ERIC Number: ED435427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Community College Exemplary Initiatives, Volume X, 1998-1999.
Goss, Donald, Ed.; Goss, Susan, Ed.
This volume contains four sections corresponding to the four categories in which programs were originally submitted to the National Council of Instructional Administrators for its Annual Exemplary Initiatives Awards presented at the annual American Association of Community Colleges held in April 1999 at Nashville, Tennessee. Section 1, "Award for Exemplary Initiatives in the Classroom, states that Mercer County Community College (New Jersey) was honored for its "International Business Practice Firm," a high-tech simulated business learning environment. Richard J. Daley College (IL) was honored for the "Keystone to Student Learning," a program designed to improve student performance in remedial mathematics. Section 2, "Award for Exemplary Initiatives in the Use of Technology," conveys that Butler County Community College (Kansas) was honored for the "Technology Enrichment Cooperative," a 1-week computer training institute for students who go on to provide technology support for the college. Section 3, "Award for Exemplary Initiatives in Partnerships and Linkages," relays that Montgomery College (Maryland) was honored for "Future Focus: A Model Community College-School District Partnership to Improve College Readiness." Northeast Iowa Community College was honored for "Partnership Writing Seminar: Community College and High School Writers Collaborate program." Section 4, "Award for Exemplary Initiatives in Changing the Campus Climate and Culture," states that Fayetteville Technical Community College (North Carolina) was honored for "Changing the Campus Climate and Culture with Quality Curriculum Infusion." Each section also describes the programs at one or two colleges receiving honorable mentions, and presents the submissions from all colleges. A total of 129 programs are described. (RDG)
Descriptors: Awards, Change Strategies, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Excellence in Education, Improvement Programs, Professional Recognition, Program Evaluation, School Effectiveness, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. National Council of Instructional Administrators.