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Brinson, J. Dianne; Radcliffe, Mark F. – Community College Journal, 1995
Discusses legal issues involved in developing and distributing multimedia publications. Examines libel; rights of publicity; and such elements of copyright law as copyright protections and infringements, fair use and public domain policies, and use of ideas and factual materials. Uses a hypothetical multimedia project to illustrate the legal rules…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Copyrights, Fair Use (Copyrights), Federal Legislation
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Reeve, Edward M.; Ballard, Davis V. – Community College Journal, 1993
Argues for greater two-year college faculty involvement in grant proposal writing. Lists available library resources on funding sources; reviews types of grants provided by government agencies; discusses community, national general purpose, special purpose, family, and corporate foundation support; and describes the specific steps in writing a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Financial Exigency, Grants
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Whitaker, Janet – Community College Journal, 1992
Provides a primer on multimedia instructional technology, including examples of applications from the Maricopa Community Colleges. Identifies needed equipment and software components, the players in multimedia development and use; various uses of multimedia; and issues to consider. Looks at ways community colleges have overcome problems and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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Webb, T. D. – Community College Journal, 1992
Describes how automation has transformed the library and how super-catalogs have affected the process of doing research. Explains how faculty and librarians can work together to help students to use the available databases effectively, by teaching them Boolean logic, standard record formats, filing rules, etc. (DMM)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, College Faculty, College Libraries, Community Colleges
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Connet, Michael – Community College Journal, 1992
Details a number of strategies community colleges can use to deal with the high costs of educational technology, including partnerships with business/industry; computer networks such as BITNET and INTERNET; philanthropic foundations; and working with companies attempting to establish a market for new products. Offers examples of successful…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Networks, Cooperative Programs, Corporate Support
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Watts, Gordon E. – Community College Journal, 1993
Offers guidelines for hiring good faculty, including checklists for conducting searches and suggestions for wording interview questions to capture pertinent information about candidates' teaching styles. Discusses the selection process, the search committee, the selection interview, the teaching simulation, and simulated assessment of student…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Employment Interviews, Guidelines
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LeTarte, Clyde E. – Community College Journal, 1993
Presents seven steps for implementing Total Quality Management (TQM) in higher education: understand concept; ensure presidential commitment; develop a core of committed, knowledgeable people; establish TQM principles early; build on past strengths; be prepared to think and act differently; and develop systems thinking. Discusses considerations…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Change Strategies, College Administration
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Forney, Katherine S. – Community College Journal, 1993
Identifies some of the common features of authoring programs. Outlines factors to consider when buying an authoring software package, including access to equipment, development and maintenance of courseware, purchasing and updating hardware and software, platform selection, and authoring skills. Presents a list of questions to ask vendors before…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Software Development, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Selection
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Darago, Vince – Community College Journal, 1993
Urges community colleges to become involved in the delivery of work force training through the Community Learning Information Network (CLIN). Highlights CLIN's responsiveness to employers' needs, cost savings through shared equipment, CLIN site design, user-friendly instructional equipment, the opening of new markets for community colleges, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Educational Technology, Educational Trends
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Marks, Richard D.; And Others – Community College Journal, 1994
Presents three essays examining topics that community college leaders should consider in utilizing advanced technologies to meet constituents' needs. Considers installing new technology, ownership of technology created by faculty and students, and the implications of using new technologies in the context of the requirements of the Americans with…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Administration, College Planning
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Community College Journal, 2001
Focuses on the need for health and safety for participants of study-abroad programs. Lists five themes that guide the Interorganizational Task Force on Safety and Responsibility in Study Abroad's efforts to ensure student safety, including: (1) the definition of "sponsor"; and (2) the need for guidelines for advisers and partner institutions. (CJW)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, College Role, Foreign Countries, Higher Education