ERIC Number: ED398993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Accountability and Productivity in Illinois Community Colleges, Fiscal Year 1996.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
The 49 member colleges in the Illinois Community College System provide annual reports on improvements in productivity to the state community college board. This document summarizes the improvements reported by the colleges for fiscal year 1996. Following a brief introduction, the first section reviews special focus issues for fiscal year (FY) 1996 related to the state's Priorities, Quality, and Productivity (PQP) initiative, discussing the development of college priority statements; the involvement of college Governing Boards in PQP initiatives; policies dealing with faculty development, reward systems, and evaluation; and improving occupational follow-up response rates. The second section highlights outcomes for FY 1996 from quality enhancement and productivity activities at the community colleges, focusing on instructional programs, academic program review, student and academic support functions, administrative functions, and public service functions. The next section provides brief summaries of 28 state-level accountability and productivity initiatives for FY 1996, including efforts related to an Access and Opportunity Task Force; data collection on licensure rates; the implementation of accountability, teaching/learning, and workforce preparation awards; the creation of Internet listservs; the Illinois Articulation Initiative; the enactment of state legislation related to adult education; and the Illinois Human Resource Investment Council. The final section presents a summary and conclusions. Data tables on FY 1996 outcomes are appended. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.