ERIC Number: ED405054
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Community Leadership through Community-Based Programming: The Role of the Community College.
Boone, Edgar J.; And Others
Organized around 15 tasks involved in the community-based programming (CBP) process, this book provides practical, field-tested guidance on successfully implementing CBP in community colleges. Following prefatory materials, the following chapters are provided: (1) "An Introduction to the Community-Based Programming Process" (Edgar J. Boone), reviewing the role of community colleges in CBP and necessary skills; (2) "The Community College's Mission and Milieu: Institutionalizing Community-Based Programming" (George B. Vaughan), focusing on the first three of the processual tasks in CBP; (3) "Environmental Scanning" (Brian Nichol), addressing tasks 4 through 6; (4) "Identifying Target Publics and Stakeholders: Building a Coalition" (John M. Pettitt and Rosemary Gillett-Karam), focusing on the intended outcomes of processual tasks 7 through 10; (5) "Developing and Implementing the Plan of Action" (Edgar J. Boone, Wynetta Y. Lee, Jacquelyn W. McClelland, and Robert A. Rubin), addressing tasks 11 and 12 and presenting two sample action plans; (6) "Evaluation and Accountability" (Wynetta Y. Lee), presenting approaches for implementing tasks 13 through 15 and stressing the importance of measuring outcomes and communicating outcomes to stakeholders; and (7) "Community-Based Programming in Retrospect: Observations and Recommendations" (Edgar J. Boone), summarizing lessons learned in pilot implementations of CBP at community colleges across the nation. (HAA)
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Community Cooperation, Community Involvement, Community Relations, Community Services, Institutional Mission, Organizational Development, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Two Year Colleges
Community College Press, P.O. Box 311, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701 ($25 for members, $32 for non-members).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.