability and productivity improvement initiatives. Following a brief introduction, the first section summarizes the results of the college productivity reports in the areas of instruction, public service, overall academic functions, and administrative functions. The second section presents the results of the state-level system analyses, reviewing 13 low-enrollment curricula, the ICCS cost-effectiveness study, and the ICCS peer group analysis. The third section describes state-level accountability and productivity initiatives, listing 14 proposed measures for implementation, and 9 proposed measures requiring further examination. This section also reviews the following initiatives: program approval process; accountability legislation; accountability conference; articulation; awards program; educational guarantees; teaching/learning excellence; centers of excellence in adult education; telecommunications; and the recognition process. A series of detailed tables provides college-by-college data on programs eliminated; redesign initiatives; public service productivity improvements; overall academic function productivity improvements; administrative productivity improvements; and programs offered, including low-enrollment programs. A brief report on the ICCB program approval process in appended. (PAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.