ERIC Number: ED481069
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Continuing Education Manual for Maryland Community Colleges. Revised.
Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis.
The Maryland Higher Education Commission, with the assistance of a Task Force on Continuing Education, produced this 2001 manual. The manual describes the regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to the approval for State funding of continuing education courses offered by community colleges. Continuing education in the State of Maryland has expanded rapidly. In FY 2000, the 16 community colleges offered 10,392 state supported continuing education courses to 336,279 students, compared to 810 courses offered by 14 community colleges to 19,576 students in 1970-71. The manual is divided into chapters that address the following issues: (1) Laws and Regulations Pertaining to Continuing Education; (2) Course Evaluation Criteria; (3) Request for State Funding of a Continuing Education Course; (4) Continuing Education Course Inventory; (5) Procedures for Converting to a New Course Numbering System for Continuing Education Courses; and (6) Enrollment Report for (Equated Credit) Continuing Education Courses. The eight appendices are as follows: (1) Operating Guidelines for the Delivery of Contract Training and Service; (2) Standards of Good Practice for Senior Adult Courses; (3) Standards of Good Practice for Instruction Delivered by Distance Education; (4) Enrollment Report; (5) Standards of Good Practice for Partnerships in Continuing Education; (6) Reporting Schedule; (7) Request for State Funding for a Course; and (8) Definitions. (NB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Economic Development, Economic Opportunities, Financial Support, Funding Formulas, Job Training, Laws, Policy, State Aid, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.mhec.state.md.us/publications/CCManual.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland