ERIC Number: ED438875
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
University of Hawaii Community Colleges, 1998.
University of Hawaii Community Colleges, v33 n1-8 Feb-Dec 1998
This series of newsletters describes information about special activities, academic programs, and honors and awards involving faculty, students, staff and the greater communities served by the University of Hawaii (UH) Community Colleges. This set contains the eight issues of volume 33, 1998, which discuss the following topics, among others: (1) the Crimes Against Tourists program at UH community colleges; (2) service learning; (3) UH history; (4) new career programs at UH, including Computing, Electronics and Networking Technology, and Certified Home Operator Programs; (5) economic development through education; (6) educational change; (7) 1997-98 academic awards; (8) creating learning-centered colleges; (9) global focus on educational future; (10) articulation agreements; and (11) head start programs for high school students. Chosen for summary are two special projects unique to Hawaii. On the Big Island, UH has developed a unique way to preserve native plant species by using approaches that involve the active learning and involvement of students and the community. A service learning component involves coordination with a county organization to assist senior citizens with yard work. Students also participate in weed eradication programs in local National Parks and help maintain trails. (AF)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Citizenship Education, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Conservation Education, Cultural Education, Cultural Opportunities, Hawaiians, Malayo Polynesian Languages, Native Language Instruction, Newsletters, Partnerships in Education, Service Learning, Two Year Colleges
University of Hawaii, Office of the Chancellor for Community Colleges, 2327 Dole St., Honolulu, HI 96822. Tel: 808-956-5383. For full text: http://www.hawaii.edu/ccc/Prpp/prpp frameset.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Office of the Chancellor for Community Colleges.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii