ERIC Number: ED274389
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Computers Serving Students: The Community College Way. CAUSE Monograph Series, 1986.
Leslie, Judith W., Ed.
This monograph provides descriptions of the use of computers in seven community colleges. Each includes background information about the institution's history, facilities, programs, and students, while focusing on the computing environment, its background, current status, and future. First, "Computers in Community Colleges," by Judith W. Leslie offers a general discussion of the use of information technologies in community colleges, examining patterns in computing services related to student recruitment, assessment, record-keeping, instructional delivery, and student assistance. Subsequent chapters include essays on the Dallas County Community College District by James Hill; Maricopa County Community College District by Ronald D. Bleed; Mercer County Community College by Joseph P. Balabon; Miami-Dade Community College by H. Phillip Nicely; North Central Technical College by Warren H. Groff; Pima County Community College District by Judith W. Leslie; and Southwestern College by Allan MacDougall. Finally, Judith W. Leslie reviews major patterns reflected in these descriptive essays as they relate to institutional environment, computing background, current computing practices, and plans for the future. (LAL)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Delivery Systems, Educational Technology, Program Descriptions, Two Year Colleges
CAUSE Publications, 737 Twenty-Ninth St., Boulder, CO 80303 ($6.00 members; $12.00 nonmembers)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Note: Funding provided by International Business Machines Corporation.