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Durbak, Ivan R.; Sadnytzky, Nicholas O. – Community College Review, 1984
Looks at three areas in which college administrators should ensure that computers are available for faculty use (i.e., instruction, personal scholarship, and administrative tasks). Suggests ways of overcoming faculty resistance to computers and steps in a carefully planned and managed process of improving computer literacy. (DMM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Breuder, Robert L.; Pollock, Art – Community College Review, 1983
Identifies ingredients necessary for successfully developing programs which use innovative modes to achieve progressive institutional goals. Outlines the process of program development (i.e., identify target group; conduct needs assessment; develop knowledge base; examine limitations; review existing delivery systems; and design, field-test, and…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Community Colleges, Educational Innovation, Nontraditional Education
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Roueche, John E. – Community College Review, 1981
Argues that affective development is critical to successful learning. Presents a developmental model based on the premise that teachers can understand students' feelings by observing classroom behaviors. Describes the behaviors corresponding to the attending, receiving, responding, valuing, and commitment stages of affective development and…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Individual Development, Postsecondary Education, Student Behavior
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Parker, James T. – Community College Review, 1979
Describes Office of Education directly funded and specialized programs for special adult populations, emphasizing projects for which community colleges can readily apply. Also lists programs funded through state departments of education. (JG)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Eligibility, Federal Aid
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Creamer, Don G. – Community College Review, 1980
Presents seven statements synthesizing the literature on the relationship between educational advising and student retention. Provides an advisement model designed to increase institutional holding power through ethical recruitment, honest orientation, continuous dissemination of information, and a developmental approach to the advising process.…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Developmental Programs, Educational Counseling
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Hellweg, Susan A. – Community College Review, 1980
Focuses on the functions of the campus grants office, which include developing an information system, building a campus fundability profile, maintaining a close interests, serving as liaison with community and granting agencies, and establishing a campus proposal review process. (AYC)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Community Colleges, Fund Raising, Grants
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McDougle, Larry G. – Community College Review, 1980
Presents a rationale for the orientation of part-time instructors and suggestions for orientation program design and areas to be covered, such as emphasis on quality, college-level work, textbooks, class attendance, grades, examinations, prerequisites, academic deficiencies, visitation of classes, student evaluations, and facilities. (AYC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Part Time Faculty, Postsecondary Education, Program Content
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Roueche, John E.; Archer, Patricia F. – Community College Review, 1979
Reviews elements of college entry assessment, diagnosis, and analytic tests and surveys. Discusses what to assess and how, gathering information and the ethics of tests and describes various achievement, guidance, vocational, reading, and self-concept tests. (MB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Freshmen, Community Colleges, Diagnostic Tests
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Altieri, Guy – Community College Review, 1990
Presents a model for establishing a community college student outcomes assessment program, listing types of student outcomes that should be assessed, and sources of information and measures typically used to assess the outcomes. Reviews steps in program development and in tailoring the program to the college. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
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Hammons, James O.; Guillory, Karry – Community College Review, 1990
Offers guidelines for selecting and using criteria to evaluate community college administrators, focusing on the accomplishment of job responsibilities and previously agreed upon objectives; performance as a manager; the methods used and results achieved; qualitative and quantitative measures; flexibility; and the weighting of criteria. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Evaluation, Administrators, College Administration
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Hockaday, Jeff; Friga, Jerome J. – Community College Review, 1989
Reviews the reasons for conducting institutional assessments regardless of college size. Identifies the elements of institutional effectiveness and translates them into six questions with quantifiable answers, which when tallied produce an overall assessment of program effectiveness. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
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Fadale, LaVerna M.; Winters, Gene M. – Community College Review, 1987
Describes a study of formal curriculum-related articulation agreements for occupational programs existing between secondary and postsecondary institutions in New York. Offers guidelines for initiating or expanding articulation agreements, covering the benefits of articulation, characteristics of successful agreements, procedures for design and…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, High Schools
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Taylor, Terry – Community College Review, 1985
Explores trends in the state role in community college funding and college responses to those trends, underscoring the need for an improved funding formula model. Identifies specific goals and components of such a model, covering areas including governance, budgeting standards, tuition pricing, community education, and state and institutional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Government Role
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Fuller, Jack – Community College Review, 1988
Offers guidelines for establishing alumni programs, college foundations, and booster clubs at community colleges. Includes brief histories of these kinds of groups; discusses organizational, administrative, and operational concerns; and suggests ways the groups can support the college. (DMM)
Descriptors: Alumni Associations, College Athletics, Community Colleges, Community Support
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Snyder, Fritz – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews the provisions of the Copyright Act of 1976 regarding copyrightable material; copyright holders' rights; copyright formalities; duration; infringement; and fair use. Offers guidelines for fair use, obtaining permissions, and library use. Looks at specific regulations for music, computer programs, videorecordings, and performances. (DMM)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Copyrights, Legal Responsibility, Teacher Responsibility