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Stern, Milton R. – Higher Education Management, 1992
A discussion of the impact of an older college student population on European higher education looks at the organization of continuing education, part-time education, professional continuing education, distance learning, retirement programs for older adults, continuing education funding, staffing for no-credit education, centralized vs.…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Administration, College Faculty, College Students
Vaughan, Anthony, Comp. – 1987
Compiled for the benefit of library, archive, and information science schools for use in their information services and systems management courses, this reader is not meant to replace the already existing standard textbooks on this subject, but to provide a more international perspective than textbooks written with the information services of one…
Descriptors: Archives, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Design, Developing Nations
Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto. School Planning and Building Research Section. – 1971
This booklet provides general guidelines for those involved in planning a resource center for the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, CAAT. The first section of the document concerns the formation of a resource center building committee and a broad outline of the various considerations to be included in planning the center program. The second…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Campus Planning, College Libraries, Community Colleges
Bystydzienski, Jill M.; And Others – 1976
This document examines three process environment factors (communications networks, morale of consortia members, and teacher's union attitudes) and their influence on the responses of educational institutions to a New York State Department of Education mandate on performance based teacher education (PBTE). In studying the communications networks,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational Change, Environmental Influences, Information Networks
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France). Documentation Center for Education in Europe. – 1975
This bulletin provides transcripts of lectures, reports of discussion groups, and background documents from the Educational Research Symposium on the Evaluation of School Reform Pilot Projects held at Rheinhardswaldschule in October, 1974. The symposium was organized by German authorities under the auspices of the Council of Europe and was…
Descriptors: Bulletins, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Raffel, Jeffrey; Shishko, Robert – Special Libraries, 1972
An application of location theory to the question of centralized versus decentralized library facilities for a university, with relevance for special libraries is presented. The analysis provides models for a single library, for two or more libraries, or for decentralized facilities. (6 references) (Author/NH)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Decentralization, Evaluation
Paseur, C. Herbert – 1960
A report is presented of a comparative investigation of a decentralized and a centralized school facility. Comparative data are provided regarding costs of the facilities, amount of educational area provided by the facilities, and types of educational areas provided. Evaluative comments are included regarding cost savings versus educational…
Descriptors: Centralization, Construction Costs, Decentralization, Educational Facilities Design
Candoli, I. C.; Leu, Donald J. – 1973
This analysis draws on a variety of experiences with and models of centralized and decentralized school systems now in existence. The decentralized model or profile posed for consideration is intended as a basis for the development of a process by which indigenous models can be established for any locale as unique local variables are identified…
Descriptors: Centralization, Citizen Participation, Community Involvement, Community Role
Chang, Nai-Kwang – 1978
The administrative structures and functions of multi-campus colleges/districts of the same size as the Community College of Denver (CCD) were investigated to determine the positive and negative aspects of multi-campus colleges vs. separate independent colleges and of centralization vs. decentralization of 38 administrative functions. A survey of…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Centralization, College Administration, Community Colleges
Nash, John B. – 1994
This paper examines the problems of centralized academic-indicator systems in light of the move toward site-based management. Problems with current practice are examined in the framework of critical inquiry. Alternatives to current accountability guidelines are presented that harmonize positivism with critical inquiry, while respecting both local…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Action Research, Critical Theory