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Heath, Paul R.; Astroth, Jonathan M. – Planning and Changing, 1977
By contracting with existing institutions to provide education for its students, the John Wood Community College in Quincy, Illinois, meets the needs of 2,000 students while employing only seven faculty members and owning no buildings. (IRT)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Noncampus Colleges, Program Descriptions, Two Year Colleges
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O'Brien, Christopher – Journal of General Education, 1980
Describes the author's experiences studying during his junior year at Fordham College under Russell Kirk, through the Socratic tutorial system offered through International College. Relates the formal and informal aspects of his educational experiences. (AYC)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Individual Instruction, Noncampus Colleges, Nontraditional Education
Walker, Margery – Community College Frontiers, 1976
Describes the Community College of Vermont, an accredited community college system without a campus. Classes are held in community facilities, instructors are drawn from the community, and local review committees assess student progress toward the associate degree. (DC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Delivery Systems, Noncampus Colleges, Nontraditional Education
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Enoch, Yael – Teaching Sociology, 1987
Examines difficulties inherent in teaching introductory sociology courses over long distances at a university with an open admission policy. Describes the structure and requirements of the course which accommodates nonresidential students of various levels of ability and educational background. Strategies employed include tutorial group meetings,…
Descriptors: Correspondence Study, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Decker, Edward H. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1980
Discusses the increasing demand for community-based comprehensive education and examines the role of part-time faculty in helping noncampus colleges meet local community needs. Examples of the effective utilization of community experts on a part-time basis are provided. (JP)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Community Education, Noncampus Colleges
Schoolland, Lucile B. – 1984
Rio Salado Community College (RSCC), a non-campus college within the Maricopa Community College District, offers hundreds of day, late afternoon, and evening classes at locations throughout the county. The Paradise Valley community had always participated heavily in the evening classes offered by RSCC at local high schools. In fall 1982, an effort…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Extension Education, Noncampus Colleges
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Heath, Paul R.; And Others – Community Services Catalyst, 1987
Explains John Wood Community College's (JWCC's) common market approach to educational cooperation, which allows students to access higher education at participating area colleges via educational service contracts. Considers the growth of JWCC and its institutional linkages. Offers a checklist of key activities for community-based contract…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Education, Distance Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation
Duerden, Noel H. – CASE Currents, 1980
Learn and Shop, a concept of offering university credit courses by university faculty in shopping centers which was developed by Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, is described. The Learn and Shop curriculum permits individuals to earn a two-year associate degree in liberal arts entirely at shopping centers. (MLW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Associate Degrees, Educational Innovation, External Degree Programs
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Oromaner, Mark – Community College Review, 1979
Discusses the concept of educational brokering. Describes the Hudson County (New Jersey) Community College Commission's use of leased facilities, adjunct faculty, and contractual agreements with institutions within and outside of the county to utilize their facilities and faculty in specific program areas. (JG)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contracts, Delivery Systems, Educational Demand
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Hencey, Robert E.; Zeiger, Dinah – Community and Junior College Journal, 1976
The history of Pioneer Community College (Kansas City, Missouri) is described, as is its modular, competency-based innovative curriculum. Although the college has no campus, no set curriculum, and no full-time faculty, it expects a spring 1976 enrollment of 6000 students. (NHM)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Design, Delivery Systems, Educational Innovation
Luskin, Bernard J. – 1976
Coastline Community College (CCC) is a comprehensive community college without walls, committed to the basic philosophy that every individual shall have the opportunity for appropriate quality education up to the limits of his or her potential and that access to diverse educational opportunities shall be available to all interested adults. Its…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Educational Innovation, Educational Opportunities
Elioff, Ione H. – 1983
A description is presented of Vista College's faculty development system, which attempts to provide an atmosphere of support for the part-time faculty who carry over 85% of the teaching assignments. First, the paper provides background on the characteristics of Vista College, a non-campus community college which offers over 400 courses in general…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Development
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Field, Hyman F. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1978
Explores a variety of instructional delivery systems available to community-based colleges and the unique capabilities and limitations of each. Also considers variables influencing the selection of a delivery system, such as instructional requirements, learner characteristics, institutional costs, and ease of administration. (AYC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Technology
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Bender, Louis W. – Community College Review, 1977
The traditional campus-oriented institution, the "without walls" college, and the "contract" community college are described, followed by case studies, and discussion of advantages and disadvantages, authorization and accreditation, and contract provisions for the "contract" college. (RT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Colleges, Contracts, Delivery Systems
Lawson, Katherine – Community College Frontiers, 1977
John Wood Community College (Illinois) operates with no traditional campus and no full-time faculty. It utilizes a "common market" approach, whereby the college purchases classes on a per-credit-hour basis from local colleges and vocational schools. (DC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Delivery Systems, Educational Finance, Experimental Colleges
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