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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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Bensimon, Estela M. – Community College Review, 1984
Reviews ERIC literature on selected topics related to community college governance, including bureaucratic, collegium, and political models of governance; organizational roots of community colleges; faculty participation in governance; and legislative shared authority. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Governance
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1982
Discusses cooperative school-college programs with respect to academic preparations of high school students, strengthening program articulation, heightening high school student interest in liberal arts education, and increasing the number of academically gifted students attending community colleges. Recommends increasing cooperative efforts to…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Bound Students, College Preparation, College School Cooperation
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1981
Examines and evaluates three approaches used by community colleges to provide academic assistance to educationally underprepared students: offering compensatory programs and services as electives; requiring certain students to participate in skills courses; and offering basic skills instruction as part of regular courses. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Compensatory Education, Developmental Studies Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Palmer, James C. – Community College Review, 1983
Reviews documents from the ERIC junior colleges collection dealing with the predominant interdisciplinary teaching methods used in community colleges, and the application of interdisciplinary approaches to general, vocational, and developmental education. Suggests that interdisciplinary studies enhance the quality of community college education.…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Community Colleges, Curriculum Design, General Education
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1980
Examines recent trends in general education, discussing its importance, definitions of general education, and its inconsistent status. Provides three examples of successful general education programs, as well as an ideal model for a community college program. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Opportunities, General Education
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the literature relating the decline in transfer education to: increased enrollments in occupational programs; the growth of remedial and community education; the increase in the number of part-time, older students; and competition from four-year colleges. A bibliography is included. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Enrollment Trends
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Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the literature on course attrition relevant to: factors contributing to course attrition, non-punitive grading, open entry/open exit courses, lack of non-credit options, reasons for withdrawal, curriculum areas with low course completion rates, programs and proposals for reducing attrition, evaluating non-credit students, and student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Courses, Performance Factors, Two Year Colleges
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Cohen, Arthur M.; Friedlander, Jack – Community College Review, 1980
Summarizes the findings of research studies of faculty perceptions of themselves, their role, and their working conditions, focusing on instructors' desire for more time, more interaction with their colleagues, better professional development opportunities, improved support services, better students, and improved media and materials. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Job Satisfaction, Literature Reviews, Teacher Attitudes
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Beckwith, Miriam M. – Community College Review, 1981
Drawing in many cases from documents in the ERIC junior colleges collection, cites examples of programs using four approaches to integrating the humanities into occupational curricula: interdisciplinary courses; specialized courses for targeted occupations, humanities modules in use and in production, and use of resource materials or people. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Courses, Curriculum Enrichment
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Rifkin, Tronie – Community College Review, 1995
Based on documents in the ERIC database, examines issues surrounding community college faculty evaluation. Focuses on the purpose of faculty evaluation, what evaluations measure, who performs evaluations, and such problems facing evaluation programs as lack of administrator concern over faculty success and faculty resistance to evaluation. (28…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Recognition (Achievement)
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Mabry, Theo – Community College Review, 1988
Offers a review of ERIC documents and journal articles concerned with high school/community college cooperation, covering dual/joint enrollment, shared faculty and/or facilities, advanced placement, program articulation, student preparation, and interinstitutional communication. (DMM)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Articulation (Education), College Bound Students, College School Cooperation
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Palmer, Jim – Community College Review, 1987
Examines recent efforts to smooth the flow of students from community colleges to baccalaureate-granting institutions. Describes a cooperative, multidimensional program involving high schools, community colleges, and four-year institutions in efforts to hone the skills of high school students; improve course and program articulation; and develop…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews ERIC materials dealing with the mathematics curriculum in the two-year college, remedial programs, college-level programs, student mathematics competencies, professional dimensions, and the future of mathematics instruction. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Community Colleges, Literature Reviews, Mathematics Instruction