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Harris, Chad S.; Herring, Tom – College and University, 1999
California State University, Fullerton is developing a suite of server-based, Web-enabled applications that distribute the functionality of its student information system software to external customers without modifying the mainframe applications or databases. The cost-effective, secure, and rapidly deployable business solution involves using the…
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Administration, College Students, Computer Uses in Education
Sirotnik, Kenneth A., Ed.; Goodlad, John I., Ed. – 1988
A general paradigm for ideal collaboration between schools and universities is proposed. It is based on a mutually collaborative arrangement between equal partners working together to meet self-interests while solving common problems. It is suggested that reasonable approximations to this ideal have great potential to effect significant…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, College Students, Cooperative Planning, Coordination
Wilson, Donald W.; Taylor, James S. – 1988
A comprehensive strategic planning model that has been developed by Pittsburg State University (Kansas) is described. The model is presented in the following sections: University Planning and Coordinating Committee (UPCCI): The Beginning (position paper, mission statement, and continuing goals and objectives); strategic planning unit reviews (unit…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Administration, College Faculty, College Planning
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. – 1988
The National Collegiate Drug Awareness Week 1988 (conceived and initiated by the Inter-Association Task Force on Alcohol and Other Substance Issues) began with a Kick-Off Conference of educators that provided students and professionals an opportunity to share ideas and experiences. One-page abstracts of 17 conference presentations are as follows:…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Attitude Change, College Students, Community Involvement
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Stanford, Lois M. – New Directions for Higher Education, 1992
For one college teacher, the experience of reading "Information Literacy; Revolution in the Library" revealed a new and informative pattern in learning and teaching. This article examines information literacy and instructional development, classroom application, and student services. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Faculty Development
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McHenry, Kelley Emmons; And Others – New Directions for Higher Education, 1992
In an effort to link information literacy and resource-based learning to cultural pluralism, faculty and librarians at Seattle Central Community College (Washington) revised an English composition course and a library skills course, linking their content of documented writing and literary research methods. Students must enroll in both courses.…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Course Descriptions, Cultural Pluralism
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Gaunt, Marianne I.; Nash, Stan – New Directions for Higher Education, 1992
A program at Rutgers University (New Jersey) to integrate information literacy into first-year composition courses involved librarians and faculty. The pilot project included two research seminars within each course. Evaluation of the project revealed a successful basic strategy, useful techniques and elements, and some areas for adaptation and…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Literacy, Curriculum Development, Expository Writing
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Brann, Eva T. H. – Change, 1992
Sixteen founding ideas of St. John's College (Maryland) are recalled and discussed briefly as a reminder of the basic principles underlying this living academic community. The ideas concern student and teacher roles, teacher compensation, educational methods and outcomes, selectivity, and institutional administration. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Administration, College Environment, College Faculty
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Friedman, Paula K, – Journal of Dental Education, 1992
Boston University (Massachusetts) developed and marketed a dental care plan to three colleges and universities in the Boston area. After 5 academic years of operation, the dental program has 16 institutional affiliates, increased its patient pool by almost 1,500, generated substantial revenue, and exposed dental students to an alternative dental…
Descriptors: College Students, Dental Schools, Dentistry, Health Insurance
Brown, Stuart – Campus Activities Programming, 1992
The three undergraduate schools of Columbia University work together to plan and finance free excursions with students, hosted by faculty and administrators, in and around New York City. An evaluation indicates that, although the program does not generate substantial student-faculty interaction, it is well received by students and faculty, for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Extracurricular Activities, Field Trips
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Zighera, Jacques A. – Higher Education Management, 1992
A method used in France to measure a university program's effectiveness at bringing students to the degree level is described. The method uses mathematical formulas to calculate indicators of success for a given cohort, which can then be compared for various programs. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment, College Students
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Keegan, Desmond J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
The Regional Tutorial Services Unit of Great Britain's Open University links the school's regional educational programs with the central office, provides for student counseling, and maintains enrollment. This article reviews the unit's first 10 years, its present structure and operations, and the factors underlying or inhibiting its notable…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Organization, College Attendance, College Students
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Mazman, Samuel – NACADA Journal, 1985
Articulation programs and agreements between institutions have become more frequent and problem-free as both sender and receiver recognize that a smooth transition benefits both interests. Eight banks of cross walk data were created in a computer system in Michigan schools. (MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Articulation (Education), College Credits, College Students
Proctor, Angela Vanessa; Kight, Dawn Ventress – CAUSE/EFFECT, 1998
The Southern University (Louisiana) Agricultural and Mechanical College library addressed the growing demand on its reserve collections with an Electronic Reserve Library, a World Wide Web-based system designed to convert the collection's printed material to readable electronic form. Faculty and students have benefitted from and responded…
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Administration, College Faculty, College Students
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Eisenberg, Daniel – ADFL Bulletin, 1998
Discussion of Northern Arizona University's experience with implementation of distance education for upper-level language courses looks at problems encountered and solutions adopted in the areas of communication of assignments and exams, out-of-class interaction of teachers and students, classroom configuration, equipment reliability, scheduling,…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, College Faculty, College Students, Computer Software
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