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Clagett, Craig A. – 1981
An evaluation methodology is presented by which Prince George's Community College can assess alternative responses to anticipated fiscal constraints. The paper first points to four types of responses to financial problems and reviews two studies of community college responses to financial limitations. It then states the objectives for the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Community Colleges, Comprehensive Programs
Brooks, Kent – 1994
Too many four-year colleges and universities have failed to develop policies for recognizing knowledge gained outside four-year college programs. Several universities are, however, beginning to respond to the needs of adult learners with years of experiential learning (EL), especially that acquired through work experience or on-the-job training.…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accrediting Agencies, Articulation (Education), Bachelors Degrees
Burnham, Peter F. – 1981
The product of a year-long research process undertaken by a Task Force on Academic Standards at Tompkins Cortland Community College (TCCC) in 1980-81, this report provides background to the deliberations of the Task Force and a presentation of their position on academic standards at TCCC. The report establishes the Task Force's commitments to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Planning, Community Colleges, Educational Philosophy
O'Mahoney, William J. – 1984
This report describes the process used by Oakland Community College (OCC) to define general education and to identify courses to fulfill general education requirements in accordance with that definition. Following an overview of the curriculum development process, three recommendations are presented. The first defines general education as…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Courses
McCuen, John T.; And Others – 1978
A study of academic standards in the Los Angeles Community College District resulted in the identification of a number of problems and issues, as well as recommendations, in areas pertaining to: (1) entering students--pre-enrollment misconceptions, admissions policies, late registration, and choice of courses and programs; (2) attending…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Policy, College Bound Students, Community Colleges
Gallego, Augie; And Others – 1997
The San Diego Community College District (SDCCD), in California, is a multi-college district in which many students cross-enroll in two or more colleges. Beginning in 1978, the District began efforts to align courses and programs across the individual colleges, including the implementation of districtwide accreditation and procedures related to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Administration, College Planning, Community Colleges
Farland, Ronnald W.; Cepeda, Rita – 1990
In 1988, the Basic Skills Task Force was established to assess the effectiveness of four academic policies in addressing the needs of California community college students with skills deficiencies. The policies define the scope and content of Adult Basic Education and of Precollegiate Basic Skills Instruction in nondegree-applicable credit…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Basic Skills, College Preparation
Farland, Ronnald; Cepeda, Rita – 1989
The current official policy of the California community colleges on grading prohibits the use of plus and minus symbols to modify a standard letter grade. Plus and minus grades may influence a student's grade point average (GPA) either through statistical effects or psychological effects on teachers and students. At its fall 1985 session, and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Community Colleges, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Nussbaum, Tom – 1983
The result of a comprehensive review by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges of the minimum standards entitling community college districts to receive state aid, this report provides background information, summarizes proposed changes, and offers the complete text of a revised set of regulations. Section I presents…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Class Size, College Faculty
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. – 1987
The policy statements contained in this document present the position of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (AACJC) on the Associate Degree, the Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS), and the Associate Degree in Nursing. In its statement on the Associate Degree, the AACJC: (1) stresses the responsibility of faculty and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Associate Degrees, College Curriculum, Community Colleges
Colorado Vocational Association, Lakewood. – 1985
As part of an effort to chart the path of vocational education in Colorado, the Colorado Vocational Association (CVA) assembled 55 vocational educators, administrators, and business and industry leaders to review the status of vocational education in the state and develop a series of statements to establish standards and provide direction for the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Smith, Joshua L. – 1985
Four staff recommendations are presented for the consideration of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, concerning the provision of remediation in the community colleges. After section I provides background on the issues that have been raised regarding remediation at the college level, section II reviews the board's policies…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Assessment
Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – 1985
The decisions that administrators make touch every facet of the institutional experience and fundamentally affect teaching and learning. Research shows, however, that administrators do not always recognize their influence nor their responsibility for the quality of instruction. A study of one urban community college district revealed an unforeseen…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Administrators
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Kerschner, Lee R. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1988
Discusses the review of California's master plan for higher education by a state blue-ribbon commission. Reviews the commission's recommendations concerning the community college curriculum, student progress, transfer programs, governance, and accountability. Considers the work of the commission a reflection of a new alliance between faculty and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Blue Ribbon Commissions, College Curriculum
Farland, Ronnald W. – 1985
Developed by the Chancellor's Task Force on Academic Quality, this report presents background, analysis, and recommendations concerning remedial offerings in the California community colleges. Part I presents background material on the scope of remediation in the colleges, and the student constituencies and social conditions that have created the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Credits, Community Colleges, Definitions