ERIC Number: EJ1031965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
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Using Professional Standards for Higher Education to Improve Student Affairs
Scott, Renay M.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n166 p55-61 Sum 2014
The instruction and program quality at community colleges adheres to standards mandated through regional and national accreditation at institution and program levels. Community college personnel must understand their specific role in college and program accreditation and how accreditation is crucial for functions, such as accessing federal financial aid, guaranteeing credit hour transfers, and recognizing certification and licensure. The author presents an overview of the accreditation process and strategies for using the process to increase accountability.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions), Accountability, Federal Aid, Certification, Standards
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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