ERIC Number: ED481535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Accountability and Productivity in Illinois Community Colleges, Fiscal Year 2003.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
The Illinois Community College Board created this document that discusses accountability and productivity in Illinois Community Colleges in the fiscal year 2003. This report includes results of 131 academic, 889 career and technical education, and 54 adult and developmental education programs. The summaries include both program strengths and the challenges faced by colleges in an effort to keep instruction relevant while maintaining cost efficiency. The academic program review concluded that all programs should continue with minor improvements such as developing a mentoring program for new faculty, providing alternatives in the delivery of instruction, and seeking diversity in faculty recruitment. The adult/ESL education program was also recommended to continue with minor improvements. The review for the Career and Technical Education Program led to a variety of outcomes depending on the specific program. The document provides information regarding each college. Overall, the majority (668) programs were continued with minor improvements and only 109 programs were identified for elimination. The document concludes by stating that this report provides evidence that Illinois Community Colleges play a vital role in the states educational and workforce preparation by serving the needs of a million diverse students. Contains 8 tables. (MZ)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Financial Policy, Fiscal Capacity, Institutional Evaluation, Money Management, School Restructuring, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.jwcc.edu/assessment/docs/ProgramReview/ICCB_ProgramReview2003.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.