ERIC Number: EJ508782
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Environmental Scanning Practices for Rural Colleges.
Friedel, Janice Nahra; Lapin, Joel D.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n90 p65-70 Sum 1995
Discusses the importance of environmental scanning in the planning efforts of rural community colleges. Reviews basic techniques and terminology and suggests sources of data. Argues that environmental scanning allows rural colleges to inexpensively forecast change, identify implications for the organization, and plan preferred responses to shape the future. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Planning, College Role, Community Colleges, Data Collection, Environmental Scanning, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Strategic Planning, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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