ERIC Number: ED399976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
The 21st Century Community College: Technology and the New Learning Paradigm.
Johnson, Larry, Ed.; Lobello, Sharon T., Ed.
Resulting from a forum for community college leaders exploring the effects of technological change on education, this three-part monograph discusses the role of technology in community colleges and reviews strategies for responding to changes. The first part addresses the vision and leadership needed to bring the colleges into the next century and includes the following articles: "The Importance of Process Innovation to the Community College," by Sean C. Rush; "A Learning College for the 21st Century," by Terry O'Banion; and "Leading the Technology Agenda on Campus," by Charles Spence. The second part analyzes the effects of incorporating technology on educational structures, providing the following articles: "Creating a Learning Culture," by Diana G. Oblinger; "Implementing and Analyzing Operations in Higher Education," by Sunil Chand; "Using Information Technology to Enable Transformation," by Darlene J. Burnett; and "Planning to Take Advantage of Technology," by Gary E. Wenger. The final part provides examples of college plans integrating technology into operations, presenting the following articles: "Strategic Planning for Information Technology," by Dale T. Chapman; "Integrating Technology into the Learning Process," by Richard L. Wright; "Kiosks as Catalysts for Transformation," by Stephen Jonas; and "The Connected Campus and Beyond," by John T. May. Acknowledgments and profiles of the authors and editors are appended. (TGI)
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Information Technology, Instructional Innovation, Organizational Development, Technological Advancement, Two Year Colleges
League for Innovation in the Community College, 26522 La Alameda, Suite 370, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 ($10).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Business Machines Corp., White Plains, NY.; League for Innovation in the Community Coll.