ERIC Number: ED464697
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Commission on the Future of Howard Community College Progress Report, 2001.
Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD. Office of Planning and Evaluation.
This Howard Community College (HCC) (Maryland) 2001 Progress Report makes assessments and recommendations in the following areas: (1) creating a world class learning organization; (2) collaboration with other educational organizations; (3) collaboration with business and industry; (4) economics and workforce development; (5) preparing students as global citizens; (6) technology and education; and (7) communicating with current and new markets. The report is arranged in a table format that aligns the goals and recommendations with progress reports from 2001 and 2000. The table also identifies the campus department or area responsible for the listed item. Examples of areas addressed and progress made include: HCC aims to capitalize on the rich resources in the Washington-Baltimore area to provide joint programs and speakers on cultural activities. Progress made includes the Rep Stage group's utilization of cultural resources in the area, HCC staff members' participation on local arts boards, and assistance at such events as the Columbia Festival. In the area of educational partnerships, in 2001 HCC negotiated articulation agreements with Governor's State University, Dickinson College, Strayer University, and Baltimore Culinary Institute. In the technology area, HCC offered 90 online courses in fiscal year 2000, with enrollments of over 1,100 students; enrollments in fiscal year 2001 are expected to exceed 1,600. (NB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Business, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Economic Impact, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement, Faculty Recruitment, Institutional Cooperation, Labor Force Development, Personnel, Technological Advancement, Technology Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD. Office of Planning and Evaluation.