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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2020
Distance ed and information technology (IT) have had to teamed up to boost Wi-Fi on campus and provide students with face-to-face tutoring due to COVID-19. While the relationship between IT and distance-learning staff is often necessity-driven, changes wrought by the coronavirus resulted in more of a "hand-and-glove" approach, where most…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Distance Education, Departments, Pandemics
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Wong, Wylie – Community College Journal, 2015
Community colleges are using grants and workforce partnerships to train a new generation of technology workers. In September, the Obama administration awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges that have partnered with more than 400 employers nationally. It was the final installment of a four-year, $2 billion competitive grant…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Hanstein, Andrea – Community College Journal, 2013
For nearly as long as students, teachers, and community members have been adopting social media--more than a decade--community college leaders have sought ways to harness the power of online applications to improve fundraising and advocacy efforts. Dedicated Facebook pages and Twitter feeds were among the most logical starting points--if a college…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Community Colleges, Fund Raising, Social Networks
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2012
Community colleges have long taken pride in their ability to adjust to changing workforce needs. They adjust when local plumbers union requires a new certification. They also adjust when a biotechnology manufacturer seeks workers to staff its state-of-the-art research facility. But what happens when a new industry materializes almost overnight?…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Social Networks, Internet, Information Literacy
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Violino, Bob – Community College Journal, 2012
With the rising popularity of personal mobile devices, from smartphones to tablets, an increasing number of colleges are asking students and teachers to bring their own technology to class. The so-called bring your own device, or BYOD, movement promises easier access to resources such as textbooks and educational services for students, and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Community Colleges, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Taft, Darryl – Community College Journal, 2011
Ned Miller does not take security lightly. As director of campus safety and emergency management at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), any threat requires serious consideration. As community college administrators adopt a more proactive approach to campus safety, many institutions are experimenting with emerging technologies, including…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Security, School Safety, Emergency Programs
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Halligan, Tom – Community College Journal, 2010
As more community colleges focus on using data to improve educational outcomes, many administrators are considering business intelligence applications that promise a path toward more informed decisions. Getting there, leaders say, requires more than installing some out-of-the-box solution; it requires changing the culture and finding skilled…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Graduation Rate, Graduation, Information Technology
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Violino, Bob – Community College Journal, 2008
This article discusses the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Deploying an ERP system is one of the most extensive--and expensive--IT projects a college or university can undertake. The potential benefits of ERP are significant: a more smoothly running operation with efficiencies in virtually every area of administration, from automated…
Descriptors: Information Services, Higher Education, Information Technology, Surveys
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De Los Santos, Gerardo E.; O'Banion, Terry – Community College Journal, 2008
This article describes the League for Innovation in the Community College which will be celebrating throughout 2008 its 40th anniversary as one of the oldest and most significant organizations in the community college world. Created in 1968, when community colleges were being established at the rate of one per week, the League became a beacon for…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Innovation, International Organizations, Instructional Design
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Murray, Corey – Community College Journal, 2007
This article talks about a joint effort between the National Science Foundation and the nation's community colleges that helps students secure jobs in technical career fields. It describes Advanced Technological Education Program (ATE), National Science Foundation's (NSF's) premier initiative with two-year colleges that was created in response to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Market, Biotechnology, Information Technology
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Violino, Bob – Community College Journal, 2007
In an era of increased need and steadily dwindling public dollars, community college leaders are adopting a new way of thinking when it comes to fundraising. The author discusses how community college leaders are turning bold ideas into money-making propositions for their schools. One of the most effective ways colleges can bring in resources is…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Information Technology, School Business Relationship
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Council, Chip – Community College Journal, 2005
Now it is increasingly critical that community college leaders become involved in network security and partner with their directors of information technology (IT). Network security involves more than just virus protection software and firewalls. It involves vigilance and requires top executive support. Leaders can help their IT directors to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Risk, Computer Security, Information Technology
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Navarro, Diego James – Community College Journal, 2005
There is a growing population of young adults who are underserved by community colleges in the United States, students who are poorly prepared for college work and are at risk of poverty, social problems and failure to realize their full potential. Educational programs offered by community colleges represent this group's best hope of overcoming…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Community Colleges, Self Efficacy, Demonstration Programs
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Brobst, Jan; Council, Chip – Community College Journal, 2005
The discussion in this article is intended to provide an examination of why top management, IT management, and internal auditors should be interested in IT governance. Some aspects of IT management will be described including implementation, auditing, availability, security, and alignment. One governance framework, COBIT, will be utilized as a…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Information Technology, Administration, Governance
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Knoess, Christoph – Community College Journal, 2005
"Strategic planning results in plans, not strategies." This admission by Gary Hamel, one of the foremost business thinkers of the times, sums up the dilemma of many institutions of higher education. While they each have a mission supported by a strategic plan, many don't seem to have a demonstrable strategy. An institution's strategy is not…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Colleges, Higher Education, Campuses
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