ERIC Number: ED411036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Accountability and Productivity Report for the Illinois Community College System Fiscal Year 1997.
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 (FY) 1997. Following a brief introduction, the first section reviews special focus issues for FY 1997 related to the state's Priorities, Quality, and Productivity (PQP) initiative, discussing the development of college priority statements; the strengthening of linkages and integrating planning, budgeting, program approval, and program review around college wide priorities; faculty roles and responsibilities; enhancements in the use of educational technology; and assessment of the effectiveness of instructional technology. The second section highlights outcomes for FY 1997 from quality enhancement and productivity activities at the colleges, focusing on instructional programs, academic program review, adult and developmental education review, and student and academic support functions. The next section provides brief summaries of 33 state-level accountability and productivity initiatives, including efforts related to strengthening leadership and core values; performance-based funding; technology; opportunities programs; workforce preparation awards; and new curriculum and course forms. The final section presents a summary and conclusions. Data tables showing FY 1997 outcomes are appended. (JDI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.