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Piland, William E., Ed.; Wolf, David B., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
This document discusses how community colleges have become a vital and perhaps permanent aspect of the United States higher education system, and how it must maintain a competent leadership in order to maintain its integrity. It emphasizes the importance of effective leadership development within the community colleges as they continue to develop…
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Responsibility, Community Colleges, Educational Strategies
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Sheldon, Caroline Q. – Community College Review, 2003
Discusses the impact of fiscal contraction on community colleges. Explores how reduced state appropriations have adversely affected community college instruction and student support systems. Research shows that because instruction and student support services suffer when budget is reduced, fiscal contraction can hamper the ability of colleges to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Financial Policy, Financial Problems, Fiscal Capacity
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McCormick, Alexander C., Ed.; Cox, Rebecca D., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
This summer 2003 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges advances the conversation among researchers and practitioners about possible approaches to classifying two-year colleges. The 10 chapters include the following: (1) "Classifying Two-Year Colleges: Purposes, Possibilities and Pitfalls" (Alexander C. McCormick and Rebecca D.…
Descriptors: Classification, Cluster Grouping, Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics
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Townsend, Barbara K., Ed.; Ignash, Jan M., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
This journal issue focuses on the role of the community college in training K-12 teachers. The chapters included in this volume are as follows: (1) "Community College Roles in Teacher Education: Current Approaches and Future Possibilities," by Townsend and Ignash; (2) "Transfer Issues in Preservice Undergraduate Teacher Education…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 2003
Summarizes ERIC documents and journal articles and highlights World Wide Web resources that discuss uses of technology in the elementary school classroom to foster student learning. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Educational Technology
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Watts, Gordon E., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
The purpose of this volume is to provide a current view of the evolving professional development movement in community colleges. Chapter authors provide descriptions of how their institutions have addressed issues through professional development, created institutional change, developed new delivery systems, reached beyond development programs…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, College Faculty, College Presidents
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Spangler, Mary S., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
This volume addresses the theme of collaboration and partnership among community colleges, businesses, and the community by focusing on credit-based examples of innovative connections. Each chapter describes the ingenuity of individuals committed to establishing a relationship based on a recognized need or opportunity. Each chapter also offers…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economic Impact, Job Training, Labor Force Development
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Outcalt, Charles, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
This document reports on the current status of community college faculty. Several articles draw on a survey of community college faculty administered by the Center for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) in 2000. CSCC staff invited 240 randomly chosen college presidents to appoint a local facilitator to administer the survey on campus. A total…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Diversity (Faculty)
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Bers, Trudy H., Ed.; Calhoun, Harriott D., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
This spring 2002 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges reviews recent research on topics of importance to two-year colleges and identifies challenges and practical solutions. The 10 chapters include the following: (1) "Literature on Community Colleges: An Overview" (Trudy H. Bers and Harriott D. Calhoun); (2) "Transfer Rates: A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Compensatory Education, Educational Research
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 2002
Summarizes selected ERIC documents, journal articles, and World Wide Web resources that discuss ways to help children deal with traumatic events, both natural and human-caused, including the effects of terrorism. (DLH)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Records, Children, Coping, Counseling
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 2002
This ERIC/EECE report summarizes recent documents and journal articles, and highlights some World Wide Web resources that focus on educational and classroom environments that can support children's social, emotional, and psychological development. Annotations are provided for seven ERIC documents, four ERIC journal articles, and two web resources.…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Children, Classroom Environment, Educational Environment
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Bragg, Debra D., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2001
The fall 2001 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges discusses the changes in policy and practice of vocational education at community colleges. The 10 chapters included in this volume are: (1) "Opportunities and Challenges for the New Vocationalism" by Debra D. Bragg; (2) "The Role of Leadership in Successful Vocational Initiatives" by…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Improvement, Industrial Education, Instructional Development
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 2001
Summarizes recent ERIC documents and journal articles and highlights some World Wide Web resources that discuss various issues related to the education of immigrant children in the United States and other countries. Includes resources addressing language issues, program design, culturally relevant education and counseling, and best practices.…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Bilingual Education, Children, Cultural Differences
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Patterson, Nancy – Voices from the Middle, 2001
Discusses how computer technology has brought with it a rethinking about how writing happens. Notes that research indicates that computers have a positive impact on student writing. Lists 15 web sites that may help teachers and students with the task of writing. (SG)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Secondary Education, Technological Advancement, Writing (Composition)
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Rudner, Lawrence M., Ed.; Schafer, William D., Ed. – Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 2001
This document consists of papers published in the electronic journal "Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation" during 2000-2001: (1) "Advantages of Hierarchical Linear Modeling" (Jason W. Osborne); (2) "Prediction in Multiple Regression" (Jason W. Osborne); (3) Scoring Rubrics: What, When, and How?"…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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