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Ignash, Jan M. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study examining the degree to which state educational policies, state funding, and local policies dictate English-as-a-Second-Language programming. Cites four policy and funding variables that had a major influence on programs offered. Reviews four curricular designs found in the study and provides recommendations based on findings.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Design, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Valeau, Edward J. – Community College Review, 1999
Describes a program developed by the Association of California Community Colleges to provide one-year mentoring experiences between veteran administrators and administrative staff who aspire to leadership positions. Sample program forms illustrate the program's administration. Discusses the results of an assessment survey completed by 391 of the…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Management Development
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Bazik, Martha S. – Community College Review, 1986
Describes a process whereby a community college continuing education division can be effectively promoted within the college. Considers the following elements of program advocacy: goal setting; evaluation of the continuing education division and its internal and external environments; and devising, implementing, and evaluating advocacy strategies.…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrators, Advocacy, College Environment
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Todd, Susan M. – Community College Review, 1988
Draws from the experiences of Brookhaven College in Texas to offer recommendations for establishing and operating an honors program at a community college. Presents guidelines regarding administrative organization, clerical needs, selection of qualified faculty, student eligibility requirements, program evaluation, and funding. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Community Colleges, Financial Support, Honors Curriculum
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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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Carroll, Bradford W.; Tarasuk, Paul E. – Community College Review, 1991
Presents a comprehensive model of development guidance and counseling for community colleges. Reviews historic trends and recent changes in community college counseling, highlighting issues related to role confusion and changing focus. Describes counselor roles and program components (i.e., individual planning, guidance curriculum, responsive…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Career Guidance, College Curriculum, College Planning
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Schulman, Stuart A.; Greenberg, Joseph A. – Community College Review, 1994
Describes a study of 205 community college tourism programs to determine whether programs were most frequently free standing, placed within another department, or a collection of courses within a department. Reveals that two-thirds of the 150 responding programs were placed in another department, and over half of these were placed in the business…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Community Colleges, Department Heads, Departments
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Gendron, Dennis; Cavan, John J. – Community College Review, 1990
Describes Southside Virginia Community College's educational program at Mecklenburg Correctional Center. Focuses on effects of the program and key characteristics of effective programs, e.g., support from and cooperation with the Department of Corrections, an active and sympathetic administration, program flexibility, screening and orientation,…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Colleges, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions
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Springfield, Jerry G.; Hoffman, John R. – Community College Review, 1984
Presents findings from a survey of continuing division heads in Texas colleges and univeristies conducted to determine their personal characteristics (e.g., age, sex, marital status, type and level of administrative experience, prior experience, mobility, and professional activities), professional characteristics (e.g., administrative/faculty…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Responsibility, Colleges, Community Colleges
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Wattenbarger, James L.; And Others – Community College Review, 1982
Proposes a decision-making model for organizing and structuring academic and occupational programs and choosing the most efficient management style. Recommends a comprehensive community needs assessment, completion of the Environmental Assessment Scale (EAS), determination of educational philosophy, and selection of appropriate college structure.…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Administration, College Environment, Community Colleges
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Harrison, J. Derek – Community College Review, 1984
Considers issues that arise when faculty members are called upon to teach in new disciplines as a result of budget cuts and other factors. Suggests principles and practices related to departmental control, teacher background, and evaluation to aid community colleges considering faculty cross-over. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Mobility, Program Administration
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Hartsough, Gayla A. Kraetsch – Community College Review, 1984
Addresses administrative questions surrounding the design of remedial programs. Focuses on administrative support, organizational structure, internal program design, testing programs, and program outcomes. Lists factors to be considered in designing and evaluating developmental studies programs. (AYC)
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Evaluation
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Higgins, Earl B. – Community College Review, 1981
Describes the methodology and findings of a survey of 180 two-year colleges to determine the current practices and services of two-year college counseling programs. Presents findings based on 116 responses in terms of staff characteristics, administrative issues, and focus of the counseling services. (AYC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Counselor Characteristics, National Surveys
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Cooper, Leland R. – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the literature on developmental studies programs, focusing on selecting effective teachers; personalized instruction and mastery learning; teacher competence in helping relationships; faculty preparation programs; learning disabilities; and the administration and management of developmental studies programs. (AYC)
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Individualized Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Mastery Learning
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Todd, Susan M. – Community College Review, 1988
Examines the recent reemergence of honors programs in community colleges. Highlights the advantages of such programs, offers caveats concerning their establishment, and considers various structural models and special programmatic features. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Community Colleges, Honors Curriculum, Program Administration