ERIC Number: ED476671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
A Collection of Papers on Self-Study and Institutional Improvement, 2003. Volume 1: Establishing and Sustaining Effective Connections. 2003 Edition.
Van Kollenburg, Susan E., Ed.
Papers in this collection were prepared for the annual meeting of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This volume contains papers discussing establishing and sustaining effective connections. Chapter 1, "Building New Partnerships for Learning," contains: (1) "Developing the ABCs of Successful Partnerships" (Linda L. Baer and Ann Hill Duin); (2) "Outsourcing General Education: Specialized College and Liberal Arts University Partnership" (Vickie Donnell and Sue Rollins); (3) "Moving through Turf Battles To Increase AA Degree Access" (David Hellmich and Larry Lundblad); (4) "Building for the Future: One University's Crusade in Creating a New Partnership for Learning" (Douglas N. McMilllan, Charles S. Weiner, and John Partin); (5) "The Possibility Network: Creating a Statewide, Technology-Mediated Lifelong Learning Collaborative" (LaVerne Ludden and David Wright); (6) "Partnerships and Adult Learning: Delivering Bachelor's Degree Completion Programs" (Tracey S. Hebert); (7) "Quality Sells: Maintaining Quality in the For-Profit Environment" (Jim Patton, Paula Peinovich, Paula Singer, and Kathy Winberry); (8) "Building on Our Strengths Together: Secondary and Postsecondary Partners" (Debra Cox and Mary J. Steeno); (9) "FIPSE Partnerships with Four Universities To Replicate Academic Support Model" (John Kowalczyk and Joan Totten); (10) "A Better Society through Prison Educational Programming" (Kari Lenort, Mary Shepard, and Jan Waller); (11) "Assessing the Impact: The AAHE-HLC Collaborative Workshop Project" (Kelly Funk); (12) "Creating an Institutional Culture of Collaboration" (Marguerite Bennett); and (13) "Building the Essential Partnership: Organizing for Student Engagement" (Jack P. Calareso and Richard E. Farmer). Chapter 2, "State, Regional, and National Initiatives," contains: (14) "The Vocabulary of Student Outcomes: Razing the Tower of Babble" (Trudy Bers, Norval L. Wellsfry, T. Dary Erwin, and Trudy Bant); (15) "Engaging in Measures of Student Engagement: Using NSSE Data To Build a Shared Understanding of Assessment and Institutional Priorities" (Kathleen Carlson, Christopher Chalokwu, and Steven Murphy); (16) "Benchmarking Community College Instructional Costs and Productivity: The Kansas Study" (Jeffrey A. Seybert); (17) "From Silos to Circles: Changing the General Education Concept" (Deborah Daiek, Shirley Dixon, and Cheryl Hawkins); and (18) "Integrating, Documenting, and Assessing Success Skills" (Larry Coon and Stephen Davis). Many papers contain references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Organizational Development, Partnerships in Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Higher Learning Commission.
Note: Prepared for the Annual Meeting of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (108th, Chicago, IL, April 13-16, 2003). For the 2002 edition, published in a single volume, see HE 035 309. For volumes 1 through 4, see HE 035 886-888.