ERIC Number: ED464677
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
A Collection of Best Practices: Summaries of the 2000 New Jersey Council of County Colleges Best Practices Conference (1st, North Branch, New Jersey, February 23, 2001).
New Jersey State Dept. of Higher Education, Trenton. Office of Community Coll. Programs.
This is a report on a best practices conference conducted by the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges. The conference was designed to allow the 19 state community colleges to share their most valuable innovations, programs, services, and other ideas for enhancing community college instruction, administration, and overall effectiveness. The report presents information on the following community college best practices: incorporating technology into the curriculum, designing programs to meet industry needs, finding ways to internationalize the campus, implementing community service programs, using book vouchers, designing student/staff satisfaction surveys, creating services for students with disabilities, implementing remedial education programs, creating programs to improve academic performance, making tax shelters for saving revenue, and using the Internet for marketing, public relations, and general information. The report includes examples of actual programs or services being instituted by specific community colleges in the state. It also provides contact information for various programs or services. The report offers recommendations for new features and improvements for future best practice conferences. Included is Web site information for learning more about the conference and specific best practices. (MKF)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Higher Education, Trenton. Office of Community Coll. Programs.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey